Finance Manager – Special Projects, Asia (Food & Beverage)

Job Title: Finance Manager – Special Projects, Asia (Food & Beverage)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Salary: SGD 135,000
Reference: MS/FMSPFB/135
Contact Name: Mehul Shah
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 23, 2019 21:31

Job Description

  • Excellent opportunity to business partner with the leadership team, helping to drive business profitability across the Asia region
  • Working for a market leader in the Food & Beverage space
  • Attractive remuneration

My client, a US Food & Beverages company, are looking for a Finance Manager to be responsible for financial planning and analysis for the Asia region, which helps achieve P&L financial goals through business partnering, planning, forecasting and analysis. You will also play a key role in providing commercial analysis on key projects to support the company's growth plans across the region. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide financial and business insights through: robust P&L analysis across all lines, generating value-added management reports, identifying and monitoring performance metrics that deliver top tier business results
  • Support the monthly, yearly and long-range P&L business planning cycle for the Asia Segment
  • Perform Asia region Financial Consolidation and understand variance analysis of the business results in co-ordination with Market Clusters
  • Perform trend and Gross Margin variance (Vol, Price, COGS & Mix) analysis
  • Analyze complex financial information and reports to provide accurate and timely financial recommendations to management for decision making purposes
  • Lead Admin spend optimization for the Asia segment and partnering with business partners to drive efficiency in spend and process.
  • Communicate monthly performance updates on Actuals with business insights to the Asia Leadership team
  • Drive continuous improvement of business and financial processes, including standardization of current reporting activities
  • Support monthly Asia Financial review with Regional Finance team and preparation of Monthly Business review slides for review with Asia Leadership team
  • Provide analytical support to the Asia Finance Director and VP to drive growth and segment operating profit improvement

Key Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or equivalent
  • 6 years of FP&A and Commercial finance work experience is required
  • Candidate must possess good analytical skills and excellent Excel and PowerPoint Skills
  • Excellent ability to partner with a variety of finance and non finance professionals across the Asia region
  • Past experience with US MNC on consumer product will be an added advantage
  • Comfortable in handling large volume of data
  • Hunger to learn and challenge the status quo

EA Licence No.: 15S7496

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