Senior Finance Manager, Emerging Asia

Posted 06 September 2021
Job type Permanent
DisciplineLeadership & General Management

Job Description

  • Play a critical role in launching and rapidly growing a new business unit in Asia
  • Excellent opportunities for career progression
  • Attractive remuneration

My client, a leading US Healthcare company, are looking to hire an individual to act as the finance lead for a newly created business unit and support the launch of the product across Asia.

You will play a critical role in by providing financial counsel to the General Manager for the Emerging Asia region, on all FP&A activities, growth opportunities and challenges, financial reporting and analysis, general accounting, internal controls and asset and risk management

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage the development and execution of the financial plans for Commercial Operations for all Plan/Updates, Latest Best Estimates and Long Rang Plan
  • Provide financial models, analysis and support for commercial strategies e.g. product launches including pricing strategy and profitability for existing and new promotional programmes
  • Responsible for the maintenance and integrity of the P&L, Headcount, and Investment data for all Plan/Updates and LBEs.
  • Establish, develop and implement appropriate procedures to ensure that the planning process provides an efficient and effective tool for the business unit's Leadership team
  • Review monthly performance analysis and report results to the Leadership team.
  • Develop and provide analysis to explain/ comment on full year variances, trend/pattern analysis
  • Provide financial expertise in evaluating and identifying the key issues and gaps in business performance and emerging business needs, deliver analyses that provides a foundation for management understanding and action (e.g., impact of new product launches, asset management and instrument profitability)
  • Provide oversight and controls for the monthly accounting close process, including appropriate expense accruals plus review of actuals versus plan to ensure completeness and accuracy of monthly financial information
  • Work with GM to review actual financial performance against plan/update to educate and identify trends as well as future risks and opportunities to our business plans
  • Understands the ongoing risks and opportunities for the business; actively taking steps to mitigate risks and accelerate opportunities jointly with Affiliate/Area Leadership team(s)
  • Understand the daily sales trend for the affiliate and ensure steps are taken to address gaps with sales team
  • Provide financial review over commitments and expenditures to ensure compliance with company accounting policies and procedures
  • Ad-hoc process improvement projects both within country/region/Finance function

Key Requirements

  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field from a top tier university. CA, CPA or ACCA qualified
  • Minimum 10 years FP&A experience; and working experience in supporting regional APAC markets
  • Knowledge of Taiwan and/or Korea language would be an added advantage
  • Working experience in the Healthcare or FMCG industries would be advantageous
  • Highly proficient in Excel and experience with SAP, Dodeca, Hyperion, Essbase will be advantageous

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