Finance Manager

Location
Hong Kong, United Kingdom or Europe
Salary
Up to GBP50k per annum
Posted
24 Sep 2022
Closes
24 Oct 2022
Job role
Finance manager
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

THE COMPANY

Headquartered in Hong Kong and with a key focus on Greater China, ArcOn Brands is an established brand management and consultancy company that works with a select portfolio of clients. Our expertise includes brand launch and management, post-launch service support, as well as full operational control.

We prepare our clients with in-depth market analysis, as well as a highly detailed, business development and market entry plan to ensure nothing but success. Our experienced and diverse management team provides access, brand activation and work with only the best partners in the region. Further to this, we also offer brands the opportunity to enter Mainland China's eCommerce market - already the world's largest digital market.

To date, we have been appointed brand management partner for some of Britain’s most compelling luxury and lifestyle brands, such as Aman Resorts, Fortnum & Mason, Bremont Watches, Varley and Charbonnel et Walker.

JOB DESCRIPTION

ArcOn Brands are looking for an enthusiastic and driven Finance Manager with strong analytical, quantitative, and problem-solving skills and a proven record in executing project deliverables.

This is an outstanding opportunity where you will be charged with supporting financial analysis across three key business development areas:

  1. ArcOn Brands: New client acquisition including, preparation of sales projections, financial returns that will help clients understand the size of the APAC and China market opportunity.
  2. ArcOn Brand’s clients: Supporting the growth of our current clients. Working with our Brand Partners to establish financial targets and KPI’s that facilitate growth
  3. New Ventures: Growth of equity value proposition across current clients (including MIP schemes we participate in), and within new ventures. M&A opportunities, Establishing its own brands Fund raising

ROLE & RESPONSIBILITY

You will be monitoring, analyzing, market research and reporting on business development for both ArcOn Brands as well as ArcOn Brands’ clients

  1. Developing financial and analytical models that can be visualized and interpreted convincingly to support recommendations
  2. Business valuation, feasibility studies/projections, transaction support, due diligence, financial re-structuring. Experience in this is essential.
  3. Review and analyse financial information and write clear, succinct and insightful reports
  4. Strong brand awareness and clear understanding of market mix. Experience in retail growth strategy and consumer experience
  5. Analyze and report on market entry strategy including sales forecast, price analysis and market prioritization
  6. Preparation of proposals, decks, client pitches and manage project timelines
  7. Identify additional revenue streams through supporting client growth via all aspects of business model (sales, management support, supply chain etc.)
  8. Manage Financial projections and returns
  9. Develop financial strategy approach such as use of funds and Management Incentive Programme / shareholder schemes
  10. P&L projections and financial analysis to support business plans and proposals
  11. Support the handover between planning and execution.
  12. Strong communication with current and prospective clients
  13. Ongoing tracking of business vs original budgets

REQUIREMENT

  • 2+ years’ experience in a similar role with Asia exposure; previous experience of working in a financial modelling or corporate finance team within a professional services firm / bank will be an advantage Bachelor’s Degree / MBA in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Statistics or other related studies
  • Excellent PowerPoint presentation and written skills
  • Excel skill is critical
  • Strong customer centric approach with excellent, relationship management, communication and presentation skills Strong project management experience. Self-motivated, detail-minded, well-organized with a focus on results
  • Self-starter, a true team player, able to work in fast-paced environment
  • Immediate available preferred
  • Based in the UK will be an advantage

WHAT YOU GET

  • Full-time, contract role, moving to permanent role with benefits once ArcOn Brands has established an entity in the UK
  • Flexible working environment
  • Mentoring and career development plan
  • Competitive salary

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