Digibank Malaysia Project - Financial Performance and Analysis (Cost Management)

Petaling Jaya (First Avenue)
Flexible benefits package
03 Oct 2022
03 Nov 2022
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Digibank Malaysia Project - Financial Performance and Analysis (Cost Management)
Job Description:

Grab led consortium has been selected to receive a digital banking license in Malaysia, subject to meeting all of BNM’s regulatory conditions. The diigital banks will accelerate access to financial services for the underserved and unserved markets in Malaysia.

We are incredibly excited to build a digital bank with the right foundation and core values. We are currently looking for results driven and highly motivated individuals to form the Finance team. If you have what it takes, we would love to hear from you.

Key Responsibilities

1.  Projects

To assist Head of FP&A in projects related to profitability reporting across all phases of project life cycle including (but not limited to) design of technical requirements, risk & mitigation plans, issue resolution, UAT and execution, identify interdependencies across other work streams within Finance department and other projects, where appropriate, manages communication with relevant stakeholders

2.   Business Units (BUs) and Business Partners (BPs) Cost Management

  • Set up infrastructure to support monthly reporting, forecast and budget exercise
  • Assist respective BUs and BPs heads in the management of their respective operating expenditure
  • Establish cost allocation framework across lines of business and products
  • Annual review of cost allocation – Level 1 to Level 4

3.   Monthly Performance Report

  • Review of monthly cost structure
  • Assess areas of opportunities and weaknesses for discussion
  • Preparation of monthly performance report for Management

4.   Quarterly and full year forecast against budget

  • Review full year forecast against targets set
  • Assess and identify the gaps between full year forecast and targets

5.   Annual Budget

  • Review global assumptions for budget
  • Engage with Bus and BPs heads to prepare a detailed cost plans with assumptions used, strategic initiatives and implementation plans
  • Manage annual budget challenge session on operating expenses
  • Budget restatement

6.   Productivity and Efficiency

  • Periodic review of workflow processes with the objective to improve productivity and efficiency

7.   Adhoc assignments

Competencies and Qualifications

  • At least 5 years of working experience in business finance
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Accounting or related fields
  • Experience in profitability reporting would be an added advantage
  • Ability to plan and execute
  • Highly agile – able to work at high level or detailed level depending on circumstances
  • Able to work under pressure, flexible and open minded
  • An effective communicator who believes in team work and is dependable

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below. 

Candidates must be resident in Malaysia, or have the right to work in Malaysia.

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