Core Business Services - Finance - Senior Financial Analyst

Location
Hong Kong
Salary
To be discussed
Posted
03 Oct 2018
Closes
16 Oct 2018
Ref
4633448
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time

The successful candidate will be actively involved in supporting business leaders, including GC FSO service line leaders and partners. He/she is expected to understand the internal clients' needs and coordinate the service of relevant finance services in a seamless fashion. He/she will collaborate with various finance support structures to provide analytical support, functional professional, reporting approaches, transaction processing, and sharing of top practices.

Your key responsibilities

  • Monitor and track financial results against operational and strategic objectives as well as historical performance
  • Communicate with business leaders in a concise manner and offer timely insights from a forward-looking perspective with proactive recommendations for improvement
  • Synthesize and communicate detailed financial information; highlight any potential risks which might impact service line performance and provide strategic input to support effective decision making
  • Coordinate the process for various budget and forecast exercises by translating services projections into meaningful figures, including data processing, modeling and reporting
  • Support the weekly management of the inventory, including impact from ERP, A/R provisions and WIP movement
  • Support sold backlog, sales/pipeline analysis and highlight risks and opportunities
  • Drive change management initiatives for finance related matters
  • Supervise and review projects/services and provide technical support, knowledge and counsel to others within the finance discipline
  • Execute ad-hoc analysis and data-mining projects as needed by leaders

Skills and attributes for success

  • Able to work in a self-sufficient manner, operating across multiple projects and priorities; strong time management and organizational skills to meet tight deadlines
  • Confident, detail-minded with sound analytical and problem solving skills; able to demonstrate the ability to challenge assumptions and decisions in an appropriate manner

To qualify for the role you must have

  • University degree in Accounting or related disciplines; holders of CPA qualification will be an advantage
  • Over five years of relevant working experience, including three years in financial analysis and budgeting with supervisory role preferred
  • Experience in financial software packages, including Hyperion Essbase, Business Objects and MS Access
  • Excellent command in both English and Chinese (Both Cantonese and Mandarin)

Ideally, you'll also have

  • A general understanding of the external services offered by the organization and the overall area/regional markets landscape would be beneficial
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel in preparing financial analysis and reports. Candidates with financial/budget modeling knowledge and experience will be advantageous
  • Excellent communication skills in order to drive interactions that build trust and manage expectations with all stakeholders; experience in collaborating with teams across geographic regions

What working at EY offers

· Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around

· Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

· The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that's right for you

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we're using the finance products, knowledge and systems we've developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we'll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Join us in building a better working world.

Apply now.



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