Manager, Controlling (Finance)

Malaysia - Selangor
Competitive salary
18 Sep 2019
17 Oct 2019
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Job summary:

  • Manage country Business Unit's management reporting, analysis, performance tracking and issue management, decision support, budgeting/planning, investment, contract appraisal and working capital control

Job responsibilities:

  • Target and estimate accuracy, working capital control, business performance (top line, costs and EBIT), currency impact
  • Manage annual target setting process within country Business Unit. Ensure implementation of global templates, coordinate timetable for reviews, consolidate plans and prepare annual budget presentation to the Senior Executive Team
  • Monitor and provide analysis on country Business Unit monthly performance based on various data sources (CORE, Crystal, Prism, etc.) to derive a consistent picture of current performance, key issues and action items. Assist in preparing and presenting Business Unit's monthly operations review to the Country Finance Manager
  • Prepare the necessary financial information to support country Business Unit on contractual negotiations, client/customer profitability analysis, internal and external presentations, issues tracking and management, investments and other key developments
  • Prepare in-depth analyses and commentaries to facilitate discussions on key financial items such as advertising and promotion spend, working capital utilization and cost development
  • Prepare relevant information and analysis for country Business Unit strategy setting and strategic projects (e.g. M&A due diligence, restructurings, disposals, joint venture negotiations/management, etc.)
  • Manage country Business Unit continuous improvement initiatives to streamline Business Unit controlling processes/reporting and improve efficiencies through a better utilization of automated systems (Lighthouse, CORE, MORE, etc.)
  • Manage internal interactions across country Business Unit on matters related to business controlling to ensure timely understanding of financial performance and adequate management of any financial issues
  • Work with Group Business Unit controllers and local Country Finance Managers to drive consistency of analytics and reporting. Drive high quality business control support to the country Business Unit

Job requirements:

  • Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor's Degree, Post Graduate Diploma, Professional Degree, Finance/Accountancy/Banking or equivalent. Preferably with ACCA / CPA
  • At least 5 year(s) of working experience in the related field is required for this position.
  • Minimum 2 to 3 year(s) experience in a managerial capacity
  • Demonstrate sound knowledge and understanding of the business and industry
  • Demonstrate sound knowledge and application of financial/accounting principles and budgetary management
  • Demonstrate fluency in English (both written and spoken)
  • Proven hands-on experience in SAP accounting applications is an advantage
  • Demonstrate strong research and analytical skills, including statistical computations
  • Demonstrate proficiencies in office productivity tools (e.g. Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
  • Preferably Managers specializing in Finance - General/Cost Accounting or equivalent.
  • Full-Time position(s) available.

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