Finance Business Partner (Retail)

Decathlon Singapore
Singapore, Singapore
Competitive salary
16 Sep 2020
18 Sep 2020
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Target Profile:
  • Sports-Lover
  • > 2 years of experience as a finance analyst / accountant / auditor
  • Passionate about data and using data (accounting / operational) to gain new insights

Job Description:
  • As a Finance Business Partner, to optimize the management duties and assist in making decisions which contribute to lasting profitability;
  • Act as a counter-power, alerting as needed and proposing corrective actions;
  • Prepares and ensure that all accounting records reflect precisely the business reality and adhere to both company standards and local tax and accounting regulations;
  • Communicate accounting figures simply and effectively to operational contacts;
  • Challenge current practices, if needed and propose new approaches;
  • Be a reference in terms of business & analysis


Business partner: Contribute to the Store(s) decision making

  • Have a deep understanding of the retail business activity, its constraints, rhythm and risks related to its business activity
  • Generate an overall Profit and Loss report each month that triggers speedy decisions
  • Know the key indicators of the retail scope of operations and create action plans, together with the store leaders / operations leader, to improve them.
  • Participate regularly in operational meetings; the quality and relevance of your meeting contributions make them sought after by the store team
  • Work closely with the finance partners in supply and logistics team to share insights and drive actions for value-chain synergy

Management Accounting: Ensure financial forecasts are reliable and optimize management processes within your scope of responsibility.
  • Help the store team to ensure the reliability of forecasts (Sales, Margins, Stock, Expenses, Investment planning)
  • Together with Store leaders, monitor KPIs to keep track of the retail activity and drive performance
  • Regularly go over the 12-months rolling piloting and 5 year trajectory planned in order to facilitate the budgeting process and evaluate current performance.
  • Alert if needed on stock and flow indicators (Stock levels, rotations of stock, etc.)

Financial Accounting: Ensure reliable financial information
  • Ensure that the Profit and Loss accounts accurately reflect monthly income and expenses, and comply with company's standards (EA) and local standards (AA);
  • Gather and identify business activity risks and reflect them in the financial books;
  • Ensure the completeness, existence and accuracy of assets (Inventory, Fixed assets) with the help of operations managers.
  • Booking of invoices, fixed asset management, journals as part of the tasks of an accountant.


  • Salary will commensurate with experience and capabilities
  • Variable monthly bonus (capped at 10%) based on Omnichannel's performance
  • Generous Staff discount on Decathlon's products
  • Comprehensive medical and insurance benefits
  • Be a shareholder, with exclusive annual option to invest in Decathlon's Shares
  • Wide range of career opportunities locally and globally
  • Practice your passion sport with your team/users/customers