ASEAN Markets Finance Advisor

Competitive remuneration package
30 Apr 2021
30 May 2021
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

Overall position purpose

The ASEAN Markets Finance Advisor Region Lead (MFA – RL) provides commercial market insights and support to the ASEAN markets leadership executive and facilitates the connection between finance, markets and business teams. The MFA will team and collaborate with senior stakeholders including markets operations, finance leadership and business development as well as the MFA network across Asia-Pacific and globally. The MFA will provide insight into market trends and commercial performance (including analysis and modelling) as well as advising on and operationalizing markets initiatives. In addition, the MFA will lead key processes such as revenue planning, advice on cost budgets for marketing and business development (including looking at return on investment) and drive leading practice in ASEAN.

Your Key responsibilities

  • Manage the Global integrated planning processes for the ASEAN Region, working with markets leaders to establish and embed appropriate stretch targets. Includes aligning partner accountabilities with markets metrics, identifying potential risks and challenges in achieving revenue plan, and advice on strategies to address these.
  • Advise on how to drive, monitor and nurture the right behaviours across the organisation both throughout the year and during planning. Work closely with stakeholders from markets, service lines and business development to align on expectations.
  • Provide insights into performance by analysing data throughout the year on revenue, sales & pipeline, margin, trends, and annualized impacts, to support forward looking commercial insights and recommendations on how to achieve optimal financial performance. Creating and delivering insightful and impactful messaging to markets leaders, in support of decision making including placing financial metrics in the context of the ASEAN market. Work with markets leadership / operations to identify reporting needs and strategy to respond including maximising usage of global reporting tool and library.
  • Advise on cost budgets by enabling markets leaders to make effective investment decisions including analysing return on investment. Support market segment and account leaders in planning and monitoring NBD spend.
  • Lead the implementation of markets finance initiatives across the region.
  • The MFA Regional Lead will supervise ASEAN portfolio finance advisors providing strategic finance advisory support across key accounts and projects in the region
  • The MFA will also supervise resources from the shared service centre in providing additional analysis / preparing leadership information.
  • Objectives/measures

  • Positive feedback from stakeholders regarding the duties listed above, with focus on the provision of exceptional client service and operational excellence.
  • Timely and successful execution and management of agreed processes and projects.
  • Positive 360-degree feedback from team members and others across the organisation.
  •  Skills and attributes for success

  • Graduate and/or professional certification in a business related field of study (i.e. Accounting, Finance)
  • Strong financial acumen and the ability to understand commercial drivers of engagement performance
  • Exceptional written and oral presentation skills with the ability to present complex information in a clear and articulate manner
  • Proven ability to build credibility and trust with senior stakeholders
  • Proactive approach to work and the ability to anticipate the needs of the business and deliver accordingly
  • Ideally, you’ll also have

  • 7 years of relevant experience to perform this position
  • A deep understanding of the drivers of commercial revenue performance including pricing and margin is essential with knowledge of a professional services environment preferred
  • Experience with using data visualisation tools such as PowerBI and/or advanced Excel skills
  • Relevant accounting qualification
  •  What We Look For

    We’re interested in leaders with a genuine creative vision and the confidence to make it happen. Whilst forming part of a dedicated team, you can expect plenty of autonomy in this role, so you’ll also need the ability to take initiative and seek out opportunities to improve our current relationships and processes. If you’re serious about innovation, R&D and new technology and ready to take on some of our clients’ most complex issues, this role is for you.

    What we offer

    EY offers a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. We are committed to being an inclusive employer and are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. Plus, we offer:

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.
  • If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

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