Senior Director, Financial Planning & Analysis

Job Title: Senior Director, Financial Planning & Analysis
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kuala Lumpur
Salary: RM 25,000
Contact Name: Christine Ow Yong Hwei Chen
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 09, 2016 16:30

Job Description

About our client
A well-known organization in services industry with an active plan in M&A. 
About the role
Are you a strategic leader who has regional experience in managing Financial Planning & Analysis of the organization? Do you fancy working with a group of finance professionals with sound technical knowledge? 
This role is being a partner to the business providing detailed insights, analysis and value add reports. Combine commercial as well as functional finance understating and apply this to the business context. Be an agent of change and drive new and better reporting and planning processes and practices across the International divisions. Develop strong relationships with members of other departments but maintain an objective mind in evaluating their performance. Drive an open and proactive communication with the Corporate Finance to ensure requirements can be managed in an effective manner. Report to CFO Asia and Middle East. Direct reports FP&A Director, FP&A Manager and Analyst.


Your responsibilities:
 Team Management

  • Manages and develops FP&A team (based remotely)
  • Manages direct and dotted line relationships

Process Management & Improvements

  • Identify and execute improvements to the planning and reporting processes
  • Propose and develop new planning systems/tools
  • Establish structured communications with the divisions and markets 
  • Drive quality control of all deliverables

Reporting & Business Planning

  • Develop and communicate insightful analysis to the AMEA leadership team, Corporate Finance as well as AMEA in market Finance teams
  • Lead consolidation of core financial information across divisions
  • Produce value added reporting and analysis to the business leaders and divisional heads
  • Manage the Corporate Reporting and Financial Planning Process and timetable
  • Provide preliminary analysis of monthly results (P&L, B/S and C/F), including reporting on other business performance metrics
  • Follow up with divisions and markets on queries and inconsistencies and establish facts
  • Update changes to the forecast and budget in relevant planning tools
  • Manage central budgets and spend 
  • Support AMEA leadership with monthly/quarterly performance analysis
  • Carry out ad-hoc reporting on the business to identify key trends in performance, growth, and cost

You will have:

  • Min. 3 years FP&A and 10+ years in Finance or Accounting
  • Ideally Consumer Goods or Education or Services
  • Deep accounting and finance understanding 
  • Strong technical Excel and Hyperion skills
  • Good PowerPoint skills to support analysis
  • Project & Process Management Expertise 
  • 30% of time - at the beginning (50%)