Senior Financial Analyst
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The Senior Financial Analyst is responsible to support the revenue planning, budgeting and forecasting processes for geographies in Asia Pacific as well as financial analysis to support business decisions and deliver management performance reports for the region.
He/she reports to the Senior Director, Revenue and Pricing for Asia Pacific and is based in Singapore.
The incumbent is a self-starter with an analytical and inquisitive mind and am driven to communicate business and revenue performance to senior leadership in an efficient and effective manner. He/She will collaborate with internal partners from finance, systems, analytics team to produce in-depth analysis of financial results and revenue driver trends and movements.
Design and maintain complex financial models and templates to support revenue planning, forecasting and budgeting for geographies with AP. Focus on optimizing level of detail, accuracy and clarity of calculations
Consolidate submissions from Geographies and Function Finance Business partners (FBP) for Business reviews/Forecast/Budget. Collaborate with FBPs and Corporate Finance to ensure deliverables are timely completed
Review forecast/budget submissions and perform an independent challenge to improve accuracy of forecasts. Analyze revenue driver/yields trends and ability to provide point of view to Finance management if required
Identify key revenue trends through a combination of analytics, research, discussions with FBPs and other stakeholders.
Develop and continually evolve innovative analytical techniques and methodologies to measure business performance
Perform adhoc revenue analysis for management. Proactively identify and communicate business implications of analysis and ability to simplify and present complex issues to stakeholders
Demonstrates well-developed analytical, interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills.
Collaborates well with different teams from finance, systems, analytics and able to work through the matrix organization structure.
Ability to connect the dots and grasp conceptual models
Good in data visualization and has superior analytical and problem solving skills and strong attention to detail
Ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment with a high degree of commitment to meeting timelines
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Ability to summarize forecast and budget variances with clear and succinct explanations
Expertise in Microsoft Excel and Powerpoint required; IBM Cognos TM1 and Hyperion experience would be an advantage; Conceptual knowledge of financial database is beneficial
Bachelor’s degree in Finance (Accountancy / Business) or equivalent with at least 8+ years relevant post qualification experience, with at least 2 years in financial analysis role