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Assistant Manager FP&A

Requisition ID:  7653

Job Summary

FP&A Assistant Manager will assist FP&A Manager in delivering high quality and insightful plan and forecasts, and performance analysis to control and improve company performance. Main responsibilities focus on the following key areas:
- Financial Planning and Reporting
- G&A and A&P Cost control

Job Responsibilities

Financial Planning and Reporting
• Consolidate total P&L for monthly forecast, Integration Reconciliation, BRM and MBR rolling forecast, ensuring data accuracy and capturing the dynamic of business factors.
• Analyze current and past trends in company key performance indicators across P&L lines
• Prepare P&L and variance analysis for month-end performance review.
• Continuously improve the financial models.
• Mid-month forecast (MMF) submission and flash submission to regional office on monthly basis
• Maintain and prepare forecast submission on HFM.
• Prepare template and work with business functions to prepare the company Annual Operating Plan, and Mid-term Plan.
• Work closely and support the FP&A Manager in consolidate quarterly business review reporting in April, June, and September for Board of Directors. 


G&A and A&P cost control
• Lead the budgeting, forecasting and actual cost review for G&A and A&P.
• Work closely with Marketing Department, Trade Marketing to monitor A&P spending vs. LY, Budget, Forecast, KPIs through various analysis. Identify key variances and underlying reasons/root cause
• Provide financial supports/advice to marketing team in managing and optimizing A&P, NPD launch.

Any other adhoc request by line manager

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Your Team

Main FP&A scope: General & administrative, company financial planning and reporting
Role: Sole contributor 
Report to: FP&A Manager 

Skills and Experience

Baseline Requirements:

1. Education:
Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or a related field. Professional certifications (e.g., CFA, CPA, ACCA) are added value
2.Experience:
Minimum 4 years of experience in financial planning and analysis, corporate finance, or a similar role.
Proven track record of managing budgets, forecasts, and financial models.
3. Technical Skills:
Advanced knowledge of Excel and other data analysis tools.
Strong understanding of financial statements and key performance indicators.


Two Must-Have Criteria:

1. Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills:
Demonstrated ability to analyze complex financial data and provide actionable insights.
Strong quantitative skills and attention to detail.
Ability to identify financial trends, risks, and opportunities.


2. Stakeholder management:
Experience managing financial projects and initiatives.
Ability to work collaboratively with different departments.
Ability to present financial information clearly and concisely to senior management and stakeholders.
Experience in preparing detailed reports and presentations.


Three Good-to-Have Criteria:

1. Industry Knowledge:
Experience in the local/ MNC FMCG industry or a related sector- retail or trading.
Understanding of industry-specific financial challenges and opportunities.
Awareness of market trends and competitive landscape.


2. Technological Proficiency:
Familiarity with business intelligence tools (e.g., Tableau, Power BI).
Proficiency in financial software and systems (e.g., SAP/ Oracle/ Hyperion).
Experience with automation and process improvement in financial reporting.


3. Strategic Thinking and Business Acumen:
Understanding of corporate strategy and how finance can support business objectives.
Ability to think strategically and contribute to long-term financial planning.
Experience in financial forecasting, budgeting, and scenario analysis.

Education

Bachelors in Accounting or Business Administration
Master in Accounting or Business Administration

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