Job Req ID:  22882
Date:  03-Jul-2022

Singapore, 01, SG

Functional area:  Finance
Contract type:  1 | Permanent job
Business area: 




Senior Finance Analyst

Location: Singapore



This role reports into the Finance Director for Asia Pacific. This position is a business partner to the Travel Retail functions, in provision of in-depth sales and profitability analysis and support to the short and long-term objectives of the division.


Functions and Responsibilities:



  • Lead the preparation of Annual Budgets, Rolling Forecast and Estimates for the business of Asia distributors.
  • Preparation and presentation to senior management of budget figures with focus on business performance and risks and opportunities.


Reporting and Analysis (Standard and Ad Hoc)

  • Provide weekly sales forecast and reporting
  • Provide monthly net revenues reporting
  • Provide monthly business review pack including sales analysis, gross margin analysis, A&P spending analysis and fixed costs analysis
  • Provide monthly sell-in reports
  • Assist Area Managers with business presentations updates for Regional, Country and Client business reviews


Accounting Transactions

  • Codification of invoices for processing, seek and receive approvals from Commercial/Marketing
  • Follow up on payment queries from suppliers/vendors (local point of contact)
  • Update managers on YTD travel budgets
  • Manage and liaise with HQ on intercompany recharges


Month End Closing

  • Review Singapore entity P&L and Balance Sheet
  • Provide monthly provisions for Singapore entity


Control & Audit

  • Assist Finance Director in reviewing and establishing Policies, Standard Operating Procedures and ensure compliance to the Group policies.
  • Support audit process (Internal and External)
  • Lead the annual audit and taxation filing process for Singapore entity
  • Ensure proper accounting of GST entries and generate GST report





  • Experience: Minimum 5 years of relevant experience with at least 2 years in a similar position. Preferred background from Consumer Goods, Luxury Goods, Travel Retail or FMCG.
  • Education: Degree preferably in Business Administration or Economics.
  • Languages: English and Mandarin.
  • Skills and Knowledge:
  • Sound working knowledge of management accounting and financial accounting principles/policies
  • Strong analytical skills with ability to build business models
  • Good working knowledge of:
    • SAP
    • Advanced MS Excel, PowerPoint and Word knowledge is a must
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work well with people across levels



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