Financial Planning & Analysis, Specialist

Financial Planning & Analysis, Specialist

AIA Group
3-6 years
Not Specified

Job Description

At AIA we've started an exciting movement to create a healthier, more sustainable future for everyone.
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WE ARE LOOKING FOR .....Financial Planning & Analysis, Specialist who is responsible for
. Provide and maintain data and reports to other finance team members using leverage from analytic tools.
. Take full responsibility to handle assigned groups of Business as Usual (BAU) operating expense from end to end including planning, forecasting, actual spending monitoring, management reporting and preparing other financial analysis as requested.
. Be the representative of Finance to support Departments business requests and work side by side with other sub-Finance teams to smoothly solve BAU issues related to financial process and operation.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Data management (60%)
  • Smartly develop and maintain a database of management reporting in a well-organized and up-to-date way. Continuously develop and enhance reporting tools and processes by exploring and implementing reporting, analysis and process solutions.
  • Collaborate closely with other finance team members to create scalable models/dashboard in order to appropriately monitor the key metrics as per business requirement.
  • Consolidate the Company's expense data (incl. BAU + project) during annual planning exercise and frequent forecasting update
  • Maintain the Company's consolidated spending expense (incl. BAU + project) to serve for both routine management reports as well as ad-hoc reports to Finance management team and other Departments.
  • Prepare other periodic Company's management report as per schedule.

Business As Usual expense (30%)
  • Take lead and work closely with Departments to perform annual planning and regular forecast of BAU expense for total Company, by Departments by expense line as per committed timeline and required TLT's approval process.
  • Ensure sufficient monthly expense tracking and monitoring of BAU spending activities via accurate actual expense & timely accrued expense booked on SAP vs. approved BAU's budget/forecast. Any material overrun/underrun in BAU expense vs. plan will have to be investigated and justified.
  • Support line manager to generate adhoc analysis toward the Company's BAU expense to facilitate various review/study on efficiency and effectivenss of spending activities with recommendations for both CFO/CEO and Department Heads.
  • Provide on-going financial consuliting support to Departments as the role of a Finance respentative to facilitiate and solve all matters related to BAU financial processes handled by various sub-sections in Finance

System and Process Improvement (10%)
  • Proactively seek rooms to simplify and improve financial process to provide best support to business yet still meet financial disciplines
  • Coordinate with other teams in Finance to enhance system and adapt automation where possible to improve work productivity
  • Coordinate with other sub Finance teams to implement & timely communicate to Departments about other Finance's system & process changes

Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/Finance. Certificate in CPA/ACCA/CFA is a Plus.
  • 3 years of experiences in the role of financial planning and expense management.
  • Financial analysis knowledge is a Must.
  • Accounting knowledge (VAS/IFRS) is required.
  • Advanced skills required in VBA, Power BI, and SQL.
  • Experience with accounting system (e.g. SAP) and other expense management tool is a Plus.
  • Strong logical, analytical, and critical thinking to resolve business problems
  • Strong numerical with excellent ability to visualize big picture from set of data details
  • Strong attention to detail and focusing on financial discipline, alignment, and consistency in deliverables.
  • Intermediate required level of such soft skills as communication, time management, teamwork, transferability, and proactivity
  • Intermediate required level of work ethics with key focus on integrity, responsibility, and cooperation

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