Regional Financial Analyst

Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Req #2544
Thursday, November 17, 2022

Position Summary

Reporting to the Director of FP&A, you will be responsible for providing in-depth analysis of the financial performance in APAC and be an active business partner with the other functions to drive growth and improve profitability throughout the region. Responsible for reviewing the accuracy of numbers, and reasonableness of variance explanations of actuals vs. budget and forecast; includes reporting of key findings to Asia-Middle East management and Group Accounting.



Financial Analysis

  • Analyze regional variations from forecasts and prior periods to expose business/financial improvement opportunities

  • Provide financial support with the quarterly and annual strategic and profit plan for ASME

  • Regularly provide regional Commercial Teams with key operating statistics and variance analysis including budgets, forecasts, and key ratios

  • Development and modeling of analysis which provides root cause/s of variances

  • Prepare ad-hoc analysis and variance reports as required

  • Assist in month-end reporting and forecasting requirements when required

  • Drive the continuous improvement, development, and implementation of financial systems when necessary

  • Support data and analysis for audit / fiscal queries


Budgeting Process

  • Complete detailed annual budgets for the business units the position supports

  • Documentation and communication of all key assumptions

  • Diligently work with program managers and key leadership within the business unit as well as corporate and other related business units

  • Finalize measurable goals and commitments within multiple levels of the business unit



  • Develop dashboards on PowerBi, connecting reports to SQL server and other database

  • Maintain existing dashboard and provide training to users to learn about digitized reports

  • Identify opportunities to convert existing reports into digitized format using PowerBI

Qualifications and Preferred Skills

  • At least 3 years financial analysis or accounting experience, preferably gained from a progressive MNC. Experience working in regional office an advantage

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Proactive and able to take initiative

  • Good analytical skills as well as good business acumen

  • Advanced Excel & Powerpoint skills is a must

  • Experience with Essbase is highly desirable

  • Experience in Power BI is highly desirable

Education and Certification Requirements

  • Degree in Accountancy/ACCA

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  • Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia