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As a Controlling and Planning CoE - Functional Controlling Financial Analyst you will be responsible for working closely with the division and country organizations to drive Controlling & Planning standardization across businesses, regions and function, in Global Business Services in Xiamen, China.
Reporting to the Controlling & Planning Manager, you will optimize existing Controlling & Planning resources to better serve the business.
Ensuring business analytical services to the business, based on customer requirements. Semiautomated and manual analytical services, and one-off (ad-hoc) analytical output
Supporting finance report package preparation in monthly closing period. Consolidating and analysing financial data to track and assess performance against targets and benchmarks.
Communicating to business on performance results and implications of presented reports
Giving an initial comments and explanation to indicated performance variance. Identifying and communicating actionable steps to address variance
Supporting business decisions and actions by profitability analysis by Division / BU / PG, product line and customer segment.
Supporting Cash generation and NWC improvement by good AR, AP, Inventory analysis, cash conversion cycle and NWC reports
Driving cost savings by good cost development reports and analysis on material cost, Cost centre cost in manufacturing, sales expense, G&A cost.
Providing other management, operation performance KPI and ad-hoc reports and analysis based on business requirements.
Benchmarking of processes, tools and solutions in order to further optimize and standardize controlling activities. Optimizing own performance to increase productivity by developing automated solutions, eliminating duplications, coordinating information requirements
Conducting balance sheet review and valuation in general bad debt, warranty provisions, accrued / pre-paid expenses etc.
Facilitating budget and forecasting process by communicating guidelines, timetables and templates
Ensuring processes and controls within own area of responsibility are designed and implemented in line with Group and business requirements and maintaining proper audit trail and documentation for future internal & external audits and reviews
3 years of experience in similar role with 2+ years’ experience in manufacturing industry preferred
Experience in SAP and data analytical tools such as PowerBI preferred
Excellent skill on MS Excel and PowerPoint
A bachelors degree with economic or accounting related major
English proficiency in speaking and written
Good communication skills