Financial Manager

Job description

 

Background:

  • Provide overall financial management including planning, forecasting and analysis support. Serve as the primary finance contact point and a business advisor by providing financial insights, management information, business case development, scenario planning and solutions. Lead collaborations with different functions and business operations teams to optimize profitability and to manage risk across the client portfolio and non-contract cost.

 

Job responsibilities:

Your role includes some or all of the following key responsibilities. You should review these in conjunction with career level guidelines to gain a clear understanding of the expectations for your role.

  • Act as primary point of contact for the growth platform leadership regarding finance related questions, issues, policies, and procedures in regards to client financials and cost management
  • Act as a business advisor to leadership on key decision by providing data and recommendations to aid decision making with focus on revenue and profitability improvement actions, as well as cost management including business development, market development
  • Provide expertise to help achieve targets and alert the growth platform leadership and global finance leadership of significant issue working collaboratively with stakeholders to address the issues
  • Acts as a forecasting interlock between operating group and growth platform for providing regular points of view for landing projections for sales, revenue and Client Controllable Income
  • Monitor annual noncontract cost plans and quarterly forecasts including business development, market development & investment and net operations for a complete non contract cost view of the growth platform
  • Analyze and monitor cost to serve metrics, interface with operating unit finance and operations leadership in this area and collaborate to maximize client/contract profitability
  • Review pipeline of opportunities for the growth platform, provide insights on trends, and various pipeline key performance indicators and health metrics
  • Drive local compensation affordability modeling to set direction in the annual process to determine how to achieve affordable labor cost
  • Evaluate actual results versus plan and forecast, highlighting exception areas and identifying corrective actions
  • Implement corrective actions impacting growth platform profitability
  • Communicate relevant client financial and growth platform non-contract cost issues, results, and information to growth platform leadership
  • Collaborate with the operating group and client finance management (CFM) to maximize client profitability with a focus on continuous margin improvement
  • Work with human resources and business operations on reviewing productivity reporting and providing recommendations to leadership
  • Work with country controllership on cost rate and load factor management and approvals
  • Play an active role as finance representative in growth platform leadership meetings
  • Educate growth platform leadership teams on company financial principles
  • Maintain strong communication and dialogue with the global finance leads
  • In the event of an acquisition
    • Ensure successful integration of acquisition target financials onto SAP as well as operationalizing and tracking against the acquisition business case
    • Leverage strong accounting skill set, you will work with local controllership and other global entities in managing the acquired balance sheet and our net working capital position
    • Supervise direct interface with CFM support to ensure end-to-end coverage, in particular identifying any early indicators of delivery issues (e.g. cost overrun; expenses; unrealistic estimated time for completions) and this is particularly critical of all legacy contracts brought over from the acquired entity
    • Direct analysis and report against the impact of the acquisition on the integrated business case, relying on regional growth and other “proxy” key performance indicators and metrics

 

 Job requirements:

  • Budgeting and forecasting
  • Cost accounting
  • Financial analysis

 

23 Nov, 2018
Beijing
Full Time
Johanna He
Johanna.he@lloydmorgan.com.cn
+86 10 5775 8378