The SSB Financial Analyst is responsible to assist FP&A manager to implement effective financial planning and analysis to drive business performance across the Asia Pacific region. He/She is expected to closely work with country-based analysts and business team to come up with the business Annual Operating Plan, produce accurate performance forecast, and provide informative reporting and insightful analysis on actual performance variance. He/She will be also actively engaged with business team through unbilled review or margin analysis to identify any potential issues or risks to facilitate management decision making and enhance control environment around SSB process by continuous improvement.
Job duties & responsibilities:
Effectively drive SSB Annual Operating Plan/Forecasting across the Asia Pacific Region
Proactively engage in the end-to-end Annual Operating Plan preparation as a process owner to come up with the P&L AOP for SSB Asia Pacific Region (APR) by coordination with FP&A manager as well as country-based analysts. Provide insights at regional level risks and opportunities based on solid understanding of business trend and business forecast behavior
Collate quarterly forecasting on APR P&L and responsible for the regional forecast accuracy target on orders and shipments
Monitor and report country level forecast accuracy, analyze root causes for variances and seek for action plans on improvement
Review existing forecast process and propose enhancement on efficiency and effectiveness on a continuous basis
Provide informative reporting and insightful analysis around regional SSB monthly finance performance to facilitate management decision making
Coordinate with analysts to report O&S pulse before month end for management mitigation actions on any potential risks
Analyze the root cause for monthly actual performance variance versus AOP/Forecast and flag out any issues and risks to management
Produce SSB Monthly Performance Pack for the review by Finance controller and SSB AP Director which includes a series of information such as O&S summary, O&S trend, backlog trend, P&L causal, P&L by country, T&E trend, etc
Prepare the deck for the US business review which includes high level P&L causal, WOS causal, Risks & Opportunities, Process O&S by vertical, unbilled analysis, etc
Organize SSB finance internal regional performance review call to cover the APR monthly financial results discussion, issues, concerns and recovery plans. Follow up on next steps from this meeting
Actively engage in business partnering to help drive business performance and enhance finance control environment around SSB process
Review the top unbilled projects in coordination with analysts, AR team and business people, and move the billing forward to meet the APR unbilled targets
Analyze T&E spending to improve cost productivity across APR
Develop a tool to analyze problematic projects on margin variance (EAC vs as-sold, month-over-month), overdue planned finish dates, mismatch of cost completion and revenue completion, etc, which will help identify potential issues and risks at early stage
Back up PWO and order entry approval where necessary
Participate project reviews/business meetings to keep updated about project status and business trend
Any other ad-hoc tasks assigned by FP&A manager or Finance controller
Internal Number: 2572744
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