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EY APAC PBFA Senior Financial Analyst in Philippines

APAC PBFA Senior Financial Analyst

Core Business Services

Requisition # PHI004XI

Post Date Apr 08, 2021

This is a great opportunity to be a part of the APAC Finance Advisory Center (FAC).The FAC is a joint initiative between Finance and Global Delivery Services (GDS) to deliver high value finance advisory roles spanning the Planning, Budgeting and Finance Analysis (PBFA), Markets Finance and Controlling functions.You will be leading the Core Business Services (CBS) Finance function and this will be part of the PBFA domain.

The opportunity

As the APAC PBFA Senior Financial Analyst, you will be part of a high performing team that acts as trusted business advisors supporting the Area / region Finance leadership on varied analytical matters related to the operational results. This role actively participates in the data gathering, report compilations and aiding in analytical reviews on monthly and periodic financial numbers. Involvement in ad-hoc projects and business initiatives will be a part of the role too.

Your key responsibilities

  • Prepare monthly management reports and provide revenue and cost analysis.

  • Perform and coordinate various budget and forecast exercises, support the translation of business projections into meaningful figures, including data processing, modeling and reporting

  • Support the team lead with the day-to-day management of the inventory, including billing and collection management, WIP and debtor aging analysis, and alert respective leaders for any potential credit risks

  • Supervise and review deliverables organized by junior financial analyst and provide technical support, knowledge and counsel to others within the finance discipline

  • Assist in month-end close process

  • Execute ad-hoc analysis and data mining projects as needed by leaders

Skills and attributes for success

We are interested in people with a very positive attitude and a penchant for constant learning. As a successful candidate you will have relevant functional experience managing activities in the PBFA domain and hands-on experience on technical tools like MS Office as well as ERP applications like Peoplesoft, SAP etc.

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Finance / Accounting or equivalent.

  • Membership of accredited professional accounting bodies (CPA / ACCA / CIMA etc.) is desirable.

  • At least 3-5 years’ experience in finance related roles (mainly Financial Planning & Analysis)

What we look for

  • Positive attitude coupled with excellent problem-solving skills

  • Strong technical skills with the ability to analyze problems, design and implement solutions independently.

  • Demonstrated experience working in a matrix organization structure

  • Team oriented approach, with flexibility regarding tasks undertaken and the ability to prioritize several conflicting demands to meet exacting deadlines.

  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills.

  • Excellent communication skills – written and verbal, presentation and client advisory skill.

  • Ability and willingness to work in a multicultural and diverse environment and flex style as appropriate.

  • Strong spoken and written English

  • Advanced Excel & PowerPoint skills - ability to manipulate and draw trends from large amounts of data.