Finance Planning & Analysis Manager (European Project Based brand)

Location Singapore
Discipline: Accounting & Finance
Contact name: Karthik Balakrishnan

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Job ref: 1991

Finance Planning & Analysis Manager (European Project Based brand)


Our client is a leading EPC company in the renewable power space regionally headquartered in Singapore.

Finance business partnering


| Be the Finance business partner for the head of finance, supporting his needs and being the key interface into the Finance organization as a trusted go-to person for financial matters

| Deliver monthly management reporting in accordance with prescribed timeframes, managing project companies as they progress through the development life cycle, with phases from development, construction, through to operations

| Support business planning by providing financial analysis and modelling, maintain and continuously improve FP&A data models using Advanced Microsoft Excel, Power BI and other tools to deliver actionable analysis and insights

| Drive annual budget exercise by collaborating with stakeholders cross functionally to collect, challenge and collate budget inputs

| Review and monitor organization expenditures against plan, manage P&L performance and business KPIs

| Understand what drives the business, have a good overview of our business model, operations & projects


Financial Accounting

| Support Annual Audits across all project companies in multiple jurisdictions in Asia, but mainly focused on Philippines companies

| Support the implementation and execution of Accounting, Tax and Structuring due diligence advice

| Continued review and compliance with Finance risk and controls

| Deliver efficiencies and a “best in class” experience to all stakeholders across the group



| Effectively collaborate across a lean team of finance professionals, providing business oversight, and work closely with cross-functional teams across the business

| A pleasant, approachable and down-to-earth personality and adopts a hands-on approach is desirable


Your skills and personal traits:


  • A qualified accountant (ACCA, CA, CPA) with over 8 years’ experience, with a demonstrated track record of supporting management reporting and business partnering
  • Someone from the project and cost control background in a long term project business will be a big plus
  • Experience with project accounting / controlling for infrastructure projects would be a bonus
  • A strong and effective communicator and problem solver, with an innate ability to distill information into an easily digestible format for consumption by impacted stakeholders
  • A self-starter with a change mindset, able to identify risks and opportunities, effectively communicate them to seek buy-in, and successfully implement the proposed recommendations

| Advanced skills in MS-Office suite (Power BI, MS Excel, Powerpoint)

  • Able to participate in moulding the Finance function into the desired target operating model
  • Able to digest and apply technical Accounting and Tax advice, familiarity with IFRS
  • Able to build effective relationships across organizational boundaries

| Proficient with enterprise grade General Ledgers eg Oracle, SAP, MS Dynamics etc


  • Singapore Citizen or Singapore PR!