FP&A Manager (7k-7.5k)

Location Singapore
Contact name: Karthik Balakrishnan

Contact email: karthikb@caliber8.sg
Job ref: 597
Published: about 2 months ago

FP&A Manager (7-7500)


• Support CHC Intercontinental Export mission to be an autonomous, growing and sustainable consumer healthcare business

• Develop, implement, monitor and control Operational & Financial controls to achieve financial performance

and protect profitability

• Broad exposure to the management teams in the respective countries and other functions to drive business

performance, analytical reviews and management reporting

• Being a finance business partner working very closely with Supply Chain and supporting directly Commercial

Operation Directors, Finance Director

• Producing monthly reporting of activity in a timely manner, ensuring data quality, and communicating effectively

• Ensure business operations comply with company policies and best practices

Main Responsibilities

Financial Planning and Controlling:

- Actively support the Finance Director in the budget and forecast processes and submission in the group

reporting tools (Budget, Forecast revisions, 5 Year plan)

- Monitor sales (Sell in /Sell out/inventory at distributor level) and prepare monthly performance comments

- Analyze actual performance against budget and forecast and provide commentary for the management


- Controlling of selling expenses (in-bound costs, specific warehousing costs if any)

- Manage the monthly closing process in collaboration with the SSC (accrual management, variance


- Monitor prices and commercial policy application

- Identify risks/opportunities and propose corrective actions needed to keep the budget’s targets

- Co-facilitate Credit Management for all Export territories and assist with cash collection.

- Co-challenge with Supply Chain data accuracy of the partners (orders, stock and sales forecasts...) and

collaborate with the Commercial team to consider local promotional factors impacting partner’s forecast

- Assist Supply Chain Managers to prepare the demand review meeting (S&OP) with relevant stakeholders

• Business Partnering:

- Being a business partner, supporting directly the Export Operational Directors, Finance Director by

providing regular or ad hoc financial analysis

- Support the decision-making processes to achieve CHC objectives, including Sales and COI targets

- Support mid-term and long-term strategic topics

- Lead ad-hoc regional/intercontinental projects

- Contribute to providing data for regional and Group presentations where needed

- Develop and implement operational and analytical dashboards to provide performance insights

• Active contribution within the IPSEN Finance community

- Contributes to system and process enhancement/automation

- Support best practices sharing across the organization

Knowledge, abilities & experience

- Highly analytical, curious, and meticulous at work

- Excellent organizational skills, ability to work methodically and prioritize topics are a must

- Clear and concise communication and interpersonal skills, speak-up mindset

- Naturally willing to go an extra mile in delivering quality work standards

- Strong business acumen

- Strong ability to synthesize different learnings, risks and benefits in accomplishing daily tasks and over


- Previous working experience in a cross-cultural environment, across various geographic areas (3 to 5 y


- Flexibility in working with offices located in different time zones

- Master’s in finance or equivalent post-graduate University qualification

- Experience in a multinational group

- Knowledge of Consumer Healthcare, Pharma or FMCG industries preferred

- Proven track record in an operational Finance role or strong experience

- Ability to work in a matrix organization with a high level of operational autonomy

Key Technical Competencies Required

- Excellent knowledge of Excel

- Use of financial systems: TM1, SAP

- Languages: Fluent English in written and oral, French would be a plus

For only Singaporeans/ Singapore PR