Group FP&A Manager (AI Start-up)

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

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Published: 16 days ago

Group FP&A Manager (AI Start-up)

Our client one of the fastest growing A.I start-ups and is leading the world in the development and adoption of this technology. To help us build upon our success, we are seeking a Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) Manager, with the strong ability in driving strategic initiatives and influencing business stakeholders to join our Global Finance team, reporting to the Head of Finance, Legal and Governance.

As a FP&A Manager, you will be a trusted advisor to both functional leaders and executives, ability to thrive in a dynamic, flat fluid environment is key. Sheer tenacity, drive and a results-driven attitude is paramount to being successful. A mix of competencies is required; this person should be able to think strategically about business, have technical finance and analytical competencies, is an excellent communicator and demonstrate good leadership skills.


-       Leverage on business and market insights, collaborate with supported business teams/ leadership to build, maintain and continuously evolve financial models and forecasts to evaluate, includes and not limited, to business options, product launches and other strategic deliverables

-       Keep a pulse on the health of the business in close partnership with leaders across functions, while analyzing key financial and non-financial metrics

-       Synthesize and effectively communicate key financial and business findings to key stakeholders and influence executive and business decision making to improve performance and capture new business opportunities

-       Facilitating and driving all business performance monitoring across businesses, which includes and not limited to consolidation business review processes, identifying key insights and enhancing review process

-       Develop an operating and financial plan around management's strategic plan

-       Driving and executing all monthly, quarterly financial, management and investor related reporting's

-       Lead, drive and support business leaders of all quarterly forecasts, annual plans & budgeting (annual & mid year), strategic plans, board presentations (pre and post) for review with leadership - ensuring accuracy, timeliness and quality

-       Support in key business/ investor related presentations, scenario planning, analysis as per requested by leadership/ stakeholders etc

-       Co- own/ support finance transformation projects


Key Requirements

  • Chartered Accountant/ CPA or equivalent, MBA Finance (advantageous)

  •  8 years or more of FP&A experience within a global / regional business environment

  • Related Tech industry (SaaS) will be advantageous and preferably in a fast-paced environment and high-growth tech startups

  • Demonstrate excellent skills in financial modelling, business analysis, and managing multiple stakeholders under significant pressure and tight deadlines

  • High expertise on spreadsheets, PowerPoint tools. Experience in Netsuite, Power BI or Tableau is a plus

  • Strong analytical thinking and analytical skills

  • Very high detail orientation

  • Ability to work and influence cross-functionally

  •  Proactive, amicable communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to drive change and impact in a fluid, unstructured working environment