Head Of Financial Planning and Analysis (Urgent Role)

Location Singapore
Contact name: Karthik Balakrishnan

Contact email: karthikb@caliber8.sg
Job ref: 859

Head Of Financial Planning Analysis (Business Partnering)


Our client is a leading Education brand with footprints in UK, the Americas, Canada, Australia and Asia. In Asia, we operate under are actively expanding our portfolios in a number of emerging markets.


We are now looking to hire a Head of FP&A to support this growth reporting into the CFO.


The Head of FP&A sets up and manages the FP&A rhythm in Asia. He/she enjoys active engagement with key business stakeholders and work with them collaboratively to grow the business. He/she is passionate in driving operational excellence and process efficiencies through automation and adoption of new technologies, and plays a key role in enabling data-driven decisions. He/she would be a trusted advisor to the leadership team. Ability to thrive in a fast paced, transformative and fluid environment is key to success in this role.


Key Responsibilities:


· Responsible for all day to day FP&A finance rhythm.

· Drive efficiencies through automation and process improvements. Leverage on existing systems as well as lead adoption of innovative new technologies.

· Enable data driven decisions through appropriate tools and processes.

· Lead business planning processes and strategic business partnering activities. Work in close collaboration with Asia leaders as well as group finance and other stakeholders.

· Support growth initiatives, including M&A, new sites and organic growth.

. Drive long and short term strategic plans across Asia and gain market share

. Leading the FP&A team in Singapore and growing internal talent to future leadership roles.


Competencies required:


· Proven track record in managing FP&A rhythm. Experience in implementation of analytics & planning tools highly preferred.

· Experienced in driving business planning activities and strategic business partnering with senior leaders in a fast paced, transformative, multi-cultural and cross-functional environment.

· Strong strategic mind set, an eye for details, willingness to be hands on, results-driven.

· Able to effectively communicate, influence, lead and develop others.

. Experience in M&A, FP&A transformational projects will be a value add.

· 15 years of progressive, relevant experience with reputed companies/MNC's

· Finance/accounting qualified through a degree or professional qualifications such as ACCA


  • Singapore Citizen or PR only!