Regional Financial Planning & Analysis - AI (series C)

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

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Job ref: 570
Published: about 1 month ago

Our client is one of the fastest-growing A.I. start-ups and an acknowledged leader in the development of Vision-based AI solutions and products globally.

They 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.


  • 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 the business, which includes and is not limited to consolidation business review processes, identifying key insights and enhancing the review process

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

  • Driving and executing all monthly, quarterly financial, management and investor-related reportings

  • 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 requested by leadership/ stakeholders etc

  • Co- own/ support finance transformation projects


  • 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 in 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