A newly created FP&A business partnering role in an independent luxury brand. This is the perfect role for an FP&A professional looking to build up the process and team.
・Act as a business partner and work closely with Finance Director and Japan senior management teams, provide full financial support on company/business strategies
・Build professional relationship with internal and external stakeholders (incl. HQ) to improve the operation process and communication efficiency, process automation and digitalization
・The main focus of the role will be on providing meaningful reports to facilitate management’s decision and review of financial. To succeed in the role, the person needs to have an analytical mind with eyes on both full picture and details.
・Compilation of actual/planning financial reports to provide meaningful analysis
・Conducting analytical review of actual/planning financials
・Work closely with Finance Director, CEO and department head of all other function for the preparation of Budget, FFC & FC as well as future (3-5 years) plans
・Manage the preparation of group reporting package with explanatory comments
・Assist other functional managers to create and maintain their respective functional budget
・Prepare monthly update vs Budget, and share with respective department heads on timely basis to ensure all OPEX and CAPEX spending are within the approved budget & plan
・Work closely with Finance Director and CEO to ensure execution progress of approved budget / forecast are on schedule and propose action plan accordingly
・Provide financial support to the management in decision making, ensure adequate budgeting and expenses control, conduct financial analyses
・Endorse P&L and Balance Sheet statements
・In charge of expenses control and business monitoring through KPI.
・Conduct necessary financial analyses to evaluate expenses effectiveness, analyze profitability, propose contingency plan and improvement actions to meet targets.
・Make recommendations and monitor actions to optimize return on capital employed and cash situation.
・3-5 years in a Controlling role
・Ability to see the big picture while focusing on the process and procedures
・Precise attention to details and accuracy, and analytical thinker who can identify and solve problems or propose solutions
・Language：Native Japanese with Business Level of English
・Applications software expertise (Excel and SAP, etc.)