Financial Planning & Analysis Manager

5-10 years
12 days ago
Job Description

Job Description

Oversees the Finance activities of the SGS noncommercial entities - SGS Gulf Limited - ROHQ, SGS Global Business Services Asia, Inc. and SGS Inspection Services SA - Philippine Branch, including the financial reporting of noncommercial entities in compliance to set standards that includes but not limited to SGS group reporting standards, Head Office reporting, generally accepted accounting principles and local statutory reporting requirements
. Controls Business Partnering, Finance & Regulatory Reporting, and Head Office Reporting. The Finance Manager will assist the FD across a variety of tasks including Budget Control and Forecasting, and Business Units Variance Analysis.
. Champion the Internal Control on Financial Reporting across all Philippine entities
. Handles and monitors the Capital Expenditures of all SGS Entities including support to business in building the CAPEX financial models, inputs to project charter and details,
. Oversees that Affiliates/Intercompany invoices or recharges are managed timely and accurately in the proper accounting period
. QHSE coordinator for local finance and procurement team

Financial Reporting - SGS Gulf Limited - ROHQ, SGS GBS Asia, Inc. and SGS ISS - Philippine Branch
. Supervises the day-to-day operations of finance.
. Oversees overall month end closing processes, ensuring that data input in HFM is completed on or before the deadline.
. Operates as a business partner by providing monthly financial analyses reports
. Collaborates with Business Partners in providing the best solutions to a given problem and guidance when needed.
. Oversees preparation of annual budget and forecasts.
. Prepares audit requirements and coordinates with the team completion of audit schedules.
. Oversees the preparation of monthly intercompany debit notes, including recharges and service fees between and among all local affiliates.
. Assists in preparing and coordinating with the internal and external auditors in accomplishing the monitoring reports and/or requirements in completing the audits.
. Performs monthly balance sheet review and ensures that all accounts are accounted for and that there are no off-balance as at end of period.
System Development and Process Improvement

Reviews company financial policies and guidelines and provides recommendation in amending existing policies and/or formulating new policies to ensure compliance with evolving changes in regulations.
. Participates in improving the financial reporting process, decrease turn-around times, streamline work processes
. Identifies and implements improvements. Make sure parties involved are kept informed about improvements.
People Development
. Coaches, motivates, and recognizes individuals on a continuous basis. Enables an inclusive and Orange code culture where everyone gives their best to the organization and each other.
. Fosters collaboration within the team and with other teams.
. Knows how to have the right people at the right time at the right place, anticipates attrition through succession planning in the team and by hiring new staff.
. Lives and breathes the Orange code by owning actions and outcomes. Delegates tasks effectively.
Knowledge Management
. Develops awareness of accounting processes.
. Ensure the knowledge of accounting processes and policies is recognized and documented in work instructions and procedures. Provides instruction and collaboration with others in this area.
. Trains junior and new senior staff. Provides feedback to CFO on the work performance of new joiners. Capable to act as POC when the CFO is absent.
Service Delivery
. Is first point of contact for escalations and knows how to solve the problems. Knows when to upscale escalations in case of complex/high risk issues and has excellent communications skills to explain problems/exceptions when escalation is needed

Quality Management Systems (QMS) Representative
. Reviews existing Finance policies and procedures to assess applicability to current set up
. Ensure completeness of the Finance QMS in the Sharepoint Library for reference
. Set up new policies and procedures if there is a new system / process, subject to review and approval of the Finance Director
. Act as Finance representative during IQA meetings, audits

Qualifications

Must be a Certified Public Accountant/MBA with 10 years of experience
. Minimum of 5 years managerial experience in Finance / Accounting
. With meaningful experience in Treasury, Tax & Statutory Reporting and Financial Reporting

Additional Information

Must be flexible
. Work under pressure
. Good communication and interpersonal skills.
. Able to build respect and confidence.
. Acts quickly and decisively able to make tough calls.

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