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Financial Planning and Forecasting Analyst

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Company: Robert Walters
Full Time position
Listed on 2020-07-30
Job specializations:
  • Finance
    Accounting and Finance, Financial Analyst, Financial Manager, Finance Graduate
  • Business
Job Description & How to Apply Below

A Financial Planning and Forecasting Analyst job has become available at one of the leading F&B companies, to join its team in Singapore to ensure its commercial success.

About the Financial Planning and Forecasting Analyst Role:
As a Financial Planning and Forecasting Analyst, you will assist the Head of Financial Planning & Reporting in supporting the business leaders within the organisation by providing analytic guidance and support, anticipating challenges/opportunities, and identifying solutions to improve efficiencies and outcomes. This role includes researching and analysing key business drivers, trends and performance indicators for the future growth of the company. The Singapore Financial Planning and Forecast Analyst position will sit in the Singapore office, reporting directly to the Head of Planning and Forecasting.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Participate in short and long-term financial planning processes, including forecasting, reporting, and periodic operational metrics analysis and tracking
  • Track appropriate metrics to monitor performance against forecast and goals, ensuring alignment with corporate strategy
  • Analyse business drivers impacting organisational performance through interpretation of financial results and macroeconomic trends impacting the market landscape to drive action and challenge/support decisions
  • Support the preparation of business updates and decks to facilitate strategic planning for senior leadership
  • Develop thorough understanding of business drivers and operations to support operating leaders in data-driven decision making and action planning to maximise opportunities
  • Support the preparation of comprehensive business reviews and updates to various audiences. Maintain user confidence and protect operations by keeping information confidential
  • Execute special projects in support of the Head of Financial Planning & Reporting, as designed and defined by the finance team
  • To succeed in this role you will demonstrate strong analysis and business partnering skills.

    Key Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or statistics preferred
  • Three or more years of financial planning and analysis experience in a multinational company
  • Food service and/or retail industry knowledge and experience a plus
  • Hands-on experience with process improvement methodologies, project management, and change management strongly preferred
  • Strong ability to think strategically, creatively, and act tactically when required
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, influencing and team building skills required
  • Proficiency with Access, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint; Microsoft Dynamics is preferred
  • The company has become one of the world’s largest specialty coffee and tea retailers. In 1963, they opened their very first store in Brentwood, California. Today they have over 1200 stores in 31 countries with offices in, California, Singapore and Malaysia.

    If you are looking for career projection and help lead the projects and commercial operations of a growing F&B group, the Financial Planning and Forecasting Analyst is the right job for you.

    Apply today to learn more.

    Position Requirements
    Less than 1 Year work experience
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