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Finance Business Partner/FP&A (Retail Sales)

Job Seekers Singapore Accounting & Finance Accounting & Finance, Automotive

Job Summary

  • Singapore
  • Permanent
  • BBBH779374
  • Apr 08, 2021
  • Competitive
Job Description

A global automotive firm is looking for a Commercial Finance Business Partner to be based in their Singapore office. This is a highly influential role, hence strong stakeholder management is a must

Reporting into the Senior Manager, Commercial Finance & Planning, this person will play a key Finance Business Partner role to the Sales teams and to provide them with relevant commercial support for business strategy formulations as well as day-to-day decision making.

This role will also be required to provide the Singapore Leadership team with key insights into the market for bidding strategy. Crucial to the success of this role will be the ability to build strong relationships with all levels of stakeholders, ability to tell a story using numbers, attention to details and the ability to work to deadlines, finding pragmatic solutions to new and developing reporting requirements.

Key Responsibilities

* Manage the annual budgeting and quarterly forecasting cycles for the Sales teams
* Lead monthly business governance meetings with the Finance Director and Country Managing Director
* Prepare monthly management reports for Sales teams and to analyse any variance on their performance against forecasts
* Manage bi-weekly pricing discussions and facilitate discussions between various stakeholders to help ensure that pricing decisions made are aligned with current business objectives - i.e. grow market share, maximise sales and profitability, optimise working capital
* Gather and use competitor data and insights to help influence pricing decisions & bidding strategies
* Provide high quality insights to support the businesses and help drive profitability
* Support process improvement initiatives within and outside the financial team, including roll out of Business Intelligence reporting and robotics
* New business development - Support the commercial teams to prepare strong investment cases and help define processes & reporting to support the setup of new business channel
* Lead ad-hoc financial analysis in view of operational requirements and limitations

Core skills and competencies required:
* Excellent Excel modelling and data manipulation skills.
* Inquisitive, numerical and analytical mindset and keen to find answers in the data
* Strong interpersonal skills, able to create effective relationships with stakeholders at many levels
* Strong analytics with a high attention to detail
* Delivery focused with an ability to work to tight deadlines
* Strong commercial and business acumen with operational insight
* Strong organisational and planning skills and ability to prioritise
* Passion, enthusiasm, energy and drive...a "can do" attitude
* Ability to lead change and transformation
* Passion for developing world class finance teams

If you are keen to explore further, please click the "Apply" button or feel free to email me at

Morgan McKinley Pte Ltd
Greg Cazalis
EA License: 11C5502
Reg No: R1871051 (Cazalis Tabusalla Gregorio)


Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Gregorio Cazalis
Gregorio Cazalis
  • Consultant
  • +65 6818 3159