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Finance Project Manager - SAP - 1 Year Contract

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Job Summary

  • Singapore
  • Contract
  • BBBH764180
  • Aug 06, 2020
  • S$150-199k
Job Description

Finance Project Manager - SAP - 1 year contract

Our client is undertaking a significant internal change and transformation programme, following their merger. This transformation programme (Advance), includes the rollout of a new ERP alongside other system changes, transformation in the structure, policies and processes, Legal Entity Rationalisation Programme and renaming of legal entities, and tax transfer pricing changes.

We are now seeking a Project Manager to join the Advance Programme Management Office (PMO) to manage the execution of various workstreams within the APAC region. This role will have specific focus on;

  • the name changes and legal entity rationalisation activities relating to the APAC region, covering the activities in the following countries: Australia, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, China and India.
  • Co-ordination and communication of updates to the APAC finance stakeholders from the various ADVANCE workstreams
  • Assisting the APAC Head of Finance with the Finance Target Operating model
  • Programme mgmt. on various Finance improvement projects

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the day to day management of the implementation of Name Change and LERP activities in the APAC region. This will include:
  • Owning the Name Change and LERP plans for each of the APAC countries
  • Working with the PMO to ensure all dependencies and assumptions are identified and managed;
  • Ensuring all cross-function activities (HR, Legal, Customers, Finance) are appropriately planned and managed for the APAC entities under implementation;
  • Ensuring key project milestones are updated in the overall Integrated LERP plan
  • Ensuring risks and issues are tracked and reported to the overall LERP RAID log
  • Providing progress updates to key stakeholders including the LERP Project Manager, LERP Project Working Group and LERP Steerco
  • Working with the change management and communications team to align business change and communication activities
  • Working with the chosen third-party provider in country leading on the implementation activities (for Legal, Tax and Accounting)
  • Data analysis and data management in support of the LERP activities
  • Programme mgmt. of the various finance improvement projects including resource and value analysis
  • The candidate needs to be comfortable working with global teams across a number of functions including legal, communications, business change, HR, finance, tax, commercial finance and IT.

Key relationships

  • The role will report to the Head of Finance APAC region with a dotted line back to Advance PMO.
  • LERP is a significant project with key dependencies with the ERP and changes in operating model.
  • In addition to the PMO, key relationships will include the following roles within the APAC region:
    • Senior members of finance including the regional Heads of Finance, the Group Financial Controller and Head of Finance Operations
    • Commercial Operations
    • Legal
    • Real Estate
    • HR
    • Sales
    • Group Head of Tax
    • Business Change and Communications
    • IT
    • External providers

Requirements

  • Experience managing similar programmes or significant interdependent projects
  • Proven ability to manage concurrent activities ensuring delivery to time and within budget
  • Finance background in an MNC (preferably with an accounting background)
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills
  • Excellent communication, both written and verbal
  • Strong personal resilience
  • Positive attitude and comfortable managing ambiguity
  • An ability to think innovatively and creatively when faced with difficult situations
  • Has a clear eye for detail
  • Hands on approach with a can-do attitude.

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

Morgan McKinley Pte Ltd

Greg Cazalis

EA License: 11C5502

Reg No: R1871051 (Cazalis Tabusalla Gregorio)

Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Gregorio Cazalis
Gregorio Cazalis
  • Consultant | Project & Change
  • +65 6818 3159
  • gcazalis@morganmckinley.com