Business Analyst
Finance
Full Time
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
2018-07-31

Business Analyst

JOB.TITLE

Position ID:
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Sector: CUSTOM.SECTOR

Functional Area: CUSTOM.FUNCTION

Location:
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Number of Openings: One

Reporting to: One

Employment Type: Permanent

Apply By: 1 September 2018

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Finance partner to the business as coordinator with the Global Shared Service Center to
produce timely financial reports and analysis which accurately reflect the
performance and integrity of the operations including variance analysis.

Assist in analysis of sales and marketing activities by providing financial insights
in sales & distribution strategy formulation, planning and decision making
and co-ordination annual budget, quarterly/monthly forecasting including tracking
and monitoring of variances to identify key risk/opportunities for management
action.

Assist in other aspects of finance operation matters including balance sheet items,
fixed asset, inventory, business liaison with external parties

JOB.DESCRIPTION

1.  Management Reporting and Analysis        

Provideanalysis for monthly business review meeting and highlight on exceptional items
or variances including analysis of provisions, expenses, margin, etc.

·   Provide timely management report to accurately reflect performance of the operations
(such as branch P&Ls, departmental expense report, A&P spend by expense
type/campaigns, etc.) including in-depth analysis to ensure integrity of
results across all product lines, branches, departments including co-ordination
with Global Shared Service Center on proper cost allocation.

·   Provide daily, weekly and quarterly reports that track revenues and gross profit by
business units / product categories or geographical region including :

- Sales and margin including product pricing and standard cost via PPV/Price/ASP analysis

- Channel and Customer profitability (Cost to Serve)

- Develop and maintain database source of sales reporting

· Assist in evaluating sales/marketing campaign from financial perspective- A&P
spend analysis and ROI for pre & post event

Provide timely and accurate respond to ad-hoc request as and when required by
management / regional office

 2.  Financial Closing & Reporting

Review accuracy of financial accounts and ensure reasonableness and adequacy of
expenses, accruals or provisions by close co-ordination with Global Shared
Service Center to ensure timely closing of accounts and reporting to regional

·   Review Balance Sheet Schedules and ensure proper post closing follow up of outstanding
items by respective responsible person(s) including review of key customers
trading terms to ensure proper provision

Liaison with Global Shared Service Center on matters relating to accounting and reporting

 3.  Budget and Forecast

Assist to co-ordinate annual budget/ quarterly forecast exercise

Interact with the sales/marketing and other departments on the forecast, actual, budget
and business metrics on sales , gross profit and other departmental expenses.

· Develop and consolidate forecast and budget package.

· Conduct analysis of the Financing forecast, budget, actual and business dynamics to
track and monitor variance and highlight on areas of risks/opportunities.

4.   Finance Operations/Compliances and others

 · Assist in finance operations matters including observing stock takes, write off exercises,
petty cash, annual fixed asset sighting, verification of claims from third
party, claims for HODs.

·  Assist in audit, tax, admin matters as necessary (eg insurance, tenancy agreements,
document management, etc)

JOB.MINIMUM.QUALIFICATIONS

A typical day at work

You are the Finance partner to the business as coordinator with the Global Shared Service Center to produce timely financial reports and analysis which accurately reflect the performance and integrity of the operations including variance analysis. You are to assist in analysis of sales and marketing activities by providing financial insights in sales & distribution strategy formulation, planning and decision making and co-ordination annual budget, quarterly/monthly forecasting including tracking and monitoring of variances to identify key risk/opportunities for management action. Also ssist in other aspects of finance operation matters including balance sheet items, fixed asset, inventory, business liaison with external parties

Who you are

You must possess degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or professional qualifications CPA, CA, ACCA or CIMA. • With minimum 4-6 years of experience in accounting/analysis with minimum 2 years in financial planning. • Preferably with technical and working experience with financial IT systems from a detailed to consolidation perspective. • Able to work independently, good interpersonal and communication skills, able to work with all levels of staff. • Able to handle stress in a fast-spaced and deadline oriented environment. • Possess excellent computer knowledge in MS Office (Excel & Powerpoint), experience in JD Edwards & TM1 an added advantage.

Minimum Qualification

JOB.MINIMUM.QUALIFICATIONS

1. Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or professional qualifications CPA, CA, ACCA or CIMA.

2. Minimum 4-6 years of experience in accounting/analysis with minimum 2 years in
financial planning.

3. Technical and working experience with financial IT systems from a detailed to consolidation
perspective.

4.  Able to work independently, good interpersonal and communication skills, able to
work with all levels of staff.

5.  Able to handle stress in a fast-spaced and deadline oriented environment.

6. Possess excellent computer knowledge in MS Office (Excel & Powerpoint), experience in JD&Edwards;TM1 an added advantage.

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

Electrolux shapes living for the better by reinventing taste,
care and wellbeing experiences, making life more enjoyable and sustainable for
millions of people. Through our brands, including Electrolux. AEG, Anova,
Frigidaire, Westinghouse and Zanussi, we sell more than 60 million household
and professional products in more than 150 markets every year.