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International Group - Manager, Regional Finance (12 months agency contract)

Date: 14-Aug-2019

Location: Singapore, Singapore

Company: Singtel


This role encompasses the following in respect of the assigned portfolio:

  • Business Planning and Forecasting
    • Lead and cnsolidates Quarterly forecast, Half-yearly strategic review & Annual budget for the business.
    • Participates in establishing gals to assess the financial impact on the business & individual cost centre.
    • Develps and reviews standard and managerial reports for internal staff to provide   infrmation on performance.
    • Drives the develpment and maintenance of planning tools (e.g., BPC, etc.) and templates to utilize in planning and forecasting.
    • Manages the develpment of opex & capex budgets to ensure effective utilisation of financial resources.
    • Cordinates planning with Marketing & Product to ensure business plans are aligned with operational capabilities.


  • Management Reporting and Financial Analysis
    • Manages mnthly & quarterly Business performance review (BPR).
    • Perfrms variance analysis to provide data for evaluating business results.
    • Oversees and analyzes trends t identify areas for improving performance.
    • Cnducts performance analysis to evaluate profitability by business and cost centres.
    • Respnds to ad hoc requests from cross-functional groups to provide analysis.
    • Benchmarking/ Database - develp and maintain benchmarks/database for revenue/cost KPIs, diagnose gaps and identify areas for operational improvement.
    • Any ad hc tasks assigned.
  • New process set up – Involve in the setting up of new finance operations process for new verticals within the mobile financials business.


The ideal candidate should have/be:

  • Degree in Business or Accountancy
  • At least 5-6 years of relevant commercial and audit experience, of which initial 2-3 years should be spent in at least one of the big four audit firms.
  • Relevant commercial experience in the areas of financial planning that supports the realizing of business objectives, as well as financial analysis to understand key business drivers and provide financial advice to management will be preferred
  • Qualified CA
  • Good understanding of Accounting, Financial, Regulatory and Tax requirements
  • Possess strong financial analysis skills and business acumen
  • Strong team-player with ability to work across cultures, and build rapport and collaborative working relationships with all levels
  • Organized, detailed and proactive; able to work independently in a complex and fast-paced environment; able to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines when required
  • Possess good written and spoken communication skills
  • SAP System and proficiency MS Excel and Powerpoint