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Finance Specialist

Bangsar South , Malaysia

Ref#: 19028020

Date published: 7-Aug-2019

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This job is for you if…
• You are hungry to learn and grow
• You are passionate about numbers
• Excel is second nature to you
• You can take unstructured data and do wonders with it
• You are comfortable with mainstream data visualisation tools
• You enjoy working and building financial models
• Natural team player who can engage and co-ordinate key stakeholders 
• You can meet deadlines and be able to delivery under pressure

Responsibilities and duties
• Help reinforce and ensure proper governance procedures were in place for deal sign off
• Work closely with commercial managers, sales team, business leaders etc. and provide timely support to help make critical decision on sales strategy for new business
• Actively communicate with country representatives for pricing and costing information updates
• Set up and maintain a systematic commercial database for historical closed deals as well as prevailing benchmarking data for counties in the region
• Assist in pricing and costing process for regional as well as global response on new business proposal
• Follow up with divisional business leaders/ local commercial contacts/ sales and client solutions team on pricing and any other commercial related queries or issues
• To assist with post bid coordination with change management team (transition of new business) to ensure smooth transfer of knowledge and tracking actual performance and contract negotiation
• Develop in-depth understanding on country specific labour costing and overheads allocations;
• Promote awareness of governess procedures and assist in production of playbook/ training materials for the region

Key Competencies and Qualification:
• Education: Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field preferred
• CPA/CA - part/ fully qualified
• Minimum 8-10 years working experience in the relevant field
• Highly detail-oriented and capable of analysing data with creative and innovation in mind
• Extremely organised and methodical in your approach to work and the ability to deliver high-quality work under pressure and on time
• Excellent analytical skills, able to handle high volume of data with ability to articulate complex business issues and encompass problem identification, evaluation, and resolution.
• Proficient in English (both written and spoken). Ability to effectively interact with and adapt to both Asian and Western business management style/culture
• Strong MS Excel data manipulation skills – pivot table, lookups, complex excel formula as a minimal
• Python or R- data/excel packages will make you stand out as the ideal candidate
• Experience with PeopleSoft, TM1, OneDrive will be an advantage