Head of Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A)

Hong Kong, Singapore

THE ROLE

Operating within the Regional Finance team, the Head of FP&A will lead our Financial Planning and Analysis function responsible for all planning processes, including annual budgets, monthly forecasts, and long-range business plans, and financial reporting to stakeholders of the Group. This role will report to the Group Finance Director, with a dotted line to the CFO. The ideal candidate is a strong leader with experience in building and growing teams. The role will drive strategic analysis in a cross-functional, matrixed organization across multiple product lines and locations. The right candidate will drive business insights and continuous improvement, bring a quantitative, data-driven mindset, and have outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.

YOUR TASK

SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS

What can you expect from us?

Impact: We are actively empowering and connecting people to a better financial future. Join us if you want to help us achieve our mission. 

Work: We have a team of over 350 talented individuals in 6 markets who are hyper passionate about building innovative financial solutions and making an impact on people’s lives. 

Culture: We take our work seriously but don’t hesitate to keep things light. We can only create magic when we have a little bit of fun. 

Thrive: We launched in 2014 and fast-forward 7 years we now help over 10 million monthly users make the best financial decisions. Accelerate your career and become a pioneer in your field with a leading fintech company that seeks to push the boundaries of your imagination and is committed to growing your career. 

Reputation: We are backed by world-class organizations and companies and have raised over US$110 million from investors including Experian, Pacific Century Group, IFC - a member of the World Bank Group

 
EEO Statement 
Hyphen Group is an equal opportunity employer. We value, support and respect all individuals and is committed to maintaining an inclusive and diverse working environment. Decisions in hiring are based on business needs, requirements of the job and individual qualifications and shall not be influenced by any consideration of race, ethnic or national origin, religion, sex (including gender identity and/or expression), age, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, disability, genetic information, political affiliation or other applicable legally protected characteristics.
 
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THE ROLE

Operating within the Regional Finance team, the Head of FP&A will lead our Financial Planning and Analysis function responsible for all planning processes, including annual budgets, monthly forecasts, and long-range business plans, and financial reporting to stakeholders of the Group. This role will report to the Group Finance Director, with a dotted line to the CFO. The ideal candidate is a strong leader with experience in building and growing teams. The role will drive strategic analysis in a cross-functional, matrixed organization across multiple product lines and locations. The right candidate will drive business insights and continuous improvement, bring a quantitative, data-driven mindset, and have outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.

YOUR TASK

  • Work closely with the Group Finance Director, CFO and regional leadership teams across businesses, markets and functions on the overall financial management of the region
  • Take charge to develop and manage the region wide annual budgeting and forecasting processes including timeline, meetings, quality reviews and reporting
  • Evaluate business and reporting processes to drive efficiencies; drive continuous improvement initiatives and share best practices
  • Create and maintain useful reports and analysis tools to support business initiatives and decision making leveraging available tools
  • Manage region wide reporting processes including monthly forecast calendars, executive presentations, business reviews and general reporting communications including analysis of key performance indicators, trends and areas of concern.
  • Perform quality reviews and analyses of financial results and forecasts
  • Work closely with CFO to critically evaluate scope, risks and potential returns of new projects and initiatives including preparation of ROI analysis, project prioritization and monitoring of capital budgets
  • Assist Group Finance Director in the preparation of monthly and quarterly reporting to top management and review of financials from subsidiaries.  
  • Lead FP&A team including holding regular FP&A meetings to update the team on performance, projects, finance systems and other areas of finance and be a resource for local finance teams
  • Provide ongoing direction and constructive feedback to FP&A team members to ensure the efficient and effective delivery of support services to market and regional leadership
  • Establish FP&A team objectives to align with company goals and evaluate performance against established KPIs
  • Share best practices, good ideas, and mistakes freely to establish trust, transparency, and teamwork with the regional and global finance communities. Leverage best practices wherever they may be generated and proactively seek and suggest better ways of getting things done

SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or similar
  • At least 10+ years in FP&A or similar financial roles. Preferred candidate is a self-starter, who has been involved in building an FP&A function before, preferably at a startup or growth stage company
  • Possess advanced knowledge and experience with financial accounting, corporate finance and business intelligence systems as well as advanced skills in financial modeling using Microsoft Excel and presentations using PowerPoint
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Able to articulate complex financial concepts
  • Strong financial modeling and analysis skills; good business acumen and ability to identify data anomalies, trends or deviations and introduce strategies for improvement
  • Client service oriented and fosters positive working relationships with a partnering approach
  • Well organized with strong time management skills and attention to detail; follows through on multiple projects and juggles conflicting priorities in a fast-paced and changing environment; sets and meets deadlines
  • Experience in collaborating with a team of colleagues; can effectively delegate, coach and leverage resources
  • Leads by example, demonstrates strong work ethic, has initiative and is a self-starter Skilled in conflict resolution and problem solving, a creative thinker

What can you expect from us?

Impact: We are actively empowering and connecting people to a better financial future. Join us if you want to help us achieve our mission. 

Work: We have a team of over 350 talented individuals in 6 markets who are hyper passionate about building innovative financial solutions and making an impact on people’s lives. 

Culture: We take our work seriously but don’t hesitate to keep things light. We can only create magic when we have a little bit of fun. 

Thrive: We launched in 2014 and fast-forward 7 years we now help over 10 million monthly users make the best financial decisions. Accelerate your career and become a pioneer in your field with a leading fintech company that seeks to push the boundaries of your imagination and is committed to growing your career. 

Reputation: We are backed by world-class organizations and companies and have raised over US$110 million from investors including Experian, Pacific Century Group, IFC - a member of the World Bank Group

 
EEO Statement 
Hyphen Group is an equal opportunity employer. We value, support and respect all individuals and is committed to maintaining an inclusive and diverse working environment. Decisions in hiring are based on business needs, requirements of the job and individual qualifications and shall not be influenced by any consideration of race, ethnic or national origin, religion, sex (including gender identity and/or expression), age, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, disability, genetic information, political affiliation or other applicable legally protected characteristics.