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Finance Business Analyst

Job Title: Finance Business Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Industry: Accounting & Finance
Salary: 4500000 - 7000000
Reference: 10960
Contact Name: Emile Ngene
Job Published 12th Feb 2019

Description

This longstanding European FMCG company is investing in its future by looking for young, open-minded and insightful Analysts to help drive its business further forward. Read on if this describes you:

Responsibilities
  • Responsible Finance & Business Analysis of the domestic business while driving constant process improvement, added value analysis and efficiency gains.
  • Work closely with Senior Finance Manager on financial analysis and Ad-hoc projects.
  • Deliver accurate and timely financial information (Volume, P&L, Cash Flow) to Local and Regional Management.
  • Demonstrate monthly financial analysis on actual brand performances (e.g. Volumes, Margins, A&P spending, P&L by brand, Top Line growth analysis…) and overall performance of the businesses (P&L, Cash Flow).
  • Demonstrate quarterly forecasts and annual budgets for brand performance, overall company P&L, cash flow, etc.
  • Provide value added information and analysis for Local and Regional Management.
  • Ensure global accounting for all aspects of the businesses are accurate, up-to-date and completed on a timely basis.
  • Maintain and develop good communications with joint venture counterparts as well as with other departments to obtain all necessary financial information on timely manner.
  • Coordinate and demonstrate specific analysis to be performed on the Domestic Business by developing additional analysis to monitor and drive the business (replenishment plans, P&L by brand…), ensure proper A&P.
  • Deliver reports and contribute to the variance analysis to the strategic project to improve the efficiency/profitability of the Company (develop effective financial dashboards, simplify current processes, drive Finance & Business Analysis support to other functions when required.

Requirements
  • Business level Japanese and English, spoken and written.
  • Finance related degree/MBA is preferable 
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience