ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES
MAIN PURPOSE OF ROLE
Partner with the division commercial functions and senior management team to drive business performance and deliver transparency, accuracy, and excellence in financial processes
Lead the financial planning processes of EPD Vietnam including, but not limited to : LBE cycles, sales forecast, monthly performance tracking, cashflow forecast, CAPEX forecast, etc.
and provide in-depth financial analysis to the affiliate business leads and area / global finance organizations
Oversee all finance processes, implement continuous process improvement to improve internal control, mitigate potential operational / financial risks as well as enhance efficiency, effectiveness of finance operations
Manage finance related processes with distributor and ensure accuracy of all financial and accounting data from distributor
Ensure accurate and timely month / quarter / year-end closing
Ensure management report is prepared and submitted in a timely and accurate manner
Autonomously evaluate and analyze financial information and business trends to develop reconciliations, variance explanations, risk assessments, and solutions.
Provide financial advice, counseling, and recommendation that significantly influence the decision-making process and direction of commercial function leaders.
Develop and drive embedment of financial processes and tools (LBE, ROI, Gross to Net, Cost to serve, etc.) for better control and predictability.
Help institutionalize an ROI mentality across the organization.
Maintain the pricing, discount & volume details and update accordingly based on commercial functions’ inputs. Calculate sales volume, price, and standard margin variances of SKUs within the business unit.
Explain variances based on marketing and trade feedback.
Update and monitor market status of products. Understand the impact of market dynamics, share, and innovation on the forecast assumptions.
Ensure company sales forecast is based on measurable assumptions and is aligned to understanding of market dynamics.
Evaluate margin impact related to investment decisions, pricing and promotions, and business development opportunities to commercial function leaders to support the making of decisions.
Control SG&A and costs in line with approved plan and LBEs. Closely monitor costs and advise commercial functions on cost optimization initiatives.
Maintain affiliate P&L actuals and forecast. Integrate affiliate’s assumptions into the P&L, and communicate in an efficient manner.
Perform financial analysis to support the Demand Planning function during IFR & S&OP preparation.
Set up automated templates & reports. Maintain or improve existing financial templates and reports.
Carry out special projects as directed by the Commercial Finance Director.
MINIMUM BACKGROUND / EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
Minimum 5 years in managerial position
Experience in Commercial Finance, FP&A, finance business partnering
Professional Skill :
Behavioral / Leadership Skill
Language Skill : Good command of English
Computer Skill : Advanced in MS Excel and PowerPoint, PowerBI experience is a plus
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED
Bachelor Degree in Finance or Accounting
ACCA / CMA preferred