Operating as a leader of central finance function, the Senior Finance Manager will lead, facilitate, co-ordinate and ensure timely and quality deliverables relating to financial strategic and annual planning, monthly rolling forecast, periodical and ad-hoc reports and analysis, product costing and analysis, study load and revenue plan, data warehouse setup and maintenance, to assist the University in achieving business targets
The Senior Finance Manager is responsible to lead a team to deliver timely, effective and efficient financial services to the University, including and not limit to :
Leadership and people management :
Responsible to build and maintain a culture that supports team collaboration, result-orientation, outstanding customer service, integrity, continuous improvement and striving for excellent performance
Recruit, train, retain and manage team performance to ensure outstanding support to facilitate the work of Commercial & Finance Managers (CFMs)
Ensure strong and effective relationships with key stakeholders both in country and with Headquarters
Data Management and Financial Models
Establish and maintain Data Warehouse from various systems used at RMIT (Students Records System, Accounting System, Workforce Management System )
Lead to build Data Models as needed for future forecast and data analysis purpose
Study Load Plan (Profile Development) :
Understand RMIT business in terms of enrolment performance and future forecasting
Lead annual and periodical planning cycles for study load plan by planning activities and coordinating with Schools Managers, Student Recruitment and CFMs
Obtain deep insights on academic operations, student recruitment and admission activities in order to predict the future study load of both commencing and returning students cohorts in all existing programs and products
Predict study load for new programs using market intelligence and business insight of similar programs
Deliver regular and / or ad hoc enrolment performance reporting comparing actuals trends against target by multiple cohorts to meet the needs of the University
Develop and propose suitable costing methodology
Design and implement costing model based on the selected costing methodology
Provide actual reports on product cost and profitability versus plan with analysis and commentaries on deviations
Update product costing model in response to changing environments
Financial Budgeting and Planning
Lead and manage University financial performance in collaboration with Heads of School / Division and respective CFMs
Lead finance function in strategic long-term, annual budgetary and monthly rolling forecast planning processes (from load plan, revenue, workforce, OPEX to CAPEX)
Work closely with both Revenue Owners and Expense Owners, especially shared resources pools (Property Services, ITS, HR ) in both long-term and annual planning activities to build sustainable and realistic financial plans for the University
Accountable for all university financial reports being accurate and available in a timely manner.
Responsible to provide product costing reports and analysis, highlighting gaps between planned and actual product profitability performance and work with CFMs to identify reasons and provide commentary
Strategy Development, Control, Compliance and Risk Management
Develop strategies for Finance to deliver added values to the University and partner with business
Be Subject Matter Expert in Strategic / Long-term Plan, Annual Planning, Load Plan and Product Costing
Ensure compliance and adherence to financial reporting standards that the University adopt.
Identify and monitor business risks and opportunities on a real-time basis, develop and initiate action plans to address identified gaps
KEY SELECTION CRITERIA
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or equivalent experience.
A minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in management and financial planning and analysis in medium or large-sized multinational organization(s)
Maturity and seniority, strong leadership and effective stakeholder management skills in matrix environment
Demonstrated experience in producing comprehensive, high-impact financial and business analyses that can influence business strategies and decisions
Demonstrated experience in continuous improvement initiatives, root cause analysis and change management
Result-oriented, self-starter and effective problem-solver that quickly grasps tasks, operate independently and delivery quality results with minimal supervision
Strong financial modeling and data analytical skills
Ability to derive insights and opportunities from complex data sources, work with detail, analyze data in an organized and objective manner and determine actions based on data analytics and insights
Ability to respond to multiple changing priorities while demonstrating sound judgment and exercising prudent decision making
Proven capability to lead projects and teams, to work collaboratively with and effectively manage key stakeholders at all levels and functions
Proven capability to drive and manage change in a difficult environment, with a strong can do , customer-focused and result-oriented mindset.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills including ability to develop and deliver presentations
A good fit with RMIT Values (Agility-Courage-Imagination-Impact-Inclusion-Passion)
Unique opportunity to work within a multi-lingual, multi-cultural environment with creative and innovative committed colleagues.
Attractive and competitive salary package, negotiable based on candidate experience, knowledge and skill sets
13th month Tet bonus
Private premium medical insurance
20 days annual leave, 10 days sick leave per annum
Education fee support for staff dependents after a qualifying period
TO FIND OUT MORE
For further information about this role, please click on the Job Description document below.
Finance Senior Finance Manager Nov 2019 PSV9.docx
ENGLISH PROFICIENCY REQUIREMENTS
If English is not your native language then you will be required to demonstrate a minimum English language proficiency standard at a Advanced level (Linguaskill 170 or equivalent to IELTS (General) 6.
5. RMIT Vietnam will require you to complete a Linguaskill test to assess your level of English before an offer of employment can be made.
HOW TO APPLY
Click on the Apply Now’ link. Applications close 15 December 2019