Financial Planning & Analysis Manager

  • Sector: Monroe Digital & E-Commerce
  • Contact: Patricia Gundran
  • Contact Email: patricia.gundran@monroeconsulting.com.ph
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Client: Monroe Consulting Group
  • Location: Quezon City
  • Salary: PHP70000 - PHP90000 per month
  • Expiry Date: 07 December 2021
  • Job Ref: BBBH200815_1636293394


Executive recruitment company Monroe Consulting Group Philippines is recruiting on behalf of an Ayala company and a global leader in creative design and execution at scale for print and digital solutions for SMBs. Our client is looking for a Financial Planning & Analysis Manager. The job is based in Quezon City, Philippines but currently offers a temporary WFH setup.

Job Summary:

The Financial Planning & Analysis Manager is responsible for analyzing, preparing, and reconciling accounting and technical data as well as prepare reports. Simultaneously, the Financial Planning & Analysis Specialist/Manager is tasked to always think and devise ways to streamline and minimize cycle times through automated applications and process improvement. The successful candidate shall develop recommendations effecting business procedures and operations and maintain financial and reporting systems.

Key job responsibilities include:

  • Managing annual/continual financial planning activities for product areas, providing business rationale and decisions for all month-end financial performance and forecasting, conducting reviews and analysis on product financial performance, consumption/demand planning, budgeting, billing, trends, and exception reports
  • Efficiency reporting, analytics and strategy - including, but not limited to - location strategy, span of control, reporting and analytics
  • Creating financial business cases supporting business initiatives
  • Reporting on and monitoring key metrics, driving data quality initiatives across the product area, and helping define future needs of the product area
  • Developing and tracking performance metrics, creating presentations, and generally providing financial analysis on a variety of topics to senior management
  • Performing variance analysis to understand the key drivers of the results and presenting commentary to senior managers, explaining changes from prior forecasts/budgets
  • Helping design new reports and dashboards to efficiently deliver the financial results to senior management
  • Enhancing controls and streamlining processes, introducing automation where possible
  • Perform other tasks as requested

Key job requirements include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or a subject of a technical nature
  • 3- 5 years of work experience for specialist, preferably in Financial Services, and/or accounting/controller background (more than 5 years of direct relevant experience to be considered for the manager level)
  • Advanced skills in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Financial modeling experience with understanding of how the P&L, Balance Sheet and Cashflow, Statement connect to each other
  • Proficiency with data mining/gathering and manipulation of data sets
  • Inquisitive, enthusiastic and diligent, and capable of challenging peers
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to articulate complex issues clearly
  • Ability to create ad hoc reporting for senior management
  • Proven track record for executing on special projects / assignments, often with little lead time or information
  • Highly motivated and able to thrive and think clearly under pressure and tight deadlines
  • Team player with the ability to be respected as a trusted partner for the Business, Finance, and FP&A Teams
  • Highly motivated self-starter with excellent time management/prioritization skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with ability to analyze large data sets and present conclusions concisely