Assistant Finance Manager









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Christian Bassett is recruiting a Assistant Finance Manager, SEA for a European luxury fashion company.

• Reporting to the Financial Controller, this role is a key finance business partner for our Southeast Asia business. 
• This role will also work with the company’s Finance Shared Service team to ensure the timely and accurate execution of the monthly reporting and is responsible for the Forecasting and Analysis for the SEA business.
How you will contribute
Financial Reporting (20%)
• Ensure timely and accurate preparation and submission of monthly management reports, including sales and inventory analysis, for management review and group consolidation.
• Review tririga lease information submitted by shared services team.
• Prepare, analyses and share all monthly reporting packages for review with APAC team.
• Follow up with Store Planning to ensure all committed capex are well recorded and aligned with approved capex.
• Communicate monthly spending reports to Budget owners for monitoring and tracking of spend versus Budget / Forecasts
• Coordinate with SSC for compliance to auditors, tax consultants, bankers and government agencies; reviewing schedules to assess the accuracy of the financial reporting.
Budget & Forecasts (50%)
• Responsible for the timely submission for budget and forecasts for SEA entities and the reporting package to APAC
Controlling (20%)
• Cost management and control with budget owners to manage budget and justify spending.
• Working with Retail team in SEA, to guide and support business plans, projects roll out instore.
• Review and ensure improvement in business process, to ensure all compliance to regulations and group policy.
New Projects & Contracts (10%)
• Prepare financial model and feasibility studies for new business opportunities.
• Coordinate the legal review on Lease agreements before submission to HQ before director’s signatory.
• Monthly submission of Leases summary.
• Key contact for Finance transformation project for Brand with SSC to ensure successful roll out to SAP and other application.
• Bachelor’s Degree in finance/Accounting/Economics with CA/CPA qualifications or its equivalent.
• 5 to 6 years of relevant working experience, preferably in luxury retail industry.
• Audit or Internal Control experience preferred but not a must.
• High proficiency in Excel and other Microsoft Office applications.
• Preferably knowledge in SAP, HFM and Power BI.
• Excellent communication, analytical, written, and interpersonal skills
• Ability to meet deadlines and work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment
• Attention to detail and problem-solving skills
Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.