[Position] FP&A Associate Manager
[Salary] 7~10 million JPY
Note: Applicants must have permission to work in Japan and Fluent ~ Native level Japanese
Global Apparel Company
GENERAL SUMMARY: This position is responsible for coordinating the Annual Budget and Monthly Forecast including providing guidance to all departments in Japan HQ and team members, managing communications with global finance and corporate to ensure all the deliverables meet timelines. Additional responsibilities include ad hoc analysis to provide recommendations to business partners to drive business growth.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for profit and loss statement monthly forecast, annual budget and long range plan. Individual will partner with cross-functional business partners and other members of Finance.
Clearly explain drivers of variances from prior forecast, budget and prior year towards Japan KK leadership as well as global finance partners and leaders.
Lead and other finance members to ensure expected updates are reflected in the submission in a timely manner
Support business partners by providing analysis on effectiveness and making suggestions to allow effective cost investment to drive business
Identify cost effectiveness opportunities to optimize capex and action to materialize opportunities through cross functional business partners
Lead initiatives whenever come up as business needs
Identify and manage risks and opportunities in the forecast/budget
Develop and manage strong relationship with business partners in other departments, team members and US counterparts at many levels of the organization
Partner with Marketing and Visual teams to manage marketing budget to maximize customer impact
Develop Financial targets and hindsight key marketing investments to maximize profitability
Provide data to outside vendor to guide investment decisions the provide high ROAS (return on ad spend)
Recap and report weekly/monthly/quarterly business performance and understand the high level business status
Recap and report the key event results
Understand forecast/margin forecast changes updated by company planning team and communicates effectively for the smooth forecasting process
Education: University degree with Finance, Economics or Accounting degree (MBA a plus) Languages: Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both English and Japanese Computer Skills: Advanced Excel and PowerPoint. Essbase preferable.
4+ years of related experience
Strong analytical skills with proven experience in financial planning and analysis
Working knowledge of financial statement analysis and financial measurement
Strong communication and presentation skills (both verbal and written),
Ability to identify opportunities in both financial and operational area and make creative recommendations
A strong team player
Strong customer service skills to build relationship with various counterparts
Ability to work under pressure and concurrently manage and prioritize multiple tasks/projects
Super Flex time system
Under the COVID situation for the most part, FP&A team works from home and only goes to the office is absolutely necessary.
Very good work/life balance
Full 2 holiday week system (Sat/Sun) national holidays, New year's holiday, Annual Leave and more
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Seniority Level: Mid-Senior level
Job Function: Finance, Analyst