Financial Analyst - FP&A South APAC

Recruiter
Burberry
Location
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Posted
20 Jul 2022
Closes
17 Sep 2022
Ref
153317-en_GB
Function
Finance
Level
Manager
INTRODUCTION

At Burberry, we believe creativity opens spaces. Our purpose is to unlock the power of imagination to push boundaries and open new possibilities for our people, our customers and our communities. This is the core belief that has guided Burberry since it was founded in 1856 and is central to how we operate as a company today.

We aim to provide an environment for creative minds from different backgrounds to thrive, bringing a wide range of skills and experiences to everything we do. As a purposeful, values-driven brand, we are committed to being a force for good in the world as well, creating the next generation of sustainable luxury for customers, driving industry change and championing our communities.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Business partner within the finance team and across different functions, providing insightful analysis on business performance
  • Liaise different local department heads to obtain information to perform the financial analysis
  • Support the Financial Controllers/commercial finance business partners in understanding the results versus Budget, Forecast and Prior Year through detailed analysis and liaison with the wider Finance team
  • Prepare market budgets and forecasts, including system load reconciliations and checks
  • Assist in the preparation of capital expenditure business proposals
  • Partner with local accounting team to ensure monthly accounts are accurate and properly prepared
  • Support other pieces of ad hoc tasks within the team inclusive of real estate portfolio analysis, opex and regional consolidation
  • Understand the recent trends and areas for improvement.
  • Continuously improving the processes, controls and quality of deliverables, challenge current ways of working to make these more efficient and effective
  • Respond to ad hoc queries, and analysis as required. Prioritising work effectively to ensure that these queries are responded to on a timely basis


Connecting with others
  • SAP FP&A team
  • Group FP&A team
  • Local cross functional teams


PERSONAL PROFILE

  • Degree in Accounting, professional qualification or related disciplines.
  • 3-5 years' experience gained in professional services and/ or commercial/ FP&A finance. Retail experience advantageous.
  • Strong analytical skills, ability to quickly understand and interpret complex information. Excellent attention to detail.
  • Strong Excel skills with experience of building and working with complex models and large data sets.
  • Focusses on continuous process improvement, and driving efficiencies.
  • Ability to build strong relationships, both with the wider Finance team globally and throughout the business.
  • Pay attention to details, dedicated, enthusiastic and self-motivated
  • Good commands of written and spoken English




  • Proficiency in Excel and other Microsoft application
  • Knowledge in using SAP and BW would be an advantage
  • Retail Finance, Financial Planning and Analysis, Reporting and Analysis or similar role within a large, listed, multinational company
  • Working within a multicurrency environment
  • Proven track record of delivering process improvements
  • Advanced excel skills
  • Experience of BPC, an advantage




Behaviours:
  • Hard working, pro-active and results driven
  • Team player who works collaboratively with own team, and broader stakeholders
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, adapting to rapid change and ambiguity
  • Able to understand the detail, and articulate variances
  • Embraces BPC, ensuring clear, concise and efficient reporting


MEASURES OF SUCCESS

  • Understand the drivers behind the Regions financial results
  • Maintain and roll over financial models
  • Anticipate requirements and continuously deliver to a high standard and on a timely basis
  • Demonstrate a commercial mind-set in work performed and in all interactions with the business
  • Develop strong relationships with the business
  • Continually seek to improve, formalise, or make processes more efficient




Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.

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