Finance Business Partner
Hong Kong

Job Reference: HKX-FIN-06222

Location: Hong Kong

Closing Date: 31/12/2019

Department: IM - Finance - Asia

Division: Informa Markets

JOB SUMMARY: 

This position utilizes solid knowledge of Informa finance processes and systems to deliver accurate and timely financial reporting and analysis in support of business goals. Operating in a culture of accountability and continuous improvement, the position demonstrates a passion for data integrity and problem-solving, working closely with finance and commercial teams to deliver "right first time" insight and analysis.

 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Budgeting & Monthly Forecast

  • Responsible for building accurate business budgets / forecasts and timely data submission in accordance to Group guidelines
  • Work with commercial team proactively to identify key commercial issues and ensure commentary highlights are reported to management concisely
  • Anticipate potential review questions and analyze them in advance (with supporting analysis where appropriate)
  • Identify and report risks and opportunities for respective businesses / events timely
  • Ensure reporting packs include relevant and accurate supporting analyses and review packs with finance team leader and commercial team
  • Provide timely cost analysis of committed costs hitting the GL and open POs
  • Analyze P&L variances and present results concisely to finance team leader and commercial team
  • Support finance team leaderand commercial team in annual 3-Year Planning process for respective businesses

 

Event planning

  • Provide support to commercial team in the event plan preparation with accurate and relevant data and ensure timely submission
  • Support finance team leader with analyses to provide commercial and strategic insight to business leaders in setting product/portfolio strategy
  • Proactively track and timely report new launches and measure performance against launch plans

 

Revenue and cost accruals

  • Work with commercial team to ensure revenue is recognized timely and in accordance to Group guidelines
  • Work with finance team leaderto ensure accruals are recorded in accordance to Group guidelines
  • Ensure timely release of cost accruals

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:                   

  • Minimum 7 years of FP&A experience of which at least 3 years in regional office required
  • Proven track record in working as finance liaison to the business.
  • Solid understanding of ERP systems, Hyperion strongly preferred, and analysis tools to provide commercial insight. Working knowledge of Oracle and / or SAP required.
  • Think out of the box attitude and strong problem solving skills
  • Collaborative and open minded to different cultures and mind sets
  • Able to communicate effectively with peers and supervisors
  • Fluent in English and conversational Mandarin capability

 

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