You will provide professional guidance and support in any aspect linked with planning, forecasting and monitoring performance against targets. You will deliver direct and effective support to Regional SBU Leads by providing assurance on the integrity of our financial management reports and confirming the accuracy of our reports on business performance.

Details

Reference number SIN-FIN-0014
Location Singapore
Salary Indefinite
Duration Pay band 7 - Competitive
Closing date Monday 20 May 2019

Role overview

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT/TEAM

The Finance function is structured along functional lines with the aim of embedding the ‘three lines of defence’ model at its heart, clearly separating the financial control (first line) and risk and assurance (second line) functions, ensuring the integrity of our results and the strength of our controls. This will allow the organisation to focus more easily on business decision making, strategic planning, budgeting and forecasting on the basis of accurate monthly results. 

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING AND WHY

You will provide professional guidance and support in any aspect linked with planning, forecasting and monitoring performance against targets. You will deliver direct and effective support to Regional SBU Leads by providing assurance on the integrity of our financial management reports and confirming the accuracy of our reports on business performance. The role is in charge of analysing and interpreting long and short term financial and operational plans as well as business performance against targets through management reporting, including the analysis and interpretation of financial trends, variance analysis and financial impact assessment.

WHAT IS INTERESTING ABOUT IT

You will be part of the FP&A team that may be dispersed across the region. The Finance function works in a matrix environment with SBU experts advising the business on FP&A, whilst reporting lines are within the expertise (ie. Reporting to the Regional Head FP&A). The regional team also plays an interface role joining countries with the UK on global initiatives. 

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

You should financial qualification or equivalent with minimum 2 years of working experience with the commercial business. On top of that, you would have experience in financial planning, reporting and monitoring financial performance.

BENEFITS OF WORKING AT THE BRITISH COUNCIL

- Smart working (most of us hot-desk!) 
- Enjoy more than 20 days of Annual leave 
- Year-end bonus and annual bonus scheme

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How to apply

https://tinyurl.com/SIN-FIN-0014e