You will support the Financial Planning and Analysis Lead in providing professional guidance and support in any aspect linked with planning, forecasting and monitoring performance against targets 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-0029
Location Singapore
Salary Indefinite
Duration Pay band 7 - Competitive
Closing date Sunday 22 September 2019

Role overview

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT/TEAM

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust. 

We work with over 100 countries across the world in the fields of arts and culture, English language, education and civil society. Last year we reached over 80 million people directly and 791 million people overall including online, broadcasts and publications. Founded in 1934, we are a UK charity governed by Royal Charter and a UK public body.

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING AND WHY

You will support the Financial Planning and Analysis Lead in providing professional guidance and support in any aspect linked with planning, forecasting and monitoring performance against targets by providing assurance on the integrity of our financial management reports and confirming the accuracy of our reports on business performance. 

You will 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. This post will be part of the regional FP&A team that will support an individual Regional SBU Lead.

WHAT IS INTERESTING ABOUT IT

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. Knowledge in SAP accounting system would be advantageous.

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

Our work makes a lasting difference by building more inclusive societies and supporting people’s prospects.

Together, we can do more.

How to apply

https://tinyurl.com/SIN-FIN-0029e