Based in Penang's Finance Operation Center reporting to the Financial Planning & Analysis Manager with matrix to the Regional FP&A Controller, this critical role will be focusing on consolidating, examining, analyzing, evaluating and reporting financial performance of channel business in Asia Pacific to Corporate.
Channel Analyst will support Channel Finance Director, working closely with country controllers and business ops team.
The key responsibilities are, amongst others, the following:-
Conduct quantitative and qualitative analysis on the financial performance of the channel activity for Asia Pacific, including Profit & Loss review, developing gross margin bridges, variance analysis and build business commentaries fit for Corporate Executives;
Responsible for the quarterly and annual Planning and Forecasting exercise through reviews with stakeholders and Country Controllers on historical business trends and future requirements, this includes budget planning and gross margin forecasting;
Overseeing channel reporting, performing SIP analysis, shipment-hold verification, prepare and provide ad-hoc analysis and reporting as required by Senior Leadership;
Being a Finance subject-matter expert on channel activities, collaborate closely with Regional Segment Lead to develop impactful strategic recommendations and drive business initiatives via deep financial and operational analytics, benchmarking and market modeling; and
Develop business cases and/or financial views to provide current market insights and business intelligence to senior managements. Expand functional capabilities and influence to adjacent segments and become a full business partner in decision making and strategic framing.