Manager, Tech FP&A

  • Grab
  • Singapore
  • Jan 16, 2020

Job Description

Get to know the Role:

You will be part of the Regional FP&A team supporting Chief Technology Officers and Group Head of Product, Design and Analytics and their leadership teams.  As a Tech FP&A manager, you will be expected to play the role of a Finance business partner (FBP) for the Tech organization and partner with People Operations, Technology Procurement to manage their day-to-day activities.  Key success factors for this role include strong analytical skills, good communication and presentation skills, good business acumen and ability to work independently in a start-up environment. This role will report to the Senior Manager of FP&A, based out of Singapore HQ.

The day-to-day activities:

  • Support and manage the budgeting, forecasting and long-term planning process for the Tech organization as part of the Regional FP&A/Center of Excellence (COE) team.
  • Track and monitor actual spending against budget for all R&D centers across different countries and various time zones to provide insights on Engineering spend and Total Overhead Costs (including staff costs and G&A spend)
  • Involved in cost optimization initiatives/opportunities in a large and complex technology company.
  • Besides working with business teams, you will be expected to work with the wider FP&A and Accounting Teams to improve processes and tools
  • Able to deal with multiple stakeholders across all management levels in multiple countries.
  • Able to understand lifecycles of technology projects and design and develop governance models/ cadence process to predict spending trends and steer the teams to manage spend within the approved budget.
  • Able to support and conduct monthly review of Tech spending with the Executive Leadership teams.
  • Experienced in working in a fast-paced environment with high performing teams.

The must haves:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting (or related)
  • Advanced Excel skills in building complex financial models and exposure to Oracle/Accounting systems.  Experience with using TM1 system/ Anaplan system.
  • Ability to translate business requirements / queries into financial analysis and financial projections/models.
  • More than 10 years of experience in financial/business analysis and supporting business teams. Preferably with experience in business partnering.
  • Strong sense of ownership to see projects to completion.
  • Good communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong integrity and not afraid to raise concerns or highlight opportunities.
  • Good problem-solving skills and ability to think creatively “outside the box”