Senior Manager / Associate Director, Financial Planning and Analysis, Regional Controllers

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong HK
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Manulife Hong Kong
  • 19 Aug 18 2018-08-19

Senior Manager / Associate Director, Financial Planning and Analysis, Regional Controllers

Are you looking for unlimited opportunities to develop and succeed? With work that challenges and makes a difference, within a flexible and supportive environment, we can help our customers achieve their dreams and aspirations.

Role Summary:

Act as a key strategic and financial advisor to the business senior executive team, providing articulated, in-depth and actionable analysis on KPIs. Help lead the Asia wide planning process collaborating with Group and Asia business units. Act as a change agent on existing process, seeking ongoing improvement and efficiency.

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor divisional performance in delivering strategic and business targets.
  • Develop and present well articulated, in-depth and actionable analysis of key financial components such as sales and expenses with a view of adding shareholder value.
  • Generate preparation of internal and external financial communications and presentations. Keep abreast of disclosures by competitors.
  • Manage region-wide financial forecasts and plans (involving 11 countries and territories).
  • Develop knowledge and relationships with Asian business units to guide plan process and understand/address issues.
  • Prepare and consolidate division plan materials/key metric trends to Asia division's senior management.
  • Advise and coordinate with Group (Head Office in Toronto) on divisional issues; comply with reporting requirements and meeting deliverable timeline.
  • Coordinate with Group and business units to develop Asia division annual incentive plan schemes; track quarterly performance results and calculate scores for year-end payout.
  • Prepare ad-hoc financial reports and financial analysis for senior management as required.
  • Drive improvement to existing process and build robust controls to support efficient forecasting and planning.


Qualifications:
  • Accounting, Finance or related degree.
  • 6-10 year's relevant experience.
  • Experience with the insurance a plus.

Knowledge/Skills:
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and organizational skills.
  • Detail-oriented; ability to establish appropriate checks on one's own or others' work product.
  • Demonstrated ability to implement and control financial systems and processes.
  • Ability to work well under tight deadlines.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Strong English communication (both written and verbal) and inter-personal skills.
  • Proficiency in Hyperion-Essbase is a plus.
About Manulife

Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group that helps people achieve their dreams and aspirations by putting customers' needs first and providing the right advice and solutions. We operate as John Hancock in the United States and Manulife elsewhere. We provide financial advice, insurance, as well as wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. At the end of 2016, we had approximately 35,000 employees, 70,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving more than 22 million customers. At the end of 2016, we had $977 billion (US$728 billion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months we made almost $26 billion in payments to our customers.

Our principal operations are in Asia, Canada and the United States where we have served customers for more than 100 years. With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we trade as 'MFC' on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges and under '945' in Hong Kong.

Manulife is committed to supporting a culture of diversity and accessibility across the organization. It is our priority to remove barriers to provide equal access to employment. A Human Resources representative will consult with applicants contacted to participate at any stage of the recruitment process who request an accommodation. Information received regarding the accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.