About Carousell

Carousell is one of the world’s largest and fastest growing mobile classifieds apps. Since our launch in May 2012, we’ve expanded into 19 major cities with over 100 million listings. As a team of passionate individuals working together to solve meaningful problems, we are mission-oriented; we want to build products that make it easy for anyone to sell and inspire them to fill their lives with more meaningful things.

About The Role

We’re looking for a Financial Manager to join and lead the Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) team in Singapore. The FP&A team drives critical analyses and deliver meaningful and actionable financial insights to various teams through revenue forecasting, budgeting, cost management & financial modelling. You will be a key anchor for our team and will work closely with every department & team to support them.

Responsibilities:

  • Revenue forecasting
    • Grasp nuances and learnings of the industry and business quickly
    • Translate findings into robust and dynamic models with logical assumptions, and be ready to evolve them as the business changes rapidly
    • Be highly data-oriented and thorough in gathering raw business data, and exercise creativity in finding ways to structure it in a way that is usable for financial analysis
    • Engage in open sharing and healthy debate with business teams, bringing a point of view
  • Budgeting and cost management:
    • Run budgeting and forecasting, monthly variance analysis (vs. budget), monthly reviews, and monthly adjustments to the rolling forecast
    • Expected to go beyond the numbers to understand the business operations
    • Able to identify and recommend possible areas of optimization
    • Business acumen needed to understand the key drivers of cost
    • Highly efficient in dealing with scores of data, reports, while maintaining effectiveness
    • Educate the business users on financials, trends and implications for the future
  • Financial analysis:
    • Well-versed in the three statements (P&L, B/S, C/F), how they are interrelated
    • Strong fundamentals in financial statement analysis, including the key operational metrics
    • Ability to create and present scenario or sensitivity analysis to illustrate the impact of various initiatives
  • Reporting
    • Report regularly on revenue landing in the near-term, tracking against budgets, potential upside and downside scenarios where applicable, or other ad-hoc analysis
    • Support monthly board communications including consolidating and presenting financials and key KPIs
    • Work closely with the accounting and data teams to enforce data integrity and appropriate application of accounting principles
    • Guide the evolution of various reporting mechanisms / dashboards to ensure the right level of visibility over the business’ performance

You have:

  • Preferably one of the following:
    • 4 - 6 years of experience in an FP&A, business partner, or equivalent in-house role with demonstrated experience in playing a leading role in the aforementioned responsibilities
    • 1 - 3 years of experience in a fast-paced environment (corporate finance advisory, investment banking, consulting, corporate strategy, or a related field) with demonstrated experience in financial modeling, business analysis working under significant pressure
    • 1 - 3 years of experience managing a team of FP&A executives, very internal processes driven
  • Top-notch understanding of accounting and finance fundamentals as described above
  • Advanced modelling and presentation structuring skills
  • Highest standards of accuracy and precision; highly organized.
  • Strong interpersonal skills required to work alongside dynamic individuals
  • Demonstrated ability to roll-up sleeves and work with team members in a hands-on capacity
  • High-level of energy and dedication; ability to juggle multiple tasks, and tight deadlines

Why working at Carousell

  • Inspiring workplace 
  • Flexibility for a great work life balance
  • Opportunities for career progression and internal mobility
  • Rewarding benefits
  • Amazing company culture
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