Location : Hong Kong or Singapore

 

We’re one of the world’s leading providers of online privacy and security services for consumers. Founded in 2009, we’ve grown to a team of more than 700 people across the globe, with a site that appears in 18 languages for millions of active paying customers in over a hundred countries. Our brand is recognized by hundreds of millions of people worldwide. We see huge growth in our industry, and are rapidly gaining market share through strong execution.

About the Head of Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) position

We’re looking for a candidate who is well-versed in a variety of financial planning and accounting disciplines, who can hit the ground running as a key internal financial consultant within the company. This is a unique opportunity to build the FP&A team from the ground up, then lead and manage your team to run the budget, forecast, and planning functions within the company. We look forward to adding you to our dynamic, fast-growing company.

Responsibilities

  • Business partner within the organisation who acts as an internal financial consultant for all critical decisions and provides solutions to drive profitability:
    • Partner with various stakeholders to build investment option analysis
    • Provide knowledgeable, independent financial analysis to support stakeholders on decision making
  • Oversee the Budget, Forecast and Planning function
    • Develop and manage the implementation of a budgeting and forecasting process 
    • Research and recommend user-friendly tools to support the budgeting process 
    • Prepare comprehensive financial models with a full set of financial statements, assumptions and metrics
    • Collaborate and manage input assumptions from various stakeholders 
    • Analyze past results and future outcomes to develop recommendations for change in model assumptions
    • Perform sensitivity analysis to assess reasonable range of outcomes (Base, Best, Worst case)
    • Perform postmortems  
  • Prepare analysis of monthly forecast vs. actual results
    • Highlight and understand major forecast assumptions/deviations from actual and their effects on financial outlook
    • To do the above, work with various stakeholders to gain understanding, affirm, or challenge assumptions 
    • Leverage on postmortem conclusions  
  • Provide guidance on best practices of financial analyses, financial modelling and scenario analysis/business case justification 

 

Your team is responsible for all aspects of financial planning and analysis within ExpressVPN, including but not limited to, and in no particular order:

  1. Budgeting
  2. Financial planning and analysis
  3. Management Reporting 
  4. Balancing between business controllership and business partnering with all stakeholders

 

Required Skills:

  • Preferably 8+ years of overall experience, with at least 3 years in leading an FP&A / Business partnering function 
  • At least 3 years of experience as a line manager, including significant experience in hiring
  • Degree in accounting, economics, or commerce, preferably a CPA/equivalent
  • Ability to structure data into useful information for varying business audiences
  • Strong analytical skills and business acumen
  • Microsoft Office/equivalent skills, plus advanced Excel skills, with ability to structure financial models for sensitivity analysis and usage by non-finance users 
  • Meticulous, with high level of attention to detail 
  • Strong English verbal and written communication skills

 

Nice-to-have Skills: 

  • Programming skills (e.g. SQL) 
  • M&A experience (e.g. corporate valuation, financial due diligence) 

 

 What we offer

  • Challenging work in a fun and collaborative environment
  • Attractive compensation and time-off benefits
  • Spacious open-concept and centrally located offices
  • Full-time employment with flexible working hours
  • Fully stocked pantry with breakfast foods, fresh fruit and snacks
  • Team lunches and company events every quarter
  • Multicultural teams represented by 30+ nationalities

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