Job ref no.: 533528
DFI Retail Group

Commercial Finance Manager

DFI Retail Group

Your responsibility will be driving business performance conversations through their delivery of appropriate reporting and commentary which will influence the larger Dairy Farm Finance team in proving insightful analyst to their stakeholders.

Your will be required to have strong financial discipline, build a strong business partnership relationship with the commercial leaders in Asia, becoming a trusted and valued member of their teams.

In addition, you will identify and drive opportunities for innovative analysis on merchandise and category trends / emerging issues in Asia to support Commercial Finance & Strategy projects.

Is this your next challenge in financial analysis?

  • Shape the role of financial business partnership in Asia, working closely with senior commercial leadership team to lead and develop the annual budget and re-forecasts including commentary for regular business review
  • Lead and support development the financial strategy needed to support category and business objectives
  • Provide complete, accurate and timely management reporting and business insights to senior management
  • Lead the budget and forecasting process including planning, budgeting and forecasting of sales, margins and working capital
  • Responsible for providing enhanced commercial reporting and insights of key KPIs, including deep dive root cause analysis, identify cost savings opportunities
  • Provide analytical support to other functions as requested
  • Support financial and strategic projects as requested
  • Supervise business cases for any new business initiatives
  • Lead and initiate enhancements to reporting and insight generation

Do you have experience in Finance and Accounting?

  • A CA/CPA/CIMA/CFA qualification
  • Experience in leading and managing a team
  • 7+ years of relevant commercial finance experience working with complex organisations, turnaround, face paced environment, preferably within supermarket retail, consumer business, big4 accounting or management consulting
  • Proven experience in structured problem solving with the ability to identify financial opportunities / issues and implement continuous improvement
  • Strong management and influencing skills
  • The ability to review processes to understand impacts on financial outcomes and make recommendations for improvement
  • Exceptional interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Exceptional in engaging, collaborating and influencing both financial and non-financial stakeholders such as Commercial / Merchandising / Buying, Supply Chain, Operations functions
  • Strong culture awareness in Asia, a good command of English and Asian language (verbal and written)
  • Strong strategy and project manage experience, including project planning, scheduling and accountability management
  • Ability to facilitate and orchestrate complex discussions, engage participants in collaborative, drive meetings forward whiles effectively handling conflicting opinions
  • A “gravitas" so as to hold the business to account in delivery its performance objectives

If you have the right skills and experience, this is an opportunity to build your career with Pan Asia’s leading retailer.

DFI Retail Group is an equal opportunity employer and responsible for ensuring that all personal information collected from each Candidate presented to DFI Retail Group is used for recruitment purposes only and the personal data will be kept and handled confidentially. We will retain the applications of candidates not selected for a period of no more than 24 months. The data collection process is in accordance with all applicable laws and compliant with the Code of Practice on Human Resource Management.

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Issued by The Dairy Farm Company, Limited

More job information
Job ref no. 533528
Job Function
  • Eastern District
Employment Term
  • Full-time
  • 7 years - 12 years
Career Level
  • Middle management level
  • Degree