Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Posted 6 months ago

Manager, Financial Planning & Reporting

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia



  • Responsible for coordination, production and reporting of the Countries monthly management accounts, with responsibility for all Management level financial reporting, as well as coordinating the Countries budgeting and financial planning processes. Also to manage product pricing for the Countries


Key Accountabilities
Financial Planning & Reporting

  • Organise and communicate financial planning and reporting processes
  • Facilitates and produce the entire process of preparing financial reports and other reports including consolidation
  • Maintain financial data, historical and current
  • Assist user on business case (CAPEX & OPEX) preparation to predict the financial impact of the initiatives
  • Work closely with the Financial Accounting team to ensure management accounts adhere to edotco Group accounting policy
  • Review the consolidated management accounts and prepare associated commentary
  • Work with Finance Operations and Finance Shared Services to review balance sheet reconciliations
  • Work with Finance Operations, Finance Shared Services and Auditor to produce Statutory Audited Account
  • Coordinate the annual budgeting, forecasting and financial planning processes
  • Managing monthly financial, cash flow and KPI forecasting and reporting, including monthly variance analysis to budget and forecast
  • Consolidate Countries divisional submissions and prepare appropriate commentary and reporting to the Board/Group Management Committee
  • Prepare weekly operational reports
  • Prepare monthly management reporting
  • Provide insightful reporting and analysis to enhance decision making at Management and Group level
  • Conduct ad-hoc financial analysis to support key decision-making across the Countries
  • Draft presentation to the Management Committee and other stakeholders on the above
  • Provide ad-hoc support to the Director Finance on a range of commercial, financial and legal matters
  • Track Countries KPI performance against targets
  • Facilitate evaluation and improvement of the planning and reporting processes and deliverables
  • Preparation of Financial Management reports on business plan achievement of the Countries for internal management and for the Group (Financial summary, Key Drivers, Revenue, OPEX, CAPEX & tenancy)
  • Ensure timely and accurate preparation of Annual Submission to MCMC on USP contribution and business license (RONR and USP report), hard copy and online
  • Perform any other financial, treasury and corporate secretarial related duties as and when the needed


Budgets & Forecast

  • Lead annual budgeting and forecasting processes
  • Support the Director Finance in evaluating cost optimisation opportunities
  • Review and release approved budgets for capital expenditure and operating expenditure
  • Follow-up on divisional expenditure and observe financial trends within the organization’s expenditure and within budget owners to control spending where possible and adjust budgets as needed
  • Identify variances between actual, budgeted and forecast financial results at the end of each reporting period (monthly, quarterly & yearly)
  • Work with budget owners to improve their understanding/accountability for their own results and those of the overall company
  • Monitor and report on capital expenditure and operating expenditure
  • Monitor and report on cash flow and preparing and reporting on regular cash flow forecasting
  • Manage the monthly, quarterly and annual forecast process, establishing appropriate inputs and outputs (P&L, balance sheet & cash flow)
  • Verify documentation completeness and approve Purchase Requisition raised on internal system (RAPID) and monitoring budget utilisation in timely manners
  • Verify documentation completeness and approve Business Case raised on internal system (CASE) in timely manners
  • Assist the Director of Finance on special projects that require financial and budget analysis


Qualifications & Experience

  • CIMA, ACCA or ACA Qualified
  • Minimum 7 years relevant experience, preferably in the telecommunications industry

Skills & Knowledge

  • Financial modelling experience
  • Experience of monitoring and reporting on capital expenditure on major projects would be an advantage
  • Experience of building and using a budgeting and forecasting system and rolling it out across the organisation


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