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Finance Manager Job in Hong Kong
Daniel J Edelman Holdings , Hong Kong

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1 Year
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Job Type
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Job Category
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Career Level
As mentioned in job details
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Feb 20, 2021
Last Date
May 20, 2021

Job Description

Finance Manager Client Finance amp; FPamp;AThis is a key role in the market to lead the client finance team to perform client finance operation and provide financial planning and analysis support to the agency’s business operations in Hong Kong.
The ideal candidate demonstrates strong professional knowledges, communications and analytical skills, integrity and enthusiasm with the ability to partner with the business team in a collaborative way.
The Finance Manager Client Finance amp; FPamp;A will report to the Finance Director, HKTT.Responsibilities - Client Finance
  • Lead the client finance team to perform client finance operation, including project budgeting, margin assessment, project setup, managing billing, work-in-progress, accounts receivables, etc.
  • Manage the related issues and taking appropriate actions on WIP and client deposit, accounts receivables and collections.
  • Support assessment on client project revenue recognition for month end closing
  • Assist in monitoring and review of client contributions and over-servicing and work with business team to identify and address issues on specific projects and clients
  • Support client revenue forecast and alignment with Sales Pipeline Tool Data, together with the New Business Operation point of contact.
  • Support the negotiation of client contracts and perform reviews.
  • Provide commercial support on business pitches where necessary
  • Support business team in review of project pricing and budget as required, perform contribution margin assessment prior to project execution.
  • Ensure timesheets arecompleted timely and accurately to the right job codes

Responsibilities - Financial Planning Analysis
  • Work closely with business team and regional FPamp;A team to support monthly forecasting and annual budgeting exercise.
  • Client revenue forecast review and update.
  • Monthly result reporting with analysis on key variance and commentary.
  • Review and analyse monthly dashboard and management performance report to identify potential issue to flag for management attention and actions.
  • Ad hoc analysis and reporting for management as required from time to time
  • Periodic review and monitor people utilization with business team.
  • Partner with operation director to support the use of resource management tool to identify potential instances of over-or-under-utilization, and actively work with client leads to address related issues and promote profitability.
  • Assist in maintenance of resource and hiring tracker in support of hiring decision making and assessment.
  • University degree in Accounting/Finance/Business Studies.
  • 7+ years relevant working experience in client finance, project accounting, financial planning and analysis with at least 3 years of managerial/supervisory experience.
  • Prior experience in PR agency or media/advertising agency strongly preferred, otherwise professional service industries.
  • Sound business acumen, strategic thinking and strong analytical skill.
  • Good leadership skills and capabilities.
  • Strong communications skill and being proactive.
  • Strong sense of compliance and integrity.
  • Excellent business partnering skill and able to work with business team in a collaborative manner.
  • Solid verbal and written Chinese and English languages skills
  • Prior advanced experiences of financial systems (Peoplesoft, SAP or any other ERP system).
  • Excellent Excel skills, and experience with planning software tools.
Edelman is a global communications firm that partners with businesses and organizations to evolve, promote and protect their brands and reputations. Our 6,000 people in more than 60 offices deliver communications strategies that give our clients the confidence to lead and act with certainty, earning the trust of their stakeholders. Our honors include the Cannes Lions Grand Prix for PR; Advertising Age’s 2019 A-List; the Holmes Report’s 2018 Global Digital Agency of the Year; and, five times, Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work. Since our founding in 1952, we have remained an independent, family-run business. Edelman owns specialty companies Edelman Data amp; Intelligence (DxI) and United Entertainment Group (entertainment, sports, lifestyle).
For more information please visit: www.edelman.comClickhereto view a short video about life at Edelman.Edelman is an equal opportunity employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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