Accounting & Consulting / Financial Planning
Summary The Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) is primarily responsible for providing financial stewardship and strategic leadership across the Asia Pacific (APAC) region. The role will focus on big data and business analytics to support strategic financial planning, budgets, forecasting, monthly financial reporting, and project management. The role will be a hands-on resource to senior management, project leads, and department heads. This position reports to the MD in China BU and is based in Shanghai. Task & Responsiibilities You will develop impactful and trust-based relationships with business partners, going above and beyond to help their organizations succeed. You will manage total P&L for your assigned region, including inputs and commentary for FP&A’s close, forecast and planning processes. You will perform monthly, quarterly and annual financial consolidations and holistic analysis across all teams within your region. You will produce impactful management reporting, presentations and ad hoc analysis for business partners and Finance leadership to support decision making. You will lead critical initiatives to identify, evaluate and realize operational efficiencies and performance improvements. You will provide ad hoc financial analysis for business partners to support decision making. You will lead, manage, and develop the FP&A Team. Planning and forecasting — work closely with functional leaders across Cost Centers to orchestrate the Budgeting and Control processes Budget / cost reviews — analyze variances between actuals, forecast, and plan – use insights to iterate on forecasts and push for operational improvements. Financial analysis and modeling — pull and complement large data sets, build models from scratch, improve existing ones, break complex models down into components that consolidate Ad Hoc projects — Lead ad hoc analyses and run projects to assist stakeholders & leadership with decision making Requirements Strong interpersonal, leadership and presentation skills. Must understand business model, competitive landscape in China Exceptional analytical, creative problem solving, and modeling skills with ability to synthesize and analyze data to create useful information and concise analysis. Have the ability to work autonomously, to meet tight deadlines, and to thrive in a fast paced environment under pressure. Ability to work collaboratively across functions and develop strong relationships with business leaders. Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, or other related field; 5+ years’ experience in a similar role; Proven ability to be an effective leader; Balance attention to detail with rapid execution; Financial modeling and analytical skills; Advanced knowledge of Excel; Knowledge of SQL is required; Knowledge of financial systems e.g. SAP and Hyperion SmartView; Able to recognize errors in own work and that of others; Ability to be a reliable, hands-on deliverer of quality results; Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) in English; Organized, proactive and results oriented. Travel up to 10% The hiring company Booking.com (Shanghai) Ltd is one of Booking.com BV’s and/or BookingSuite BV’s support companies in China. Booking.com (Shanghai) Ltd is looking for a Manager Financial Planning & Analysis. Booking.com BV is the company behind Booking.com™, the market leading online accommodation reservation service in the world. BookingSuite BV is the company which operates Booking.com’s™ newly established Accommodation Marketing Services division. All references to “Booking.com” refer to Booking.com BV.