FP&A Manager, Region Finance Group, Strategic Finance Dept.

Date:  Jun 16, 2022
Location:  Tokyo
Company:  Shiseido
Country/Region:  JP
Custom Field 4:  Employee (Permanent)
Company:  Shiseido

Location: Shiodome
Division: Strategic Finance Department
Job level: Manager
Reports to: Group Manager
Contract type: Full-time

Roles & Responsibilities(業務内容)
Region Finance Group is responsible for the Business Excellence (financial process and control) and Business Insight (financial and business analysis) of the seven regions comprising Shiseido Group's business segments. 

The responsibility of this position is to achieve the group/team target by leading large / cross-functional projects with a proactive attitude, including decision making.
Also, as a senior manager, this position is expected to take a role as a substitute Group Manager upon necessity, including team building.
1. Run regional financial process (Monthly/Quarterly close, Forecasting, Annual Planning, and 3-yr Planning)
2. Build guidance and assess risk & opportunity on the regional forecast, annual plan, and 3-yr plan to the management
3. Coach and guide other team members in driving Business Insight
4. Drive agility in finance through agile monthly forecast to support timely management execution
5. Lead the department's effort in improving processes; partner with regional finance teams and HQ stakeholders as necessary to automate reporting functionality; standardize reports, identify opportunities to enhance the efficiency of existing processes
6. Monitor Group performance against market
7. Prepare various strategic, ad-hoc reports and analyses
8. Participate as a leader or expert in special projects and initiatives

· Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or similar
· Understanding of basic accounting principles· Minimum of 8 years in Banking, Corporate finance, audit, or operational FP&A at a large organization
· Excellent analytical skills· Working knowledge of enterprise-level financial planning systems (ESSBASE preferred)
· Attention to detail, consistent with swift execution· Advanced Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills
· Articulate with excellent verbal and written communications skills in both Japanese and English
· Proven ability to self-start, multi-task, problem-solve, and thrive in a fast-paced environment
· Demonstrated track record of coaching and motivating others directly or indirectly

· MBA, CFA, or CPA
· Working knowledge of GAAP
· Experience setting up and/or leading FP&A process at a global scale
· Experience with SAP
· Experience with BI tools

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