APAC Financial Reporting and Analytical Lead



Accounting & Finance
Shanghai, China
Posted on Thursday, August 31, 2023

At A Glance:

The Reporting Analyst serves a key role in the APAC Finance team and has a direct impact on the performance of our region. In this role, you’ll focus on enabling insights through x-departmental analytics, highlighting trends, and owning the development of exception-based reports/dashboards that bring multiple sources of data together to drive business-relevant action. This is a highly cross-functional role that will need to partner with, coordinate and influence multiple departments, channels (Wholesale, Retail, eComm), and teams both within APAC and Globally. It’s a great chance to influence both existing and future processes and strategies and allows the right candidate a chance to showcase best-in-class technical, financial and commercial knowledge.

Your Mission:

  • Implement and optimize state-of-the-art analytical tools to facilitate the clear and concise communication of financial and operational information at all levels of the APAC organization
  • Work with regional controlling team to output analyses from multiple (sales, channel) perspectives with a focus on clear storytelling, action-oriented output, and an ongoing drive for continuous improvement
  • Manage regional training, onboarding of reporting tools, and associated processes
  • Coordinate and drive proper master data maintenance and accuracy across the organization
  • Serve as subject matter expert on all future reporting system-related upgrades and implementations
  • Lead the prioritization process for local enhancement requests and liaise with stakeholders to ensure timely implementation
  • Support the business and senior management with detailed reporting and other ad hoc analysis and project needs

Your Story:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Data Science, Business Analytics, Finance, Supply Chain or related field preferred; MBA a plus; a combination of experience and education will be considered
  • Minimum 3+ years related progressive work experience; experience with a global sportswear brand, consumer products company or retail business preferred
  • Excellent Excel (pivot tables, power queries, macros), understanding of data mining and machine learning a plus
  • Advanced development skills in Looker, MicroStrategy, Tableau, PowerBI, Alteryx, & other visualization tools
  • Development skills in R, Python, SQL, PowerQuery a plus
  • Working knowledge of retail math and key metrics/drivers (discounts, margin, pricing, sell-thru, etc) and accounting (GAAP/IFRS) knowledge
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with aptitude in building relationships across all organizational levels
  • Demonstrated analytical and critical thinking skills with expertise in cross-functional project management
  • Excellent presentation and negotiation skills
  • Ability to read, write and speak English fluently