Assistant Finance Manager / Senior Finance Analyst

Ascential Group
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Perm Full Time
Hong Kong, China
Competitive Market Rate Salary
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We're looking for an Assistant Finance Manager / Senior Finance Analyst to join our team in Hong Kong as part of our Finance function.

The position is a middle level and a hands-on role, looking after our joint venture China operations and APAC operations (70/30). The incumbent will partner with our finance team in China and other stakeholders in China and APAC.  If you are passionate doing financial analysis and giving insights to stakeholders to make decisions, enjoy working in a fast paced, truly multinational, dynamic environment, please do not hesitate to apply


Key Responsibilities

Financial Planning and Analysis

  • Prepare monthly management accounts from revenue to costs and perform variance analysis for our joint venture business in China
  • Carry out planning, budgeting and forecasting and provide value-added analyses and financial modelling to support the growth for our joint venture business in China and brands under APAC
  • Business partner with finance teams in China and business stakeholders in our joint venture business to drive business efficiency
  • Identify and monitor key business drivers, track and report on the impact
  • Provide support in business information/ accounting system implementation, if any
  • Assist manager on any ad hoc and special projects in the region

Financial Accounting and Governance

  • Assist the team in driving effective and efficient financial processing and management reporting
  • Opportunities to work with our joint venture partner on month end closing
  • Ensure compliance with statutory requirements.  Be able to maintain governance around financial operation and month end close processes
  • Oversee external audits and taxation


Your Experience

  • Minimum 5 years work experience
  • Experience in FP&A preferably in revenue analysis, business modelling, business partnering
  • Exposure in subscription business/ service industry with an understanding of subscription and deferred revenue model is an advantage
  • Business partnering experience with business stakeholders are required
  • Big 4 experience is an advantage
  • Excellent at Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of Oracle / SAP, Hyperion is a plus
  • Good command of English, Chinese and Mandarin
  • Attention to detail, strong analytical skills  
  • Mature, hands-on, can-do attitude, collaborative and enjoy business partnering


What We Offer

Our benefits package incorporates what we’re passionate about – unlocking your future, overall well-being and sustainability – whilst giving you control over your benefits.

  • Annual leave
  • House and rental tax benefit
  • Fitness subsidy
  • Medical & Dental
  • Private medical insurance
  • Great learning and development opportunities
  • Option to opt into the Ascential Shares Scheme


Inclusive Workforce

At Ascential, our goal is to create a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel comfortable in bringing their authentic selves to work. We want all Ascential people to feel included and truly empowered to contribute fully to our vision and goals.

Everyone who applies will receive fair consideration for employment. We do not discriminate based upon race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying.

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About Ascential

Ascential is a specialist, global, information company that helps the world’s most ambitious businesses win in the digital economy.



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