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Finance Analyst - SEANAP



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For over 80 years, GfK has been a reliable and trusted insight partner for the world’s biggest companies and leading brands who make a difference in every consumer’s life - and we will continue to build on this. We connect data, science and innovative digital research solutions to provide answers for key business questions around consumers, markets, brands and media. With our headquarters in Germany and a presence in around 60 countries worldwide, you benefit from our global company with a diverse community of ~9,000 employees.

Harnessing the power of our workforce, the greatest asset we have is our people. As part of GfK, you can take your future into your own hands. We value talent, skills and responsibility and support your development within our international teams. We are proud of our heritage and our future: Currently we are in the latter stages of a transformational journey from a traditional market research company to a trusted provider of prescriptive data analytics powered by innovative technology. This is only possible with extraordinary people and this is why we are looking for YOU to help create our future. For our employees as well as for our clients we pursue one goal: Growth from Knowledge!

Job Description

Key Focus Area

  • Business Partnering to SEANAP (South East Asia, North Asia & Pacific) Business Leaders (Commercial and Operations)
  • Financial Planning, Analysis and Reporting, including facilitation of Sales and Cost forecast calls, variance analysis actuals vs budget vs forecasts - highlight key drivers
  • Drive policies, processes and systems improvement projects to increase efficiency and sales effectiveness, including creating a sales-oriented environment conducive for selling
  • Devise and design business processes, including controls and compliance for all sales, services, operations and financial functions.
  • Tightly control all sales forecasting process, including weekly, monthly, quarterly cycles


Scope of Responsibilities

  • Own and prepare SEANAP weekly cadence summary, including sales pipeline and forecasts, as well as global reports on sales forecast by country, by Sales/Product offerings
  • Consolidation of SEANAP financials and providing financial insight for SEANAP Business Leaders, including actual results against forecast, budget across revenue, costs, headcount and capital spending
  • Preparation of presentation on SEANAP business for quarterly review with APAC Regional team.
  • Preparation of S&OP presentation on SEANAP business for monthly review with APAC Regional team
  • Represent SEANAP Commercial, Operations and Finance in all global process improvement or Sales ERP/CRM improvement projects, including systems implementation
  • Support SEANAP new initiatives end-to-end process from preparing Business Charter to tracking actual financials.
  • Utilization and compliance reporting and management for labour hours, including billable profit margins analysis
  • Understand business issues, data and system challenges, and identify the root of business problems, strengths and weaknesses to create strong and rational cases for change
  • Initiate the re-design of business process including clarifying, issue identification and facilitate changes to attain the highest levels of operational efficiency and control



  • Min 7-9 years for Senior Analyst
  • Highly analytical, with strong business acumen
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as strong leadership and analytical focus.
  • Results oriented and client focused as business partner
  • Innovative and unafraid to propose new measures
  • Facilitation skills at every level to ensure wide understanding and buy in to processes.



  • Analytical
  • Innovative
  • Business Oriented

Please note that this is a 1 year contract role.

We are an ethical and honest company that is wholly committed to its clients and employees. We are proud to be an inclusive workplace for all and are committed to equal opportunity in employment which focuses on all of our employees reaching their full potential. At GfK we work collaboratively with our colleagues but offer a flexible working approach, including dividing our time between office & remote working as well as the opportunity to flex our working hours around team core hours.

We offer an exciting work environment that brings people together. We encourage an entrepreneurial and innovative spirit. We make use of the latest digital technologies. We are looking for self-starters, who accept challenges and create solutions.

Can there be a better place to take center stage in the digital revolution? We are excited to get to know you!

Posted: 30 days ago

City: Singapore

Work Area: Finance

Job Time: Full Time

Requisition ID: R00018237