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Finance Analyst

Date:  12-Oct-2021

Shanghai, CN

Job Function:  Business
Business Unit:  China Regional Office

Key Responsibilities:

Monthly Financial Analysis

- Prepare monthly sales report for China region and maintain database of sales in a variety of dimensions.

- Prepare monthly financial analysis by market, and business segment, and provide insightful comments on key trends and variances.

- Preparation monthly management report and ad hoc costs analysis reports highlighting and investigating significant variances from budget and forecast, to ensure accuracy of accounts and consistency in treatment of costs.

- Ensure sales codes maintained well in ERP system, follow up group mapping and reporting guidelines.

- Liaison with each BU’s sales, finance head to collect data Provide written summary for review by management. Provide relevant business and financial statements and suggestions to the business department.

- Develop and maintain planning tools, model, and template.

Budgeting / Forecasting

- Work closely with manager for preparation of budgets, review budget proposals and prepare necessary supporting documents for justification.

- Generates and reports monthly rolling financial forecast.

- Prepares detailed financial analysis in areas such as budgets, forecasts, financial plans, governmental requirements, statistical reports, cash flow projections and business forecasts.

Internal Control

- Support ad hoc projects for system enhancement. (FSM, CRM, CSI, HAND)

- Coordinate related financial and other functions to improve business processes to achieve operational efficiency.

Finance Reporting & taxations:

- Complete periodic financial reporting package for the Group company’s monthly consolidation requirement.

- Combine cashflow forecast report, and report to the Group company on working fund requirement.

- Ensure the company accounts are reconciled with supporting schedules; and any anomalies investigated.

- Assist in month end and quarter end closing works, and year-end audit activities.

- Advise business on Tax related matters and partner with local tax function, including: 

  • Reconciliation of monthly VAT to identify the risk arise from the business operation needs and make possible proposal to mitigate it.
  • Independently performing annual CIT filing review on assigned entities, to ensure proper tax adjustments are done and streamline future process, meanwhile maintain the filling in well position.
  • Independently performing tax health check on assigned entities, and draft issue summary report for manager review and discussion
  • Coordinate and follow up transfer pricing (TP) documentation for Goods, Group Service Fees, Royalty, Transfer Pricing corrections and Transfer Pricing Compliance including China statutory transfer pricing documentation preparation
  • Assist on external and internal tax enquires and audits including data gathering, data analysis and preparing draft reply for tax audits. Support and inform Group about Tax audit and outcomes
  • Prepare and analysis monthly tax summary report for manager review and discussion, i.e. VAT, CIT, WHT, and etc.

Other tasks as assigned as required.



- Bachelor’s degree or above.

- More than 5 years working experience in finance dept or related area.

- Strong financial data processing, analysis ability, multiple finance functions experience such as report, audit, budget experience and tax management experience.

- Good communication skill in English (Reading, written and in oral).

- Good at Excel, PPT; Power BI, system implementation experience is preferred.

- Ability to communicate across departments to make non-financial personnel understand the requirements of financial management.

- Proactive, result oriented attitude, problem solver, work under pressure.