Finance Project Controller, Asia Pacific

Singapore Post - eCommerce - Parcel req31330 07/10/2016
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We are currently seeking a Finance Project Controller to join DHL eCommerce Asia Pacific!

The Finance Project Controller will be responsible to perform project controlling and Business Case Approval (BCA) support for the various investment cases that are being implemented across the region (last mile, cross-border, fulfillment, IT). The incumbent is to conduct process reviews and facilitate initiatives on cost and performance improvements across the region with a particular focus on standardization and transformation towards larger scale.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Customer/ Stakeholder Management

  • Work with all functions to control business case preparation and execution

  • Act as interface between countries, regional office and global team as well as other shared functions such as real estate, procurement, and legal.

  • Highlight anomalies and variances against approved budget

  • Evaluate justification for unplanned items.

Project Controlling& Business Care Approval (BCA) Support

  • Coordinate project control function

  • Coordinate the processes for approval, monitoring, and completion of projects and investments, including preparation of corresponding documents for submission to the DHL ExCom

  • Provide input to Global & Regional team

  • Participate in functional and cross-functional meetings

  • Monitor and reportFinancials against approved BCA including preparation of regular Post investment controlling reports (ProRep etc.)

  • Monitor non-financial KPIs and success factors

  • Provide rolling forecast and scenario planning

  • Project budget monitoring across multiple entities, in particular IT

  • Inform and comprehensively consult the management regarding the evaluation of measures to improve results as part of project monitoring and conclusion.

  • Support in analysing BCA inputs on new initiatives and preparation of BCA statement (investment tool and controlling statement)

Process Review / Controlling

  • Participate in system/process improvement and standardization initiatives

  • Identify, analyse and manage initiatives for process and system harmonization, and rollout efficiencies across all countries and regions.

  • Designing practical and effective solutions to address improvement opportunities – both cost and performance.

  • To support SSC to evaluate and work with Business Partners to evaluate and identify potential processes for transfer.

  • Manage transition and transformation projects

  • Successfully implement improvement initiatives with Business Partners

  • Ensure processes in business area are documented, regularly reviewed, lived and constantly improved

  • Support management of business risks and address audit findings on processes lags.

Desired Skills / Qualifications

  • 4-5 years relevant experience

  • Experience in working with multi-cultural, multi-time zone teams

  • Understand continuous improvement methodologies and ability to convert the business processes and its relation to Finance.

  • Strong oral & written communication & interpersonal skills

  • Experience managing budgets and performing financial analysis

  • Drive projects with initiative and minimal supervision and ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Proficient in MS Office (MS Access, Excel & PowerPoint )

  • Working knowledge of SAP (FI module)

  • Working with pivot tables and data analysis tools (e.g. IBM Cognos TM1 or similar).

  • Process Improvement (Lean, Six-Sigma) Experience a plus.

Minimum Educational Qualification

  • Degree in Finance/ Accounting/ Business Administration

Facts and Figures

  • Employment Type

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Work Permit Required

    Yes

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