head of finance & strategic planning in Kuala Lumpur

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job details

posted
location
kuala lumpur, wilayah persekutuan
specialism
accounting & finance
job type
permanent
salary
RM 20,000 - RM 35,000 per month
reference number
91M0087426_1521682358
contact
noorul aqma abu kassim, randstad
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job description

About the company

A group and local conglomerate involved in a myriad of businesses . Lucrative role to be exposed in their many businesses areas and be a pioneer to upscale them .

About the role

Leads the development and implementation of the strategic planning and reporting framework, directs implementation of corporate planning processes for the Agency, and facilitates the preparation of divisional and branch plans which align with the corporate plan.

Key accountabilities

  • Provide high quality expert advice to enable strategic thinking and optimise the strategic planning processes for the organisation
  • Providing analysis and information they need to make major operational, financial, and strategic decisions.
  • Direct the alignment of corporate reporting systems, identification of key performance indicators and high level targets, communication and promotional strategies and processes for review and evaluation, to facilitate identification of variations from plan and necessary remedial actions
  • Provide strategic advice and high quality tools to the Agency Head/Secretary and Senior Executives to enable a shared understanding of best practice strategic planning and to ensure that planning outcomes are highly effective and well aligned with the direction and objectives of the organisation
  • Source or direct the conduct of research into political, legislative, economic, social, technological, business and industry trends and analyse and interpret strategic trends to identify likely impacts on the organisation and inform the executive decision making and strategic planning processes
  • Facilitate the strategic review and planning processes with the Executive and senior program/service delivery and operational leadership, to enable the development of aligned and integrated divisional/business plans
  • Identify opportunities and drive changes to improve implementation and evaluation of strategic and business planning processes in the organisation to enable better performance tracking and reporting capacity Key challenges
  • Anticipating and responding to unplanned changes in Government priorities or funding appropriations which are likely to impede effective delivery against the strategic plan, and identifying mechanisms which mitigate these risks
  • Balancing the focus on formal planning processes and provision of ongoing planning support to the Executive with equally critical long term scenario modelling and strategic assessments

Key challenges

  • Anticipating and responding to unplanned changes in Government priorities or funding appropriations which are likely to impede effective delivery against the strategic plan, and identifying mechanisms which mitigate these risks
  • Balancing the focus on formal planning processes and provision of ongoing planning support to the Executive with equally critical long term scenario modelling and strategic assessments

Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years in industry, with 2 years in an investment banking/management consulting environment

Qualifications

  • Member of ICAEW (Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales) or any renowned accounting body under the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC)
  • Chartered Financial Analyst

Suggested Past Industries

  • Private Equity
  • Banking/Finance
  • Corporate Strategy

Requirements

  • Basic IT competency (Microsoft word, excel and powerpoint)
  • Basic administration knowledge (minutes, letter drafts etc.)
  • Good communication skill
  • Advanced financial literacy covering:
    • CF statements, income statements and balance sheet analysis
    • Tax and audit matters
    • Budgeting and forecasting
  • Ability to create and present reports for the stakeholders
  • Ability to analyse historical and current data

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link, or responsible consultant, Nena Kassim and email to nena.k@randstad.com.my



skills

analysis, financial, and strategic decisions