Assistant Finance Manager of Commercial Support

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Job Description

The Assistant Finance Manager support the commercial finance leader to provide valuable data/ reports and analysis/insights to CD organization to drive business growth and efficiency improvement in a compliant way, including but not limited at


  • E-workflow system management and daily operational support

  • Compliance (trade promotion, rebates, revenue contract review etc.)

  • Channel Profitability analysis and reporting (covering consumption/sell-in/sell-out/inventory/trade investment, etc.)

  • Deliver new eCommerce operation model with cost structure improvement

  • Communication to business partners, BUF peers, on the analysis and provide insightful comments to variances, including recommendation of actions to enhance business performance and/or address any performance issue.



Key business partners:


  • China/ regional finance counterparts: BUF / GS / LGS / Tax COE/BSCOE/ regional finance

  • M.O.T (management operation team) and IT

  • Different level of people in CD organization

  • Finance from core eCommerce distributors




Daily operational supports:

·        Work closely with MOT/CD planning team on sales latest thinking estimation, spending management (manage process and E-workflow system, BVA, etc. )

·        Monthly trade promotion/ trade terms validation and reconciliation (E-workflow vs. SAP) / monitoring/ adjustments

·        Close monitoring of EC growth model especially on investment planning and actual monitoring in line with channel strategy

·        Work with GS/CFM, BSCOE and IT to ensure correctness and completeness of accounting & adequacy of controls.


Financial Analysis and Monitoring:

·        Support the commercial finance leader to provide valuable analysis/ insights to help achieve the business results:

o   Be responsible for sales financial support, including but not limited at sales and consumption forecast, inventory monitoring and projection, to ensure a healthy trade inventory level, and identify related risks and opportunities

o   Monitor trade investments efficiency and channel profitability by brand and by channel analysis vs. prior year and budget

o   Monitoring key financial performance of both internal and external business partner

o   Be responsible for financial target setting and post review on big campaign (e.g. 618, 11.11)

o   Evaluate financial simulation on new business model, if any


·        Provide standard or ad-hoc financial analysis to support management decision and ensure robustness of business KPI delivery


Compliance and Audit:

·        Provide solid support to business partners and compliance team to ensure compliance (SOX, HCC, FCPA etc.)

·        Support both internal audit (SOX, FCPA etc.) and external audit (PWC, Tax etc.). Focus on rebate cycle, trade promotion cycle, and revenue cycle.




Qualities / Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Finance, Accounting or equivalent, more than 5 years of experience in Finance with preference for matrix / complex environment work experience.

  • Strong communication skills, fluent English in both speaking and writing

  • Intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Office and PowerPoint is required.

  • Good knowledge of US/PRC GAAP, SOX internal control and FCPA/Healthcare Compliance preferred

  • Knowledge of SAP and TM1 is a plus


Indicators of Success:

  • Quick learner and ability to work in a complex and matrix environment

  • Strong technical skills on Analytics/Reporting and hard working – ability to deep dive on numbers independently that helps bring clarity to abstract problem

  • Develop strong working relationships with stakeholders. Demonstrate ability to achieve integration & alignment, push back when appropriate, and manage conflicts & challenges

Influence and impact others through building and defending arguments, challenge in a provocative and respectful manner, facilitate a decision and drive action to meet objectives

Primary Location
J&J (China) Investments Ltd (7046)
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