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Title:  Financial Planning & Analysis Manager

Job ID:  39526
Country:  Vietnam
City:  Ho Chi Minh City
Professional area:  Accounting & Finance
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Ho Chi Minh City, 65, VN, 700000

Japan Tobacco International (JTI) is a leading international tobacco company with operations in more than 120 countries. Headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, we employ over 45,000 people across the globe. We were recently awarded Global Top Employer for the third consecutive year and number one Top Employer certification in Europe, Asia and the Middle East. This is recognition of our outstanding talent strategy, energizing culture and commitment to learning and development. We are a member of the Japan Tobacco Group of Companies.

For more information, please visit us at www.jti.com.



1. Financial Planning & Analysis:
- Fully responsible for end-to-end completion of Company's annual planning cycles (Commercial Review, Latest Estimates, Annual Strategic Planning) in a timely manner with high quality.
- Major stages include: Planning schedule set-up & engagement with stakeholders, Strategic financial simulation, collecting budget inputs & detailed analysis, Market P&L consolidation, submission to planning systems & follow-ups on related Regional/ HQ queries.

2. Reporting & Follow-ups:
- Co-ordinate with Financial Accounting & Distributor Accounting teams in monthly & year-end closings, undertake proactive pre- and post-closing reviews to ensure Market financial performances are in line with committed commercial plans.
- Initiate & lead monthly performance / dashboard reviews with Management team and cross-functions (Costing, Production, Sales, Marketing, back-office).
- Ensure supervision and timely highlights of Company's issues in delivering financial commitments, ensure actions & follow-ups are taken to address.

3. Cash-flows Management:
Co-ordinate with Financial Accounting team and across-functions, to ensure Distributor cash demands are met efficiently; via:
- Quarterly re-assessment of Distributor Cash position, incorporating latest forecasts of Sales, Expenditures & Working Capital needs.
- Prepare business cases & approval requests for funding when needs arise
- Liaise with cross-functions at different levels (HQ Treasury, Legal, Business service center (BSC), Distributors, local banks) for end-to-end arrangement of funding process.

4. Business Partnering:
Support Finance Director and key stakeholders in delivering commercial added values, including but not restricted to:
- Business modeling, tax & pricing strategies
- Financial scenarios and risk assessment (e.g. CAPEX investment, new Product launch).
- Re-assessment of Company's resources and re-allocation of investments.
- Performance review & management by Business lines.

5. Ad-hoc request:
- Participate in the implementation of Regional & Global projects / initiatives related to Planning & accounting systems.
- Support internal & external business partners with frequent ad-hoc request, including but not limited to: business cases, validating investment requests, Supply chain planning related, Internal audit, etc.


• Minimum BA in Finance, Business, Accountancy or equivalent. Certified accountant is an advantage.
• Minimum 5 years experience in Financial Planning & Analysis or related position, preferably in international environments.
• Proficiency in verbal & written English. Proficiency in MS office (esp. Excel). Experience with SAP is preferred.


Note:  Please be informed that we will contact only shortlisted candidates within 3 weeks as of the application date. Thank you for your understanding.

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