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Title:  Financial Planning & Analysis Assistant Manager

Job ID:  22135
Country:  Vietnam
City:  Ho Chi Minh City
Professional area:  Accounting & Finance
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Japan Tobacco International (JTI) is a leading international tobacco company with operations in more than 120 countries. Headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, we employ over 26,000 people across the globe. We were recently awarded Global Top Employer for the fourth 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.

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Job Description:

Task 1: Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A):

Ensure end-to-end completion of FP&A core work scope (Latest Estimate, Top-Down-Target, Annual Strategic Planning and closing follow-ups) in due time with accuracy and quality, or other re-assessments communicated by Management team. Key tasks include:


1. Preparation:

  • Calendar & Schedule development with stakeholders.
  • Facilitation of key forecast input processes.
  • Working templates development (such as comprehensive Market P&L strategic simulation combine with details; budget planning templates tailored to specific budget holders & adjusted to business requirements; etc.


2. Working and submission:

  • Strategic simulation to detailed analysis
  • Thorough understanding of proposals & challenging with critical, business-driven mindset.
  • Pre-alignments before submission in time & with accuracy.
  • Supporting to prepare for Market presentation deck.
  • Being in charge of TM1, GPM and related systems (IVCP, EAM, FCPI …).


Task 2: Reporting & Follow-ups

  • Coordinating with Financial Accounting & Distributor Accounting teams in monthly & annual closings; undertaking proactively pre- and post-closing reviews to ensure Market financial performances are in line with committed commercial plans.
  • Ensuring timely highlights of Company's issues in delivering financial commitments ensure actions & follow-ups are taken to address.
  • Taking ownership of Operations Expense/Marketing & Sales budget to make sure the actual in-line with commercial planning.

Task 3: Business Partnering

Support Business Planning Manager and key stakeholders in delivering commercial added values, including but not restricted to:


  • Financial scenarios and risk assessment (e.g. Pricing & Tax changes, CAPEX investment, new Product launching).
  • Re-assessing Company's resources & re-allocation of investments (Marketing & Sales, OPEX).
  • Performance review & management by Business lines.
  • Creating valuable report/dashboard to help managements’ decision making
  • KPI review

Task 4: Ad-hoc request:

  • Internal report
  • Business Approval Process /MEMO financial support if needed
  • Internal audit
  • Finance PR creation
  • Planning system development.


Job requirements:

  • Minimum BA in Business, Accountancy, Finance or equivalent. Certified accountant is preferred
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in Financial Planning & Analysis or related position, preferably in international environments.
  • Proficiency in English and Vietnamese is a must. 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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