Dairy Farm is a leading pan-Asian retailer operating over 6,500 outlets, and employing over 180,000 people across 11 countries. Dairy Farm's total annual sales exceeded US$20 billion and has a customer base of over 1 billion consumers across its highly diversified businesses. The Group operates...
Dairy Farm is a leading pan-Asian retailer operating over 6,500 outlets, and employing over 180,000 people across 11 countries. Dairy Farm's total annual sales exceeded US$20 billion and has a customer base of over 1 billion consumers across its highly diversified businesses. The Group operates supermarkets, health and beauty stores, convenience stores, home furnishings stores and restaurants under well known brands ranging from Wellcome and Mannings, to 7-Eleven, and IKEA. With such a broad offering and wide geographic reach, we welcome applications from candidates with a passion for retail, and a pioneering spirit to join our expanding team.

Finance Manager, Group Finance Process Office

Job level Senior
Education Bachelor Degree
Location
Within Hong Kong
Employment type Permanent
Industry Retail - Others
Job function Banking / Finance > Project Management
Published On 20/10/2018
ref. Employer Ref. 524410-673

The incumbent will be a core team member in Group Finance Process Office to support the implementation and change management of Food Operating Model and Retail Finance Process projects, working closely with IT and Country Finance Teams.

The Job

  • Take part in the project management and be the owner of business process for finance projects, work closely with IT and Country Finance teams to:
    • Facilitate the collection and consolidation of the user requirement, define a group process and solution with project team, group and country finance.
    • Ensure the approved business requirements are properly developed, tested and understood by users
    • Identify, qualify, and escalate project risks and issues according to the group and project guidelines
  • Implement an efficient process change consistent with best practices
  • Review and lead the application of changes in internal operations or system application to mitigate financial risk and ensure compliance to accounting policies and procedures.
  • Ensure the right data and reports are in place in the system for benchmarking and financial analysis across countries
  • Support the suggestions and initiatives on new systems at different levels to fulfill new business requirements
  • Define and maintain the finance SOP, communicate and coach different teams on financial information systems
  • Recommend improvements to process, procedures and relevant system integrations, drive the adoption of simple methods and lead the implementation

The Person

  • University graduate with a degree preferably in Accounting or Finance
  • 5-8 years of experience in accounting preferably in retail, manufacturing or FMCG industry and with project management experience
  • Student or qualified member of HKICPA or equivalent (prior experience in external auditing will be an advantage)
  • Attention to details, mature and able to work independently and under pressure
  • Ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders at all levels. Experience in leading discussions with senior management
  • Proficient in using SAP Finance, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good command of both written and spoken English, Mandarin and Cantonese