Regional Finance Manager
Singapore, Singapore | Aviva
Functions:Accounting / Control
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A qualified accountant with a combination of strong technical skills and commercial acumen.
Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, ARO, with frequent interactions with the Regional Head of Finance in a flat finance structure.
Supporting to meet the IFRS, SII reporting demands from Aviva Group Centre.
Building strong business partnering relationships with selected Asian businesses.
Working closely with a range of Group functions including Financial Reporting, FP&A, Actuarial and the Treasury teams.
Ensure that the businesses provide the “Right numbers, on time, with no surprises” to both Group and to the Regional office.
Ensure that ARO has a detailed and in-depth understanding of the financial results and drivers to the business, and that this is clearly communicated to ARO executives and Group.
Develop all aspects of financial planning, reporting and management information of the business.
Contribute to reporting to the Region and Group on the Asia results in accordance with reporting timetables
Prepare monthly MI reports, management presentations, and contribute to ad hoc financial reports for the Asia region.
Participate and contribute to the implementation of IFRS17 project for Asia region.
Insurance reporting and technical skills
Developing a deep understanding of the business environment in which the Region operates
Relationship building and collaboration
Communication and influencing skills
Continual performance management
Achievement and results orientation
Team building and accountability
DIRECT REPORTS & RELATIONSHIPS
Span of the Role
Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, ARO, with frequent interactions with the Regional Head of Finance in a flat finance structure
Building effective relationships with Aviva Group Centre, across the Regional office, and with the Asian Businesses
KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS
Timely and accurate review of Asia businesses’ financials, and production of Region’s financial reports, MI, aligned with strategic outcomes.
Lead the region’s financial reporting cycles and ensure timely and accurate submissions from business units.
Ensure full compliance with appropriate Group requirements and standards.
Ensure that risks taken in own areas of work are controlled within approved limits.
To understand and act within delegated authority given by ARO management.
To act within regulatory and professional constraints.
Ensure data integrity.
Strong Life Insurance accounting knowledge (General Insurance a plus)
Financial reporting (IFRS; local Asian GAAP knowledge desirable)
Challenging / influencing skills
Written and oral communication
Strategy, planning & reporting
Sensitivity to cultural diversity in Asia
Flexibility to multiple demands
Team player and willingness to work with dynamic team
Knowledge on IFRS17 a distinct advantage
Fluency in Bahasa, Mandarin and/or Vietnamese desirable
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