Regional Financial Analyst

Storing vital products with care

Storing vital products with care

Join Vopak in Asia & Middle East. Make an impact. 

Your role and impact:

As our Regional Financial Analyst, you will be responsible to work closely with other members of the team and engage actively across functions to ensure high reporting quality and data integrity at the regional level. Together with others in the division finance team, you work as a finance and business partner for the 13 operating companies (‘OpCos') in the region, engaging in discussions on business performance and financial results. You provide accounting support when needed to your OpCos finance team while in consultation with Global Control. You should be able to deliver the rigor and quality of financial reporting and prepare an insightful analysis of the business. You should also have the ability to identify areas of improvement to bring the Division and OpCos' processes to the next level. In the meantime, you also engage with the division management team and Global functional counterparts, to fulfill your FP&A, accounting, and internal control responsibilities wherever is suitable. This role offers a good opportunity to learn the full regional Finance responsibilities and be a member of a versatile team.

Are you ready to make an impact on our growing business in our region? Read on to find out more about this exciting job opportunity! 

A rewarding place to work  

A career at Vopak means you will collaborate on work that impacts the world and be surrounded by endless opportunities to learn new skills and grow in varied directions. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to be a part of a visionary, global tank storage services leader with a heritage of over 400 years and work with some of the brightest minds in the industry. We embrace inclusion and diversity in thought and contribution and are committed to providing an equitable work environment, which is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success. Besides a competitive salary package, we offer a comprehensive benefits program comprising health insurance, parental leave and wellness activities. 

Who are we? 

Vopak is the world's leading independent tank storage company, operating 71 terminals in 23 countries.  We store vital products such as chemicals, oils, gases, LNG and biofuels with care. With a focus on sustainability, we ensure safe, clean and efficient storage and handling of bulk liquid products and gases for our customers. By doing so, we enable the delivery of products vital for the energy, chemicals and food & agriculture industries, and to our daily lives. As a progressive and growing company, we continue transforming our portfolio and position our company strategically towards more sustainable forms of energy and feedstocks for example hydrogen and CO2.

We are committed to develop key infrastructure solutions for the world's changing energy systems, while simultaneously investing in digitalization and innovation. Vopak is listed on the Euronext Amsterdam and is headquartered in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. 

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure a proper reporting process and deliver high-quality monthly and quarterly division management reports
  • Support the Sr. FP&A Manager and Internal Control Manager to ensure OpCos finance report quality and its consolidated division results are of high quality and accuracy and finalized in a timely manner for submission to the Division management team (Singapore) and Global (based in the Netherlands).
  • Assist in managing the monthly closing process with the shared service provider and OpCos
  • Coordinate with the shared service provider for a small size entity's financial and tax reporting
  • Prepare monthly management reporting packs to deep dive and analyze financial performance against prior performance, budget, and estimated outlook
  • Understand business and non-business drivers for subsidiaries and Joint ventures' performance
  • Analyze sustainability KPIs' development and trends in sustainability reporting (e.g. energy efficiency)
  • Coordinate OpCos and division budget and forecasting process, and contribute to report writing and its timely delivery
  • Active involvement in the budgeting and forecasting process of the Division and OpCos, including ensuring prompt submission, preparation of consolidated Division write-up, testing of templates, etc
  • Liaising with cross-functional SMEs to ensure reports are well aligned and reconciled, and information is properly represented as reflected in the reporting system
  • Be the regional financial system subject expert, and support OpCos and other functions in their reporting need whenever system knowledge is required
  • Design and construct reports or dashboards (including KPI analysis) to best reflect OpCos and Division performance to ensure continuous monitoring of performance and to support business decision making
  • Support other business functions in data retrieval/validation from Tagetik and to construct reports where necessary
  • Continuously share observations and work on improvement efforts to improve division and OpCos financial reporting and analysis processes
  • Highlight possible improvement efforts to continuously improve division and OpCos financial reporting and analysis processes
  • Assist in the preparation of slides or other adhoc tasks
  • Assist in the preparation of adhoc reports
  • Provide support to other functional financial analysis needs
  • Provide support to business development projects to support financial assumptions
  • Support OpCos finance and other business functions to ensure a collaborative and supportive working environment

Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree in Business, Accountancy, or Finance with a minimum of 5 to 7 years of relevant experience including Accounting and FP&A)
  • CA (chartered accountant) qualified
  • Big4 experience or good accounting knowledge
  • Strong analytical, and problem-solving ability, and ability to translate complex data to key messages
  • Structured, logical, and attention to detail
  • Possess a "can do" attitude and is comfortable suggesting and driving process improvements and changes
  • Curious, with a willingness to challenge the status quo and share one's opinion
  • Excellent verbal and written (English) communication skills
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office, and Google Suite applications
  • Fast learner of various systems and tools (experience with ERP systems preferred)

How to apply?

Are you the Regional Financial Analyst we are looking for? We are interested in learning more about you. Apply to be part of our Finance team. To send your application, click the 'apply' button. For more information about the vacancy, please email hrasia@vopak.com

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This Job Description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee may cover other related duties to meet the ongoing organizational needs.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, gender, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

The successful candidate will be awarded a local employment contract.

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