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Sr. Financial Planning and Analysis Analyst - APAC FP&A

Singapore, Singapore
Full-Time
Sr. Financial Planning and Analysis Analyst - APAC FP&A

Supporting LinkedIn's APAC Talent Solutions Sales organization 

Location: Singapore 

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We are looking for a Sr. Financial Planning and Analysis Analyst to support our APAC Talent Solutions Sales Organization. In this role, you will be directly involved in the coordination of the various planning cycles (annual planning, quarterly forecasts and monthly outlooks). You will provide variance analysis of bookings, revenues and expenses, clearly explaining the business reasons for variances and adjusting the outlook models to reflect operational adjustments. You will be responsible for managing headcount and other cost drivers while ensuring the accuracy and consistency with global FP&A.

Responsibilities:

  • Complete complex financial modeling development, improvement and maintenance
  • Meet with business leaders to provide financial insights and assist with long-term planning
  • Monitor key financial metrics and business drivers relevant to the sales team
  • Audit and review financial models to ensure they are both accurate and updated
  • Assist with special financial- and business-related studies and cooperate with other departments in preparing analysis
  • Establish processes to ensure accurate and timely completion of financial planning consolidations
  • Analyze budget/forecast variances to actual and review with management team
  • Prepare weekly, monthly and quarterly management reporting
  • Conduct revenue forecast and bookings consolidation
  • Provide ad hoc analysis for business support
  • Ensure that the various reporting systems and source data are accurate and reconciled
  • Assist in the development and implementation of tools, systems and processes to support the successful completion of timely and accurate forecasts

Basic Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree in finance or accounting
  • 5+ years of financial analysis experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with online advertising and subscriptions-based revenues
  • Experience with Hyperion Essbase and Oracle Financials
  • Analytical background working directly in an FP&A environment modeling bookings, revenue, costs and expenses
  • Understanding of accounting theory and practice (e.g. basic revenue recognition rules, company capitalization policies and proper expense timing)
  • Expert knowledge of MS Office (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel)
  • Excellent communication, analytical, teamwork, organizational, interpersonal and systems skills
  • Ability to question the output of a financial model and consider options for improvement
  • Ability to effectively manage time, prioritize tasks and work within deadlines with little supervision

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