Finance and Operations Manager

Location: Philippines


Finance and Operations Manager

Job Description

The Finance & Operations Manager shall be responsible for monitoring and controlling all compliance aspects related to the financial and business operations activities of the company.  With the key role in monitoring the Project Finance, MIS, and operational budget.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Financial Planning and Analysis
    • Oversee the organization’s revenue, expenses, cash flow, reporting and analysis thereof.
    • Preparation of cost-benefit analysis for projects across business units to improve cash flow and revenue.
    • Provide analysis on the profitability of our various platform and model relationships with primary focus on our strategic partners. Continue to enhance profitability analysis.
    • Monitoring and setting control environment for the revenue and margin management.
    • Review and identify potential risks, raise for discussion/action to management team as required.
    • Ensure that financial and shareholder reports are submitted according to specific guidelines.
  • Budget Management
    • Budget and financial management to ensure that teams complete projects according to estimated budgets and to oversee the company’s financial performance.
    • Preparation of monthly and weekly performance reports and project forecasts.
    • Identify and assist with the implementation of enhancements to the financial reporting process.
    • Identify the need for new reports (i.e. profitability), oversee the design build and implement the new reports.
    • Prepare Budget Forecast across Company, projects, divisions, etc.
    • Monitor planned vs actuals for changes across cost, revenue, headcount, and  other factors while providing detailed analysis.
    • Preparation of monthly/weekly performance reports for projects, divisions, resources, units, etc.
    • Handle all related financial & operational matters as maybe assign from time to time.
  • Organizational Efficiency
    • Work with cross functional teams and coordinate across departments or Business Units to meet internal and external deadlines.
    • Identifying cost-saving opportunities at the organizational level. 
    • Identifying bottlenecks, areas for improvement and developing quick solutions to prevent project delays.
    • Constant communication and collaboration with both the project members and executive leadership. Presenting findings and status of projects to stakeholders and effectively communicating between teams and departments.
    • Communicate goals and expectations to project team members and share progress, while seeking advice from executive leaders.
    • Lead process improvement projects driven by the needs of the business.
    • Assist in documenting business processes and workflows.
    • Work closely with Project Managers to understand key drivers impacting project performance and contract terms for fees, timeline, resource pool etc.
    • Develop, manage, and analyze critical metrics (KPI’s) for both internal teams & external projects.
    • Monitor and forecast cash flow.
    • Work with the sales team to review the commercial proposals, delivery models to rationalize, including contract reviews.
    • Maintain and improve on financial and operations tools, policies and templates.
    • Handle all related financial & operational matters as maybe assigned from time to time.


Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

Educational Background:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy, Finance or Business Administration. 
  • CPA or advanced/Masters degree in Accounting or Finance

Work Experience:

  • At least 7 years of related work experience in financial planning and analysis, budgeting, forecasting, Reporting, project management. 
  • Required years of experience – 7-12 years of financial analysis experience working at a senior level
  • Specific Experience Required: working with operations team, senior management, boards and legal departments.
  • Solid understanding and practical knowledge of financial reporting, project management and a proven ability to collaborate across functions within an organization
  • Industry knowledge: strong knowledge or experience of IT operations across different industries.
  • Experience working in a financial analysis or consulting role in the IT industry is preferred.

Skills & Competencies:

  • Technical skills: Proficiency in analysis and modeling, advanced excel skills.
  • Communication Skills: Strong verbal and written skills. Ability to articulate analysis, forecasts and translate it to action plans across different levels in the organization.
  • Proven ability to drive and collaborate across different functions within an organization.
  • Ability to effectively translate business process steps to technology use cases and requirements
  • Proven ability to lead by example and build a reputation as a pragmatic problem solver who organization.
  • Enable decision making by effectively analyzing business drivers and constraints and present alternative solutions to address problems and opportunities.
  • Proven problem solving and business/financial analysis skills, creative and resourceful in identifying issues
  • Demonstrates ability to coordinate complex processes and projects with a strong sense of urgency.
  • Possess ability to create complex financial models.
  • Possesses strong ability to build financial reporting narratives.

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