What makes us special? It’s the way we combine food and convenience.
foodpanda (small f’) is the world’s favourite way to order food online from the comfort of your home or office. Whether it’s getting your hands on your favourite pizza, sushi or burger, we believe that no one should have to suffer from hunger attacks ever again.
However, this doesn’t happen without some really awesome people. We are looking for a highly talented Financial Controller to join our Finance team in Hong Kong.
The ideal candidate will be a qualified accountant with a proven track record in managing all finance functions. He / she would also possess leadership and entrepreneurial spirit, and work closely with partners in different regions to ensure we build the best practice finance team amid extensive business growth.
Report directly to the Head of Finance of foodpanda Hong Kong and manage the Financial Planning and Analysis team which oversees financial reporting, and takes charge of the controlling budgeting, and cash flow management functions
Perform financial statements review to ensure all accounts are reconciled monthly and good accounting practices are being adhered to
Provide variance analysis and commentary to explain monthly results versus forecast / budget / prior year
Provide management reporting with visualization, analysis and business insights
Perform monthly forecasting of P&L, balance sheet and cash flow and monitoring of cash in particular throughout the month
Seek opportunities to improve profitability and / or cash flow and provide regular advice in this regard
Lead annual budget process and maintain all supporting spreadsheets
Liaise with the regional and global finance teams on any financial issues
Act as a business partner to drive business initiatives and recommend changes for process improvements
Track operational and financial performance by analyzing and interpreting financial data and provide early warning on deviations
Be responsible for any ad-hoc analyses / tasks requested from management
Desired Skills and Experience
A bachelor’s degree in Accounting Finance / Economics / Business, or other related areas
At least 5 years of relevant experiences and over 3 years of team management experiences
Certified member of HKICPA / ACCA or equivalent qualifications with Big 4 experiences is a must
Experience in food delivery, logistics or transportation industry is a plus
Fast learner, ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment
Self-motivated with great project management and follow-through skills, employs a can-do attitude to problem-solving and push for improvements
Detail-oriented, flexible with hands-on mentality, committed to deliver high quality work product
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, able to get on with people at all levels and across a range of local, regional and global departments in the business.
Strong logical thinking and analytical skills, capable of seeing a situation from multiple perspectives
Fluency in both English and Cantonese is mandatory
Good knowledge of Google Suite (Google Sheet, Google Doc, Google Slide) is highly preferable
Knowledgeable of MS Office and excellent command in Excel is required
What We Offer
A dynamic and challenging working environment
Flexibility. You will be valued by your output, not your input
An extra steep learning curve
Responsibility from day one in a fast growing and global company
A vibrant and international team with diverse backgrounds
Regular company and team events