regional head of data in Singapore

samantha tsai si li, randstad
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samantha tsai si li, randstad

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about the company

Our client is one of the largest E-commerce company is Southeast Asia. With the aim to transform and accelerate businesses in SEA, they are looking out for a bold and tenacious leader, to guide the Finance Data team.

about the job

  • Lead a team of business analysts and BI developers delivering data applications, data pipelines, data insights and ad-hoc data support based on requirements by the regional Finance team
  • Provide operational financial reporting and analytical support to all local and regional finance functions (FP&A, Accounting, Tax, Treasury, etc.) and oversee the training of end users
  • Monitor strategic projects of the group in terms of their financial impact and accuracy
  • Technical and functional ownership of Planning and Budgeting solutions used by the group (e.g. in Anaplan)
  • Maintain and improve all relevant data pipelines for Financial systems and reporting. Interface relevant stakeholders (Data, Product, Finance) to identify requirements and recommend technical solutions
  • Frequent interaction with Senior Management to present and consult on analytical insights related to strategic projects

skills & experience required

  • 8-10+ years of experience with hands-on roles in BI tools, finance, project management or related fields
  • Experience working in the e-commerce or financial services industry or supporting an internal, corporate finance function
  • BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Computer Science or related field
  • 3+ years of experience in leading and growing data, business analytics or business intelligence teams
  • Strong expertise in SQL best practices, queries and frameworks
  • Experience with BI tools, processes and data optimization
  • MS Excel/VBA, R/Python (plus), SAP FICO hands-on experience a plus
  • Creative and analytical thinker with strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong understanding of data structures, underlying DB systems and Big Data (e.g. Hadoop) technologies
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Independent and able thrive in a fast-paced start-up environment
  • A self-motivated, driven, flexible, quick learning, high achieving, “can do” mentality

What’s on offer

  • The opportunity to join one of forerunners of the E-commerce industry
  • Challenging role with high growth potential
  • Attractive salary package

If you are a flexible, driven leader and passionate about the E-commerce industry, this is the opportunity for you.

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link. Alternatively please contact Samantha Tsai at 6510 3660 to discuss more on the opportunity.

EA: 94C3609|R1880325


SQL, BI Tools, Leadership



educational requirements

Bachelor Degree