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Finance Manager

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Hong Kong, Central and Western District
Date posted:

Objectives of the Role

Finance Manager - Hong Kong is playing an active partnering role to help and support Marketing and Customer Development for

  • Setting business agenda to drive business performance
  • Preparing annual budget with comprehensive assumptions from both marketing and customer development and ensure appropriate resource allocation
  • Monitoring business performance in both brand & customer matrix and take appropriate actions
  • Providing relevant information as well as bringing in external insight to the business discussion
  • Driving superior decision making while taking risk management into consideration
  • Leading value creation to the business and shareholders

Reporting Line

This Finance Manger will report directly to Finance Director - Unilever Taiwan, Hong Kong

Being an active business partner with Marketing and Customer Development, the Finance Manager will maintain a good work relation with Commercial Director.

  • Act as Head of Finance in Hong Kong for driving the functional excellence & operation digitalization, including people management.
  • Ensure an overall finance control including the corporate risk management

Liaise closely with TW & HK Finance team to maximize the value of TWHK Finance MCO

Working Contacts

Close work relationship is essential with Commercial Director, and relevant functions.  This includes the counterpart in Unilever Taiwan, Unilever China and Unilever Global Functional teams to share learnings and harmonize relevant processes.

Key Responsibilities

Detailed responsibilities for Finance Manager, Hong Kong are:

  • As the Head of Finance for Hong Kong Retail Operation, lead and coach the team to provide business partnering role to Marketing and Customer Development teams
  • Support Finance Director on developing business strategy in Brand/Category and Channel
  • Ensure effective strategy implementation and monitoring performance
  • Budget preparation and consolidation
  • Variance analysis and commercial advice to improve business performance & highlight potential risks
  • Act as controller for Hong Kong operation, proactive manage financial risk and internal control
  • Process streamlining, simplification and digitalization
  • Represent finance function in key meetings
  • Implement relevant best practices
  • Any ad hoc activities arising    

Experience/ Skill Required

The successful candidate will have a first class track record in business analysis and deploying advanced analytical techniques and including

  • Top class degree in finance and/or business related discipline
  • At least seven years accounting/finance related work experiences and with three years team management experiences
  • Demonstrable track record of transferring skills and people development
  • Self-motivated and independent with high integrity
  • Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Excellent command of English and computer skills


The candidates must have:

  • Passion for the business and willing to go for extra mile
  • Team leadership skill to lead the team of four members
  • A team player who can not only provide support and also challenging
  • External oriented (consumer, customer, economic, competition, digitalization)
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Hold people accountable

Unilever is an organisation committed to equity, inclusion and diversity to drive our business results and create a better future, every day, for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. At Unilever we are interested in every individual bringing their ‘Whole Self’ to work and this includes you! Thus if you require any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of your application so that we can support you through your recruitment journey.

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