Neuberger Berman Finance Associate, East Asia in Japan
Summary We are seeking an experienced Finance Associate who will cover managerial reporting (asset under management (AUM), flow and other management reporting) while concurrently being engaged in process improvements, project delivery and process oversight for East Asia (NBEA) Finance team in the areas of Accounts Payable (AP) incl. expense reimbursement. The position reports to Finance manager (VP). A successful candidate will initially put greater effort on project management for process improvements in AP processes and will shift its focus on AUM/Flow reporting as well as production of managerial reports in supporting the firm’s FP&A activities in NBEA Finance. A successful candidate should have strong organizational and project management skills as will partner with internal stakeholders in various functions across the firm. Key Responsibilities: Specific responsibilities will include (but will not be limited to the following): AUM/Flow and managerial reporting
Monthly closing and reporting of East Asia entities AUM and flow accurately in a timely manner
Proactively identify and execute improvements to the operating platform for a sound financial control environment
Engage with business representatives and Technology on systems implementation initiatives and represent Finance views and requirements within broader project teams Project management and process improvement
Project management of AP and T&E process streamline projects. Work with global Finance Operation as well as local stakeholders to ensure that key initiatives are fully integrated into the local processes
Oversight monthly AP and TP payment processes for East Asia Others
Monthly and ad-hoc FP&A reporting, including forecast / budgeting and analysis to support senior management locally and globally
Lead other projects for East Asia Finance as needed Requirements / Qualifications:
Minimum 3 years work experience in Finance or an analytical/consulting job in big 4 consulting firms
Proven track record of successful project delivery as project manager
Basic accounting knowledge
Strong verbal and written English and Japanese communication skills
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite applications including Excel, Access and PowerPoint
Experience of managing large and disparate data sets with financial modeling skills Preferred Qualifications;
Working knowledge of SAP and Concur
Relevant market/product knowledge and experience in Asset Management industry a plus
Analytical and problem-solving skills. Able to make right judgement and possesses the ability to think through issues for resolution
Ability to prioritize and multi-task successfully in a fast-paced environment
Track record of being a good team player
Understand the value of diversity in the workplace and are dedicated to fostering an inclusive culture
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