Senior Finance Manager

  • Full-time

Company Description

Informa Markets is a division of Informa plc. With a growing portfolio of 30 trade events in Southeast Asia, we create business growth opportunities for ASEAN and the rest of the world in a wide range of industries including Furniture & Interiors, Industrial Machinery, Renewable Energy, Power, Security, Construction, Food, Oil & Gas, Hospitality, Livestock, Beauty, Water & Wastewater Subcontracting, Environmental Technology and HVAC. As the world’s leading exhibitions organiser, we bring a diverse range of specialist markets to life, unlocking opportunities and helping them to thrive 365 days of the year. Our deep knowledge and passion for the industry sectors we serve allow us to create valuable experiences where people can succeed. At our events, people build relationships, close deals and grow their businesses. These global networks, skilled, passionate people and market-leading events provide exciting opportunities for business people to achieve their ambitions.   

Job Description


The Senior Finance Manager is a trusted business partner to the Country General Manager and has a rich element of interaction with the Event Directors for the provision of financial analytics to aid in sales, marketing, and commercial decisions on the portfolio of events within the geography of its operations.

As part of the ASEAN Finance Leadership charter, the Finance Manager would be empowered to instil accountability, transparency, and innovation through the application of sound Financial Analytics and Business Intelligence tools and to support the business within the jurisdictional compliance framework.


  • Analysis of month end close reporting ensuring accuracy of reported figures.
  • Provide reconciliation and commentary where required on reporting gaps identified and business explanations on variances.
  • Proactive reporting and systems update on monthly rolling forecast, calling out risks and opportunities.
  • Actively engage with business stakeholders and participate in yearly budget roll up.
  • Facilitate and assume a pivotal role for Informa Long Range Planning (LRP) and stewardship of finance strategies.
  • Working Capital management and cashflow requirement planning and analysis.
  • Financial management and Event’s P&L portfolio reporting matrix.
  • Provide feedback on month end reporting improvement to the Asia Shared Services Center Hong Kong (ASSC HK).
  • Provision of reporting requirements as requested by Group Finance.
  • Provision of P&L and Balance Sheet analytics.
  • Assume any other tasks as and when required.

Compliance and Reporting

  • Liaise with External Auditors to manage yearly statutory audit requirements.
  • Liaise with Tax Agent to ensure timely filing and submission of VAT and Corporate Income Tax.
  • Liaison with ASSC HK for all month end reporting requirement.
  • Escalate compliance on non-conformance or findings in a timely manner.
  • Provide support on Internal Audit activities and queries.
  • Robust understanding and enforcement of the Country Delegated Authority.
  • Adherence to and enforcement of Group Policies (Reporting, Tax, Treasury, Legal).
  • Ensure the operations of the business are complying to the local Acts and Laws.


  • Possess a Professional qualification (ACCA/ CPA/ ICAEW/ MICPA).
  • At least 8 years of relevant experience in Accounting, Finance Business, Corporate Finance, and system implementation, in a multi-national work environment (with audit background would added advantage)
  • Solid working knowledge of ERP systems and analysis tools to provide commercial insight.
  • Proven track record in driving changes, formulating, and championing improvement programs.
  • A people manager with coaching capability to build a high performing team.
  • A solution driven individual who could think out of the box and is capable to roll up the sleeves and dive into the details.
  • Collaborative mindset and able to work well with colleagues of different cultures and hierarchy.

Additional Information

We know that sometimes the 'perfect candidate' doesn't exist, and that people can be put off applying for a job if they don't fit all the requirements. If you're excited about working for us and have most of the skills or experience we're looking for, please go ahead and apply. You could be just what we need! We believe strongly in the value of diversity and creating supportive, inclusive environments where our colleagues can succeed.  As such, Informa is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship, or other protected characteristics under federal, state or local law. 

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