Finance Manager (Financial Planning & Analysis)

Full-time | Retail/Merchandise |  Shah Alam

Main Responsibilities:

  • Initiate and undertake strategic initiatives and analysis aimed at improving business performance
  • Guide, drive and implement reporting processes in line with Group processes, policies and statutory requirements
  • Responsible for the preparation of statutory financial reports (Malaysia only), management reports, industry reports & analytical reviews
  • Review accuracy & timeliness of reports & analytical reviews and undertake corrective measures if required      Coordinate with Finance Operations and Tax Department to ensure timely & accurate tax computation & projection (Malaysia only)
  • Central coordinator for internal & external auditors (Malaysia and Brunei only)   Manage Risk management reporting and compliance
  • Lead the team by example to ensure cordial work environment and promote a learning culture


  • Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor’s Degree, Professional Degree in Accounting or Professional Accounting qualificationsequivalent.
  • Above 10 years experience in Accounting
  • Technical Knowledge and Compentencies
  • Posses excellent financial acumen and strong knowledge of function & procedures
  • Good knowledge of spreadsheet & presentation tools
  • Financial Planning & Analysis experience
  • Leadership  & Managerial
  • Able to manage diverse stakeholders & build relationships across functions and countries
  • Comfortable presenting to director level
  • Able to provide clear direction to employees
  • Inquisitive mindset and able to work independently
  • Retail experience is an advantage, but not mandatory
  • Experience with SAP would be an added advantage

Questions for the candidates:

Question 1

Describe the work environment in which you will most effectively be able to contribute.

Question 2

Give examples of ideas or strategies you had implemented.

Question 3

What three character traits would your friends use to describe you? Explain why.

Company Profile:

Guardian Health And Beauty Sdn. Bhd.

(Registration No. 1101083-T)
Guardian is the largest Pharmacy, Health and Beauty retail chain in Malaysia; offering goods and services to more than 27 million Malaysian consumers. Our brand is truly recognized and acclaimed by our customers. Guardian provides an extensive range of health, beauty and pharmaceutical products and services at unrivalled prices to help Malaysians to stay well, look good and enjoy a healthy life. Our customers have no doubt choosing Guardian as their preferred health & beauty destination.