Financial Analyst - RTM team
Tokyo, Tokyo-to, Japan
The people here at Apple don’t just build products — they craft the kind of wonder that’s revolutionized entire industries. It’s the diversity of those people and their ideas that encourages the innovation that runs through everything we do, from amazing technology to industry-leading environmental efforts. Join Apple, and help us leave the world better than we found it. We are looking for a forward-thinking, dynamic, highly-motivated individual for a key role in financial support of the Carrier business within the Sales Finance organization at Apple Japan. The Northeast Asia Finance team manages all sales finance activities for Apple’s indirect channel businesses in Japan and Korea. The team forms part of a dynamic Worldwide Sales Finance organization, aligned by key areas which are handled locally, but with a strong alignment to global process ownership. Key areas include Demand Forecasting & Analytics, Route-to-Market Finance, FP&A, and Business Support Finance.
- Strong finance background with Business Finance, FP&A, or Consulting experience of 5 years minimum
- Strong analytical skills with business modeling and financial forecasting experience
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Proven ability to influence with numbers
- Attention to details, while being able to maintain a bigger picture view
- Self starter & teammate with positive, proactive and open attitude
- Ability to prioritize workload and respond quickly to urgent requests
- High eye for business and integrity
- Japanese and English proficiency advantageous
The Financial analyst, based in Tokyo, is part of the Route-to-Market (RTM) Finance team and is a key player in understanding and analyzing the Japan Carrier business. The key responsibilities include actual tracking and analysis of unit and revenue, value and other performance measurements, offers and pricing analysis, financial operations support and being the internal go-to-person for financial matters related to the Carrier business. - Contributes to annual business plan processes to set stretch strategic goals, provides regular and ad hoc forecasting analysis on seasonality, new product introduction uplift, evaluation on channel programs, promotions, and T&C’s. - Supports weekly and quarterly business reviews to understand the Japan carrier landscape. - Builds business cases around market opportunities and partnerships - including strategy development, market segmentation, competitive analysis, and financial analysis. - Analyze current offers and dynamics in the Japan market to develop and propose attractive and results-oriented offering proposals for existing or new channels. - Develop and maintain KPI and variance reports, dashboards and analytics. - Build up a positive relationship and work closely with Sales counterparts and external partners to understand market drivers. - Support and recommend on quarterly commission quotas and reseller target setting. KEY INTERACTION WITH Sales VP and Directors, Japan Controller, FP&A, RTM and DF&A Finance teams, Sales Operations, Channel Sales Programs, WW Sales Finance in Cupertino Finance, Legal, and Global Business Solutions in Singapore.
Education & Experience
Bachelors Degree in Finance, Accounting or Business related field. MBA beneficial