JP & KR Financial Analyst, Demand Forecasting & Analysis

Tokyo, Tokyo-to, Japan
Corporate Functions


Weekly Hours: 37.5
Role Number:200530378
Apple is a place where extraordinary people gather to do their best work. Together we create products and experiences people once couldn’t have imagined — and now can’t imagine living without. If you’re excited by the idea of making a real impact, and joining a team where we pride ourselves in being one of the most diverse and inclusive companies in the world, a career with Apple might be your dream job… Just be prepared to dream big! Join Apple Sales finance in Tokyo for a role in Demand Forecasting and Analysis (DF&A) to support Japan and Korea reseller business. You will be key partner of a dynamic and agile Sales Finance organization. You will support executive team’s strategic decisions by providing financial insights based on in-depth analysis and highlighting risk & opportunities proactively. We need a bright and motivated individual who learns quickly, is curious, and can collaborate and challenge effectively. The successful candidate is an excellent professional with strong analytical skills and has experience in a multinational and dynamic environment.


As a DF&A financial analyst, you will own and be involved in the following activities; - Work close with Sales and other Sales Finance team to model the demand forecast for your assigned product and deliver written and verbal presentations to senior management and executives - Propose detailed revision to current quarter forecast on weekly basis and explain internal and external drivers & financial impact - Understand the Japan & Korea Channel business and strategy and come with insightful analysis on variability of business performance - Drive deep collaboration with Pacific Operation teams and Worldwide Sales Finance to enhance the business impact. - Be responsible for sharing insights and analyzing current business trends Key Interaction with: Sales Finance teams in Japan and Korea Sales Directors and Account Managers Sales Planning and Operations team Worldwide Sales Finance in Cupertino Pacific Operations team

Minimum Qualifications

Key Qualifications

  • 3+ years of forecast/planning experience or consulting/analytic type of roles
  • High level of analytical skills with attention to details and ability to influence with numbers
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to clearly articulate results to both leadership and cross-functional teams, representing Finance perspective to non-Finance business partners
  • Self-starter with the ability to take care of ambiguity and work independently in face paced environment & great teammate with positive, dedicated and open attitude
  • Ability to prioritize workload and respond quickly to urgent request. Flexible and adaptable
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and deal with ambiguity
  • Extremely curious - not satisfied with easy or convenient answers; drives issues to root cause
  • Excel Specialist and Keynote/presentation skills. SQL/Tableau is a plus
  • Fluency in English and Japanese

Preferred Qualifications

Education & Experience

BA/BS degree or equivalent experience

Additional Requirements