Financial Analyst - FP&A revenue
Beijing, Beijing, China
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming great products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. Do you love thinking analytically? Are you passionate about using your financial knowledge to navigate complex challenges? Just as our customers find value in Apple products, the Finance group finds value for both Apple and its shareholders. As part of this group, you’ll play an integral role in ensuring our day-to-day financial health. You and your team will support Apple’s growth, both top and bottom line, by applying the same level of innovation toward financial matters as we do toward our products and services. You’ll also collaborate with Apple teams across the world to develop more effective investment strategies and risk management. Finance is meaningful to upholding our global commitment to excellence, and it is directly responsible for shaping the company’s future. Join us, and you’ll play a role in continuing Apple’s legacy of efficiency and success. The Greater China Sales Finance team manages all sales finance activities for Apple’s indirect channel businesses in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. The team forms part of a dynamic Worldwide Sales Finance organization, aligned by process tracks which are run locally, but with a strong alignment to global process ownership. The key process tracks include Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A), Demand Forecasting & Analytics (DFA), Route To Market (RTM) Finance, and Product (iPhone, iPad, Mac) Finance. This position is based in Beijing.
- Bachelor’s degree or higher in Finance, Accounting, or other related fields
- Ideally have at least 5 years experiences in the field of financial analysis or business analysis, preferably in the communications or FMCG industries or high-tech sector relating to hardware.
- Strong analytical capability with attention to details
- Ability to work independently, anticipate and react to frequently changing business conditions with proven ability to perform under tight deadlines
- Fast learning ability
- Excellent Excel & general systems skills required
- Fluent in mandarin Chinese and English.
- Analytical Skills, Business Acumen, Team Player, Quick Learning, Planning & Time Management
Greater China Sales Finance, FP&A-Revenue team focus on overall product T&C, Channel Rebate forecasting, reporting and analysis; responsible for quarter-end revenue closing and reporting to WW Sales Finance; and ensure SOX compliance on Revenue Recognition. This is a good opportunity for you to get a high level understanding of reseller channel rebate structure, enhance analytical skills, and contribute for WW URM process. • Understand GC channel rebate structure, lead performance rebate end to end process (forecasting, accrual, payout) • Deeply understand product T&C from upfront margin to backend margin, perform product annual T&C review • Prepare sales adjustment forecast, provide meaningful analysis to management team and WW Sales Finance team. • Generate ad hoc management reports for executive reviews • Lead process improvement, simplification to drive productivity and improve forecast accuracy • Support the rollout of WWSF systems and initiatives • Ensure and strengthen SOX control and compliance on Revenue Recognition cycle. • Key interaction teams: Apple GC Sales team, WW Sales Finance team and local GBS team.
Education & Experience
BS/BA in Finance, Accounting or other relevant field strongly preferred.