Are you looking for unlimited opportunities to develop and succeed? With work that challenges and makes a difference, within a flexible and supportive environment, we can help our customers achieve their dreams and aspirations.
Incumbents in this role provide analytical, advisory and facilitating services to support management decision-making and to provide systems to support on-going operations to achieve their business objectives and priorities. Incumbents may be involved in dealing with external bodies to secure information and implement compliance requirements for the purpose of protecting the interests of Manulife as well as be involved in regional projects, if needed.
This position is fully accountable for the quality, accuracy and timely development, production and analysis of financial and management reports for Asia Segment, which forms the basis for assessing the Segment’s overall financial performance and operating goals. The candidate is part of the management reporting team, working together with other peer managers, reporting to the AVP, Management Reporting to provide valued financial information and act as a trusted advisor to business units, senior management in Asia and Group office.
Incumbents in this role act mainly as an individual contributor who possesses a solid understanding of relevant techniques and methods and applies this expertise in the design and development of solutions that are both technically sound and aligned with customer needs.
-Ensure information / commentary received from the business units complies with regional / corporate standards and on a timely basis.
-Consolidate financial reports for the region.
-Coordinate with and provide advice to Head Office (Toronto) on Asia segment issues; comply with reporting requirements.
-Review and analyse financial reports and commentary from Asian business units.
-Prepare ad hoc financial reports and analysis for regional and corporate users.
-Participate in regional projects.
-Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and organizational skills
-Demonstrated ability to work independently and establish priorities to meet tight deadlines.
-Be self-driven, eager to learn and adapt to changes.
-Detail-oriented, ability to establish appropriate checks on own / others work product.
-Ability to work well under tight deadlines and to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
-Feel comfortable to work with senior management and able to cope in a fast paced, dynamic working environment.
-Strong (English) communication and inter-personal skills.
-A recognized accounting degree.
-Experience with insurance and financial services industries strongly preferred.
-Qualified member of a professional body.
-Minimum of 5-7 years relevant experience.
-Fluency in both written and spoken English.
-Proficiency in Hyperion-Essbase/Smartview and / or knowledge of Sun Account a plus.
-Knowledge of IFRS. Knowledge of Canadian and / or US GAAP a plus.
If you are ready to unleash your potential it’s time to start your career with Manulife/John Hancock.
Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group that helps people make their decisions easier and lives better. We operate primarily as John Hancock in the United States and Manulife elsewhere. We provide financial advice, insurance, as well as wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. At the end of 2017, we had about 35,000 employees, 73,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving more than 26 million customers. As of September 30, 2018, we had over $1.1 trillion (US$863 billion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months we made $27.6 billion in payments to our customers.
Our principal operations are in Asia, Canada and the United States where we have served customers for more than 100 years. With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we trade as 'MFC' on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges and under '945' in Hong Kong.
Manulife is committed to supporting a culture of diversity and accessibility across the organization. It is our priority to remove barriers to provide equal access to employment. A Human Resources representative will consult with applicants contacted to participate at any stage of the recruitment process who request an accommodation. Information received regarding the accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.