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Business Analyst / Senior Manager, Cost Fit, Regional ControllersManulife (International) Limited
Business Analyst / Senior Manager, Cost Fit, Regional ControllersManulife (International) Limited
Job Highlights
  • Excellent exposure
  • Reputable company
  • Growing company
Job Description

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.


Job Description

Key Accountabilities:
Responsible for driving finance efficiency initiatives by evaluating current end-to-end financial reporting process, documenting, analyzing and recommending opportunities and solutions for improvement and drive efficiency. Liaise and communicate with different parties on process improvement initiatives, including any technology related implementation and testing. Be a change agent to support finance efficiency culture that embrace continuous improvements on finance operation.


-Drive group discussion to obtain deep understanding and document end to end finance operations processes across business units in Asia.
-Analyze data and findings to draw business-relevant conclusions, including the definition of process owners, metrics and roadmap of key gaps and improvement opportunities.
-Research on best practice on finance operation and be able to apply this into the improvement opportunities.
-Summarize and present complex issues and recommendation to different stakeholders, including finance leaders and governance board for approval. 
-Implement process improvement and execute on continuous process improvement through metrics and scorecard reporting.
-Work with multiple business stakeholders with different background and culture across Asia to solicit user requirements and deliver solutions.
-Document and communicate users requirements to in house or vendors for any technology related developments (e.g. Data visualization tools).
-Design change management and communications plan that reinforces Global and Regional’s finance initiatives and key messages.
-University graduated in Accounting, Finance, Information Technology or relevant disciplines.
-Minimum 7 years of experience working as a business analyst in insurance, banking or financial institutions.
-Hands on project experience for regional or global application projects.
-Strong analytical, planning, execution and problem solving skills.
-Challenging the status quo, proactive thinking, process minded, and delivery focused.
-Good understanding of data warehouse (e.g. Data Lake), visual and robotic tools.
-Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; able to work under pressure and work well under time constraints.
-Excellent English written and verbal communication skills.

If you are ready to unleash your potential it’s time to start your career with Manulife/John Hancock.


About Manulife
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.

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Company details

Together, we grow

At Manulife we believe in growing, together.

Our disciplined approach and fact-based decision making has delivered a consistent, long-term record of growth and success as a “Winning Company”. Our people contribute to this and share in it, realizing that, as we grow they can too. Supported by professional training and experienced leadership there are opportunities to grow and develop your career across a broad range of disciplines and operations.

However career progression is not our only measure of success. We believe in a workplace that nurtures the development of people, both professionally and personally. By sharing and instilling in our people the values and ethics that define us, we enable our people to learn from each other and grow together.