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Finance Business Partner, Customer

  • FIN - Financial Services
  • Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China
  • Cathay Pacific
  • Application Deadline
    30 Sep 2022
Role Introduction

Reports to: Head of Finance Customer Travel

The Finance Business Partner, Customer is responsible for supporting business decision making across the various pillars in the Customer Travel line of business by providing accurate, relevant, timely and insightful financial information.

Key Responsibilities

  • Partner with the Director and commercial teams to develop a financial awareness within the relevant Line of Business/ Department such that each individual understands they impact the finances of the company & can therefore always make the best decisions for the company
  • Support the Director setting the Line of Business/ Department’s Key Results (OKR) and KPIs in line with the business budget and plans
  • Support/ lead monthly business performance reviews (discussing P&L performance; balance sheet; cash flow; and major projects)
  • Coordinate preparation of the Annual Business Review and Quarterly Business Review packs, and the Balance Scorecard
  • Provide insightful business performance analysis and OKR trending on a regular basis to support management decision making
  • Supports business case development for project investments applying appropriate IRR/NPV analysis, including constructive review of the commercial rationale and impact to OKRs, financial implications, project approach and impact on the overall portfolio
  • Support corporate transactions, including business case development and ensuring technical account implications are understood by the business and the financial reporting team
  • Prepare regular forecasts, including the annual budget and 3-year plan, and quarterly reforecasting (including P&L, Balance Sheet, Cash flow, project related budget / forecast);
  • Work with the business to ensure the portfolio and project management tools provide up-to-date information on the status of projects and initiatives, including benefits tracking
  • Coordinate with various central practice teams (e.g. Lean, Agile, Project Management) for optimal delivery and the application of best practices such as the Project Delivery Life Cycle, SAFe, etc..

List requirements for the position:

  • Relevant degree and/or experience in Finance or Business. Professional accounting qualification such as CPA will be required.
  • Minimum 8 years of finance experience, project management or PMO experience (managing projects, budget and financial tracking and issue resolution).
  • Experience of preparing and reviewing business projects will be required.
  • Sound grasp of financial principles of project evaluation and business acumen.
  • Excellent presentation, facilitation and influencing skills with high standard of written and spoken English. Strong communication skill to all levels in the organisation and agility to work within a team environment.
  • A quick learner with the ability to work independently, be self-motivated and attentive to details.
  • Strong analytics and reporting skills in producing reports, documentation and presentations.
Personal & Application Information

Personal & Application Information

Cathay Pacific is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Personal data provided by job applicants will be used strictly in accordance with our personal data policy and for recruitment purposes only. Candidates not notified within eight weeks may consider their application unsuccessful. All related information will be kept in our file for up to 24 months. A copy of our Personal Information Collection Statement will be provided upon request by contacting our Data Protection Officer.


Please note that with effect from 1 June 2022 onwards, all Cathay employees and contractors who work in Cathay City and all other Cathay Group Company premises in Hong Kong must have received a third dose of COVID 19 vaccine. Being tested regularly for COVID-19 is not an option. Consideration will be given to those who are unable to get vaccinated for valid medical reasons.

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