Commercial Finance Manager, APAC

Finance Singapore Full-time Singapore

Job Description

The Commercial Finance Manager reports to the Finance Director - APAC and responsible to provide financial analysis & insights, commercial and strategic support to the APAC Leadership Team, providing valuable insights that drives commercial and strategic outcomes.

The role includes financial planning and business analysis to partner the commercial team in delivering objectives as well as partnering with the various business unit leaders on critical financial analysis.

Main responsibilities:

  • Partners to provide insight and challenge through financial analysis to enable business partners to make key decisions and achieve targets
  • Perform financial analysis on past and forecast data (AOP, LE, etc.) so as to understand the root cause of major fluctuation in Profit & Loss Statement.
  • Conducts ad hoc analyses to support critical business decisions. Leads analysis of net present value (NPV), return on investment (ROI) for key projects.
  • Act as the Finance custodian for Innovation / Renovation projects across the Region, identifies issues, risk and opportunities. Represent finance on other major “cross functional” projects
  • Identify Value Destroyers vs. Value Creators at a Product (SKU) / Customer level.
  • Provide accurate and timely information for month, quarter and year end close to local and regional Commercial / Marketing teams.
  • Facilitate cost management for RHQ in Singapore & Malaysia & provide visibility on spends on a monthly basis.
  • Facilitate preparation of monthly reviews including relevant analysis for management discussions.
  • Identify reporting efficiencies & drive automation across the Region.
  • Identify opportunities & drive improvement in Working Capital across the Region.
  • Preparation of financial models as and when required.


  • Finance/Accounting/Business Degree or equivalent University degree
  • Experience in FP&A, budgeting and Forecasting is a must.
  • Agility in adapting to a dynamic business environment
  • 6-8 years in FPA / Commercial Finance role
  • Prior Experience working in FMCG preferred
  • Excellent business acumen
  • Experience in SAP & BPC is preferred
  • Strong communication and analytical skills + drive for results


University Graduate

Additional Information

JDE is part of JDE Peet’s, the world's leading pure-play coffee and tea company, headquartered in the Netherlands. For more than 265 years, JDE has been inspired by the belief that it’s amazing what can happen over a cup of coffee. Today,  JDE unleashes the possibilities of coffee and tea in more than 100 countries, through a portfolio of over 50 brands including L’OR, Jacobs, Senseo, Tassimo, Douwe Egberts, OldTown, Super, Pickwick and Moccona. 

What’s it like to work at JDE?

We are proud of our passionate, driven associates that challenge the status quo and pursue mastery in everything they do. Our goal is simple and ambitious – JDE: A coffee & tea for every cup.

At JDE, we're Made to Stand Out. Every day we are progressive in outlook, ambitious in nature, resourceful in action and decisive in approach, bringing coffee and tea moments to everyone around the world.