Director, Business Planning & Analysis

Date: 08-Sep-2022


Singapore, Singapore

Singtel Group

At Singtel, we believe in the strength of a vibrant, diverse and inclusive workforce where backgrounds, perspectives and life experiences of our people help us innovate and create strong connections with our customers. We strive to ensure all our people practices are non-discriminatory and provide a fair, performance-based work culture that is diverse, inclusive and collaborative. 

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The candidate will be responsible for the timely and accurate reporting of the Group financial results and performance against targets/strategies of the Group. Analyse financial, non-financial information and present recommendations to support management decision-making.

In addition, act as a Finance Business Partner and advisor to the Group Corporate Functions.


• Group Business Planning and Analysis:

o Involve in the strategic business planning and analysis, and management reporting to stakeholders.
o Assist in long-term business planning and capital deployment for the Group.
o Participate in the Group annual budget and forecast planning through close engagement with key stakeholders to establish plans aligned with the Group targets and strategic objectives.
o Provide commercial insights and present analysis findings to facilitate management decision-making.
o Prepare the Group financials presentation materials for management and AC/Board, and other ad hoc reports and analysis for management.
o Partner the Regional Finance team on the consolidation of the Group regional associates’ financial results and other ad hoc analysis.
o Provide leadership to the finance team, recommend process improvements and drive new initiatives.


• Group Corporate Functions Business Partnering:

o Be an active finance business partner and advisor to the Group Corporate Functions.
o Engage and partner the Group Corporate Functions on the annual budget and forecast to support robust planning and performance management.
o Provide value-added analysis and ensure compliance with the Group financial governance policies.
• Other ad-hoc duties as assigned



• A Degree in Accounting or its equivalent. At least 10 years of relevant experience in finance including prior leadership role in finance.
• Relevant experience in audit firms and knowledge of current accounting standards would be an advantage.
• Adept at synthesising information, sharp eye for details and strong numeracy skills.
• Able to work independently in a challenging environment. Should possess strong commercial acumen and a collaborative attitude.
• Strong communication and presentation skills. Excellent Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills.



We are committed to a safe and healthy environment for our employees & customers and will require all prospective employees to be fully vaccinated.




About Singtel

Headquartered in Singapore, Singtel has 140 years of operating experience and played a pivotal role in the country’s development as a major communications hub. Optus, our subsidiary in Australia, is a leader in integrated telecommunications, constantly raising the bar in innovative products and services.

We are also strategically invested in leading companies in Asia and Africa, including Bharti Airtel (India, South Asia and Africa), Telkomsel (Indonesia), Globe Telecom (the Philippines) and Advanced Info Service (Thailand). We work closely with our associates, leveraging our scale in networks, customer reach and extensive operational experience to lead and shape the communications industry.

Together, the Group serves over 700 million mobile customers around world. Singtel is one of the largest listed Singapore companies on the Singapore Exchange by market capitalisation.

The Group has a vast network of offices throughout Asia Pacific, Europe and the USA, and employs more than 23,000 staff worldwide.