Strategic Finance Manager, GCS AppDev - Singapore

10-15 years
19000 - 38000 SGD monthly
2 days ago 1 Applied
Job Description


The name Google came from googol, a mathematical term for the number 1 followed by 100 zeros. And nobody at Google loves big numbers like the Finance team when providing in depth analysis on all manner of strategic decisions across Google products. From developing forward-thinking analysis to generating management reports to scaling our automated financial processes, the Finance organization is an important partner and advisor to the business.


Financial Analysts ensure that Google makes sound financial decisions. As a Financial Analyst, your work, whether it's modeling business scenarios or tracking performance metrics, is used by our leaders to make strategic company decisions. Excellent at working on multiple projects at a time, you are focused on the details while finding creative ways to address big picture challenges.

You are both a manager and a mentor, providing financial leadership and analytical support to partners of the core Finance team as well as giving your own team the support they need to become financial experts. You'll keep management informed on key financial metrics and work to improve financial operation practices throughout your region.

If you love problem-solving using data, can thrive in a fast paced, ambiguous environment and are keen to drive a positive difference for Google and millions of SMBs worldwide, you won't find a better fit than GCS Ads Finance. The role requires directly managing a team of two analysts and partnering with the product finance team to drive the analytical agenda for GCS Apps and AppDev.



  • Partner with leaders in GCS AppDev organization to understand drivers of business growth, risks and opportunities and support insights with comprehensive data analyses
  • Build data science models and develop statistical analysis on AppDev revenue, growth and other business metrics
  • Drive strategic projects jointly with cross-functional partners. Examples of a projects you may drive include selecting metrics and building an early warning system for revenue attainment based on operational metrics, developing account segmentation model for a sales program
  • Lead decision making on investment strategies for AppDev GTM, identification of key market drivers for revenue growth and business profitability, and resource allocation.
  • The Role will entail managing a global team, and partnering with global stakeholders (across Americas, APAC and EMEA) It will be a part of the GCS Ads finance leadership team


  • Bachelor's degree in a business or quantitative field, or equivalent practical experience
  • 14 years experience in strategy consulting, strategic finance, or similar commercial analytical role
  • Experience in a people management role.


  • Demonstrated track record of effectively partnering with technical, business, and operations colleagues. Distinctive problem solving and analytical skills combined with impeccable business judgment.
  • Solid analytical work experience in high data volume environments in software, internet, media or telecoms industries.
  • Strong SQL skills with experience creating financial dashboards or models.
  • Excellent oral and writing communication skills and the ability to communicate with a highly technical management team.