Business Development

Senior Associate, Finance

Experience Level: Mid

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Job Summary

GLG is seeking a Senior Associate on the Finance team to partner with our APAC business leaders to accelerate top and bottom-line growth and drive strategy initiatives across our business units.  This position will be an important individual contributor and partner for the APAC Finance team.  This individual will be located in our Hong Kong office and report to the Senior Vice President of Finance.

We are seeking a highly motivated individual who demonstrates a willingness to learn, strong communications skills, and ability to work with stakeholders across different functions; is a strong self-starter with solid analytical and critical thinking capabilities; can exercise discretion in handling compensation and other sensitive information; and has a get-things-done attitude.  Career-switchers or candidates with non-finance experiences are welcome to apply.

Specific responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Incentive Plan Management – manage quarterly process to enroll new employees into incentive plans, coordinate with HR and Payroll to ensure timely incentive payment, revise targets where necessary, etc.
  • Incentive Compensation Calculation – perform incentive calculations for employees across various incentive plans and business units according to performance against targets.
  • Hire Plan Management – manage hire plan and approve requisitions according to budget
  • Data Analytics – perform analyses and develop models to monitor business performance and incentives, and address other financial and operational questions. Develop and demonstrate a deep understanding of the key financial and operational metrics across business units.  
  • Presentations – Assist with the production of periodic financial reporting materials and PowerPoint presentations.

An ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Undergraduate degree or higher from a top tier university
  • 4-6 years of work experience, ideally in a highly analytical or operational role. Qualified candidates with less experience will be considered for Senior Associate role
  • Devotion to accuracy, detail, analytic consistency, and data integrity
  • Strong communications and inter-personal skills
  • Ability and initiative to handle increasing responsibility over time
  • Advanced use of Microsoft Office products including MS Excel and MS PowerPoint
  • Experience with SQL preferred, but not required
  • Proficiency in English is required. Fluent Mandarin Chinese is preferred, but not required.

About GLG / Gerson Lehrman Group

GLG is the world’s insight network. Our clients rely on GLG’s global team to connect with powerful insight across fields from our network of 900,000+ experts (and the hundreds of new experts we recruit every day).

We serve thousands of the world’s best businesses, from Fortune 500 corporations to leading technology companies to professional services firms and financial institutions. We connect our clients to the world’s largest and most varied source of first-hand expertise, including executives, scientists, academics, former public-sector leaders, and the foremost subject matter specialists.

GLG’s industry-leading compliance framework allows clients to learn in a structured, auditable, and transparent way, consistent with their own internal compliance obligations and the highest professional ethical standards. Our compliance standards are a major competitive differentiator and key component of the company’s culture.

To learn more, visit www.GLGinsights.com.

Gerson Lehrman Group, Inc. (“GLG”) is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, race, religion, color, marital status, disability, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

EEO Policy Statement

Gerson Lehrman Group, Inc. (“GLG”) is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, race, religion, color, marital status, disability, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law.