The position is a critical role in the Analytics Center of Excellence - responsibilities encompass activities associated with the Strategic / Operational Plan, Budgeting, Forecasting & Month-End Close activities. Will also involve high degree of on-going analytical support and reporting.
Builds working and collaborative relationships with the various FP&A teams and mid-management to support business priorities and objectives through complex financial modeling and ad-hoc reporting
Benchmarkscompany performance utilizing product and market related analytics
Analyzes consolidated results and partners closely with Business Operations and Business Finance to understand material variances to budget and historical trends
Proactively identifies and communicates areas of risk and opportunity
Provide insights to enable executives with the ability to do contingency planning, to consider alternatives and anticipate the impact of specific positive and negative events (not just a set of simplistic upsides, downsides and base cases)
Takes the lead in building forecast models using key drivers, trend analysis, economic and external factors, etc.
Runs operating plan models and incorporates guidance received on validated assumptions; leads and presents the results, forecasts, and operating plan presentation / deliverables
Provides analytical support; conducts research as required. Drives and distributes ad-hoc reports/mines and assimilates related data as directed for use in planning and forecasting activities
Runs and distributes recurring reports for all aspects of management reporting activities leveraging technology and automation
Assists in managing several KPI's related to financial models and also client satisfaction
Drives the compliance/data governance process surrounding the data to ensure accuracy at the source system
Complies with all departmental/ financial operations policies and practices
MBA / CA / CFA / CMA / CPA having 4 - 8 years of work experience into FP&A i.e. Financial Planning & Analysis handling Strategic / Operational Plan, Budgeting, Forecasting & Month-End Close activities. FP&A experience is mandatory.
Good written and verbal communication skills
Excellent Problem Solving and Analytical Skills.
Advanced expertise with Microsoft Excel (both in terms of formulas &advanced functions; knowledge of VBA would be a plus)
Uses financial systems such as Oracle, Hyperion Essbase, Business Objects etc.
Generates reports with customized data parameters to aid decision making
Intermediate experience with Microsoft Powerpoint, Microsoft Access
Updated with the dynamic analytics processes and techniques