Reporting and in-depth analysis of monthly financials (P&L, B/S, Free Cash Flow, Indirect Spend, Working Capital, etc.)
Operational expertise in STRAP/AOP/Estimate processes
Delivering high quality output & identifying risks/issues & escalating and mitigate them as required
Develop and implement financial trend reports to identify performance issues within the business and risks or opportunities in financial plan/estimate.
Develop meaningful and insightful business metrics and guide business counterparts in decision making process
Provide analysis and guidance for the Monthly Operations Reviews.
Provide support and analysis for competitor review and economic indicators trends.
Partner with SBG/SBU & COE Leadership to enhance current process metrics & performance measurement system in line with l as well as, key industry practices.
Provide relevant training to new employees on FP&A concepts and reports as per requirements of new employee orientation program.
Partner with business counterparts in building financial plan and estimates and the associated variance analysis compared to actual.
Partner with the business in driving key business goals and initiatives.
Develop suggestions for process improvements as needed, to maximize scalability and minimize manual work.
Implement process improvement plans by developing tools and other solutions with cross functional teams.
Partner with business counterparts and demonstrate insight in financial analysis techniques, tools, and concepts, to provide practical counsel in driving business results.
Ensure increased efficiency, working proactively to improve systems and processes.
Develop systems for implementation and tracking of progress for strategic plan using internal tools.
Exposure to Global Customers with ability to interact effectively with all levels of employees/customers and to align/ integrate with other departments / sites.
Identifying opportunities for process improvements which include driving efficiencies in the work area to speed up and improve the quality of output, by way of sharing best practices.
Provide reliable and accurate financial reporting that exceeds existing standards and facilitates decision making.
Education level and/or relevant experience(s)
Finance/ Commerce / equivalent degree with min 8-10 yrs of relevant experience in FP&A.
Should have managed a team of 5-7 people.
To lead, manage and develop the FP&A team to excel in their roles through setting up of objectives and appropriate management technique
Excellent organization, project management and time management skills
Possess a strong team-oriented philosophy and willingness to go the extra mile to get the tasks completed accurately and in a timely fashion.
CA,ICWAI, MBA, CIMA, CFA, CPA or equivalent qualification is an added advantage
Expert level analytical, modeling, and technical skills and high attention to detail.
Ability to think outside of traditional role to evaluate business implications.
Expert Knowledge on STRAP/AOP/Estimate process
Knowledge and Skills (general and technical)
Knowledge of ERP systems like SAP, Oracle, Essbase, Business Objects and Hyperion Financial Management and should have flexibility to adapt to different ERPs/Reporting tools.
Strong business acumen coupled with financial prudence.
Advanced skills in Microsoft Office
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with ability to effectively communicate at all levels of an organization;
Strong presentation skills and ability to communicate financial data and information to non finance professionals.
Highly collaborative and willing to work in a dynamic and challenging environment.
Show flexibility and ability to adapt to changing work environment and requirements, work under pressure with sense of urgency, and meet tight deadlines.
A high level of independent judgment, initiative and problem-solving skills, with ability to demonstrate a high degree of confidentiality and discretion are required.
Strong team player with a can-do attitude and focus on a win-win philosophy.
Strong relationship skills, including the ability to influence positive outcomes and develop strong partnership/relationship with key business units across all levels of the organization.
Six Sigma skills required