EY India.

PBFA_Finance Manager_Global SaT

EY India.
Kochi, Kerala, India
Competitive salary
30 Jul 2022
29 Aug 2022
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Finance manager
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Finance Manager - Assistant Director

EY Global Delivery Services means 38 800+ specialists providing globally IT, HR, finance, project management and strategic business services to EY member firms. In addition we deliver support and solutions to clients from all over the world.

The opportunity
As a Finance Manager, you will perform in a role that serves as a business partner and advisor to key business leaders in. This role provides critical thinking on business direction, operating performance and financial results, in support of Global SaT (Strategy and Transactions) Service Line leadership team.

This role will establish a trusted relationship with their client, understanding their needs and teaming with other Finance team members to bring best in class analytical support, functional expertise and reporting solutions.

Your key responsibilities
• Team with Markets Finance to assist Markets, Region and Area leadership with the development and coordination of the annual revenue planning process, including aligning growth aspirations with the Annual Financial Plan, assessing affordability of NBD and ensuring Service Line managed target setting outcomes are appropriately robust
• Provide financial modeling and analysis services to Global, Area, and Service Line leadership in support of business planning, operational decision-making, pricing and financial outlook.
• Deliver weekly and monthly performance reporting for respective business, adding insight, financial analysis and commentary. Maintain a robust month end reporting process, and ensure commentaries are timely, insightful and action oriented
• Analyze and present complex financial data in a way that is easily understandable. Pro-actively suggest ways to solve problems and to display presentations. Develop and support the delivery of presentations that engage audiences, responding to questions and concerns arising
• Respond to requests from Finance and Service Line Leadership to answer specific ad hoc financial questions and provide insightful information to advance leadership discussion and decision making. Support the design and delivery of ad hoc financial analysis. Ability to model projections, identify trends and issues that need to be analyzed and understood
• Provide support to SL run initiatives as well as Finance run initiatives such as Gross Margin improvement, Mercury / SAP implementation, Planning, budgeting and forecasting (PBFA) cycle. Support the completion on time of the various Plan, Forecast, investment and revenue planning cycles, ensuring outputs align to the objectives set at the Regional, Area and Global levels
• Implement planning approaches that will facilitate the achievement of strategic and operational goals. Utilize the planning process and related communications to achieve alignment of priorities; analyze and challenge Plans, highlighting key issues, opportunities and provide remedial recommendations
• Support financial scenario modeling for leadership, providing recommended solutions/outcomes within a range of options, in support of enterprise management
• Act as counsellor and coach to less experienced professionals as required, supporting development and demonstration of Trusted Business Advisor competencies of the team.

Skills and attributes for success
• Ability to work in a virtual global organization respecting international cultures
• A strong understanding of corporate financial management with concentration in financial planning and analysis is required
• Strong technical skills with the ability to analyze problems, design and implement solutions independently
• Highly team oriented approach, with flexibility regarding tasks undertaken and the ability to prioritize a number of conflicting demands to meet deadlines
• Credibility and confidence to challenge and propose better ways of doing things as well as build bridges and harmonize divergent interests and priorities
• Excellent communication skills - written and verbal; excellent presentation and client advisory skill
• Advanced Excel & PowerPoint skills - Pivot, vlook ups and ability to manipulate and draw trends from vast amounts of data
• Flexibility for limited travel

To qualify for the role, you must have
• Graduate and/or professional certification in a business related subject matter (i.e. Accounting, Finance)
• A minimum of 7 years of relevant experience.
• Strong spoken and written English
• Reporting tool skills (Power BI, Finance Reporting Cube, etc.) would be advantageous

Ideally, you'll also have
• Strong interpersonal skills - can work alongside and gain the trust and respect of stakeholders at all levels of seniority

What we look for

We're interested in professionals who are eager to be the 'Go To' contact for financial and operational issues while supporting the Service Lines Leaders and act as a trusted business adviser, develop effective working relationships within the Finance team and leadership, becoming a key point of contact.

What we offer
EY Global Delivery Services (GDS) is a dynamic and truly global delivery network. We work across six locations - Argentina, China, India, the Philippines, Poland and the UK - and with teams from all EY service lines, geographies and sectors, playing a vital role in the delivery of the EY growth strategy. From accountants to coders to advisory consultants, we offer a wide variety of fulfilling career opportunities that span all business disciplines. In GDS, you will collaborate with EY teams on exciting projects and work with well-known brands from across the globe. We'll introduce you to an ever-expanding ecosystem of people, learning, skills and insights that will stay with you throughout your career.
• Continuous learning: You'll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
• Success as defined by you: We'll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
• Transformative leadership: We'll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
• Diverse and inclusive culture: You'll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

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