State Street

Financial Planning & Analysis - Expense (Insight Center) - Manager

Recruiter
State Street
Location
Hyderabad, India
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
05 Jun 2024
Closes
18 Jun 2024
Ref
R-751174
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Manager
Job Description

Functional Job Title : Finance FP&A Specialist, Manager

Reports to : Finance CoE,AVP

Department/ Division : Expense Insights Center

Basic Purpose of Job:

The Finance CoE Specialist provides subject matter knowledge in the assigned area of Financial Planning & Analysis, develops a thorough understanding of State Street’s business practices to effectively perform independent, complex reporting or analytics to support the add-hoc needs of the businesses. Reporting to the Finance CoE AVP, the Specialist will be performing a multitude of activities associated with reporting and analytics of non-compensation cost focusing on Occupancy/Real Estate cost across Business Units.

The candidate should have a background in financial analysis, typically acquired through related experience in the financial services industry. The position requires excellent analytical, research and financial modeling ability coupled with strong communication, and time management skills.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the preparation of monthly management information reports that provide senior management with an understanding of the infrastructure/application costs to facilitate decision making, including monthly variance analysis, key driver / metric analysis, and measurement of performance trends.
  • Enhance the overall infrastructure/application costing environment, utilizing next generation technologies to ensure process efficiency and transformation savings
  • Compile ad-hoc reporting and complete special projects as assigned
  • Assist in building a culture of continuous improvement - critically examine and assess existing financial analysis practices and suggest improvements wherever necessary.
  • Work closely with accounting team to identify and implement process improvements and monitor spending across Occupancy account lines and across GRS Buildings
  • Required to participate in or conduct a wide range of accounting and financial analyses on critical and complex issues which may include variance analysis, forecasts, budgeting, cost control and accounting transactions.
  • Perform annual operational planning process (budget) along with variance analysis for management review
  • Prepare business cases in support of GRS organization to evaluate occupancy investments, Sub leases or abandonments.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s and 12-13 years relevant experience or Master’s and min 8 years ideally covering multiple of the following:
    • Financial and business analysis, preferably with infrastructure costing in a global setting
    • Strong communication and presentation skills, ability to interact with executive management.
    • Exhibits an exceptional standard of quality which includes attention to detail, organization, thoughtful analysis and problem solving and accountability for excellent results.
    • Should have strong hands-on expertise with Excel & Power BI
    • Direct support to business or product line management / executives
    • Experience with preparation of budgets, variance analysis and insights

Skills/ Knowledge:

  • Must possess strong communication skills with ability to participate in or lead conference calls and present financial results to financial and non-financial audiences at various levels of seniority
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Access, Power query, Power BI), advanced levels of excel (pivot tables, formulas, excel workbook maintenance best practices)
  • Knowledge of Hyperion Essbase andSmartview.
  • Strong Analytical skill set
  • Self-motivated, self-assured, self-managed & a team player
  • Proactive and ability to build relationship with BU and Cross Functional Teams.
  • Ability to analyze and summarize complex financial matters and their impact to the bank
  • Ability to multi-task and work under high pressure deadlines
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