Financial Planning and Analysis Director - Mumbai

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Competitive salary
03 Dec 2020
05 Dec 2020
Experience level

For more than 40 years, MSCI's research-based indexes and analytics have helped the world's leading investors build and manage better portfolios. Clients rely on our offerings for deeper insights into the drivers of performance and risk in their portfolios, broad asset class coverage and innovative research. Our line of products and services includes indexes, analytical models, data, real estate benchmarks and Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) research. MSCI serves 98 of the top 100 largest money managers, according to the most recent P&I ranking.
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Mumbai Finance Center Business Finance Team Lead
Candidate should have in depth understanding on FP&A processes such as revenue and expense reporting, Capitalization process, Project Financial management (including understanding on project ROI's, Pay back, NPV's).
Candidate should also have strong communication skills, should be a team player and high on collaboration, managing stakeholder's expectation.

  • Would be a team lead for the Business Partnership vertical in Mumbai leading a team of seasoned professionals
  • Will be required to collaborate extensively with the Finance leadership in NY and other locations and will need to have strong skills in building consensus and driving change
  • Develop and review Board Decks and Quarterly business review documents related to Functional and Product areas
  • Develop process and reporting related to investments and their tracking
  • Work with the investment Lead to standardize and automate investment tracking
  • Summarize conclusions from financial analysis on a pro-active basis and provide key takeaways.
  • Build Financial models for scenario analysis across MSCI P&L
  • Collaborate with Corp FPA to provide targets to the functions and businesses during the annual operating Plan
  • Performing variance analysis (plan vs forecast vs Actual) along with the insightful commentaries and an eye to identify key risks and opportunities
  • Work closely with other team leads within the Mumbai finance center to deliver high quality analytics on business and products including scenario analysis
  • Assist in the preparation of strategic plan and annual operating plan including related calendar of events
  • Exchanging data and having a discussion with multiple stakeholders along with valuable insights on planning, forecasting and other business requirements
  • Assist in the preparation of the quarterly and monthly business reviews
  • Hiring for the Business Performance Vertical in Mumbai as and when needed
  • 14-20 years finance experience in a professional business environment is ideal.
  • CA or MBA Finance
  • Proactive approach and self starter, ability to work under pressure and tight timelines
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Proactive individual who should take initiative with an analytical bent of mind.
  • Experience of senior stakeholder management is key - should be comfortable with presenting to Senior leaders and working with remote teams
  • Inclination towards process automation & streamlining
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word & PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work with multiple team members in finance as well as personnel outside of finance
  • Partial overlap of NY hours required to facilitate partnership with stakeholders
Due to the great number of applications we receive for each of our open vacancies, we are unable to respond on an individual basis.

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