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Financial planning & analysis Specialist

Bangalore Bangalore Karnataka, Karnataka, India
Competitive Salary
Closing date
May 24, 2024

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Job Role
Financial Planning & Analysis
Contract Type
Full Time
Financial planning & analysis Specialist

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You will be working as financial planning & analysis Specialist and will be part of Finance Service Business Area for Financial Planning & Analysis Service Division based in Bangalore, India. In this role you will be reporting to Financial Planning & Analysis Manager. You will be providing Financial Planning and Controlling expertise to the organization by compiling and analyzing metrics, identifying trends and problems, communicating information to relevant groups and recommending actions to improve financial performance.

Your responsibilities
  • Performing analysis of business performance versus budget and forecast
  • Benchmarking of key performance indicators with external and internal peers
  • Closing activities and MIS reports for the respective business/functions
  • Working with the other financial professionals in divisions/hubs/countries/functions to understand and analyze the drivers of financial performance and identify trends
  • Preparing and analyzing product/customer profitability
  • Analyzing financially for various "what if" scenarios and sensitivity analysis and the overall impact to the divisions
  • Performing capital investment evaluation using NPV/IRR techniques
  • Preparing allocation cycles and calculation of labour hour rates and overhead absorption rate for different business scenarios
  • Performing cost/benefit analysis and analysis of inventories, NWC
  • Preparing and analyzing ad-hoc reports as per division's/function's request
  • Analyzing of overhead under/over absorption indicating root cause
  • Preparing of relevant organization financial reporting, business planning & forecasting
  • Supporting forex valuations, hedging, audits & Group on special projects
  • Validating accuracy of financial data and business information and reports by performing reconciliation and review of exceptions
  • Participating in business process/project reviews/functions review, assisting in target setting & strategic planning & analyzing performance of portfolio for various segments and presenting financial dashboards for business review
  • Ensuring processes and controls within own area of responsibility are designed and implemented in line with group and unit requirements
  • Providing training to FP&A Analysts and onboarding of new employees
  • Optimizing own performance to increase productivity by developing automated solutions, eliminating duplications, coordinating information requirements
  • Recommending changes of process standards and procedures to improve the timely performance of process activities
  • Identifying areas for process / report standardization across different countries, divisions and business units
  • Ensuring processes and controls within own area of responsibility are designed and implemented in line with group and unit requirements
  • Maintaining proper audit trail and documentation for future tax/internal/external audits and reviews
  • Ensuring SOPs are prepared and updated regularly for all activities performed by the team

Your background
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Finance and/or Accounting
  • CMA/CA/ MBA Finance is preferred
  • At least 5 years of experience in Accounting and Finance with 2 plus years of experience in FP&A is preferable
  • Hands on experience in SAP FICO and COPA modules
  • Basic Knowledge of sales & distribution, production planning, projects, material master modules in SAP
  • Experience with MS Office
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Thorough/detail oriented approach
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work with diverse teams across different countries
  • Self motivated with a strong commitment to quality

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