Manager - Finance Centre of Excellence

Job Description


Job Description

This Manager - Finance Center of Excellence  will be based in Chennai.

fCOE “Finance Centre of Excellence” is the analytics wing of Corporate and Business Group finance functions with specialized services spanning across Innovative Analytics, Research & Data Mining, FinTech, Predictive analytics and Finance process improvements. fCOE is to provide insightful information to the finance business partners to make constructive decisions, support to standardize the finance process and systems.

We are looking for someone who demonstrates:

  • Intense collaboration
  • Passionate customer focus
  • Thoughtful, fast, disciplined execution
  • Tenacious commitment to continuous improvement
  • Relentless drive to win
  • Here is a glimpse of what you will do:

  • Analyze and interpret performance for trends and variations; translate into executive-level briefings that articulate issues and drive actionable responses
  • Responsible for management reporting and analysis and providing support in executive level presentations
  • Ensure accuracy in the insight / information provided to the business partners, preventing any misrepresentation, concealment, or omission of information.
  • Create standard tools and methods of collecting and disseminating key financial data
  • Perform advanced analytics, modeling, and data mining to develop insights to constructively support business partners in the decision-making process
  • Effectively contribute and coordinate in driving projects across workstream(s) within fCOE in collaboration with stakeholders and colleagues
  • Play a catalyst role in adding value to the business partners by way of sharing and implementing industry best practices in finance processes / concepts
  • Facilitate continuous improvement processes for the analysis of business and financial data and related conclusions and recommendations.
  • Here is some of what you will need (required):

  • Around 8-10 years of progressive experience in accounting & finance covering accounting, forecasting, reporting, and analysis.
  • Ability to identify key data sources and utilize data-driven insights to improve business decisions.
  • Exceptional accounting, analytical, quantitative, project/process management, problem-solving, interpersonal, and leadership skills.
  • Proficiency in analyzing qualitative data and paying strong attention to details.
  • Ability to communicate well with all levels of management / diverse set of stakeholders / colleagues in a multicultural, multinational environment.
  • Ability to prioritize and balance the needs of multiple stakeholders.
  • Being creative and provide innovative solutions to business problems, not be limited by existing methods and procedures.
  • Strong initiative and ability to work collaboratively (in a team environment) as well as independently.
  • Keeping up to date on Finance IT knowledge and emerging technologies.
  • Open and flexible to any shift in line with the business needs and stakeholder requirements.
  • Here are a few of our preferred experiences:

  • Graduate/Postgraduate in Accounting or Finance. Fully qualified / semi-qualified (CA/CPA/CFA/CMA) professionals preferred.
  • Good understanding of accounting standards (US GAAP).
  • Technical proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint. BPC, VBA, Tableau, and/or ThoughtSpot a plus.
  • Knowledge / experience in Data Analytics / Data Science would be an added advantage.
  • Here are a few examples of what you will get for the great work you provide:

  • Health Insurance
  • PTO
  • AS04