Senior Associate - Financial Planning & Analysis

4 days left

Employer
PUBLICIS GROUPE
Location
India
Posted
Mar 07, 2024
Closes
Apr 25, 2024
Ref
4545062220
Work Mode
Work from office
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia, Corporate
Company Description

Resources is the backbone of Publicis Groupe, the world's third-largest communications group. Formed in 1998 as a small team to service a few Publicis Groupe firms, Re:Sources has grown to 4,000+ people servicing a global network of prestigious advertising, public relations, media, healthcare and digital marketing agencies. We provide technology solutions and business services including finance, accounting, legal, benefits, procurement, tax, real estate, treasury and risk management to help Publicis Groupe agencies do what they do best: create and innovate for their clients.

In addition to providing essential, everyday services to our agencies, Re:Sources develops and implements platforms, applications and tools to enhance productivity, encourage collaboration and enable professional and personal development. We continually transform to keep pace with our ever-changing communications industry and thrive on a spirit of innovation felt around the globe. With our support, Publicis Groupe agencies continue to create and deliver award-winning campaigns for their clients.

  • Collate/analyse information on operational data and related financial data
  • Prepare monthly/quarterly financial analysis, variance analysis and management reports
  • Monthly/quarterly closing of books of accounts, preparation of Annual Statutory Financial Statements for audit
  • Drive preparation of annual budgets and rolling forecasts.
  • Balance sheet recs review, accruals & provisions, prepayment, capex/opex management, posting JV's etc
  • Prepare other financial reports, trackers, monitoring reports, etc, as required for regional & global analytical purposes. Reporting will be both regular and ad-hoc.
  • Billing for the services provided across the globe and ensuring no revenue leakages in the system
  • Managing the intercompany transactions and ensuring timely resolution of intercompany differences
  • Reconcile & monitor major project streams on revenue and cost take-ups against project plans.
  • Reconcile & monitor capital expenditure and major operating spends against budgets and forecasts
  • Provide support in relation to financial and improvement projects
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned by Management.
  • Manage the provision of accurate, timely, fit for purpose information on all aspect of business unit financial performance through production of regular monthly customer specific reports

LOCATION Hiring for: Gurgaon, Bangalore, Pune & Mumbai

Qualifications

Education and Experience:
  • 5-10 years of post-qualification experience (CWA/CMA) in to core Accounting, budget, forecasting, month end closure, annual closure, variance analysis, stakeholder management, GL management or
  • 7-12 years of experience for CA (Inter) / MBA finance) in to core Accounting, budget, forecasting, month end closure, annual closure, variance analysis, stakeholder management, GL management

Additional Information

Required Skills/Abilities:
  • Strong eye on numbers, meticulous analysis of periodical financials on regular basis and ability to drill down into numbers for possible reasons for variation.
  • Excellent communications skills and ability to work with people across all levels to ensure quality delivery.
  • Ability to gain a strong understanding of the business and operations and see the bigger picture
  • An proactive independent worker and analytical thinker with ability to conduct research, data analysis and resolve complex problems
  • Ability to prioritise, organise & multi task across competing demands
  • Ability to work in a challenging fast paced environment with tight deadlines

Ability to work accurately to tight time frame

Publicis Groupe Commitment to Diversity & Equity Policy:

Publicis Groupe is deeply committed to diversity and inclusion in spirit and in action at every level of the organization. It reflects our core values and embodies our purpose of building a great company enabling human potential. We have a deep-rooted appreciation for how diversity of thought drives innovation, and we ground that value in a culture of collaboration and connected thinking.
  • Diversity & inclusion are business imperatives on which Publicis Groupe will not negotiate. While fostering a work environment that is inclusive of all talent is a collective responsibility, it is leadership's job to nurture the career aspirations and goals of all our talent. Promoting gender equality starts at the top and the Groupe will not tolerate anyone speaking for our organization who does not value the importance of inclusion. Publicis Groupe works very hard to champion diversity and will continue to insist that each agency's leadership be champions of both diversity and inclusion.
  • Our Core values " VIVA LA DIFFERENC'E is based on the very aspect of celebrating differences
  • Our strategy focuses on bringing together teams with diverse perspectives, disciplines, and experiences, because diversity of thought best serves our clients and their customers who they aspire to impact

Equal Employment Commitment:
  • We provide equal opportunities to all our employees and to all eligible applicants for employment in our company. We do not unfairly discriminate on any ground, including race, caste, religion, color, ancestry, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, age, nationality, ethnic origin, disability or any other category protected by applicable law.
  • When recruiting, developing and promoting our employees, our decisions will be based solely on performance, merit, competence and potential.
  • We shall have fair, transparent and clear employee policies which promote diversity and equality, in accordance with applicable law and other provisions of this Code. These policies shall provide for clear terms of employment, training, development and performance management.