Financial Analyst - Financial planning and analysis (CA 2023 passouts)

Zscaler, Inc.
May 27, 2024
Jun 13, 2024
Work Mode
Work from office
Full Time
Organization Type
  • Collaborate on the Annual Planning Exercise for the respective Business function and partner with the Business leaders to set up realistic and forward-looking targets.
  • Build detailed, scenario based, financial models to track and analyse investment priorities and evaluate potential alternatives and their impact on the company's overall performance; summarize and communicate key messages to the Leadership.
  • Drive Quarter/Month-end close activities with regards to expenses accruals, management reporting, database finalisations and Business decks.
  • Perform Planning and Forecasting activities for Monthly, Quarterly Forecasting for the business functions.
  • Handle the financial planning efforts for relevant business areas through forecasting, Driving KPI's, QBR's, management reporting and business performance and metrics.
  • Perform Big Data financial analysis on metrics to drive business decisions and actionable insights.
  • Identify opportunities to automate and improve reporting capabilities and assist in solutions implementation.
  • Analyse complex financial information and reports to provide accurate and timely financial recommendations to leadership for decision making.
  • Perform P&L analysis and provide narrative and storyline on the financial performance during the period. Need to synthesize large volumes of data into summarized presentations/management views.
  • Take initiatives in improving the quality and efficiency of internal reports, including enhancing financial models and streamlining analysis and processes.

Qualifications/Your Background
  • CA qualified.
  • Must be an analytical thinker with a strong financial mindset and the ability to solve problems proactively.
  • A self-starter, who proactively converts gaps into opportunities.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication & data presentation skills, including the ability to effectively communicate with both business and technical teams.
  • Proficient in visualization tools, Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint presentation.
  • Flexibility to work U.S. time during the peak days of the quarterly/monthly reporting process.
  • Strong team-player with the ability to work effectively as part of a team yet function well with independent responsibilities.