Manager - Financial Planning & Analysis

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Employer
PUBLICIS GROUPE
Location
India
Posted
May 27, 2024
Closes
Jun 22, 2024
Ref
3363707200
Level
Manager
Work Mode
Work from office
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate
Company Description

Manager - Financial Planning & Analysis

Qualification: CA / MBA Finance

Experience: 6 to 8 years post qualification.

(Preferably in Media, Consulting, IT, Communications, or other professional services)

Profile:

The individual must be highly analytical, with an ability to solve complex problems. The individual must have skills to think out of box in terms automation of information flow and remove all routine work by simplifying processes and removing all duplication. A reasonable level of commercial acumen will be preferred. Excellent communication, interpersonal and influencing skills.

Key Responsibilities (covering a multitude of roles):

The FP&A team member will report into the FP&A senior lead and will be responsible for:

Budgeting / Forecasting:
  • Reviewing & providing right financial analysis, which will enable the FP&A Director and Country CFO to make major operational, financial, and strategic decisions for the Group.
  • Manage all aspects of the financial reporting, including Budgets, Rolling Forecasts and Actuals, while ensuring timeliness and accuracy of financial results.
  • Continuous tracking and review of Payroll, Client and other G&A cost reviews. Also perform annual payroll cost estimations by Brands on a monthly basis, in collaboration with HR and Payroll, to proactively assess any cost overruns/underruns as well as tracking versus Budgets/Forecasts.
  • Forecasting all the expense line items and creating sub schedules wherever needed.

Management Reporting:
  • Providing flash reporting to management based on best estimates.
  • Preparation of Month end dashboards covering key P&L, Balance sheet and Operational KPIs at Country/Brand/Practice levels.
  • Detailed Revenue analysis and tracking including:

o Top 50 client Revenue tracking by sector

o New business and Pipeline tracking

o Continuous monitoring of INB/TBF, also linked to NB and Pipeline tracking above.
  • Reviewing financials on a daily basis during the month-end period and reporting issues & red flags to finance management,
  • Comparing Actual to plan/ forecast/ prior period to ensure correct month-end close &; investigating unusual postings and escalating the same to various teams.
  • Preparing monthly management reporting, updating reporting decks & getting it reviewed with Finance Management.

Internal Audit & Balance Review:
  • Conducting the Risk assessment on Balance sheet of various agency and highlighting the flags to Finance Management.
  • Providing B/S aging analysis to Finance Management on Monthly basis.

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