Senior Finance Analyst

Employer
Confidential
Location
Bangalore
Posted
Jun 17, 2024
Closes
Jul 01, 2024
Ref
4736839212
Role
Analyst
Level
Staff, Senior
Work Mode
Hybrid
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia, Corporate
Overview

We believe in empowering our team to lead and take ownership of the role. This position is part of the Travel Solutions Agency Finance Group. The ideal candidate for this role will be responsible for deal revenue analysis, reporting and providing analytic support to various teams. This position demands good financial and analytical acumen, with paramount responsibilities including deal support, revenue management, financial performance reporting, business partnering with various teams and related ad hoc deliverables.

This position requires proficiency in communication and organization, as well as working in a fast-paced role. Sound relationships with internal customers and the ability to work effectively across varying functional areas is critical. The individual taking on this role will be expected to successfully support winning complex non-standard, high-value deals while ensuring company performance standards and goals are met.

Responsibilities


  • Assist regional business partners in modelling commercial deals
  • Successfully manage multiple deals to assure timely processing of approval requests up to executive management.
  • Collaborate with Sales Operations and Contracts colleagues in other geographies to assure consistency of deal management practices and development of process/policy improvement opportunities.
  • Lead budgeting and forecasting process from commercial finance by partnering with FP&A to provide deal analytics and implementation.
  • Develop an understanding of opportunities to drive value to the organization by developing high quality reporting on deal performance, profitability and KPIs.
  • Continuously develop the sales systems to deliver best-in-class deal data.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in economics, Accounting, Finance or Business Administration (MBA / CA preferred)
  • Demonstrated commercial skills: Possesses an understanding of the sales cycle, customer purchase drivers, pricing and value analysis and the challenges and best practices of a high performing field sales organization.
  • Business savvy; lead Sales to sound financial outcomes.
  • Strong Microsoft Excel modeling skills (VLOOKUP, SUMIFS, INDEX, MATCH).
  • Familiarity to Business objects, SAP and SQL experience is a plus.
  • Desirable - a solid understanding of Sabre, the travel industry and the airline world or a demonstrated aptitude to quickly acquire and deploy complex, technical and commercial expertise.
  • Ability to prioritize and rank decision drivers in order of relevance to demands.
  • Ability to quickly distill large numbers of variables and data into simple decision frameworks.
  • Ability to work quickly and meet deadlines.
  • Versatile communication skills, including the ability to take an independent stance on issues while maintaining a collaborative style.
  • Ability to summarize complex opportunities at the Executive level.
  • Results oriented, passionate and demonstrates a bias to action. Always meets commitments. Pragmatic and tough minded.
  • Must be a self-starter, highly analytical, with sound decision-making skills.
  • Ability to work in flexible work hours during periods of higher volume deal flow or to meet large deal response deadlines.

Education/Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Economics, Accounting, Finance or Business Administration (MBA preferred).
  • 3+ years of applicable analytical experience
  • Technology or software sector experience (preferred).

Skills: Sap, Analytical Skills, Sql, Business Objects, commercial skills, Vlookup, Index, Microsoft Excel

Experience: 3.00-5.00 Years