Deputy Manager - Group Finance

Jun 17, 2024
Jul 01, 2024
Manager, Staff, Senior
Full Time
Organization Type
Our story

At Alight, we believe a company's success starts with its people. At our core, we Champion People, help our colleagues Grow with Purpose and true to our name we encourage colleagues to 'Be Alight.'

Our Values:

Champion People - be empathetic and help create a place where everyone belongs.

Grow with purpose - Be inspired by our higher calling of improving lives.

Be Alight - act with integrity, be real and empower others.

It's why we're so driven to connect passion with purpose. Our team's expertise in human insights and cloud technology gives companies and employees around the world the ability to power confident decisions, for life.

With a comprehensive total rewards package, continuing education and training, and tremendous potential with a growing global organization, Alight is the perfect place to put your passion to work.

Join our team if you Champion People, want to Grow with Purpose through acting with integrity and if you embody the meaning of Be Alight.

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The person will be responsible for Cost Management of Specific LOB combined with Cost Analysis, Reporting and Stakeholder Management and Commission calculations. He /She will be working closely with ELT members, Senior Finance leaders and Onshore business partners and functional leads to Deliver the Budget, Forecast and Variance analysis on a monthly, quarterly, and Annual basis. Candidate should possess excellent communication skills to deliver both Ad-hoc and BAU activities with great quality. Candidate should be highly self-driven to work across different cross functional teams independently to deliver results and solve problems.

  • Prepare or deliver - The budget and forecasting process at maximum detailed level with consultation with stakeholder.
  • The standard reports for managements with insights and analytics.
  • The local review of monthly/quarterly/annual performance reporting - Regional/LoB level
  • KPIs to measure business performance and performance scorecards prepared by team, Manage ad-hoc reporting requirements.
  • Valid and accurate data points.
  • Work with the stakeholders and Onsite Finance Business Partners.
  • Assist the stakeholders to deliver their cost and efficiency target.
  • Meet or exceed the stakeholder expectations and participate to all decision making/review meetings.
  • Ensure standard budgetary templates, plans are used across all relevant functions.
  • Design templates and data collection to prepare the ad-hoc management reporting requirements.
  • Prepare summary presentations to support the management decision making process.
  • Prepare and maintain master data for Third party Vendor details with maximum details.
  • Work with ELT members and leads to get maximum insight whereby able to do accurate cost forecasting /accrual process.
  • Plan all functional level expenses and track the purchase requisitions procurement to PO and Invoice approval.
  • Prepare and explain the variance between vendor level budget and actuals with a business and accounting commentary.
  • Manage the team to deliver the desired outcome on time with accurate information /insights.
  • The candidate should have reasonable understanding of accounting standards and should possess accounting skills and need to manage monthly accruals, validation of accruals against actuals etc.
  • Excellent knowledge in MS Excel and MS PowerPoint.
  • Hands on experience in Workday and Adaptive Planning would be added advantage.
  • Strong organizational skills to ensure completion of multiple activities within tight reporting deadlines
  • Education: Minimum Graduate in Commerce (preferred)/ Qualified / Semi qualified ACA/ACCA/CMA/CIMA or MBA (Finance)
  • Overall 10 - 12 yrs experience with min exp of 6- 8 yrs inFP&A domain.

Flexible Working

So that you can be your best at work and home, we consider flexible working arrangements wherever possible. Alight has been a leader in the flexible workspace and 'Top 100 Company for Remote Jobs' 5 years in a row.


We offer programs and plans for a healthy mind, body, wallet and life because it's important our benefits care for the whole person. Options include a variety of health coverage options, wellbeing and support programs, retirement, vacation and sick leave, maternity, paternity & adoption leave, continuing education and training as well as a number of voluntary benefit options.

By applying for a position with Alight, you understand that, should you be made an offer, it will be contingent on your undergoing and successfully completing a background check consistent with Alight's employment policies. Background checks may include some or all the following based on the nature of the position: SSN/SIN validation, education verification, employment verification, and criminal check, search against global sanctions and government watch lists, credit check, and/or drug test. You will be notified during the hiring process which checks are required by the position.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Alight is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We celebrate differences and believe in fostering an environment where everyone feels valued, respected, and supported. We know that diverse teams are stronger, more innovative, and more successful.

At Alight, we welcome and embrace all individuals, regardless of their background, and are dedicated to creating a culture that enables every employee to thrive. Join us in building a brighter, more inclusive future.

Diversity Policy Statement

Alight is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against anyone based on sex, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital or domestic partner status, citizenship, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristics or conduct covered by federal, state or local law. In addition, we take affirmative action to employ and advance in the employment of qualified minorities, women, disabled persons, disabled veterans and other covered veterans.

Alight provides reasonable accommodations to the known limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants for employment with disabilities and sincerely held religious beliefs, practices and observances, unless doing so would result in undue hardship. Applicants for employment may request a reasonable accommodation/modification by contacting his/her recruiter.

Authorization to work in the Employing Country

Applicants for employment in the country in which they are applying (Employing Country) must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the Employing Country and with Alight.

Note, this job description does not restrict management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities of this job to other entities; including but not limited to subsidiaries, partners, or purchasers of Alight business units.

We offer you a competitive total rewards package, continuing education & training, and tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organization.

Pay Transparency Statement: Alight considers a variety of factors in determining whether to extend an offer of employment and in setting the appropriate compensation level, including, but not limited to, a candidate's experience, education, certification/credentials, market data, internal equity, and geography. Alight makes these decisions on an individualized, non-discriminatory basis. Bonus and/or incentive eligibility are determined by role and level. Alight also offers a comprehensive benefits package; for specific details on our benefits package, please visit:


Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities of this job to other entities; including but not limited to subsidiaries, partners, or purchasers of Alight business units.
Skills: Ms Excel, Accounting, Ms Powerpoint, Workday

Experience: 6.00-8.00 Years