Manager - Financial Planning & Analysis

Jun 17, 2024
Jul 01, 2024
Work Mode
Work from office
Full Time
Organization Type
  • Qualification: CA / MBA Finance
  • Experience: 6 to 8 years post qualification.
    (Preferably in Media, Consulting, IT, Communications, or other professional services)
  • 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 FPA team member will report into the FPA senior lead and will be responsible for:
Budgeting / Forecasting:
  • Reviewing providing right financial analysis, which will enable the FPA 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 GA 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 PL, 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.

Skills: Financial Analysis, Revenue Analysis, Payroll, Communication, Management Reporting, Risk Assessment, Interpersonal Skills, Budgeting, Influencing Skills, Forecasting, Balance Sheet

Experience: 6.00-8.00 Years