Manager - Business Controller

Jun 17, 2024
Jul 01, 2024
Work Mode
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia, Corporate
About Us

WHY Linedata

Linedata is an award-winning software solutions company. We believe finance matters to our society as much as energy to life and fueling financial transformation is vital for development and leadership.

We humanize technology :

We are passionate experts who provide investment management and credit communities with innovative, user-friendly products which help their businesses grow in over 50 countries

Our environment is international, ego-free and relaxed. We believe in building confidence through giving clear responsibilities to our team members and managing to given goals and targets. We celebrate success and we enjoy each other's company

We employ more than 1100 employees representing 40 nationalities spread throughout our offices in 14 countries. We believe in mobility, diversity & teamwork.

Our mission is to continue to find new ways to create and build flexible, mission-critical software and services and to stay on the cutting edge of the financial software space.


We provide the investment management and credit communities with an innovative, user-friendly suite of products that, through detailed market and client insights, help their business to grow in over 50 countries.

We are transforming the financial services community which is in constant evolution.

With our agility, we make technology simple & accessible for our users. Let's work together to achieve the best solutions for our clients.

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Commitment to Diversity

We recognize, celebrate, and seek to increase diversity across our organization. Diversity is an asset to organizations and is linked to better performance. It is an integral part of how we do business and imperative to our success. As an international Group, we also believe that our people need to reflect our clients and local communities.

Linedata is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to complying with all federal, state, and local laws providing equal employment opportunities, and all other employment laws and regulations.

It is our intent to maintain a work environment that is free of harassment, discrimination, or retaliation based on an individual's race, color, religion, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, age, sexual orientation, veteran and/or military status, protected medical leaves, domestic violence victim status, political affiliation, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Job Description

We are seeking an experienced, business-minded, challenges lover to become our Finance Business Controller for our Global Services team. The position will be based in Mumbai andreports to the CFO, Global Services. The Global services team manages a budget of $36m.

This position is suited for a well-rounded, experienced Finance professional who has few year experience in business controlling, Financial Planning & Analysis & MIS and has worked in high-performing environments where Finance played an integral role in the execution of the business strategy. The role is Individual contributor and no team reporting into the role at this stage.

This is an ideal role for a high performer who is looking for her/his next opportunity and is interested in Technology related topics.

Job Requirement

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

  • Prepare and report monthly Financials for review with CFO & Business Head of Global Services & to Corporate Headquarters.
  • Update database of Revenue, costs to build forecast.
  • Review and understand details of Indirect Cost Allocations.
  • Validate and challenge the monthly invoicing with various stakeholders.
  • Validate and control the cost re-charges.
  • Responsible to draw Annual budgets and multi-year planning/ forecasting.
  • Investigate, analyse and comment on variances between budget and forecast.
  • Assist in Managing finance related relationship with various stakeholders.
  • Work with each Business line financial controller to help them identify cost savings or optimization opportunities.
  • Assist in preparing Business cases and ROI on transformation, optimization or cost savings projects.
  • Work with accounting team overseas in their IT cost allocation, reconciliation and intercompany recharges.
  • Assess controls/processes and recommend changes that are fit for purpose.
  • Work on Adhoc projects as and when required by the business.

Education & Experience

  • Chartered Accountant with a Graduate Degree in Commerce.
  • Preferably have worked with an IT Services organisation in Departments like Analytics, MIS or FPnA for at least 6-8 years.

Knowledge, Experience And Skills

This position requires a bachelor's degree in business, controlling, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, and 3-5+ years of progressive controlling experience.

The candidate must:

  • Have a strong sense of accountability and ownership and a high-quality and continuous improvement orientation.
  • Be highly organized, detail oriented and a stickler for accuracy.
  • Be highly collaborate and have a track record for working in a matrix environment and successfully operating across organizations and levels.
  • Have a point of view and the confidence/courage to (appropriately) challenge assumptions, coupled with a high level of professionalism and the sophistication and finesse to push through issues while maintaining relationships.
  • Be a logical, linear thinker, who doesn't take things at face-value, but is also creative and can develop solutions which consider both facts and circumstances (form and substance, context and content)
  • Possess and demonstrate exceptional judgment, self-management, impeccable ethics, and a high degree of personal and professional maturity.
  • Be results and customer oriented.
  • Be resourceful, thrive is a fast-paced, rapidly evolving environment.
  • Have a growth mindset and approach.
  • Be able to work with large set of data, and have some knowledge and experience with Excel, VBA, database management tool (SQL, Access)
  • Previous experience working for a software company, or a consulting company will be an added advantage.
  • Be interested in Technology related topics.

Skills: Cost Savings, Access, Accounting, Reconciliation, ROI, Analysis, Sql, Database Management, Optimization, Vba, Mis, Financial Planning, Excel

Experience: 6.00-8.00 Years