Head of Financial Planning and Analysis

Employer
Confidential
Location
Chennai
Posted
Jun 17, 2024
Closes
Jul 01, 2024
Ref
4736977237
Work Mode
Work from office
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate
Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development and implementation of the company's financial planning and analysis processes, including annual budgeting, forecasting, and long-range planning.
  • Partner closely with senior leadership and department heads to provide financial insights, analysis, and recommendations to support strategic decision-making and achieve business objectives.
  • Prepare and present comprehensive financial reports and analysis to the executive team and board of directors, highlighting key performance metrics, trends, and variance analysis.
  • Develop and maintain financial models to support scenario planning, sensitivity analysis, and evaluation of strategic initiatives, investments, and business opportunities.
  • Drive continuous improvement in financial reporting and analysis processes, leveraging automation and technology solutions to enhance efficiency and accuracy.
  • Manage and mentor a team of financial analysts, providing guidance, coaching, and professional development opportunities to foster a high-performing and collaborative work environment.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including Accounting, Sales, Operations, and Human Resources, to align financial planning and analysis activities with overall business goals and objectives


Skills Required:
  • MBA in Finance or Chartered Accountant
  • 12+ years of progressive experience in financial planning and analysis roles, with a minimum of 3 years in a leadership or managerial capacity.
  • Previous experience of working in IT Services set up in corporate finance.
  • Strong proficiency in financial modeling, budgeting, forecasting, and variance analysis.
  • Proven track record of building and leading high-performing teams, with a focus on mentorship and talent development.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, with the ability to convey financial information and recommendations to diverse stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and financial planning software; experience with ERP systems (e.g., SAP, Oracle) is a plus.

Skills: Presentation, Sap, Forecasting, Financial Modeling, Budgeting, Variance Analysis, Communication, Microsoft Excel, Oracle

Experience: 3.00-12.00 Years