Manager - Financial Planning & Analysis

Jun 17, 2024
Jul 01, 2024
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Work from office
Full Time
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Job Description :

Business Partner:

Partner with businesses to ensure long term sustainable and profitable growth.
  • Review and finalize Business AOP (Annual Operating Plan), Planning and timely Reporting.
  • Drive agenda of MBR (Monthly Business Review) & QBR (Quarterly Business Review) for Business leaders with APAC Division leader and India Leadership to understand the variance and drive corrective action Find opportunities and prepare plans to mitigate risks & target growth
  • Prepare and share updated Rolling Forecast with the Leadership on monthly basis for timely discussion. Provide timely and accurate management financial reporting.
  • Drive balanced business growth by focusing on quality of revenue and understanding drivers of growth for the Business
  • Analyse and drive competition insights leading to market beating growth
  • Lead return on investment optimization and identify improvements on marketing spends.
  • Evaluate and drive business deals that meets strategic needs
  • Market Visits- Plan visits to gain market / gain competition insights to improve business strategy
  • Steer along with supply chain on Inventory levels optimization and working capital management
  • Annual Bonus & ensure accurate Incentive calculation for Sales Organisation

Financial Performance Evaluation:

Review and analysis of business with respect to key financial drivers and financial performance of the business in order to achieve the Revenue & EBITA as per AOP for the year.
  • Deliver Revenue and EBITA targets through financial reporting and analytics and drive EBITA improvement initiatives
  • Monitor and Evaluate critical metrics and highlight key areas for effective action
  • Drive better product mix and identify and implement Pricing & COGS reduction opportunities to ensure improvement in Gross Margin
  • Implement cost containment plans to ensure effective utilization of funds
  • Drive every element of P&L and report Variance in Actual Vs AOP vs Last Year to achieve sustainable growth
  • Provide performance insights and publish monthly dashboards to drive growth and improve profitability

SOP implementation & Controls:

Drive SOP improvement leading to simplification (including automation) and implement better control to ensure business is done in a simplified environment with compliance
  • Drive automation of reports through IT platforms to reduce manual process, save time and improve compliance and quality
  • Identify simplification areas and implement processes to drive improvement in Bias for Action.
  • Partner with consultants / auditors in driving different business SOP improvements / audits - ensure that they are relevant and enforceable in the given business environment
  • Ensure that all existing SOPs and Delegation of Authority are followed - any deviation to the same is accurately evaluated and corrective actions initiated

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
  • Chartered Accountant, Cost Accountant or MBA with 6-8 years of post-qualification experience
  • Working experience in ERP system (E1/SAP)
  • Exposure to Hyperion planning would be an added advantage
  • Strong Financial & Business Skills
  • Strong interpersonal, supervisory skills and customer service orientation
  • Team Management, People Management
  • Ability to multi-task, meet timelines and be able to grow in a fast-paced work environment
  • Ability to prioritise multiple expectations in a typical Matrix Organization structure
  • Candidates with working in a multi-cultural environment would be preferred
  • Ability to develop high levels of credibility and forge positive professional relationships with subordinates, peers, and upper management are prerequisites to success in this position.

This is an amazing opportunity for anyone interested to explore Financial Planning & Analysis role in a fast paced organization! The role is based in Mumbai

Skills: Erp System, Financial Reporting, Compliance, Variance Analysis, People Management, Analytics, Working Capital Management, p&l, Hyperion Planning, credibility, Dashboards

Experience: 6.00-8.00 Years