Financial Analyst

Employer
HP Inc
Location
Bangalore
Posted
Jun 24, 2024
Closes
Jun 25, 2024
Ref
4598412620
Level
Staff
Work Mode
Work from office
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia, Corporate
Reporting to the Compliance Director for Source To Pay (Direct & Indirect), this role will be driving control transformation and oversight over the SOX controls across the Supply Chain owned areas. This includes overseeing and supporting Process Documentation (404 doc, visio, risk & control matrix), working with the Control Owners (Finance & Operations) to ensure SOX Documentation is current and per HP Standards, providing support and expertise to Control owners for remediation or new Key Controls, understanding pain points and evaluating the process for opportunities with the Process and Control Owners. This role will also help drive control and process transformation by working with respective cross functional teams to implement scalable, automated, preventive controls while ensuring efficient end to end processes.

Applies advanced subject matter knowledge to solve complex business issues and is regarded as a subject matter expert. Frequently contributes to the development of new ideas and methods. Works on complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of multiple factors. Leads and/or provides expertise to functional project teams and may participate in cross-functional initiatives. Acts as an expert providing direction and guidance to process improvements and establishing policies. Frequently represents the organization to external customers/clients. Exercises significant independent judgment within broadly defined policies and practices to determine best method for accomplishing work and achieving objectives. May provide mentoring and guidance to lower level employees.

Responsibilities:
  • Provides complex and occasionally highly complex financial analysis for a financial function or a business (Source to Pay both Direct & Indirect), typically exercising a strong understanding of the business to determine the best method for achieving objectives.
  • Consults with business leaders to guide and influence strategic decision-making within a broad scope.
  • Provides guidance and oversight to Control and Process Owners to complete SOX end to end process documentation, using HP standards
  • Identifies opportunities and influences partners on control improvements through automation, rationalization and process changes, driving scalable, effective and efficient processes
  • Prepares and reports out on SOX Status for Source to Pay- Direct & Indirect (could involve creating a reporting dashboard
  • Provides compliance training and guidance as needed
  • Leads business initiatives, typically leading analysts across multiple sub-functions within finance.
  • Identifies opportunities for process improvement and policy development and engages in the design.
  • Represents the business unit during cross-regional or cross- functional planning processes.
  • Provides mentoring and guidance to analysts.

Education and Experience Required:
  • First level university degree with a focus in accounting or business; advanced degree or accounting certification (e.g., CPA, MBA) preferred.
  • Typically 6+ years of experience as a financial analyst.
  • Typically experienced in more than one finance function
  • Ability to work across time zones

Knowledge and Skills:
  • Excellent understanding of accounting principles, compliance & controls, with advanced knowledge in one area.
  • Process Improvement (yellow or greenbelt) nice to have
  • Familiarity with creating Process Flows (visio)
  • Ability to work cross functionally with operations, not just finance partners
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Power BI / Dashboard reporting
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Excellent business application skills (e.g., Microsoft Excel, Word & Powerpoint).
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills.
  • Superior teamwork skills
  • Strong business acumen.
  • Good project management skills