Grade Level ( relevant for internal applicants only ): 11
The Location: New York, New York
The Team: You will be joining a Finance team that provides decision support services to the Commercial organization, helping them to make better data-driven decisions. The team is responsible for execution of the ongoing financial planning & analysis cycle, including monthly close, budgeting, forecasting and finance business partnering with the Commercial Organization. The role reports to the Finance Director. The overall FP&A team size, including this position is three people.
The Impact: This position will work along-side the Finance Director to provide critical decision support to the S&P Global Commercial organization, helping them understand financial performance, develop business forecasts and apply resources efficiently.
What's in it for you: This role is a key member of the S&P Global Market Intelligence (S&P Global MI) Finance team. This position is responsible for the financial planning, analysis and reporting for the S&P Global MI Commercial organization. This role will be supporting the Chief Commercial Officer within the S&P Global Market Intelligence business. This position will also assist with ad hoc requests and special projects.
Responsibilities: * Manage the monthly accounting close and forecasting processes for the Marketing and Client Operations functions within the Commercial organization. * Work with the team to generate the annual operating plan and monthly rolling forecasts using Anaplan. * Manage, track and report on headcount and expenses. * Prepare journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations. * Review, analyze and interpret monthly financial results and forecasts. * Perform variance analysis and assist with preparation of presentations and dashboards to S&P Global MI senior management and Corporate. * Support project work with particular emphasis around process improvement and automation. * Prepare analysis for ad hoc requests and special projects, and provide direct support to the Finance Director on an as-needed basis.
Other Accountabilities: * Provides data and analysis during monthly close, estimate and annual budget processes. * Performs ad hoc analyses as requested in order to help management make informed decisions regarding the short and long term objectives of the business. * Alerts management to accounting or operational problems and suggests actionable solutions. * Provides thorough and accurate responses to Senior Management, Corporate and Audit-related inquiries.
Qualifications: * Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/Finance. CPA/MBA preferred. * 6+ years' work experience in accounting/finance department. * Strong attention to detail and analytical skills. * Ability to identify a problem and intuitively develop solutions and execute. * Strong skills in MS Excel (Pivot tables, V-Lookups) and PowerPoint. * Experience with ERP (Oracle Financials), Cognos TM1, Anaplan and Tableau preferred. * Strong communication skills and an ability to collaborate across all levels. * Sound knowledge of accounting principles. * Ability to work independently and as a fully contributing member of a team. * Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
Compensation/Benefits Information (US Applicants Only):
S&P Global states that the anticipated base salary range for this position is $67,600 to $190,100. Base salary ranges may vary by geographic location.
In addition to base compensation, this role is eligible for an annual incentive bonus/a sales commission plan. This role is not eligible for additional compensation such as an annual incentive bonus or sales commission plan.
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