Manager - Financial Planning & Analysis

New Delhi, India | Boston Consulting Group

  • Industry:
    Management Consulting
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Finance (Internal)
  • Experience:
    12-15 years
Job Description:
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The position requires an individual who can be an effective leader in a position without strong formal authority with 12 years of experience in general accounting, budgeting, financial reporting, planning and analysis, preferably in professional services. The person will be outgoing, and comfortable in a truly multinational environment, working with different cultures, styles and all levels of staff. Strong leadership skills, including people management and process management will be called upon


Assist in preparation of materials to support discussions between OA, HoF and local partner group on the direction and performance of the business & its operations

 Close tracking and monitoring of operational and project performance, including revenues, project expenses and business overheads

 Providing timely and meaningful MIS on local office financial results, key financial metrics and variance analysis to the local officer group, regional finance and Global Services

 Assist HOF in preparation, review and discussions on reports, variance analysis and budget working for various projects

 Assisting in the preparation of local office annual and Long Range Plans, and regular re-estimates

 Providing relevant comments on business outlooks, backlog forecasts

 Tracking and reporting on Key Clients and Practice Area activities, including business development, client campaigns and returns generated

 Providing ad hoc information and analysis as required

 Monthly review of Profit & Loss statement and local management reporting

 Improving constantly the information systems based on Oracle database

 Presenting the above information in succinct manner to multiple stakeholders.

 Liaise with Global Services and the region as appropriate



 MBA, Chartered Accountant or equivalent

 10-12 years’ experience, preference for

10+ years in corporate financial planning and analysis role

Professional Services firm background

 Experience in planning, analysis and commercial support, financial systems implementation, financial reporting, budgeting, pricing.

 Hands-on experience with general ledger systems, budgets and financial planning and analysis processes

 Fluency in written and spoken English

 Individual must demonstrate leadership qualities and be willing to take a hands on approach and also be able to excel in a large international company culture

 Excellent people skill, able to motivate and develop the local teams

 Advanced technical skills with proficiency in desktop applications, financial systems and general ledger

 Extensive use of Windows and the following software applications:



 Oracle or other large financial systems environment

 Willingness to provide a wide range of financial services from routine tasks to intricate financial management data

 Strong analytical skills, structured and accurate

 Strong communication skills both written and oral

 Solid business partner with the ability to dialogue, communicate at all levels

 Trustworthy, able to be deal with confidential information