Technology Finance Lead - VP
Mumbai, India | Global Securities, Investment and Retail Banking Firm
Functions:IT / Information Technology
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Responsible for gathering relevant data, then analysing and reporting the data in a meaningful manner to support management decisions around business processes and efficiencies.
Analysis of budgets and costs for major direct expenses and allocations and presents analysis to upper level management and internal clients.
Analysis and presentation of financial variances and trends, consolidation and reporting of explains.
Ability to summarize complex data sets and provide key messages specifically highlighting risks as soon as they become apparent.
Financial Management and Control:
Management of Technology finances including Direct / Indirect chargeback & allocation methodologies.
Provide the proper level of transparency on expenses & resources with a focus on key drivers and to maintain governance over financial controls.
Reconciliation and analysis of monthly financials from multiple reporting tools.
Provide management & client reporting with a focus on the overall business unit performance against objectives.
Proactively highlight issues and risks to the objectives, derive solutions and drive remedies to completion including headcount planning and tracking, productivity tracking, run rate analysis, and cost recovery.
Management of monthly financial forecast process and monthly financial variance commentary.
Senior Management Reporting
Creation of PowerPoint presentations and dashboards for senior management, needs to be accurate, of very high quality and often requiring quick turn-around.
Executive Level management reports on strategy, budget, project delivery, controls, risks and delivery.
Collaborate and lead to ensure monthly APAC and CIB EMR is delivered on time with quality and actionable driver explains.
Suggest and implement controls to improve efficiency & accuracy of existing processes and reporting.
Build and roll out new training efforts to address knowledge gaps.
Coordinate Headcount Location Plan submissions per Global Technology guidelines through collaborating with Technology business partners and Corporate Real Estate organization.
Support technology spend and allocations substantiation to internal auditors, PwC and tax office covering APAC countries.
Key Skill Requirements:
At least ten years of finance professional experience in the financial services industry, preferably across technology business and finance functions.
Sound working knowledge of financial systems and processes with expertise in managing extremely large data-sets and using aggregation tools to consolidate data into meaningful analysis for decision making.
Strong relationship management skills to interface with various stakeholders.
Capacity and desire to work both at a strategic and detailed analysis level.
Self-motivated individual to go beyond immediate responsibilities with excellent organization skills.
Ability to multi-task and work under pressure within an environment with rapidly changing priorities.
Clear communication skills, and the ability to articulate complex issues concisely.
Able to work with limited supervision and as part of an integrated team.
Self-starter, showing initiative through problem identification, ownership and resolution
Advanced systems skills required including knowledge of Excel, Essbase, SAPCO, PowerPoint and Clarity.