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FINANCE ANALYST MANAGER

Job Description

Responsible for managing the delivery of Company-defined strategic initiatives through the effective use of Analytics (developing business cases, performing ROI analysis, and developing metrics/dashboards and other reporting tools to drive decision making). The role will also support business strategy projects through problem definition and structuring, fact gathering and analysis, synthesis of finding into compelling recommendations, stakeholder alignment, presentation to leadership, execution and tracking of progress.

Job Requirements
  • Project & Program Management Activities:
    • Help define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with project team and stakeholders
    • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential risks, and devise contingency plans and gap analysis
    • Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path
    • Communicate and liaise with project stakeholders and other IT teams as defined by the project team
    • Help define the financial justification of the project and track project spend and well as project savings / cost avoidance


  • Corporate Strategy Activities
    • Work cross-functionally to develop and manage integrated corporate strategic plan, highlighting key milestones and risks for management.
    • Develop metrics/dashboards and other reporting tools to drive decision making
    • Track progress of corporate strategic plan and provide regular updates to management
    • Support the overall process of corporate strategic decision-making to ensure the organization maximizes its short and long-term goals by developing appropriate analytics, metrics, and tools.



Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Management or related discipline with minimum 4-6 years business experience
  • Strategy or business development experience, including building and analyzing business plans, creating financial models and performing strategic analysis
  • Experience in corporate retail or financial services a plus
  • Background in shared services/Finance/functional optimization
  • Solid understanding and use of Microsoft Office applications: Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Visio, SharePoint



Other Skills & Characteristics:

  • Analytical and modeling skills as well as the ability to communicate complex ideas and data sets graphically
  • Eagerness to dissect and analyze complex business relationships
  • Ability to craft concise recommendations based on thorough business and market analysis
  • Excellent critical thinking, project management, analytical, communication, and presentation skills
  • Not afraid to ‘roll your sleeves up’ and work with details as well as the big picture
  • Strong problem solving skills such as prioritization, critical thinking and hypothesis development
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written, with the ability to convey clear and concise thoughts and ideas
  • Ability to combine strong quantitative skills with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to think pragmatically, not just theoretically, and drive execution of concepts
  • Innovative thinking and vision
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment