Manager, Finance Operations

Administration Requisition ID 5503 Pune, India

Description

As Manager, Finance Operations, you will assist with all aspects of finance operations. An ideal candidate will have experience having streamlined and optimized process and system improvements for complex global tech companies. To be successful in this role, you will need strong project management and system skills, a partnership orientation for working with business colleagues and the ability to effectively manage key finance initiatives.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Collaborate with functional managers to streamline, document, monitor, and optimize key processes that are critical to the finance department
  • Project manage finance initiatives, working with finance and business applications team to automate and scale finance systems and implement new business processes
  • Identify areas of key risk or low efficiency and/or effectiveness and assist in planning, execution, and implementation of process improvements to increase productivity of team and quality of deliverables and support to business partners
  • Provide creative yet logical approaches to solving data and business and process problems
  • Research finance best practices and conduct industry benchmarking analysis to ensure continued improvement to finance operations, leveraging third party vendors to engage subject matter experts as needed
  • Assist in creating finance team enablement materials such as onboarding/training/best practices documents
  • Review and ensure timely update of desktop procedures/practices/policies
  • Assess and monitor process & system efficiency and effectiveness on an on-going basis with monthly performance report to the CFO

You are/have:

  • An independent, self-motivated individual who works well under pressure with a positive, service-oriented attitude;
  • Self-starter with a great work ethic and an analytical thinker with superior problem-solving and decision-making skills, possessing the initiative to create presentations and analysis from scratch to answer questions posed and look into the details and interpret the impact of key business drivers;
  • Extremely detail-oriented and organized with prior experience having conducted root cause analysis, leading to resolution of complex business problems;
    • Documentation & tracking of issues, assessment of dependencies, proposals for temporary and permanent solutions with detailed value proposition to relevant stakeholders, agreement on target deadlines, success measurement recommendations and reporting, monitoring compliance, etc.
  • Experience having gathered, structured, monitored, and validated data to ensure data integrity;
  • Experience in setting up automated processes and structured onboarding/training materials to increase the effectiveness of the team and minimize room for error;
  • Excellent multi-tasker who is always “on it” with stellar time and project management skills and understands the importance of planning in advance to meet deadlines that include multiple review points and iterations;
  • Strong communicator, both written & verbal, who is reliable and responsive to email and phone communications; and
  • Highest level of integrity and good judgment, with the ability to effectively deal with highly sensitive, confidential information

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or equivalent
  • Minimum 4 years of combined experience in finance operations and project management
  • Experience working at a publicly-traded, software, fast-growth company preferred
  • Demonstrated success in building and leading teams and streamlining and optimizing process and systems
  • Hands on experience with NetSuite, Salesforce, Workday, ADP, and Anaplan a plus
  • Highly proficient with MS Office applications, particularly Excel

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