Senior Financial Analyst

Recruiter
S&P Global
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
06 May 2022
Closes
05 Jun 2022
Ref
14784079
Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
S&P Global Market Intelligence
The Role: Senior Financial Analyst
Grade: 10 (for internal purposes)
Location: London, UK

The Team: The S&P Global Market Intelligence Finance team provides information, insights, and decision support to internal business partners to optimize financial performance, improve decision making and drive growth for the Market Intelligence business. The team regularly interacts with other divisions and Corporate to support enterprise initiative and has a global footprint with team members based in London, New York, Charlottesville, Dallas, Denver, Raleigh and Manila.

The Impact: This role will be a key member of the finance team supporting the senior business line leadership team, working closely with them on revenue results and outlook, expense management, investment initiatives and supporting the financial planning and analysis of the organization.

What's in it for you: . With strong leadership, attention to detail and good communication and influencing skills, you will support the execution of the management team's key priorities and strategies. The global and dynamic nature of the S&P Global Market Intelligence business allows ample development opportunities to learn and grow within the role and across the broader enterprise Finance organization.

Responsibilities:
  • Assist with providing effective finance decision support to S&P Global Market Intelligence business line senior leadership team
  • Prepare monthly reporting packages to business partners to improve transparency and understanding of drivers of financial performance
  • Support the monthly close process by analyzing monthly revenue, expense, headcount and other critical performance measures; research drivers of performance and provide variance commentary of actuals versus budget, prior estimate and prior year.
  • Develop monthly forecasts and annual operating budgets for P&L lines including, but not limited to: revenue, ACV, royalty, compensation, T&E, training and outside services
  • Track and report on revenue and cost synergy initiative progress and develop forward looking expectations of synergy initiative impacts
  • Assist with preparation and review financial models, investment funding requests and business cases to support business priority execution.
  • Drive continuous process improvement with the goal of increasing efficiency and optimizing the distribution of work through automation, leveraging of centers of excellence and other solutions.
  • Work independently and as a fully contributing member of a multi-locational team with challenging, often conflicting deadlines.
  • Assist with preparation of materials for the Quarterly Financial Review, Quarterly Business Review and Board of Director deliverables as required.
  • Perform ad-hoc requests and special projects as assigned.
What We're Looking For:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Statistics, Math or related field. ACA, CPA, MBA, and strong knowledge of U.S. GAAP is preferred.
  • 3+ years' work experience in Financial Analysis, Operations, and/or Accounting in a large, complex organization. Prior FinTech experience preferred.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to tailor messaging to the intended audience and communicate complex concepts effectively
  • Demonstrated investigative research and analytical capabilities necessary to provide the leadership team with the accurate and insightful interpretation of financial information
  • Experience in dashboard design (e.g. Power BI or Tableau) and ability to provide focused, thoughtful visual display of quantitative information
  • Experience with SalesForce or other CRM tools.
  • Highly proficient skills in MS Excel (Pivot tables, V-Lookups, IF functions, etc.) and PowerPoint.
  • Proficiency with Oracle Financials or other similar financial systems. Anaplan and Oracle Smartview strongly preferred.
  • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure, and meet tight deadlines.
S&P Global Market Intelligence

At S&P Global Market Intelligence, we know that not all information is important-some of it is vital. Accurate, deep and insightful. We integrate financial and industry data, research and news into tools that help track performance, generate alpha, identify investment ideas, understand competitive and industry dynamics, perform valuation, and assess credit risk. Investment professionals, government agencies, corporations and universities globally can gain the intelligence essential to making business and financial decisions with conviction.

S&P Global Market Intelligence is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit www.spglobal.com/marketintelligence .

S&P Global has a Securities Disclosure and Trading Policy ("the Policy") that seeks to mitigate conflicts of interest by monitoring and placing restrictions on personal securities holding and trading. The Policy is designed to promote compliance with global regulations. In some Divisions, pursuant to the Policy's requirements, candidates at S&P Global may be asked to disclose securities holdings. Some roles may include a trading prohibition and remediation of positions when there is an effective or potential conflict of interest. Employment at S&P Global is contingent upon compliance with the Policy.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

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Equal Opportunity Employer
S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: EEO.Compliance@spglobal.com and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person.

US Candidates Only: The EEO is the Law Poster http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf describes discrimination protections under federal law.

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20 - Professional (EEO-2 Job Categories-United States of America), FINANC202.1 - Middle Professional Tier I (EEO Job Group)

Job ID: 272897
Posted On: 2022-05-04
Location: London, United Kingdom

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