Vice President, Financial Planning & Analysis

Recruiter
BlackRock
Location
Gurgaon, India
Salary
Competitive
Posted
08 May 2022
Closes
07 Jun 2022
Ref
14813779
Job Function
Banking
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Description

About this role

Business Unit Overview:

BlackRock recognizes the importance of quality and accurate business intelligence needed to make critical business decisions at all levels of the organization. The BlackRock FP&A team is aligned to the firm's overall organizational structure in order to appropriately engage with each business unit to deliver key financial management activities. The FP&A mission is enabling the firm to achieve its strategic and business goals from a financial perspective. Specifically, FP&A is responsible for driving:

Effective Business Planning - providing relevant and timely financial intelligence to business partners across the firm through a standardized and consistent set of performance metrics linked with common decision support tools, business standards, language, and rules.

Strategic Resource Allocation - helping to link operations and financial performance, tightly managing performance against strategic goals, and enabling execution of business strategies.

Management of Business Performance - developing and communicating business strategies by curating the definition and measurement of metrics for success.

Job Purpose:

Responsible for managing and supporting activities of Regional/Client Business FP&A Teams in India, which include Management and Business Reporting, Data analytics, Budgeting, Forecasting, Adhocs & Project Support.

Responsibilities:
  • Lead a high performing team of 4/5 analysts/associates
  • Driving business analytics within the team and partnership with senior stakeholders in deriving business insights
  • Provide thought leadership to the team to help accomplish FP&A and business objectives
  • Ability to influence decision making for the team and for driving initiatives in the India team/function
  • Identify opportunities to drive standardization and automation to generate efficiency
  • Represent FP&A at functional, platform and business level forums
  • Lead the team to provide both management and functional oversight to ensure timely and accurate BAU delivery
  • Leverage business knowledge to influence stakeholders and generate solutions
  • Hands-on with creating existing/new management reports (Financials covering flows, revenue, expenses etc.), including partnering on budgeting/forecasting and sharing financial results with global FP&A/businesses teams
  • Build strong governance around the processes
  • Show desire to work in a constantly evolving, changing, and challenging environment
  • Drive the BlackRock principles


Skills and Qualifications:
  • MBA or CA with 10+ years of experience in FP&A, Variance Analysis, Stakeholder Management, MIS Reporting, Project Management
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Experience in preparation and review of flash report / dashboards and management review packs
  • Experience of working on advanced Excel and Powerpoint required
  • Knowledge of streamlining/visualization tools like python, VBA, SQL, MS Access or Tableau will be an added advantage
  • Experience with TM1, Hyperion, Essbase or similar multi-dimensional analytical tools
  • Proven ability to constantly evaluate systems, processes, and procedures for inefficiencies, making recommendations for improvement
  • Work and deliver under general guidance or minimal supervision
  • Ability to handle large data and derive meaningful information
  • Analytical bent of mind combined with financial acumen. Well-versed with Finance terminologies
  • Ability to quickly understand and connect business drivers
  • Ability to build relationship with multiple stakeholders
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment (not only FP&A team but also across Finance)
  • 'Can-do' attitude - willing to contribute at all levels in a small but high performing team environment with tight deadlines and multiple demands


Our benefits

To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive healthcare, support for working parents and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.

About BlackRock

At BlackRock, we are all connected by one mission: to help more and more people experience financial well-being. Our clients, and the people they serve, are saving for retirement, paying for their children's educations, buying homes and starting businesses. Their investments also help to strengthen the global economy: support businesses small and large; finance infrastructure projects that connect and power cities; and facilitate innovations that drive progress.

This mission would not be possible without our smartest investment - the one we make in our employees. It's why we're dedicated to creating an environment where our colleagues feel welcomed, valued and supported with networks, benefits and development opportunities to help them thrive.

For additional information on BlackRock, please visit careers.blackrock.com | www.blackrock.com/corporate | Instagram: @blackrock | Twitter: @blackrock | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock

BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.

BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.

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