Finance Manager

S&P Global
New York
24 May 2019
29 May 2019
Job role
Finance manager
Contract type
Full time
JobDescription :
The Role: Finance Manager

The Location: New York, NY

The Team: The finance team is responsible for financial planning and analysis related to budgeting, forecasting and partnering with other functions of the business. The team values collaboration and the ability to think critically while problem solving. The role reports to the Finance Director and has one direct report.

  • Key contributor to the month end close, annual budgeting and monthly forecasting processes
  • Partner with the Information Technology team by routinely leading meetings with various Technology stakeholders (including CTO and direct reports) to gather further insight on initiatives and investments
  • Provide in–depth financial analysis for critical operating expense items in conjunction with preparation of monthly/quarterly reporting and variance analysis
  • Play a lead role in creating and maintaining key performance indicators and development of financial and operational dashboards by senior management, specifically, SPDJI Product Profitability analysis
  • Develop FP&A staff on best practices and process efficiencies and the systems and tools utilized by S&P Global Finance, provide feedback and developmental guidance to direct report
  • Produce slides for quarterly reporting and ad hoc basis for internal and external presentations
  • Provide financial support for M&A activity and commercial deal–making on an ad hoc basis

Basic Qualifications:
  • Strong communication skills including the ability to effectively collaborate at various levels across the company
  • Possesses strong critical thinking and problem solving ability
  • Strong Excel, Powerpoint, and data manipulation skillset
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks and see projects through to successful completion
  • Works well both independently and as part of a team
  • 5+ years of experience related to financial planning and analysis, public accounting, asset management or economic analysis preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or related field
  • Preferred Qualifications:
    • Demonstrated interest in financial markets and securities trading
    • CPA/CFA/MBA in process (or as a goal)
    • Experience with Tableau, Anaplan, and/or Oracle is a plus

About Company:

At S&P Dow Jones Indices, our role can be described in one word: essential. We're the largest global resource for index–based concepts, data and research, and home to iconic financial market indicators, such as the S&P 500?? and the Dow Jones Industrial Average??. More assets are invested in products based upon our indices than any other index provider in the world; with over 1,000,000 indices, S&P Dow Jones Indices defines the way people measure and trade the markets. We provide essential intelligence that helps investors identify and capitalize on global opportunities.

S&P Dow Jones Indices 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 .

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Finance Manager