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Corporate Planning & Management-Bengaluru-FP&A-Senior Analyst-Divisional CFO

Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs

IT, Accounting & Finance
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Job Description

Divisional Overview

Division CFO team under CP&M is responsible for effectively managing the firm’s divisional spend and its allocations for both compensation and non-compensation spend. The team is also responsible for preparing forward-looking business planning and strategic initiatives. Our team collaborates with each of the firm’s businesses, among other groups at the firm, to drive initiatives, conduct critical analysis of projects and forecast financial results. We use our expertise to execute strategic initiatives to provide internal clients, such as firm and divisional leadership, access to financial information more efficiently and effectively. Professionals in the CP&M division have an analytical mindset, exhibit intellectual curiosity and are from diverse academic backgrounds.

Role Overview

This role sits within CP&M (Divisional CFO). The sub-business units Engineering CFO/Federation CFO office manages Engineering/Federation divisions’ total spend include compensation and non-compensation spend. The team manages the divisions spend, governance, reporting and analytics, budgeting, and reforecasting in alignment to firm’s strategic plans.

The role requires collaboration with different functions and divisions across the firm on a regular basis, an ability to work independently and ability to interact with senior professionals in other planning areas. It also entails in-depth analysis and reporting for senior management decision making, therefore, eye to detail is a prerequisite for this role. The candidate is required to work with counter parts across regions on projects and reporting. Should have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Job Responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

  • Managing Federation/engineering divisions spend line item including full ownership and accountability of the of the spend which would include month end reviews, quarterly and yearly analysis
  • Collaborate with divisions and groups across the firm on a regular basis to analyze and strategize the Federation/engineering spend
  • Prepare budget and take full ownership of the budgeting and reforecasting cycles and independently work on driving the material and presentation materials for senior leadership
  • Forecasting exercises including collaboration with different teams within the Federation/engineering division and other divisions
  • Leading the team’s efforts to identify areas where we can better leverage technology and automate processes
  • Preparation and analysis of reports related to allocation of various expenses to different businesses and identifying areas to better leverage tools to ensure correctness of cost allocation
  • Leading the team’s efforts to do in-depth variance analysis of any deviation from previous budget/ actuals of various expense lines
  • Support the team to collaborate with businesses, estimate the expenses and its allocation to producing divisions monthly
  • Identifying potential areas to create operational efficiencies and automating manual processes.
  • Ensuring correctness of General Ledger by monitoring month end closure activities/entries.
  • Managing departments globally and collaborate various teams to identify areas for simplifying the organization structure of the division
  • Preferably a Chartered Accountant or MBA or similar degree with excellent academic record
  • 4-6 years of experience in Finance, Planning & Analysis.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal (written and verbal) skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Ability to lead assignments to completion
  • Ability to multi-task & deliver under pressure
  • Solid work ethic and high levels of motivation


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