TheRole: Associate Director of Finance, Global Real Estate Corporate Accounting
Grade ( relevant for internal applicants only ): 11
The Location: The ideal candidate will be based in either New York, NY or Princeton, NJ and report into the office on a hybrid work schedule.
S&P Global delivers essential intelligence that powers decision making. We provide the world's leading organizations with the right data, connected technologies and expertise they need to move ahead. As part of our team, you'll help solve complex challenges that equip businesses, governments and individuals with the knowledge to adapt to a changing economic landscape.
The Team: The Business Unit Corporate Controller's team is responsible for financial accounting across S&P Global related to Record to Report, Global Real Estate and centralized accounting support across the income statement. The team values collaboration and the ability to think critically while problem solving. The role reports to the Director, Global Real Estate Corporate Accounting.
The Impact: This is a critical role within the real estate finance team requiring strong accounting and finance skills to prepare and consolidate the monthly close and estimates in additional the annual budget dealing both with the Corporate Controllers and FP&A teams. We are looking for a candidate who will support the development of a team focused on accounting for global real estate operating expenses across S&P Global. This role will be responsible for the month-end close, financial forecasting and the annual budgeting process, including the proper application of generally accepted accounting principles to real estate costs.
What's in it for you?
Within this highly visible role, the incumbent will interact with all levels throughout the organization
Opportunity to develop a strong financial analysis foundation and learn about the organization
Opportunity to enhance current processes and create efficiencies related to the financial close
Develop your skills working with software to analyze large data sets with insights from visualization of financial data used to partner with the business unit FP&A teams
Lead a team of accounting professionals based offshore who support centralized accounting workflows utilizing Oracle GL
Analysis, reporting, consolidation, and management of the close, estimate, and budget for all S&P Global consolidation locations
Manage team planning calendars
Manage the Business Unit Allocations - WISP/Oracle allocation process for the close, estimate each month along with the annual budget
Lead contact for Internal Controls and Corporate Audits
Manage relationships between global real estate finance and the business unit FP&A teams
Ad hoc financial analysis for the Global Real Estate Operations Team
Manage Anaplan functionality and maintenance as it relates to Global Real Estate expenses
Manage Costar, S&P Global's real estate information database
What we're looking for? Basic Qualifications:
5-6 years of relevant work experience with a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Data Analytics, Finance, Economics or a related field
Strong communication skills including the ability to effectively collaborate at various levels across the company
Ability to work independently and as a fully contributing member of a team
Strong attention to detail and analytical skills (i.e. proactive problem solver), and an inquisitive mind
Willingness to learn CoStar
Experience building financial models in Alteryx, Excel and data visualizations in tools like Tableau
Experience with Oracle and Anaplan
Compensation/Benefits Information (US Applicants Only): S&P Global states that the anticipated base salary range for this position is $100,000 to $150,000. Final base salary for this role will be based on the individual's geographical location as well as experience and qualifications for the role. In addition to base compensation, this role is eligible for an annual incentive plan.
This role is eligible to receive additional S&P Global benefits. For more information on the benefits we provide to our employees, visit link https://spgbenefits.com/benefit-summaries/us
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.
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