The Location: The ideal candidate will be based in Princeton, New Jersey area 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 Technology FP&A Team, which supports the DTS & TSG Organization, is searching for a Technology Financial Analyst to support the Technology FP&A reporting team. The Senior Specialist will play a key role in supporting the monthly close and estimate process by aggregating required actual data, preparing and distributing reports, updating forecasts and assisting with daily accounting and operational support. Additionally, the Financial Analyst will provide support for day-to-day management of financial operations involving expenses as well as assisting with special projects.
The Impact: This position will work alongside the Senior Finance Leaders to ensure all monthly financial reporting and analysis is delivered timely and accurately to facilitate decision making by management.
Responsibilities: The resource will assist in the financial management and accounting activities within the Corporate FP&A organization, focusing on centralized technology expenses. Ensures all work practices, processes, and procedures for the business comply with the requirements of the jurisdictional rules of the country, SOX, and company policies and procedures.
Assists in the preparation of journal entries, accruals, prepaid, balance sheet reconciliations, and reclasses for the organization in partnership with the Accounting COE
Aides in the monthly estimate process, performing variance analysis and tracking of targets
Identifies issues, risks, and opportunities, proposing solutions to management
Tracks and maintains renewals, ensuring timely closure of deliverables
Supports the implementation of new technologies to streamline processes (Alteryx) and visualizations (Tableau, PowerBI, etc.)
Partners with all Functional Financial Analysts, Accounting COE, Procurement, and Vendor Governance to enable efficiencies
Supports senior finance leaders in data collection needed for annual planning and budgeting purposes
What We're Looking For:
3-5 years of accounting and financial analysis experience at a financial or technology firm
Adept at problem-solving using financial analysis methods
Strong communication skills, with the ability to clearly and concisely present issues and ideas
Attentive to accuracy, looks for improvements continuously, monitors quality levels, finds the root cause of quality problems, owns/acts on quality problems
Extensive Microsoft Excel knowledge and expertise with financial systems (Oracle Fusion, Anaplan, Ariba, Workday, etc.)
Working knowledge of Alteryx
Proven design abilities for reports/dashboards in Business Intelligence solutions
Self-starter and Independent thinker who acts creatively to problem solve
Familiar with multiple business functions (Marketing, Product, Finance, et al.) and comfortable engaging with various stakeholders
Passionate about using data to drive business decisions
Comfortable managing the delivery of high-quality outputs with overlapping deadlines and tight time constraints
Compensation/Benefits Information (This section is only applicable to US candidates): S&P Global states that the anticipated base salary range for this position is $100,000 to $120,000. 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, please click here .
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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