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ISPL PO - Financial Analysis - Assistant Manager


Standard / Permanent



Job function




Roles & Responsibilities:

-  Financial planning & analysis Preparing analytical reports on Cost per FTE trend and variable/fixed cost trends.

-  Exposure to Budgeting & ForecastingAssisting preparation and analysis of budgets and forecasts for each India métier.  

-  Assisting in delivery of monthly cost center level details of invoicing of expenses incurred in India.

-  Overseeing loading budgets and forecast figures into Clarity to ensure controlled tracking and processing of expenses in liaison with other Finance teams.

-  Reconciliations of budget figures loaded in various tools.

-  Schedule and attend on-going reviews with senior management to review headcount changes and variances in other cost drivers

-  Follow up and respond to queries of senior management and onshore Finance teams

-  Assisting the manager in preparing annual budgeting for the company’s cost centers in India

-  Review and develop controls for budgets where appropriate.

-  Monthly reconciliation of invoiced costs and budgets and provide a variance commentary

-  Assisting the preparation and analysis of budgets and forecasts for each métier to identify risks and future cost saving opportunities

-  Responding to queries from other Finance teams on headcount and financials

-  Ensure that all management reporting is informative and action-oriented

-  Assist in reviewing capex budgets and forecasts (long-term investments made by the company)

Key Competencies Needed:    


·         Knowledge of reconciliation and analytical procedures

·         Good team player and co-ordination skills

·         Ability to stretch for long hours and work with tight deadlines during the budgeting season.

·         Knowledge of key concepts related to Financial Planning and Analysis

·         Exceptional communication and drafting skills with respect to emails and expense summaries.

·         Required to maintain high confidentiality with sensitive information and data in terms of budgeting and métier headcount numbers

·         Good understanding of MIS and reporting tools

·         Well-versed with desktop applications like MS Office with good Excel and presentation skills