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S&P Global Senior Finance Analyst - 6 month Fixed Term Contract in London, United Kingdom

Senior Finance Analyst

Grade 10 (for internal purposes)

This is a 6 month FTC to cover a secondment. This individual is the primary FP&A support for the finance business partners working with CM&R leadership.

In this short term assignment the individual will gain the following experience:

  • Understanding of a new Division/Role with direct exposure to the CM&R Organisation.

  • Analysis and scenario planning in key aspects of the overall 2021 Ratings goals.

  • Development of finance business partnering skills

  • Working on global projects

  • Exposure to regional specific and regulatory projects

The Business: S&P Global Ratings vision is to be the preferred provider of independent, rigorous and innovative credit ratings and insights, that increase transparency, and drive growth in global financial markets.

The Team: The EMEA Finance team provides finance business partnering and decision support services to the Ratings business in the Region and to the Global CM&R organisation. The team is also responsible for the monthly financial planning & analysis cycle, including monthly close, budgeting and forecasting.

The Impact : This position will provide key support and analysis for 3 finance business partners.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare decision support analysis in respect of CM&R. o Perform variance analysis and assist with preparation of presentations and dashboards to senior leadership.

  • Prepare the monthly finance reports for the CM&R leadership (e.g. SLT and LAM’s)

  • Review, analyse and interpret monthly financial results and forecasts. o Preparation and input of the monthly rolling forecasts using Anaplan.

  • Manage the monthly close and forecasting processes for CM&R.

  • Review and analyse CM&R headcount.

  • Calculation of the EMEA Price Exceptions.

Minimum skills:

  • Solution orientated mindset

  • Estimating/Forecasting using Anaplan

  • Advanced knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint and Thinkcell

  • Ability to build financial models

  • Finance background

  • Independent worker

  • Flexible team player

  • Working in a global environment

20 - Professional (EEO-2 Job Categories-United States of America), FINANC202.1 - Middle Professional Tier I (EEO Job Group)

Job ID: 259795

Posted On: 2021-02-22

Location: London, United Kingdom

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