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Finance Analyst - Global Technology Infrastructure, Business & Financial Planning, Global Network Services

Req #: 180035714
Location: Columbus, OH, US
Job Category: Accounting/Finance/Audit/Risk
Job Description:
Job Description 

GTI Business & Financial Planning provides a wide range of analysis, process development and reporting in support of Global Technology Infrastructure. B&FP has a presence in all major regions and oversees traditional finance support, investment management, vendor management, recoveries, resource management and location strategy. The combined organizations scale to a Pre Tax Recoverable Base ~ $3B and 8,000 resources.
 
Core Responsibilities include:
Budget Management, Cost Control, Financial Reporting and Analysis
  • Complete monthly GTI product area reports for business managers, assimilate business feedback, and ensure financial impacts are reflected in the Forecast
  • Ensure all standard monthly close and reporting processes are complete including:
    • Update, maintain and reconcile forecast file, linking into headcount, vendor, telecom, investment and asset files
    • Compile and upload forecasts into Smart View
    • Analyse and explain variances against Plan and Forecast
    • Monthly accruals and prepays management, monthly meetings with accounting teams
    • Provide capital forecasts for input into corporate reporting
    • Verify monthly asset uploads from WIP
    • Manage headcount
  • Planning on an annual basis: ensuring appropriate BAU and investment funding is accounted for with service owner collaboration in a timely fashion.
 
Investment Financial Management:
  • Provide monthly investment expense and save reports for investment portfolio
  • Financial Modelling and feasibility studies as needed, i.e. Cash Flow Analysis, Cost Benefit
 
Financial Inventory Management, Internal Controls:
  • Update, maintain and reconcile productivity file
  • Update, maintain and reconcile telecom data
  • Update, maintain and reconcile asset file
 
Vendor Management
  • Monthly meetings with business leads to compare vendor projections
  • Ensure all data is reconciled to Investment and forecast positions
  • Update, maintain and reconcile detailed vendor files regarding actual spend and forecasting
 
Strategic & Business Partnering
  • Client support (GTI managers, service owners, project managers etc.)
  • Operational efficiency assessment
  • Procurement / Sourcing engagement where required to better understand vendor spend
 
Core Competencies
  • Needs to have financial / accounting experience
  • Logical, analytical, clear thinker
  • Ability to deal with several priorities simultaneously and maintain a flexible approach.
  • Essbase, Smart View, and SAP experience would be advantageous
  • Proactive approach to improvement
  • Results oriented and deadline focused
  • Strong communicator
  • Good relationship builder
  • Excellent spreadsheet skills
  • Ability to create ad hoc reporting
 
 
Needs to have financial / accounting experience
  • Logical, analytical, clear thinker
  • Ability to deal with several priorities simultaneously and maintain a flexible approach.
  • Essbase, Smart View, and SAP experience would be advantageous
  • Proactive approach to improvement
  • Results oriented and deadline focused
  • Strong communicator
  • Good relationship builder
  • Excellent spreadsheet skills
  • Ability to create ad hoc reporting
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