Position: Assistant Manager - Financial Planning & Analysis Qualification: CA,MBA,PGDM Experience: 3 to 8 years Location: Mumbai
Budgeting and Forecasting:
Develop and maintain detailed annual budgets and rolling forecasts. Collaborate with department heads to gather input and ensure alignment with strategic goals. Analyze budget variances and provide explanations for deviations from projections. Identify potential risks and opportunities within the financial forecasts.
Conduct thorough analysis of financial data, trends, and key performance indicators (KPIs). Prepare comprehensive reports and presentations to communicate financial insights to senior management. Analyze profitability, cost drivers, and operational efficiency to support decision-making.
Provide ad hoc analysis to address specific business questions or concerns. Performance Measurement:
Monitor and assess actual financial performance against budget and forecast. Identify areas for improvement and work with relevant teams to implement corrective actions. Develop and track relevant KPIs to measure the success of strategic initiatives.
Participate in the strategic planning process by providing financial insights and recommendations. Assist in evaluating potential investments, projects, and business opportunities. Support the development of long-term financial plans aligned with the company\'s growth objectives.
Data Management and Tools:
Maintain financial models and forecasting tools to ensure accuracy and relevance. Collect, validate, and consolidate financial data from various sources. Continuously improve data integrity and reporting efficiency.
Collaborate with accounting, operations, sales, and other departments to ensure accurate and timely financial information flow.
Assist in creating financial models and business cases for new initiatives.
Market and Industry Analysis:
Stay informed about industry trends, competitive landscape, and economic factors that may impact the business.
Incorporate external insights into financial projections and strategic recommendations.