A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated Strategic Finance Manager to join our Global Decision Analytics Finance.
Decision Analytics (DA) is a software business that uses Experian’s data, market leading software and analytical capabilities to provide solutions to clients to enable them to make decisions about their business and customers.
Software is provided across the customer lifecycle; which customers to lend to, how to best recover debt from customers whilst treating each customer fairly, and tools which mitigate fraud risk.
DA has seen significant investment in recent years and have recently launched Experian One, CrossCore and PowerCurve Collections.
The role :
Key member of the Global Decision Analytics FP&A team; helping to deliver robust analysis and insight to the global DA leadership team
Act as a key link between the regions and Global Business Line (GBL)
Work closely with GBL finance team members in Nottingham, Kuala Lumpur, Scottsdale and Monaco
Reporting and Analysis :
Lead the month end process and production of the monthly information deck and executive summary
For quarterly external announcements, support the production of newsletters used by the Internal Comms team.
Analyse revenue based on product, client and revenue type.
Support the transfer of reports to the Business Intelligence reporting tool (MINT)
Represent the DA finance team on various Finance 2020 projects
Produce presentations, business models and analysis as required
For new products, help to ensure the on-boarding onto Salesforce, Hyperion and the billing systems
Lead the monthly review of the forecasting (MMC) process and production of the associated management information pack
Lead the annual DA global budget process
From a finance perspective, lead the DA Strategic Plan process, working with the DA leadership team and regional finance teams
Develop the reporting and analysis agenda for Salesforce pipeline and win / loss data. Through this, work closely with product managers and the DA GBL leadership team to provide insightful and relevant information and trends.
Business Partnering :
Work with the Finance Business Partners to provide information and analysis to support growth initiatives
Partner with the ID & Fraud, Decisioning and Analytics teams to support their reporting and analysis requirements
As required, support the production of business cases, global SPC papers and post investment reviews
Network with colleagues to build relationships whilst developing a strong understanding of the commercial aspect of DA
Ability to assist with Ad hoc requests, as required
What are we looking for?
ACA or CIMA qualified, or equivalent
Extensive post qualified experience
Experience in a FTSE 250 company-environment preferred
Experience in collaborating in a matrix environment across regions on a global level required
Software or Tech industry experience required
Educated to a degree level or equivalent
Excellent Microsoft Excel / PowerPoint / Word skills
Proactive approach to change and an enthusiasm to get involved
Attention to detail
Deliver information quickly, whilst being able to work with ambiguity
Driven and ambitious
Experience of having worked in a fast-paced matrix environment and able to successfully manage multiple competing priorities
Experience of working across multiple geographies
Excellent interpersonal, business partnering and influencing skills
Ability to work with ambiguity
Excel modelling experience
Use of Hyperion, Smartview and Salesforce