IHG Specialist GOBS (702531) in Gurgaon, India

Description:

Profile Description

Provide analytical support to the management reporting process for the assigned business

function. Drive monthly/quarterly reporting and analyses of regional financial results to

senior management, business group management and IHG corporate finance. Prepare

tools for budgets, forecasts, and long range plans that support the overall financial

objectives of the business group.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 Consolidate financial performance and conduct variance analyses. Report against

appropriate cost and capital performance and benchmark measures. Conduct monthly

reviews with Business Support managers to address variance issues and identify

forecast opportunities.

 Produce and maintain effective, accurate and timely reporting process to support

business decisions. Review financial reports and raise issues regarding trends, budget

expectations and strategic plan. Utilize early warning system (analytical tools, etc.)

to highlight critical concerns, summarize and present to Business Support and

management.

 Consolidate and produce monthly management reporting pack focused on business

performance against operating profit, cash and capital targets, and functional/crossfunctional

key performance indicators and metrics. Provide input to Leadership

Team’s business reporting pack. Leverage system solutions to automate the process.

 Drive efficiency in the reporting process. Meet established metrics for effectiveness

of reporting and improvement opportunities. Identify and implement process

improvement opportunities for tracking, controlling, and reporting on spend as

needed. Create and maintain process documentation, job aids, models, templates and

calendar.

 Complete special research and analysis projects. Work closely with Business Support

and other critical staff functions to provide consistent data and forecasting

assumptions. Design and prepare effective reports and presentations for various

committee and leadership meetings and other such events. Ensure collaboration and

delivery across geographical and cultural boundaries.

 Maintain compliance with current accounting policies, procedures and internal

controls to ensure they are accurate, complete and effective. Maintain compliance

with company policies, laws, rules and regulations.

Required Qualifications & Experience

 Bachelor’s/ Master’s degree in Finance or Accounting ( M.Com/Full time

MBA/ICWA/CA) is required along with 2-5 years progressive work related

experience in multiple areas of accounting and financial reporting, financial and/or

business analysis, or a related area

 Experience in onshore transition and stabilization of the process will be preferred.

 Strong communication skills, both verbal and written are required.

 Must be well versed with MS-Office. Demonstrated experience with PeopleSoft,

Hyperion or similar financial software for the purpose of financial reporting, analysis

and presentation.

 Strong analytical skills, Ability to problem-solve, make sound recommendations

based on data, make day-to-day operating decisions, and proactively contribute to

team goals.

 Demonstrated project management experience in organizing, planning and executing

small to mid-scale projects.

 Ability to work across teams to deliver against objectives.

Qualifications

Profile Description

Provide analytical support to the management reporting process for the assigned business

function. Drive monthly/quarterly reporting and analyses of regional financial results to

senior management, business group management and IHG corporate finance. Prepare

tools for budgets, forecasts, and long range plans that support the overall financial

objectives of the business group.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 Consolidate financial performance and conduct variance analyses. Report against

appropriate cost and capital performance and benchmark measures. Conduct monthly

reviews with Business Support managers to address variance issues and identify

forecast opportunities.

 Produce and maintain effective, accurate and timely reporting process to support

business decisions. Review financial reports and raise issues regarding trends, budget

expectations and strategic plan. Utilize early warning system (analytical tools, etc.)

to highlight critical concerns, summarize and present to Business Support and

management.

 Consolidate and produce monthly management reporting pack focused on business

performance against operating profit, cash and capital targets, and functional/crossfunctional

key performance indicators and metrics. Provide input to Leadership

Team’s business reporting pack. Leverage system solutions to automate the process.

 Drive efficiency in the reporting process. Meet established metrics for effectiveness

of reporting and improvement opportunities. Identify and implement process

improvement opportunities for tracking, controlling, and reporting on spend as

needed. Create and maintain process documentation, job aids, models, templates and

calendar.

 Complete special research and analysis projects. Work closely with Business Support

and other critical staff functions to provide consistent data and forecasting

assumptions. Design and prepare effective reports and presentations for various

committee and leadership meetings and other such events. Ensure collaboration and

delivery across geographical and cultural boundaries.

 Maintain compliance with current accounting policies, procedures and internal

controls to ensure they are accurate, complete and effective. Maintain compliance

with company policies, laws, rules and regulations.

Required Qualifications & Experience

 Bachelor’s/ Master’s degree in Finance or Accounting ( M.Com/Full time

MBA/ICWA/CA) is required along with 2-5 years progressive work related

experience in multiple areas of accounting and financial reporting, financial and/or

business analysis, or a related area

 Experience in onshore transition and stabilization of the process will be preferred.

 Strong communication skills, both verbal and written are required.

 Must be well versed with MS-Office. Demonstrated experience with PeopleSoft,

Hyperion or similar financial software for the purpose of financial reporting, analysis

and presentation.

 Strong analytical skills, Ability to problem-solve, make sound recommendations

based on data, make day-to-day operating decisions, and proactively contribute to

team goals.

 Demonstrated project management experience in organizing, planning and executing

small to mid-scale projects.

 Ability to work across teams to deliver against objectives.

Job: Executive / Corporate

Location: India-Gurgaon

Requisition ID: R147615