The Role : S&P Global Market Intelligence, the division of S&P Global (NYSE : SPGI) that provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence, is searching for a Senior Finance Specialist to support the Market Intelligence Revenue and ACV Finance team Revenue workstream.
The new Finance Senior Specialist will manage all aspects of the revenue reporting and analysis including providing support for day-to-day management of financial operations involving revenue as well as assisting with special projects related to revenue, cost of sales and annualized contract value ( ACV ) reporting.
Grade (relevant for internal applicants only) : 09
The Location : Makati City, Philippines
The Impact : This position will work alongside the Finance Senior Manager and Director to ensure all monthly financial reporting and analysis are delivered timely and accurately to facilitate decision making by management.
The Career Opportunity : The role offers the opportunity to gain a centralized view of S&P Global Market Intelligence Revenue and ACV, with responsibilities focusing on financial reporting and analysis.
There is a track record of advancement within the Revenue and ACV Finance team and the broader S&P Global Finance organization.
The Team / The Business : The S&P Global Market Intelligence Revenue and ACV Finance team consists of employees in Charlottesville and New York as well as in Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, and Makati City.
The team also interacts with other divisions and S&P Global Corporate.
Your Skills : Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Statistics, Mathematics or related field. CPA / MBA strongly preferred but not required.
Strong knowledge of US GAAP and revenue recognition guidance is required, 3-5 years’ work experience in public accounting or private accounting or finance department, strong skills in MS Excel, experience with ERP (Oracle Financials), Zuora, Salesforce.
com, Tableau, Alteryx and Cognos TM1 is preferred.
Assume primary preparer responsibility for recording and analyzing S&P Global Market Intelligence revenue.
Assist with monthly accounting close and financial reporting process.
Prepare key balance sheet reconciliations for accounts receivable and deferred revenue. Research and resolve reconciling items.
Assist with monthly P&L reporting and analysis. Prepare accruals and journal entries as needed to accurately record revenue.
Analyze historical data for trends and unusual variances, comparing results to estimate and budget.
Ensure all revenue recognition rules are followed appropriately and consult when necessary
Support overall business unit reporting requirements. Develop knowledge and understanding of the financial systems that are critical to the reporting process.
Respond to requests related to internal / external audits and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.
Prepare analysis for ad hoc requests and special projects and provide direct support to the Finance Senior Manager and Director on an as-needed basis.
Other Accountabilities :
Provide thorough and accurate responses to senior management and business leads inquires.
Performs ad hoc analyses as requested in order to help management make informed decisions regarding the short and long term objectives of the business.
Alert management to accounting or operational problems and suggest actionable solutions.
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, or related field. CPA / MBA strongly preferred but not required.
3-5 years’ work experience in public accounting or private accounting or finance department.
Strong knowledge of US GAAP and revenue recognition guidance is required.
Strong knowledge of large data manipulation skills.
Strong skills in MS Excel (Pivot tables, V-Lookups, IF functions, etc.) and PowerPoint.
Experience with ERP (Oracle Financials), Zuora, Salesforce.com, Tableau, Alteryx and Cognos TM1 is preferred.
Knowledge of SQL and basic data warehouse experience is preferred, but not required.
Possess strong problem-solving skills and the ability to develop and implement innovative solutions for resolving operational and financial problems.
Demonstrate investigative research and analytical capabilities necessary to leadership team with accurate and insightful interpretation of financial information.
Strong attention to detail and analytical ability with an inquisitive mind.
Ability to work independently and as a fully contributing member of a team.
Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
Must be flexible in shift schedule
S&P Global Market Intelligence
At S&P Global Market Intelligence, we know that not all information is important some of it is vital. Accurate, deep and insightful.
We integrate financial and industry data, research and news into tools that help track performance, generate alpha, identify investment ideas, understand competitive and industry dynamics, perform valuation and assess credit risk.
Investment professionals, government agencies, corporations and universities globally can gain the intelligence essential to making business and financial decisions with conviction.
S&P Global Market Intelligence is a division of S&P Global (NYSE : SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence.
For more information, visit www.spglobal.com / marketintelligence.
S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race / ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law.
Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.