AVP - Financial Planning & Analysis - New York - 14751BR

Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO) is the parent company of Moody's Investors Service, which provides credit ratings and research covering debt instruments and securities, and Moody's Analytics, which offers leading-edge software, advisory services and research for credit and economic analysis and financial risk management. The Corporation, which reported revenue of $4.2 billion in 2017, employs approximately 11,900 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 41 countries. Further information is available at www.moodys.com.
Our Finance department is seeking a talented Assistant Vice President to join the FP&A team.
Functional Responsibilities
  • Responsible for overall governance of in-house compensation model including data accuracy, improving and expanding standardized reporting as well as analytics and assumption reviews across all lines of business
  • Contribute to strategic reviews of compensation programs
  • Lead process improvements including data management as well as the enhancement/future state design and development of planning systems, processes and reporting
  • Work with the accounting teams to ensure integrity and relevance of management accounts related to compensation areas
  • Coordinate and oversee global legal entity forecasting process across business FP&A, tax and accounting teams
  • Responsible for innovation, automation and technology enablement initiatives across corporate and business FP&A teams
  • Participate in special projects including the upcoming Finance Transformation as assigned by Finance management
  • Ensure close coordination across several different lines of business, HR, technology and finance stakeholders
  • Create executive presentations used for business and financial updates to both the senior management team and key business partners across MCO
Scope/Supervision and Interaction
  • Broad interaction with finance, business and shared services stakeholders across levels and divisions
  • Manage team of on- and off-shore resources to deliver on stated objectives
  • Make decisions appropriate for level of responsibility, raises concerns to the appropriate level of management and keeps management informed of activities
Present management with the recommendations for resolving key and complex issues.

Qualifications

Required

  • Undergraduate degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or other business discipline
  • MBA, CPA, graduate degree and/or other relevant professional qualification a plus

Preferred

  • Proven ability to manage projects including:
    • Strategic planning processes
    • Larger projects involving project teams (who are not direct reports) and steering committees
  • Experience leading, supervising and mentoring analysts
  • Experience presenting in executive-level management meetings
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Comfortable with both quantitative and qualitative analysis, ability to leverage data to inform business decisions
  • Operates with a sense of urgency, ability to work under tight and sometimes competing priorities
  • Experienced with Microsoft Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook)
Experience working with proprietary planning and reporting tools; ability to utilize systems functionality, extract data and manipulate to support reporting and planning processes
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