Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Chennai


Financial Analyst – Functional Finance
(Responsible for Finance Analysis, Accounting and/or Control for Functional Finance)

Job description:

Support development of Business Plan by working with Functional teams, and ensuring alignment with Corporate Direction.
Play a key role in evaluating the Function’s performance and identify opportunities to improve the Profitability of the Company.
Ensure adequate Financial Controls for the Function
Perform Accounting activities as required to support the Function (e.g., Book Close, Accrual Journals etc.) and comply with the relevant statutory requirements as well as Ford Finance manual
Interface with the Financial Planning and Analysis teams (known as Profit Analysis in Ford) to ensure the forecasts are timely submitted for consolidation and lead the reviews on Revenue/Cost Performance.
Support and maintain systems used for financial reporting and make necessary upgrades as per requirement of the management
Support Special Studies (viz. business cases, scenario planning, decision support, evidence based analysis and recommendations), as required from time to time
Implement standardization and automation of business processes, where applicable.

Key Roles & Responsibilities:

Deliver ongoing tracking, reporting and assessment of the Function’s performance
Financial, operational and strategic goals and initiatives.
Provide financial reports, analyses and presentations for Finance & Functional leadership
Support the development of Function’s Budget / Forecast / Business Plan and management review
Prepare issue-to-issue, quarter-over-quarter, budget performance, and year-over-year schedules to support analytical requirements and managementreviews explaining key drivers for variances
Prepare financial and other impact of any investment proposal, including financial modeling, IRR / NPV analysis, (e.g., buy vs lease; investment benefits etc.) and provide recommendations to leadership.
Review / implement Control processes to minimize business risk to the Company
Support and implement continuous improvement ideas and innovation to enhance the cost efficiency and effectiveness of process/tools
Support any urgent / unplanned request for special project / Business cases / Benchmarking etc.
Foster open communication and cordial relationship with functional teams

About the company

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