Manager, Finance Analytics (L 08)

Manager, Finance Analytics (L 08)

Synchrony Financial
3-5 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Job Description:
Role Summary/Purpose:
This position is a part of the Finance Centre of Excellence organization which provides support to Synchrony Financial - Finance Function. The Manager directly supports their assigned area(s) with all matters pertaining to financial operations management. This includes financial reporting and analysis, financial planning and forecasting, with an emphasis on process improvements.
Essential Responsibilities:
  • Financial Reporting and Analysis- Prepare Daily Dashboards, Reports, analyse and interprets periodic financial data to functional management accurately and on a timely basis. Provides commentary and insights on performance against OP plan and prior year.
  • Financial Planning and Forecasting - Support Annual SII and Operating Planning exercise assigned by analysing historical data in conjunction with future growth plans and desired firm metrics.
  • Analytics - Providing detailed analysis and handle SAS based projects using to support decision making for business in partnership with stakeholders.
  • Business Advisor - Provides accurate and timely information to stakeholder and continuously seeks to enhance the service provided.
  • Maintains strong and trusting relationship with stakeholder. Implement internal controls and procedures to maintain accuracy in reporting.
  • Teaming - Best Practice with others in the team in interpreting financial data. Works closely with other finance channels and client service personnel on several inter-related processes.
  • Accounting Policies - Ensures that the firm's accounting policies and practices (and GAAP) are followed.


  • Bachelor's/Master's Degree in Statistics/Finance or MBA Preferred
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of directly related financial and/or accounting experience.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years working knowledge of SAS and Python/Tableau.
  • Knowledge of MS Access, Advanced Excel & Macros and SQL/SAS programming is a must.
  • Demonstrated strong analytical, project management and organizational skills.
  • For Internal Applicants: Understand the criteria or mandatory skills required for the role, before applying.
  • Inform your Manager or HRM before applying for any role on Workday.
  • Ensure that your Professional Profile is updated (fields such as Education, Prior experience, Other skills) and it is mandatory to upload your updated resume (Word or PDF format)
  • Must not be any corrective action plan (First Formal/Final Formal, PIP)
  • Employees who have completed 18 months in the organization and 12 months in current role and level are only eligible.
  • Level 6+ employees can apply

Desired Characteristics:
  • Outstanding verbal and written communications skills.
  • Experience in Hyperion-Essbase is preferred.
  • Prior experience in SAS is required
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word experience
  • Applicants must have experience in financial reporting and analysis.
  • Most prior experiences in a services oriented captured business environment preferred - other experiences in KPO may also be preferred.
  • Prior position in India supporting a senior leader preferred
  • Prior experience mirroring US operating hours preferred.
  • Knowledge of firm's systems is a plus.

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