Full Time Job

Resource Planning FP&A Analyst

Warner Bros. Discovery

Madhapur, India 03-10-2023
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
General Summary
As the Resource Planning FP&A Analyst, you work within the Global FP&A CoE which offers you a great opportunity to participate in the overall finance transformation roadmap setting standards for the financial processes related to personnel costs covering ~50+ locations across the globe with 40 000+ employees.

Your main responsibility is to ensure proactive and timely high-quality reporting, the planning, and analysis of the cost of personnel domain that supports the business partners in decision-making.

Key Responsibilities
• Supporting the month--end close process from an FP&A perspective with variance analysis focusing on personnel cost
• - Performing detailed reviews of headcount and staff costs with HR partners and business
• Summarizing key findings to support discussions and decision-making with the business
• Assisting in the production of the monthly cost forecast submission and updating of related systems
• Designing and leading the implementation of future finance systems/tools simplifying reporting/planning/analysis, including self-service dashboards
• Supporting the annual budget process, including the design of templates and the critical review of planning assumptions
• Supporting the financial review of key initiatives focused on driving business performance, including the creation and analysis of business cases for new hiring or restructuring activities
• Developing actionable insights which aim to improve business unit / regional profitability
• Continuous review and improvement of management information related to staff cost
• Raising queries to FP&A colleagues based on analysis and insights into Management Information
• Performing ad hoc tasks and reporting related to cost management and governance meetings as appropriate
• Maintaining and improving the processes supporting financial planning and analysis activities
• Manage complex regions from a personnel cost perspective with large spend budgets and multiple senior-level stakeholders, which require significant stakeholder management and communication experience

• 2+ years of working experience preferably with experience in the FP&A department
• Solid understanding of forecasting and budgeting processes
• General accounting knowledge
• Strong MS Excel & PowerPoint skills
• Assured self-starter on relevant projects and work is a plus
• Strong oral and written English communication skills
• Excellent analytical skills
• Pro-active and hands-on
• High drive and energy level
• Your way of working is characterized by a high level of accuracy
• Fluent in English

How We Get Things Done…

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The Legal Bits…

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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g614e0-18-206-92-240-42 in your application.