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Senior Finance Specialist

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New York, NY

Posted Jun 7, 2022 - Requisition No. 104256

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At Bloomberg Finance we are committed to providing world-class support to our business partners by providing insight on business performance, financial oversight and thought leadership. We are currently seeking a Senior Financial Analyst to join our larger finance team supporting the Index organization. The CFO team provides critical financial advisory to the product teams in support of the business. As a member of this team, you will have the opportunity to deliver a unique blend of financial and operational analysis, financial modeling, reporting and senior management support for a fast-paced and pioneering technology based financial services business.

We'll trust you to:

  • Prepare financial and operational dashboards and other presentations for Executive Management
  • Own Product and Business P&Ls and maintaining general ledger hierarchy for new product codes, cost centers and business areas
  • Develop analysis and metrics to measure and monitor product development milestones
  • Prepare and present financial and operational packages to management
  • Establish and develop relationships with stakeholders
  • Establish and developing business relationships with senior managers and CFOs
  • Provide management support for business planning, including product manager presentations to business and senior management
  • Financial and Operational Performance, Metrics & Analysis
  • Collaborate with other internal teams including accounting, operations, tax, treasury, contracts & legal
  • Participate in special projects for senior management
  • Conduct market research and analysis
  • Understand, maintain, and develop pricing strategies and commercial models for existing and new products
  • Assess and quantify the competitive landscape including analysis of market size, share, and opportunity
  • Provide management with critical highlights to help drive understanding of market impact on business model
  • Provide exceptional finance and accounting business support
  • Manage client agreements, ensuring invoicing and reporting in accordance with contract terms, and understanding impact of product performance to budget and forecasts
  • Identify opportunities to drive efficiency in internal processes
  • Manage and organize department materials including business plans and overviews

You'll need to have:

  • A bachelor’s or higher in business administration, finance, economics, accounting or related field of study
  • At least 10+ years of experience across a diverse set of roles in a finance and accounting capacity with a proven track record of success, in the Financial Technology markets
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate complex principles in a simple manner
  • Advanced Excel modeling skills with ability to analyze large data sets and synthesize conclusions to facilitate strategic decision support for senior management
  • The ability to quantify and present business cases and solutions with and without complete datasets
  • A desire to operate and develop in a challenging, fast paced environment
  • Strong organizational skills and exceptional attention to detail with ability to prioritize multiple tasks
  • The ability to influence senior stakeholders where appropriate, strong interpersonal skills in order to build a network of stakeholders across the organization
  • An executive presence with the ability to influence, motivate, and develop teammates and other staff
  • Critical thinker with self-motivated approach to identifying and resolving challenges
  • Ability to operate independently and as part of broader teams in a matrixed and fluid environment
  • Proficiency in SAP or similar systems

Does this sound like you?

Apply if you think we're a good match. We'll get in touch to let you know what the next steps are.

Bloomberg is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, gender identity or expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, marital status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, sexual and other reproductive health decisions, parental or caring status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy or maternity/parental leave, protected veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Bloomberg is a disability inclusive employer. Please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments to be made for the recruitment process. If you would prefer to discuss this confidentially, please email amer_recruit@bloomberg.net.

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