HCM Finance – Vice President – Salt Lake City

Are you looking for an opportunity to showcase your problem-solving, analytical and accounting skills? Do you enjoy using data to provide insights? We have a position available in our Human Capital Management (HCM) Finance team.

Working in close partnership with divisional leadership, the HCM Finance team oversees the division’s (1) program and staff expenses (2) financial allocations and charge backs to other divisions in the firm, (3) budget/reforecast processes and (4) the Vendor Management program and other compliance/regulatory/risk related initiatives.

Role Responsibilities

As a Vice President in the central finance team you will help to drive and manage (1) Budgeting, Reporting and Analytics (2) Accounting and Controls (3) Risk and Compliance Oversight/Reporting.

Budgeting, Reporting and Analytics

Help coordinate the annual budget and quarterly reforecast processes across HCM (including developing deliverable timeline, reporting templates, shared assumptions, etc.)

Consolidate and review all monthly financial reporting & deliverables for different stakeholders

Provide monthly allocation projections to revenue divisions

Submit monthly expense projections for Controllers

Accounting and Controls:

Review monthly sub ledger activity to substantiate accuracy and completeness of HCM’s P&L; book journal entries where necessary

Review and maintain methodologies/metrics used to allocate HCM’s fully loaded expense to divisions

Coordinate Balance Sheet Substantiation and Country Exposure Reporting for HCM balances

Risk and Compliance Oversight / Reporting

HCM’s Vendor Management program for VMO

ORMA – Coordination and oversight of operational risks across the division including RCSA review (Risk and Control Self-Assessment)

SOX – Coordination and oversight of HCM’s control processes impacting the firm’s financials

Other Compliance deliverables

Converged Risk Reporting for Senior Leadership

Staff Oversight:

Managerial responsibilities

Various Interaction Points:

CAO office, Controllers, other Divisional CFOs, HCM embedded finance teams, HCM leadership, Compliance, Internal Audit, Operational Risk, Vendor Management Office

Basic Qualifications Bachelor’s degree

Strong Excel skills

Experience in accounting, budgeting, financial planning, reporting and analysis

Strong accounting and analytical skills: ability to organize and analyze large datasets, detect and correct errors, interpret and report results to various audiences and take responsibility for data quality assurance

Ability to handle multiple, time-sensitive projects in a high pressure environment while ensuring the delivery of high quality work

Attention to detail – highly organized with excellent follow-through and delivery

Demonstrated ability to manage confidential information; impeccable judgment

Demonstrated client service focus and ability to build relationships across levels

Ability to work well both independently and in a team environment

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Relevant business experience demonstrating:

  • Successful project management and leadership within a team
  • Complex analytic project design and execution
  • Professional communication and thought-partnership with clients and stakeholders

Preferred QualificationsFamiliarity with accounting tools such as Hyperion Essbase

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