Financial Controller

Location CONNECTICUT, UNITED STATES
Experience level Experienced Hire
Job details sector Finance, Control and Strategy

Job Purpose

Key position within the US Financial Planning & Analysis team.  The financial controller will collaborate with the Sr. Financial Controller, CFO and business leaders to develop financial strategies and drive analytics to enable informed business decision making.  They will assist with forecasting and budgeting processes and provide monthly reports and analysis directly to business leaders.

Key Accountabilities 

  • Support the execution of core financial planning and analysis such as monthly KPI reporting and variance analysis, forecasting, budgeting, dashboards and other business planning activities as assigned
  • Create monthly management reporting, which includes analyzing current and past trends in in financial results and KPIs in all areas of revenues and costs
  • Ensures the integration of the budgeting and planning data with the general ledger for monthly reporting of actuals against budget/forecast, highlighting trends and analyzing causes of variances
  • Reconcile FP&A guided processes to books and provide accounting guidance on any discrepancies
  • Assist with the strategic and business plans, budget/forecast formation and presentations to the board, Excom, and business leaders
  • Role Requirements

    Education/Qualifications

    • BS degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field

    Experience

    • 3-4 years of experience

     

    Knowledge and Skills

    • Asset management, investment banking, corporate finance, financial planning or related field
    • Strong analytical ability – must be able to synthesize data, error check, reconcile own work and able to design analysis to answer specific questions
    • A detail-oriented approach – must pay close attention to details and have the drive for accuracy
    • Excellent decision making, problem-solving and communication skills
    • Proficient in MS Excel and PowerPoint

     

    Competencies

    • Ability to meet tight deadlines and adapt to changing priorities
    • Capacity to interact at any level of the organization from operational to top management
    • Analysis and judgment, planning and organization, business acumen and results driven
    • Ability to work independently and as part of team
    • High integrity and trustworthy with confidential financial information

     

    Ad-hoc reporting and projects as requested by Sr. Financial Controller and CFO

Role Requirements

Education/Qualifications

  • BS degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field

Experience

  • 3-4 years of experience

Knowledge and Skills

  • Asset management, investment banking, corporate finance, financial planning or related field
  • Strong analytical ability – must be able to synthesize data, error check, reconcile own work and able to design analysis to answer specific questions
  • A detail-oriented approach – must pay close attention to details and have the drive for accuracy
  • Excellent decision making, problem-solving and communication skills
  • Proficient in MS Excel and PowerPoint

Competencies

  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and adapt to changing priorities
  • Capacity to interact at any level of the organization from operational to top management
  • Analysis and judgment, planning and organization, business acumen and results driven
  • Ability to work independently and as part of team
  • High integrity and trustworthy with confidential financial information
Would you like to wake up every day driven and inspired by our noble mission and to work together as one global team to empower people to live a better life? Here at AXA we strive to lead the transformation of our industry. We are looking for talented individuals who come from varied backgrounds, think differently and want to be part of this exciting transformation by challenging the status quo so we can push AXA - a leading global brand and one of the most innovative companies in our industry - onto even greater things.

In a fast-evolving world and with a presence in 64 countries, our 166,000 employees and exclusive distributors anticipate change to offer services and solutions tailored to the current and future needs of our 103 million customers

We are an active, long-term, global, multi-asset investor focused on enabling more people to harness the power of investing to meet their financial goals. By combining investment insight and innovation with robust risk management we have become one of the largest asset managers in Europe, managing €746bn in assets as of the end of 2017. We employ about 2,400 people around the world and operate out of 21 countries.

We are proud to foster a high-performance culture, which means that we seek to recruit and retain people who are not only technically-skilled but also globally-minded, innovative and able to leverage their unique perspectives and life experiences to support our success as a company.

AXA IM is committed to building an inclusive culture, valuing diversity and supporting the career progression of all employees.