Synchrony Financial

Company Introduction

On July 31, Synchrony Financial reached its goal of an Initial Public Offering (IPO) and was listed on the NY Stock Exchange under the symbol SYF. It was previously known as GE Capital Retail Finance. Synchrony Financial brings 80 years of experience and financial leadership under one new brand. We offer private label credit cards, promotional financing and installment lending and FDIC-insured savings products. We- ve built relationships with national and regional retailers, healthcare providers, manufacturers and more. We serve hundreds of thousands of client locations across the United States and Canada. Our financial expertise spans key product areas, including electronics and appliances, home furnishings, automotive, power products and sports, jewelry and luxury, retail and healthcare.

Title: Manager FP & A

This position is a part of the Finance Centre of Excellence organization which provides support to the Synchrony Financial business. The Manager will directly support 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. This position directly reports into AVP FP&A.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

  • Prepare dashboards, analyze and interpret periodic financial data for functional management accurately and on a timely basis.
  • Prepare accrual analysis, journal entries and lead the month end close process.
  • Provide commentary and insights on performance against budgeted OP plan and prior year.
  • Support annual OP Plan exercise which includes uploading numbers into Hyperion and Client profitability.
  • Maintain strong relationship with the US as well as internal GEGS operational teams
  • Implement necessary internal controls and procedures to maintain accuracy in reporting. Identify process improvement
  • opportunities to support finance team
  • Monitor business updates and work closely with finance managers in US
  • Partner with Finance Manager in U.S on ad-hoc projects

Qualifications:

  • Post Graduate degree in Finance or Accounting and/or relevant job experience
  • Minimum of 4-5 years of directly related financial and/or accounting experience
  • Outstanding verbal and written communications skills
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word experience
  • Applicants must have experience in financial reporting and analysis

Desired Competencies:

  • CA/CPA USA/CMA USA/ICWA Inter and/or MBA are preferred.
  • Prior experience in a services oriented business environment preferred; other experiences in KPO may also be preferred
  • Prior experience mirroring US operating hours preferred.
  • Candidate should have a very high level of attention to detail
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, multitasking capabilities are must
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite (Excel, PowerPoint and Word)
  • Knowledge of Advanced Excel is preferred
  • Prior working knowledge of Hyperion/ Discoverer is preferred
  • Demonstrated strong analytical, project management and organizational skills
  • Strong orientation towards process improvement
  • Ability to lead projects and assignments



Synchrony Financial

Company Introduction

On July 31, Synchrony Financial reached its goal of an Initial Public Offering (IPO) and was listed on the NY Stock Exchange under the symbol SYF. It was previously known as GE Capital Retail Finance. Synchrony Financial brings 80 years of experience and financial leadership under one new brand. We offer private label credit cards, promotional financing and installment lending and FDIC-insured savings products. We- ve built relationships with national and regional retailers, healthcare providers, manufacturers and more. We serve hundreds of thousands of client locations across the United States and Canada. Our financial expertise spans key product areas, including electronics and appliances, home furnishings, automotive, power products and sports, jewelry and luxury, retail and healthcare.

Title: Sr Analyst FP & A

This position is a part of the Finance Centre of Excellence team at RF Hyderabad which carries out financial planning, analysis and reporting work for Human Resources & Legal functions in US.

Job Description

Responsibilities

  • Prepare dashboards, analyze and interpret periodic financial data for functional management accurately and on a timely basis.
  • Prepare accrual analysis, journal entries and lead the month end close process.
  • Provide commentary and insights on performance against budgeted (OP) plan and prior year.
  • Support annual SII and Operating Planning exercise including upload into Hyperion and Client profitability.
  • Support HR & Legal Finance manager in the on variance and ad-hoc analysis. Maintain strong relationship with the US as well as internal Synchrony India FP&A team.
  • Implement necessary internal controls and procedures to maintain accuracy in reporting.
  • Identify process improvement opportunities to support HR & Legal teams.
  • Monitor business updates and work closely with finance managers in US to identify growth (FTE addition) opportunities for Synchrony India as a cost-effective solution to the business.
  • Coordinate with Finance Manager, HR & Legal teams in preparing month end accruals and accounting, prepare expense estimates.
  • Excellent Team player – Share best practices with other team members in various forums.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Oracle (Hyperion)/ any ERP, working knowledge of Accounting and GL analysis.
  • Require minimum 3 - 4 years of financial analysis and reporting or accounting experience
  • Candidate should have a very high level of attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, multitasking capabilities are a must.
  • Ability to analyze complex issues, develop appropriate action plans and deliver results timely.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with proven ability to work in teams.
  • Ability to lead projects and assignments.
  • Proficiency in advanced MS-Excel.
  • Prior experience of working in captive entity of a US MNC is preferred.

Desired Competencies:

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite (Excel, PowerPoint and Word).
  • Strong orientation towards process improvement.