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AVP - Financial Planning and Analysis, New York

Created 01/14/2021
Reference 19707BR
Category Corporate Services
Country United States
City New York
Zip 10001
Salary Competitive
Job Description

The Role / Responsibilities:
The FP&A team is looking to hire an Assistant Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis to manage a team overseeing the consolidations of the financials for Moody's Analytics and expense planning for Moody's Analytics' Sales and Operations teams. In this role we need a highly motivated individual with a proven track record for strategic thinking, excellent communication, and a strong ability to identify key messages. Key responsibilities for this individual would include:
  • Responsible for P&L consolidated reporting including:
    • Distilling key messages from financials ensuring consistent, clear messages are delivered
    • Supporting Monthly, Quarterly, Annual, and Long-term planning process by developing and co-presenting results / analysis
    • Ensuring team wide coordination and timeliness for key deliverables are met for various Finance stakeholders
    • Delivery of existing monthly business unit reporting along with identifying incremental opportunities to deliver critical business analysis
    • Identifying opportunities to automate, streamline reporting process
    • Ensuring financials align with business expectations
  • Lead expense forecasting and planning process for Moody's Analytics' Sales organization and IT / Operations team
  • Support Moody's Analytics monthly recurring business sales analysis
  • Support ad-hoc, temporary initiatives as needed


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or other business discipline or progress toward equivalent accountancy qualification
  • CPA, MBA and / or other relevant professional qualification a plus
  • 8+ years of business experience in financial planning and analysis role
  • Experience managing a team of individuals in multiple locations
  • Strong ability to leverage data to form business insights
  • Significant experience developing and delivering presentations in executive management meetings
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to manage projects including regular planning processes and ad-hoc analytical projects
  • Able to work both self-directed as well as part of a team
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines with competing priorities
  • Superior skills with Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Exposure to SAP general ledger software a plus

Moody's is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender, age, religion, national origin, citizen status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Moody's also provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with applicable laws. If you need to inquire about a reasonable accommodation, or need assistance with completing the application process, please email accommodations@moodys.com. This contact information is for accommodation requests only, and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

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Candidates for Moody's Corporation may be asked to disclose securities holdings pursuant to Moody's Policy for Securities Trading and the requirements of the position. Employment is contingent upon compliance with the Policy, including remediation of positions in those holdings as necessary.
Employer Moody's Investors Service

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