Associate Director - EMEA Ratings Finance Associate Director - EMEA Ratings Finance …

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S&P Global
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
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Associate Director - EMEA Ratings Finance
Associate Director - EMEA Ratings Finance
Grade 12 (for internal purposes)

Location: Dublin, London or NY
The Role:
  • The key EMEA Regional Finance business support for a range of business partnering activities and decision making, including, partnering with the EMEA Office Heads and the Regional Functional Heads in all matters finance related.
  • Provide input and support in relation to real estate where there is impact to the EMEA Ratings business.
  • Provide business support to Regional Compliance and Legal in relation to regulatory activities and co-ordinate routine regulatory reporting.
  • Collaborate with the Ratings Strategy Team to provide finance support in respect of regional strategic decision making (e.g. office viability - open/close/expand or strategic regional reviews).
  • Provide finance support, including co-ordination of wider SPGI Finance input, in relation to regional Ratings projects such as FCA registration or Brexit.
  • Manage and provide support to management during the monthly close, regional estimate and budget submissions.
  • Initiation and implementation of process improvements and any ad-hoc projects/requests/initiatives that may arise.
The Business: S&P Global Ratings vision is to be the preferred provider of independent, rigorous and innovative credit ratings and insights, that increase transparency, and drive growth in global financial markets.

The Team: The EMEA Finance Team provides finance business partnering and decision support services to the Ratings business in the region and to the Global CM&R organisation. The Team is also responsible for the monthly financial planning & analysis cycle, including monthly close, budgeting and forecasting.

The Impact: This position will provide key support and analysis for 3 Finance Business Partners, 12 Country Heads and the Regional Functional leads.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Finance business partnering and preparation of the monthly finance reports for the Country Heads.
  • Presentation of the EMEA business performance at the monthly Country Heads meeting
    Work closely with Facilities to ensure that the business needs of Ratings are included in real estate planning.
  • Support the VP EMEA Ratings Finance in relation to regulatory activity; working with Ratings regional functions (Compliance and Legal) and coordinating inputs from the broader SPGI Finance Team.
  • Responsibility for the co-ordination & preparation of the Regional regulatory reporting.
  • Responsibility for the preparation and analysis of the SPGRE and SPGRUK quarterly board presentations and preparation of the analysis for the discussions with the Non-Executive Directors.
  • Manage the monthly close and forecasting processes for the EMEA Region.
  • Regional review, analysis and interpretation of the monthly financial results and forecasts.
  • Preparation and input of the monthly rolling forecasts using Anaplan.
  • Perform variance analysis and assist with preparation of presentations and dashboards to senior leadership.
  • Assist with ad hoc requests, special projects, Regional review projects and direct support to the 3 finance business partners.
Minimum skills:
  • Recognised Accounting/Finance qualification
  • Solution orientated mindset
  • Experience in Finance business partnering & decision support
  • Estimating/Forecasting using Anaplan
  • Building models/reporting using Tableau
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint and Thinkcell
  • Ability to build financial models
  • Independent worker
  • Flexible team player
  • Working in a global environment
Compensation/Benefits Information (US Applicants Only):
S&P Global states that the anticipated US base salary range for this position is $110,800 to $230,200. Base salary ranges may vary by geographic location.
In addition to base compensation, this role is eligible for an annual incentive plan.
This role is eligible to receive additional S&P Global benefits. For more information on the benefits we provide to our employees, visit

10 - Officials or Managers (EEO-2 Job Categories-United States of America), FINANC103.2 - Middle Management Tier II (EEO Job Group)

Job ID: 262801
Posted On: 2021-06-22
Location: Dublin, Ireland
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