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Finance Manager

S&P Global
New York, USA
Closing date
Jun 27, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
About the Role:
Grade Level (for internal use):
About the Role:

The Team:
You will be joining a Finance team that provides decision support services to the Commercial organization, helping them to make better data-driven decisions. The team is responsible for execution of the ongoing financial planning & analysis cycle, including monthly close, budgeting, forecasting and finance business partnering with the Commercial Organization. The role reports to the Finance Director. The overall FP&A team size, including this position is three people.

The Impact:
This role is a key member of the S&P Global Market Intelligence (S&P Global MI) Finance team and is responsible for the financial planning, analysis and reporting for the S&P Global MI Commercial organization. In this role you will:
  • Support leadership of the Sales and Customer & Growth Office teams within the S&P Global Market Intelligence business.
  • Assist with ad hoc requests and special projects.
  • Work along-side the Finance Director to provide critical decision support to the S&P Global Commercial organization, helping them understand financial performance, develop business forecasts and apply resources efficiently.
  • Manage the monthly accounting close and forecasting processes for the Commercial function including P&L and balance sheet reporting.
  • Work with the team to generate the annual operating plan and monthly rolling forecasts using Anaplan.
  • Calculate, accrue and forecast monthly commissions and incentives globally. Work with Corporate to manage all aspects of ASC 606 as it relates to commissions accounting.
  • Manage and track global Commercial headcount.
  • Manage and track all expenses and related invoices.
  • Prepare journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Review, analyze and interpret monthly financial results and forecasts.
  • Perform variance analysis and assist with preparation of presentations and dashboards to S&P Global MI senior management and Corporate.
  • Support project work with particular emphasis around process improvement and automation.
  • Prepare analysis for ad hoc requests and special projects, and provide direct support to the Finance Director on an as-needed basis.
Other Accountabilities:
  • Provides data and analysis during monthly close, estimate and annual budget processes.
  • Performs ad hoc analyses as requested in order to help management make informed decisions regarding the short and long term objectives of the business.
  • Alerts management to accounting or operational problems and suggests actionable solutions.
  • Provides thorough and accurate responses to Senior Management, Corporate and Audit-related inquiries.
Compensation/Benefits Information: (This section is only applicable to US candidates)
S&P Global states that the anticipated base salary range for this position is $112,840 to $142,435. Final base salary for this role will be based on the individual's geographic location, as well as experience level, skill set, training, licenses and certifications.

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, please click here.

What We're Looking For

Basic Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/Finance.
  • 6+ years' work experience in accounting/finance department.
  • Strong attention to detail and analytical skills.
  • Strong skills in MS Excel (Pivot tables, V-Lookups) and PowerPoint.
  • Sound knowledge of accounting principles.
  • Knowledge of automation tools.
Additional Preferred Qualifications:
  • CPA/MBA preferred.
  • Experience with ERP (Oracle Financials), Cognos TM1, Anaplan and Tableau preferred.
  • Ability to identify a problem and intuitively develop solutions and execute.
  • Strong communication skills and an ability to collaborate across all levels.
  • Ability to work independently and as a fully contributing member of a team.
  • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
Right to Work Requirements:
This role is limited to persons with indefinite right to work in the United States.

About S&P Global Market Intelligence

At S&P Global Market Intelligence, a division of S&P Global we understand the importance of accurate, deep and insightful information. Our team of experts delivers unrivaled insights and leading data and technology solutions, partnering with customers to expand their perspective, operate with confidence, and make decisions with conviction.

For more information, visit .

What's In It For You?

Our Purpose:
Progress is not a self-starter. It requires a catalyst to be set in motion. Information, imagination, people, technology-the right combination can unlock possibility and change the world.

Our world is in transition and getting more complex by the day. We push past expected observations and seek out new levels of understanding so that we can help companies, governments and individuals make an impact on tomorrow. At S&P Global we transform data into Essential Intelligence®, pinpointing risks and opening possibilities. We Accelerate Progress.

Our People:
We're more than 35,000 strong worldwide-so we're able to understand nuances while having a broad perspective. Our team is driven by curiosity and a shared belief that Essential Intelligence can help build a more prosperous future for us all.

From finding new ways to measure sustainability to analyzing energy transition across the supply chain to building workflow solutions that make it easy to tap into insight and apply it. We are changing the way people see things and empowering them to make an impact on the world we live in. We're committed to a more equitable future and to helping our customers find new, sustainable ways of doing business. We're constantly seeking new solutions that have progress in mind. Join us and help create the critical insights that truly make a difference.

Our Values:

Integrity, Discovery, Partnership

At S&P Global, we focus on Powering Global Markets. Throughout our history, the world's leading organizations have relied on us for the Essential Intelligence they need to make confident decisions about the road ahead. We start with a foundation of integrity in all we do, bring a spirit of discovery to our work, and collaborate in close partnership with each other and our customers to achieve shared goals.

We take care of you, so you can take care of business. We care about our people. That's why we provide everything you-and your career-need to thrive at S&P Global.

Our benefits include:
  • Health & Wellness: Health care coverage designed for the mind and body.
  • Flexible Downtime: Generous time off helps keep you energized for your time on.
  • Continuous Learning: Access a wealth of resources to grow your career and learn valuable new skills.
  • Invest in Your Future: Secure your financial future through competitive pay, retirement planning, a continuing education program with a company-matched student loan contribution, and financial wellness programs.
  • Family Friendly Perks: It's not just about you. S&P Global has perks for your partners and little ones, too, with some best-in class benefits for families.
  • Beyond the Basics: From retail discounts to referral incentive awards-small perks can make a big difference.
For more information on benefits by country visit:

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at S&P Global:
At S&P Global, we believe diversity fuels creative insights, equity unlocks opportunity, and inclusion drives growth and innovation - Powering Global Markets. Our commitment centers on our global workforce, ensuring that our people are empowered to bring their whole selves to work. It doesn't stop there, we strive to better reflect and serve the communities in which we live and work, and advocate for greater opportunity for all.

Equal Opportunity Employer
S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person.

US Candidates Only: The EEO is the Law Poster describes discrimination protections under federal law.

20 - Professional (EEO-2 Job Categories-United States of America), FINANC202.2 - Middle Professional Tier II (EEO Job Group)

Job ID: 300660
Posted On: 2024-05-06
Location: New York, New York, United States

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