AVP, FP & A - Enabling

Synchrony Financial   •  

Charlotte, NC

Industry: Financial Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 297 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Perform monthly closing, forecasting and reporting duties and be a strategic partner to SLT & Staff:
  • As part of Finance & BD leadership teams, drive functional initiatives, evaluate investment decisions and influence strategy to ensure compliance, productivity & profitability.
  • Provide strategic financial decision support to the functional SLT’s / Staff and advocate for functional resource needs.
  • Partner with respective SLT staff members to drive financial decision making, monitor and forecast expenses.
  • Lead monthly and annual expense forecasting, closing and reporting for Finance & BD consolidating data for external and internal information requests and disclosures
  • Refine & develop reporting and analysis packages for leadership & staff.
  • Provide financial analysis and summaries, including identification of key drivers of the results, and areas of opportunity and risks in the respective functions.
  • Assist with consolidation and reporting of Enabling Finance results.
  • Guide shared SYF India support resource.
  • Drive completion of monthly accounting entries to properly state month end accruals.
  • Partner with sourcing to review contracts, SOWs and purchase orders for compliance with company policy, legal entity requirements, and accounting distribution.
  • Maintain strong controls around project approval, spend & reporting.
  • Advise and coordinate with cross functional project teams.
  • Respond to requests for audit and regulatory support. 
  • Drive sourcing, accounting and tax controllership.
  • Assist with ad hoc analysis as required.
  • Must be willing to travel up to 25%


  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance or related field or in lieu of degree, 10 years equivalent experience.  
  • Minimum of 5 years progressive financial management experience in FP&A and Accounting
  • Hyperionfinancial systems experience

Desired Characteristics:

  • Proven leadership abilities and the ability to lead/engage on cross-functional projects
  • Strong verbal communication and presentation skills with the ability to interact with staff (at all levels) and to develop a clear, concise message both externally and internally
  • Excellent organizational, planning and prioritization skills
  • Strong managerial & team building skills
  • Strong analytical and process skills, experience with financial models, and experience analyzing data to provide meaningful results 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  •  Microsoft Office (e.g. Excel, Word, PowerPoint) skills

Job ID: 1800000595