Senior Finance Manager

Citizens Financial Group, Inc   •  

Johnston, RI

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


5 - 7 years

Posted 79 days ago

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The Corporate Planning team manages the process for developing forward looking financial projections for Citizens Financial Group. This involves:

  • Understanding executive management's information needs and designing deliverables and processes to fulfill them
  • Coordinating participation of finance partners for all business lines and support units
  • Soliciting and integrating input from subject matter experts in Risk, Capital Planning and Tax
  • Evaluating the results of each exercise to understand key assumptions, and to identify risks and opportunities contained therein
  • Working with finance teams to model alternatives as appropriate, and
  • Reporting upon the projections in a concise, transparent executive level presentation

As a SeniorFinance Manager your mainresponsibilitieswould include:

  • Assist in development, analysis and reporting of monthly estimates, internal forecasts, strategic plans and Budget.
  • Partner with finance community to understand key drivers impacting trends.
  • Evaluate financial projections in light of environment, historical performance, initiatives and external market expectations.
  • Provide transparent reporting, highlighting significant assumptions, opportunities and risks. Distill conclusions into succinct, impactful analysis and commentary appropriate for executive management.
  • Provide visibility to constituencies that leverage forecast/budget data such as Corporate Strategy and Corporate Reporting.
  • Support monthly executive meetings (Management Business Reviews) by evaluating materials provided by participants, and highlighting key questions/areas of interest.
  • Provide analytical support to quarterly reporting process. Develop inputs to the briefing materials used for CFG executive management, CFG Board of Directors, and external investors.
  • Maintain strong financial controls and drive continual process improvement.


  • 5+ years of direct experience in business unit financial management, preferably at a financial institution.
  • Ability to demonstrate an understanding of the big picture, while navigating detailed assumptions embedded in forecast/budget.
  • Hands on, detailed oriented, and diligent with strong organizational and analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership, ability to work across the organization.
  • Advanced Excel skills.
  • Working knowledge of Hyperion EssBase a plus.
  • Superior written/verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to interact independently with all levels of management.


Bachelors Degree in Finance or Accounting

Job ID/ Req. Number1810948