Mastercard Careers Hiring for Financial, Planning & Analysis Analyst

Analyst – Financial, Planning & Analysis (LAC)


This Sr Analyst position is responsible across a broad spectrum of strategic processes and initiatives while managing and executing the corporate reporting and planning requirements

• Support the financial close process through the analysis of variances against budget, forecasts, prior year actuals, key business drivers and initiatives. Review and provide thoughtful business driven commentary to respective management teams
• Support the development of the annual plan/budget and forecast for scheduled cycle. Also be responsible for ensuring accurate data upload into Hyperion budgeting and forecasting tool
• Manage, develop and update standardized financial reporting packages that will help drive and support the business, inclusive of business metrics/KPIs. Also identify and communicate revenue risks and opportunities and review and respond promptly to ad-hoc requests for information and analysis
• Support Mastercard strategic plans by providing relevant financial analytics and business insights to key stake-holders, while developing robust tracking mechanisms
• Apply strategic understanding of business dynamics and competitive forces in different markets and supporting business to formulate mitigating strategies
• Execute on financial process improvements by building and maintaining financial tools to perform analysis and modeling; review and create suggestions to financial systems
• Investigate and create opportunities for automation and more efficient methods of creation and delivery anticipating needs of internal customers, members, and other stakeholders
• Work closely with FP&A lead(s), CFO and relevant business stakeholders to architect, develop, automate (repeatable processes), and maintain advanced reporting and data visualization capabilities on large volumes of data in order to support KPI tracking and reporting needs
o Translate stakeholder needs into technical analyses and/or automated reporting solutions in collaboration with Finance and Business Unit (Product & Innovation, Sales, etc.) partners and present findings and outcomes to stakeholders
o Identify rich data sources and monitors the melding and cleaning of datasets to ensure consistency
o Accountable for delivering high quality project solutions (with quality control, data validation and cleansing processes on new/existing data sources) and tools within agreed upon timelines and conducting post-implementation reviews

All About you:
• Educational qualification – Chartered Accountant or CPA or MBA Finance with engineering (Preferred) or coding experience
• Experience in financial roles with advanced knowledge and experience with all phases of financial planning and management
• Good knowledge of Business Intelligence tools and experience with financial systems/applications (e.g. Hyperion and Oracle)
• Good understanding of reporting, forecasting and budgeting techniques.
• Ability to translate results of analyses into data-driven insights to ensure key messages resonate with the target audience
• Ability to collaborate with peers and cross functional teams, working across multiple time zones
• Excel VBA programming experience a plus
• Experience managing and analyzing structured and unstructured data using tools such as SQL, R, or Python
• Familiarity with ETL tool capabilities and utility (e.g., Alteryx, Informatica)
• Experience in BI tools (Tableau, Power BI, and Domo preferred)
• Ability to deliver results in a fast-paced environment with a sense of urgency and accuracy
• Ability to manage multiple activities of different nature in a condensed timeframe
• Excellent communication and presentation skills
• High intellect with good commercial acumen and a creative approach to problem solving.
• Ambitious, highly driven and motivated.


Location: Gurgaon


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