Finance Manager | Technology

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We are seeking a Manager, FP&A and Strategy, to support our Technology Segment in EMEA. This position will play a key role in providing financial insights to our local and global leadership, informing decisions around value creation for the business, and helping to manage the financial performance of our organization. This position will a part of Technology's global finance team, and work closely with our frontline practitioners, leadership, corporate accounting, billing, sales, and other critical functions. This role is based in our London office.

The ideal candidate would have solid experience with accounting, financial statements and reporting, financial processes and systems, as well as DSO and cash management. We are seeking candidates with exceptional management, communication and organizational skills, and who are self-starters with an eagerness to learn and a continuous improvement mindset. This role will report into the Tech global finance team organization with direct exposure to the Technology Global Finance Lead, and the EMEA Technology leadership.

  • Partner with the EMEA accounting shared service centre and Technology finance teams to manage the month-end and quarter-end close processes including review of revenue recognition, cost accrual, reserves.
  • Prepare periodic internal management reports for the Tech EMEA stakeholders and for the Corporate Management as needed.
  • Analyze the business' performance monthly and derive appropriate business intelligence to inform decision-making. Work with segment/regional/practice leaders to identify issues and opportunities.
  • Lead the EMEA quarterly forecast and annual budget process, including:
    • Orchestrating and leading business discussions
    • Modeling economic drivers and assumptions
    • Assessing the quality of business projections
    • Assessing the up/ downsides
    • Preparing presentations to the leadership
  • Partner with segment HR to ensure to ensure that talent and compensation planning are aligned with forecast/ budget needs and constraints.
  • Partner with business leaders to prepare strategic ad hoc analyses such as business cases for new market entry. Understand the broader business landscape (competitors, clients, pricing trends) to support the long-term strategic planning process.
  • As needed, participate in, and/or lead portions of, financial modeling requirements for potential acquisitions, accretion/dilution analysis, etc.
  • Partner with business practitioners and liaise with EMEA finance shared service center to resolve ad-hoc inquiries into financial matters such as billing, time entry, coding, revenue recognition, etc.
  • Support and lead process improvements to enhance Tech Finance's role in servicing the business. Work with stakeholders to promote process improvements and automation related to financial systems.
  • Assist in team's management of DSO, AR, WIP, billings processes, realisation and bad debt adjustments and process improvements thereof.


    • 5-7 years of experience in accounting, financial planning & analysis and/ or financial operations.
    • Experience with month-end close process and working to tight month end deadlines.
    • Experience with budgeting, forecasting, and overall FP&A duties and rhythm.
    • Experience creating and analyzing financial statements and management reporting, such as income statements, balance sheet, cash flow statements, etc.; experience in developing variance and trend financial analysis.
    • Experience with financial and accounting systems such TM1, Oracle, SAP, Hyperion, database or other reporting and integrated data tools.
    • Excellent analytical and modeling skills.
    • In-depth familiarity with Microsoft Office suite of products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
    • Fast, eager learner and versatile, ability to adapt to complex, rapidly changing, ambiguous environments and develop relationships around the business.
    • Proactive, self-starter with a leader mindset; ability to assume full responsibility and accountability for assigned areas of responsibility.
    • Highly detail oriented and dependable with a critical degree of accuracy.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
    • Team- and service-oriented.

    • ACA, ACCA, CIMA or CFA Qualification
    • Working knowledge of PowerBI, Tableau or other data visualization tools
    • Working knowledge of revenue recognition under US GAAP ASC606 and/or IFRS15
    • Experience of working in a professional services environment
    • Experience of working in a matrix organisation with multiple stakeholders ; a bility to influence others without direct reporting relationships.
About FTI Consulting

What makes us unique? With more than 6,250 employees located in offices in every corner of the globe, we are the firm our clients call when their most important issues are at stake. Regardless of what level you are, you will have the opportunity to work alongside and learn from top experts in your field on high-profile engagements that impact history. Our culture is collaborative, and we value diversity, recognition, development and making a difference in our communities.

FTI Consulting is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange and has been recognized as a Best Firm to Work For by Consulting magazine and one of America's Best Management Consulting Firms by Forbes. For more information, visit and connect with us on Twitter ( @FTIConsulting ), Facebook and LinkedIn .

FTI Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, protected veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

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Firm: FTI Consulting

Location: London


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