Business Finance Partner

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India | Finance | Full-time

Apply

Odessa is a U.S. company with offices in Philadelphia, USA and Bangalore, India. Our leasing solutions power a client base comprised of leading global financial institutions that operate across market segments. We transform bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes for clients that drive the economy through equipment and fleet leasing: IT, healthcare, transportation and more. We believe that great outcomes and customer satisfaction are everything. It’s what drives us to turn bold ideas into transformational solutions for leasing and loan management. By combining digital technologies with what works across a diverse customer base, we use an agile approach to co-innovate with clients to help them solve their toughest problems.

As the largest technology provider in the leasing industry, Odessa provides a feature-rich ERP solution with broad integrations across top CRM, G/L, tax, credit, and leading enablement applications. As a complete Platform, Odessa delivers a total solution for commercial lending companies, driving the future of asset finance. With best-in-class functionality, extensible architecture and a suite of value-added features and services, Odessa helps companies transform their business operations.

Primary Role

The Business Finance Partner will provide insight to the organization to enable their financial decision-making processes. Reporting to the Head of Business Finance, this role will conduct analysis and provide financial projections (planning, budgeting and forecasting) and reporting. The ideal candidate will be well-suited to bring scalable financial control to business operations, and have a keen interest in partnering with business functions to help them develop unique, flexible pricing models.

What you'll do

  • This role requires coordination across functions including: Sales, Project Management, Finance, Global Operations and Quality.
  • Forecasting and reporting of actuals for monthly reviews; drive and optimize the process of data collection to ensure accurate monthly reporting.
  • Preparing budget, actuals and forecasting at P&L level for multiple business units, support annual operating plan exercise; ensure accuracy of forecasts is maintained.
  • Variance Analysis
  • Understand and evaluate new/adhoc MIS requirements diligently and ensuring delivery; prepare management dashboards and reporting deck
  • Interacting with function units/business units, explaining the variances monthly, sorting out the queries and ensuring forecasting accuracy
  • Validation and accuracy of monthly cost / provision across line items
  • Understanding the revenue base and driving productivity across the organization; develop clear understanding of business levers and use this to support the Business
  • Establishing financial and business metrics, and reviewing the same
  • Providing analytical support to delivery team by helping the understand the P&L, balance sheet and cash flow from a business perspective and impact of financial/operational decisions on the group
  • Support implementation of ERP software as required
  • Sales support: GM calculations for new bid projects; sales pipeline review and consolidation; support all finance requirements coming in from sales side including Sales MIS, dashboards, sales person target performance evaluation. Maintain database to support all data requests from Sales/Marketing

Basic Qualifications

CA with 2 to 5 years of relevant experience