FP&A Associate Director at Fitch Inc

Posted in General Business 2 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: New York, New York





Job Description:

Financial Planning and Analysis Associate Director

Fitch Solutions is currently seeking a FP&A Associate Director based out of our New York office.

Fitch Solutions is looking for a Finance professional to join the Financial Planning & Analysis team. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer of Fitch Solutions, you will work closely with the President of Fitch Solutions, the Fitch Solutions Management Team, the Commercial, Product, and Content Functions within Fitch Solutions, and Group Finance/Accounting. The primary job responsibilities include Financial Planning and Analysis, Business Partnering, and serving as a strategic partner to all functions in the business.

The successful candidate will have experience in Financial Analysis, Business Analytics, Accounting, Strategy, and strategic business partnering with senior leadership of a medium to large-sized firm.

What We Offer:


  • Significant visibility to key management positions and functions
  • Growing organization and team, well-positioned to support new acquisitions and products
  • Professional growth opportunities within the Finance organization
  • Dynamic, collaborative, and supportive environment

We'll Count on You To:

The successful candidate will play a crucial role in driving financial insights, providing strategic guidance, and partnering with the Management Team and all functions across the business to support informed decision-making and optimize financial performance.


  • Partner with Management Team and other critical organizational roles to develop forecasts, review actuals, and provide strategic insights to improve financial and operational performance
  • Liaison directly with Group Finance/Accounting to develop and maintain the operating budget, financial accounting matters, and actuals
  • Prepare, analyze, and recommend valuable insights from financial reports, leading to actionable insights for all audiences
  • Serve as a trusted Business and Finance partner to the Fitch Solutions Management Team, Group Finance/Accounting, and all Fitch Solutions businesses
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams (i.e., Commercial, Product, Content, Support) to understand strategic goals, challenges, and opportunities, while providing financial guidance to support decision making
  • Conduct financial analysis, scenario reporting, ad-hoc reporting, and board decks to support Management Team
  • Drive process improvements using technology and other value-added techniques to enhance the efficiency, effectiveness, and accuracy of financial reporting processes

What You Need to Have:


  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, or other closely related field
  • 4-8 years of experience in Financial Planning and Analysis or a similar role
  • Strong understanding of financial statements, financial modeling, budgeting, and forecasting
  • Proficient in financial analysis techniques, including scenario modeling and KPI tracking
  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to interpret complex financial data and provide actionable insights to all levels of the organization
  • Advanced proficiency in financial software applications, e.g., Excel, ERP systems (i.e., SAP, Oracle, others), and experience with data visualization tools, such as Tableau, PowerBI
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills, with the ability to effectively communicate qualitative and quantitative information to both financial and non-financial stakeholders
  • Strong business acumen and the ability to strategically think while paying close attention to detail
  • Excellent team player who possesses immense interpersonal and organizational skills

What Would Make You Stand Out:


  • Professional experience within the Financial or Information Services industries
  • MBA or relevant professional certification (e.g., CPA, CFA, CMA)
  • Track record of building successful cross-functional relationships and collaborating with diverse teams
  • Strong knowledge of Finance and Accounting professional concepts and requirements

Why Fitch?

At Fitch Group, the combined power of our global perspectives is what differentiates us. Our global network of colleagues comes together to accomplish things greater than they ever could alone.

Every team member is essential to our business and each perspective is critical to our success. We embrace a diverse culture that encourages a free exchange of ideas, guaranteeing your voice will be heard and your work will have an impact, regardless of seniority. We are building incredible things at Fitch and we invite you to join us on our journey.

Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries. Wholly owned by the Hearst Corporation, we are comprised of three main businesses: Fitch Ratings | Fitch Solutions | Fitch Learning.

For more information please visit our websites: www.fitchratings.com | www.fitchsolutions.com | www.fitchlearning.com

Fitch is committed to providing global securities markets with objective, timely, independent and forward-looking credit opinions. To protect Fitch's credibility and reputation, our employees must take every precaution to avoid conflicts of interests or any appearance of a conflict of interest. Should you be successful in the recruitment process at Fitch Ratings you will be asked to declare any securities holdings and other potential conflicts prior to commencing employment. If you, or your immediate family, have any holdings that may conflict with your work responsibilities, you may be asked to divest yourself of them before beginning work.

Fitch is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

FOR NEW YORK AND CALIFORNIA ROLES ONLY: Expected base pay salary range for this role is $125,000 - $145,000 per year . Actual salaries will be determined on an individualized basis and may vary based on factors including but not limited to education, training, experience, past performance, and other job-related factors. Base pay is one part of Fitch's total compensation package, which, depending on the position, may also include commission earnings, discretionary bonuses, long-term incentives, and other benefits sponsored by Fitch.

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