We work to connect and power an inclusive, digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere by making transactions safe, simple, smart and accessible. Using secure data and networks, partnerships and passion, our innovations and solutions help individuals, financial institutions, governments and businesses realize their greatest potential. Our decency quotient, or DQ, drives our culture and everything we do inside and outside of our company. We cultivate a culture of inclusion for all employees that respects their individual strengths, views, and experiences. We believe that our differences enable us to be a better team – one that makes better decisions, drives innovation and delivers better business results.
Project Manager-Business Finance CenterOverview: Mastercard is a global technology company in the payments industry. Our mission is to connect and power an inclusive, digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere by making transactions safe, simple, smart, and accessible. Using secure data and networks, partnerships and passion, our innovations and solutions help individuals, financial institutions, governments, and businesses realize their greatest potential. Our decency quotient, or DQ, drives our culture and everything we do inside and outside of our company. With connections across more than 210 countries and territories, we are building a sustainable world that unlocks priceless possibilities for all. The Financial Planning & Analysis function manages all aspects of management reporting encompassing budgeting and forecasting, strategic and customer planning. This includes the management and execution of the corporate reporting and planning requirements This Manger position is responsible across a broad spectrum of strategic processes and initiatives while managing and executing the project management strategies and the accompanying planning requirements. Role: • Lead project planning by understanding business requirement, performing resource assessment & resource levelling, developing a comprehensive plan with timelines, creating business cases for the finance leadership team and seeking approvals • Tracking and reporting progress to the relevant business unit and management teams by reviewing and updating business cases periodically, updating project documentations on a consistent basis and conveying them to the management • Drive Mastercard strategic plans by providing relevant financial analytics and business insights to key stakeholders, while developing robust tracking mechanisms, managing project risks, contingency, and mitigation plans • Apply strategic understanding of business dynamics and competitive forces in different markets and maximize business results through continuous improvement in organization's ability to execute programs from identification through implementation • Partner with the different teams to drive effective organizational alignment and processes to enable strong partnerships with key functions; lead change management efforts in partnership with the relevant team and partners • Understanding and driving standardization and efficiency across regions by researching & recognizing best practices, techniques, and standards and publish them internally • Investigate and create opportunities for automation and more efficient methods of creation and delivery anticipating needs of internal customers, members and other stakeholders • Identifying and onboarding talent while working closely with talent acquisition team and relevant business unit in hiring and recruiting talent, facilitating onboarding activities and induction trainings • Driving stakeholder management initiatives by seeking formal & informal feedback e.g. organizing and circulating feedback surveys etc. • Other adhoc support including management reviews, organisation structure and cost alignment, budget and forecast support etc. All About You: • Educational qualification - MBA Finance or Chartered Accountant or CPA • Background of varied financial roles with experience in finance project management and/or financial transformation; preferably with consulting firms • Good knowledge of business intelligence and data visualization tools • A working knowledge and understanding of reporting, forecasting, and budgeting techniques • Leadership experience working with executive and senior management levels and leading or participating on cross-functional teams or initiatives • Self-motivated with a proven track record of delivering success while operating in a team environment. • High intellect with good commercial acumen and a creative approach to problem solving. • Strong analytical skills with ability to work with complex multi-faceted issues • Strong project management experience; demonstrated ability to lead initiatives • Ability to perform successfully in a fast paced, rapidly changing environment and manage multiple priorities and assignments concurrently • Advanced MS Office skills (primarily Excel and VBA, Access, PowerPoint) and working knowledge of enterprise financial systems (e.g. Oracle/Hyperion, SAP) and other tools such as Alteryx, Power BI, Tableau etc.
Due to COVID-19, most of our employees are working from home. We’ve implemented a virtual hiring process and continue to interview candidates by phone or video and are onboarding new hires remotely. We value the safety of each member of our community because we know we’re all in this together.
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Corporate Security Responsibility
Every person working for, or on behalf of, Mastercard is responsible for information security. All activities involving access to Mastercard assets, information, and networks comes with an inherent risk to the organization and therefore, it is expected that the successful candidate for this position must: • Abide by Mastercard’s security policies and practices; • Ensure the confidentiality and integrity of the information being accessed; • Report any suspected information security violation or breach, and • Complete all periodic mandatory security trainings in accordance with Mastercard’s guidelines.