Finance Manager

Citizens Bank - Johnston, RI

Full-time
Description

Citizens Bank is seeking an experienced Finance professional to join our Consumer Finance organization. As an integral member of the team, this position will partner with Marketing and Strategy leaders to ensure financial discipline and alignment with the division’s strategic priorities.

Specific Responsibilities include:
Partner with CFG’s Director or Advertising & Strategy to manage $0.2BN annual Advertising spend, including coordination with Product stakeholders, ongoing prioritization, and associated executive-level reporting

Coordinate forecast, budget, strategic plan and month-end close processes for

Advertising Strategy team, Fulfilment Operations & Customer Experience team

Manage routine accounting reconciliation of marketing spend vs commitments, in tight coordination with Fulfillment Operations teams.

Provide analytic support for business cases driven by the Advertising team (e.g., impact analysis of potential sponsorship opportunities).

Own methodology and process to allocate Marketing cost to Product organizations

Qualifications

Intellectually curious, self-motivated and independent
Minimum of 3+ years of experience with Financial Analysis
Experience with stakeholder management, and financial process ownership
Strong business partnership, communication skills, and executive presentation skills
Ability to travel between Dedham and Johnston locations
Bachelor degree in Accounting or Finance
Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (e.g. Excel, PowerPoint).

Preferred Skills/Experience:
Prior experience in Banking or in a finance support for a large Marketing organization
Education, Certifications and/or Other Professional Credentials:

Bachelor/MBA in Finance or Accounting
Hours & Work Schedule

Hours per Week:40
Work Schedule: Mon-Fri

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Why Work for Us
At Citizens, you'll find a customer-centric culture built around helping our customers and giving back to our local communities. When you join our team, you are part of a supportive and collaborative workforce, with access to training and tools to accelerate your potential and maximize your career growth.
Equal Employment Opportunity
It is the policy of Citizens Bank to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy/childbirth, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or perceived disability, genetic information, citizenship, veteran or military status, marital or domestic partner status, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws.
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Citizens Bank is a brand name of Citizens Bank, N.A. and each of its respective subsidiaries.