Analyst - Financial Planning and Analysis




Bogota, Colombia

Why you should apply for a job to Mastercard:

  • 4.7/5 in supportive management
  • 69% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 100% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.


    Position summary

    ry. 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 Sr Analyst position is responsible across a broad spectrum of strategic processes and initiatives while managing and executing the corporate reporting and planning requirements for NAM region.

    About Business Finance Center (BFC)
    BFC provides Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) expertise to the organization by compiling and analyzing metrics, identifying trends and problems, communicating information to relevant groups, and recommending actions to improve financial performance. It works with business directly drive planning efforts, identify business drivers, and develop the bottom-up budget and forecast. It also helps business in standard, ad hoc reporting, and key performance indicators (KPIs) each period for the business and finance management, helping to provide decision support to business teams as needed. We are a strong 100+ member team (finance professionals) based out of Gurgaon, India and now expanding into Bogota, Colombia

    • Support the financial close process through the analysis of variances against budget, forecasts, prior year actuals, key business drivers and initiatives. Review and provide thoughtful business driven commentary to respective management teams.
    • Support the development of the annual plan/budget and forecast for scheduled cycle. Also be responsible for ensuring accurate data upload into Hyperion budgeting and forecasting tool.
    • Manage, develop and update standardized financial reporting packages that will help drive and support the business, inclusive of business metrics/KPIs. Also identify and communicate revenue risks and opportunities and review and respond promptly to ad-hoc requests for information and analysis.
    • Support Mastercard strategic plans by providing relevant financial analytics and business insights to key stake-holders, while developing robust tracking mechanisms.
    • Apply strategic understanding of business dynamics and competitive forces in different markets and supporting business to formulate mitigating strategies.
    • Execute on financial process improvements by building and maintaining financial tools to perform analysis and modeling; review and create suggestions to financial systems.
    • Investigate and create opportunities for automation and more efficient methods of creation and delivery anticipating needs of internal customers, members, and other stakeholders.

    All About you:
    • Educational qualification - Post Graduation in Finance, Economics, Business Administration, Engineering, or related fields.
    • Experience in financial roles with advanced knowledge and experience with all phases of financial planning and management.
    • Good knowledge of Business Intelligence tools and experience with financial systems/applications (e.g. Hyperion and Oracle)
    • Good understanding of reporting, forecasting and budgeting techniques.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Self-motivated with a proven track record of delivering success while operating in a team environment.
    • Ability to deliver results in a fast-paced environment with a sense of urgency and accuracy
    • Ability to manage multiple activities of different nature in a condensed timeframe
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills
    • Language - Fluent English Speaker
    • Strong strategic thinking and business understanding
    • Strong relationship management and networking skills
    • High intellect with good commercial acumen and a creative approach to problem solving
    • Ambitious, highly driven and motivated
    • Maturity to challenge ideas and balance opportunities and threats

    As Mastercard is a global company, we sometimes have team members from outside of the location listed on this posting that are reviewing submitted applications. Please attach a copy of your resume in English to expedite the screening process.

    Corporate Security Responsibility

    All activities involving access to Mastercard assets, information, and networks comes with an inherent risk to the organization and, therefore, it is expected that every person working for, or on behalf of, Mastercard is responsible for information security and 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.

    Why you should apply for a job to Mastercard:

  • 4.7/5 in supportive management
  • 69% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 100% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.