Associate - Headcount & Expense COE - 4+ Years

Location: Bengaluru
Discipline: Banking & Finance
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Ovais Bhat

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Job ref: 37424
Published: 1 day ago

Associate- Headcount & Expense COE (4+ Years)


Looking for a professional having more than 4 years of experience in providing financial and strategic analysis for headcount & expense management. Also, who is responsible for forecasting and budgeting, analysis of financial/business metrics and advising the line of business CFOs on how to increase profitability and efficiencies.

If this sounds exciting, apply with us!


Location: Bengaluru/Mumbai

Your future employer: 38th largest company. 5th largest Asset Manager. 3rd largest insurance company, based on assets. Ranked #1 insurance brand globally and among the top 35 best global brands.


  1. Responsible for managing, monitoring and reporting the headcount and expenses for the Global Private Bank business.

  2. Partnering with the CFO/ CEO for headcount & expense management

  3. Driving headcount & expense initiatives eg. location strategy

  4. Managing the monthly forecast and annual budget cycle

  5. Partnering with the CFO/ CEO in reorganization of functions which includes cost center management and historical restatements

  6. Presenting the key business findings and highlighting the risks & opportunities to the senior management

  7. Enhance controls and streamline processes, introducing automation where possible.

  8. Work with various Essbase add-ins and reporting databases to manage reporting changes.

  9. Contribute ideas around improving reporting capabilities and new projects

  10. Helping design new reports and dashboards to efficiently deliver the financial results to senior management



  1. Minimum of CA or an MBA in Finance is required

  2. Finance experience, preferably in Financial Services industry & Headcount and Expense Experience

  3. Advanced skills in Excel and PowerPoint, preferably with experience of Hyperion Essbase and Access.

  4. Experience in creating Tableau dashboards, Python and Alteryx a plus

  5. Sound judgment, professional maturity and personal integrity, strong work ethic, proactive and results-oriented, and ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously. Candidate must be comfortable with frequently changing priorities

What’s in it for you?

  1. A high-performance culture with phenomenal career progression in terms of individual development to career mobility, to lifelong offers for all our employees worldwide.

  2. A stimulating working environment with colleagues from top-tier institutes.

  3. Best organization in terms of the work- life balance with positive learning & growing environment.

  4. We provide time flexibility and build on work time models that give you flexibility in planning and combining your work and leisure time

Reach Us:

If you think this role is aligned with your career, kindly write me an email along with your updated CV on for a confidential discussion on the role.


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