Marsh & McLennan Senior FP&A Analyst in Boston, Massachusetts

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Job Overview: Reporting to the Health & Life Sciences Practice Group FP&A Lead, you will be responsible for reporting and analysis for the HLS Management Team, including regional and market leaders across the practice group. Prepare, coordinate, collect, analyze and present budget and monthly forecast information to support firm decision-making. You will deliver proactive and insightful strategies, financial models, analysis and metrics to help optimize the current and future business and drive business decisions. The successful candidate will have prior experience building financial models strong presentation skills.

Key Responsibilities:

Responsible for generating, reviewing, creating, and distributing periodic management reports for HLS Senior Management, OW Finance Leadership, and other key stakeholders

Manage and produce ad hoc financial analysis and requests as needed to support key findings and strategic plans

Preparation of financial models to support strategic decisions

Work with the team in compiling the annual planning and capacity process of the Practice Group

Support periodic reforecasting of the practice groups results, as well as providing detailed input to the ongoing capacity management modeling

Support strategic planning process and related updates

Complete monthly forecast and close by recapping actual results versus plan and preparing variance analyses for business leaders; analyze current and past trends in various metrics including revenue and operating expenses. Work with controllership to ensure accuracy

Work alongside OW Finance Leadership including, CFO and Global FP&A Head, supporting department initiatives and Oliver Wyman Group lead projects

Qualifications Experience Required: Minimum of 5 - 7 years of work experience in a finance department or analytical role BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Statistics, or equivalent. Consulting firm experience preferred Skills and Attributes: Strong people skills necessary as individual will be emailing/contacting partners/controllers regularly and will interact with Health & Life Sciences senior management Excellent analytical, planning, organizational and solutions oriented skills Excellent communication skills are essential as is attention to detail, team work and customer service Ability to handle multiple projects in a fast paced environment Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills Ensure compliance with internal security policies and adherence to established company goals, policies, and standards Able to effectively deliver presentations and run meetings succinctly and independently Strong interpersonal, team and problem solving skills Ability to relate to and work cohesively with a variety of individuals and groups across cross-functional areas and organizational levels Technical Skills: Superior Excel skills - must be comfortable working with and manipulating large amounts of excel data, including using pivot tables and most basic formulas Expert knowledge of PowerPoint Experience with Essbase databases · ·