Manager of Finance-Business Financial Officer
If you’re looking for a meaningful career, you’ll find it here at Webster. Founded in 1935, our focus has always been to put people first--doing whatever we can to help individuals, families, businesses and our colleagues achieve their financial goals. As a leading commercial bank, we remain passionate about serving our clients and supporting our communities. Integrity, Collaboration, Accountability, Agility, Respect, Excellence are Webster’s values, these set us apart as a bank and as an employer.
Come join our team where you can expand your career potential, benefit from our robust development opportunities, and enjoy meaningful work!
The Manager of Finance - Business Finance Officer, is responsible to manage the financial operations of the key support units of the company. This person will play a critical role in aligning these activities with our strategic goals and objectives. This person will be closely monitoring key financial indicators, provide insightful analysis and recommendations to executive leadership, contributing to informed decision-making and achievement of our business objectives. In this position, you will be an objective and strategic financial business partner to senior executives and line(s) of business leaders.
Lead financial advisor to support the business line leader of businesses by providing financial and analytical counsel to facilitate decision-making around strategic business initiatives Develop and implement financial planning strategies, budgets, and forecasts in alignment with organization’s goals and objectives based on discussions with executive and senior leadership Gather relevant information for management to make sound business decisions in support of business strategic direction Generate relevant monthly reporting to support the present business performance and provide relevant variance analysis for executive and senior management Conduct unbiased validation of financial justifications are in support of strategic initiatives, capital, and staffing investments (provide critical analysis and assumptions) appropriately justify the investment and is in-line with expected returns Stay current with industry changes and peer group trends; create fact-based recommendations to line of business leader and corporate management to drive process improvements Understand the company's internal profitability methodologies and measurement and ensures they are current and relevant Actively participate and contribute to the accurate production/review of corporate financial deliverables, to include, but not limited to, the month end accounting close, quarterly earnings call, 10Q/10K, annual report, proxy statement, investor presentations, goodwill, etc. Meet with and present financial information to senior and executive management Streamline financial processes and systems to improve efficiency and effectiveness Support business line as a liaison to CFO organization to ensure financial controls are being adhered to (SOX, GL Recons, policies, procedures and regulatory requirements) Acts as a trusted liaison across all areas of the bank Foster a collaborative and inclusive work environment that encourages professional growth and development Promote a culture of accountability, integrity, and continuous improvement
- Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or Economics
- Three to five years of finance experience, preferably in the Financial Sector
- Superior skills with Microsoft Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook)
- Effective communication, analytical and data organization/interpretation skills
- Prior exposure to financial budgeting, forecasting, and reporting systems, preferred
- Strong attention to detail and accuracy is required
- Overall understanding of accounting principles & profitability
- Ability to multi-task, work under pressure, resourceful and meet tight deadlines while maintaining flexibility
The estimated salary range for this position is $90,000 USD to $110,000 USD. Actual salary may vary up or down depending on job-related factors which may include knowledge, skills, experience, and location. In addition, this position is eligible for incentive compensation.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.