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Finance Director

Citizens Bank

Citizens Bank

Accounting & Finance
United States
Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2024

Job Description

In this role at Citizens, you’ll experience new things, create new opportunities, think beyond your role, and make an impact. As the Finance Director, you will support a business manager in one of Citizens’ lines of business and will be responsible for the development and implementation of the financial and operational plans to support a complex (or smaller, related) business unit(s). You will have responsibility for all financial matters of the assigned business unit(s) and will manage a staff. Generally, the Finance Director role will support a complex business area or multiple related smaller business areas. You’re made ready for a fulfilling career with exciting new challenges and opportunities to stretch yourself!

Primary responsibilities include

  • Work closely with business unit Manager as well as Leadership team in development and implementation of business unit strategy.
  • Oversee all aspects of Financial management for the assigned business unit including month end close as well as planning and forecasting.
  • Closely monitor results of the assigned business unit and proactively work to identify risks and opportunities which are then communicated to management in a concise manner.
  • Apply a comprehensive understanding of metrics to provide value added analysis and high impact recommendations to Management.
  • Reinforce a strong accounting control environment that is in compliance with company policies and procedures. Provide strategic accounting advice to the assigned Leadership team. Encourage smart risk taking and innovative thinking.
  • Ensure business deliverables have a big impact on outcomes and are aligned with overall strategy.

Qualifications, Education, Certifications and/or Other Professional Credentials

15 years of experience in Finance, Strategy or Consulting, with a progressively broader scope

  • 5 years’ experience in the banking industry is strongly preferred
  • History of building successful partnerships with stakeholders, and leading with influence
  • Demonstrated ability to think deeply and understand the big picture, while working through the details required to ensure accountability for results
  • Strong communication and partnering skills with a demonstrated ability to work effectively with internal colleagues and partners
  • High level of proficiency in developing value-added analysis, and creating financial models
  • Proven ability to forecast business performance that consider market conditions, interest rate environment, product mix, margins, cost structure and other inputs.
  • Experience attracting, growing, and developing talent, while operating as a player-coach
  • Ability to work on multiple deliverables within tight deadlines
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint & Word
  • Proficiency with financial databases such as Oracle Hyperion Essbase/Smart View.

Hours & Work Schedule

  • Hours per Week: 40
  • Work Schedule: Monday-Friday