S&P Global Platts TheRole: Chief Financial Officer, S&P Global Platts
Grade ( relevant for internal applicants only ): 16
The Location: Flexible (preferably co-located with one of Platts' and/or IHS Markit ENR's major leadership hubs)
The Team: The S&P Global Platts Finance team is primarily based in New York and London. The Team also engages with various divisions of S&P Global Corporate Finance.
The Impact: As Chief Financial Officer for Platts, one of S&P Global's divisional businesses, you will report dually to the Platts Division President and to the EVP CFO of Corporate Finance.
As a critical member of the Platts Executive Team, you will drive divisional finance strategy and oversee planning, forecasting, and revenue analysis. You will provide executive decision support and commercial and business partnership. Additionally, you will be responsible for driving financial integration for M&A activity.
As a member of the Corporate Finance Senior Leadership team, you will have the opportunity to influence overall Finance strategy and direction, and you will be responsible for ensuring that divisional finance strategy and operations are in alignment with the overall roadmap for enterprise finance. This role is a key thought-partner to both to S&P Global's Platts Executive Team and the Corporate Finance Senior Leadership Team, helping to maximize financial performance and the achievement of goals included in the Balanced Scorecard.
What's in it for you: You will be the financial leader and strategist for a leading independent provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets with customers in over 150 countries. If/when the transaction closes with IHS Markit, you will be the financial leader for the combined Platts + IHS Markit's ENR division upon close of the transaction , one of the most prominent data, analytics and thought leadership businesses in the commodity and energy space. You will lead the business through financial decisions and implementation of its growth strategy, which include mergers and acquisitions and meeting synergy targets. You will become involved in various integration activities to ensure the business remains a transformational business pillar in the S&P Global portfolio. You will cultivate a high-performance culture of client-centrism while fostering disciplined execution and metrics-driven approach to support growth.
Compensation/Benefits Information (US Applicants Only): S&P Global states that the anticipated base salary range for this position is $218,400 to $499,000. Base salary ranges may vary by geographic location and experience of the candidate. In addition to base compensation, this role is eligible for an annual incentive plan.
This role is eligible to receive additional S&P Global benefits. For more information on the benefits we provide to our employees, visit https://www.spgbenefitessentials.com/newhires .
Oversee Platts' global financial operations while ensure accurate and timely financial reporting across all areas of the business, adapting proactively to the changing macro environment and dynamic opportunities in the global marketplace to deliver on financial targets.
Direct the development of the Platts' annual and long-range plans, quarterly forecasts, and monthly revenue estimates; liaise with enterprise FP&A to develop an integrated enterprise plan to help maximize Financial Performance and performance on the Balanced Scorecard.
Setting direction for the divisional finance operational model in alignment with the enterprise finance roadmap.
Drive strategic projects of material impact on the broader organization on behalf of the Division President; liaise with enterprise Finance teams to source funds and allocate budget for these projects.
Direct post-merger activities that can include: identifying potential integration and synergy opportunities, creation of an integrated synergy baseline, building/communicating synergy targets prioritizing integration and synergy initiatives, creating an integration and synergy roadmap, developing financial models to estimate, track and report synergy savings and costs to achieve, executing against integration and synergy initiatives, and measuring progress in alignment with the guidance of the Integration Management Office.
Guide the organization to capitalize on strategic opportunities and mitigate threats in a rapidly changing environment.
Enhance the level of insight and visibility into the financial performance of the organization, providing data-driven, actionable insights that help facilitate decision making
Develop, retain and manage a diverse and high-performing team of finance professionals focused on business partnership activities to support division growth and success through various integration activities
What We're Looking For: Qualifications:
10+ years in Finance and/or Accounting leadership positions
Bachelor's degree required; MBA and/or CPA/Chartered Accountant preferred
Demonstrated ability to design, drive and pace organizational change and bring others along
Demonstrated executive presence and gravitas to own, pushback when needed, and drive divisional strategies from a finance perspective
Demonstrated skills in building strategies with a future-thinking mindset and driving change via financial tools
Deep understanding of the linkage between Finance and Business Operations.
Demonstrated ability to be a forward thinking - understand linkage between finance and business operations and ability to drive change via financial tools
Experience with commercial and sales teams to understand key financial levers, product types, and market drivers with a forward-looking view
Experience within the financial services & capital markets sector and/or subscription service business models
Experience helping develop the strategic direction of a global organization
Experience with managing and tracking large investments ($10M+)
Experience with preparing and presenting materials to a Board of Directors
Experience with pre-merger M&A activities including target screening, financial analysis (e.g. target screening)
Experience with post-merger M&A activities including integration of functions, processes and workforces
Held a senior position in a global company with multi-country responsibility and demonstrated cross-cultural effectiveness
Risk management experience and development of governance frameworks aligned with the finance function
Critical Leadership Competencies:
Ability to understand and balance short-term targets while achieving long-term growth for the business
Must be able to operate nimbly, adjusting to real-time market demands while remaining focused on strategic priorities
Demonstrated ability to align metrics/incentives and allocate resources accordingly
Ability to influence and build and bring people together towards a vision/idea
Ability to delegate and empower the right people, set up the right structures, goals and metrics, and set high standards to move fast
Demonstrated ability to attract, develop, retain and lead top finance executives
Collaboration with peers as part of a cross-functional leadership team and as a partner to key stakeholders
Ability to navigate the complexities of a global matrix organization and multiple stakeholders
S&P Global Corporate At S&P Global, we don't give you intelligence-we give you essential intelligence. The essential intelligence you need to make decisions with conviction. We're the world's foremost provider of credit ratings, benchmarks and analytics in the global capital and commodity markets. Our divisions include S&P Global Ratings, S&P Global Market Intelligence, S&P Dow Jones Indices and S&P Global Platts. For more information, visit www.spglobal.com
S&P Global Platts At S&P Global Platts, we provide the insights that enable you to make better informed trading and business decisions with confidence. We're the leading independent provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets. Customers in over 150 countries look to our expertise in news, pricing and analytics to deliver greater transparency and efficiency to markets. S&P Global Platts coverage includes oil and gas, power, petrochemicals, metals, agriculture and shipping.
S&P Global Platts is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit www.platts.com.
Equal Opportunity Employer: S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment. If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: EEO.Compliance@spglobal.com and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person.
US Candidates Only: The EEO is the Law Poster http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf describes discrimination protections under federal law.
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Job ID: 261585 Posted On: 2021-05-07 Location: New York, New York, United States
Internal Number: 10955892
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