Staff Support BFO role's primary focus is to be a finance partner to teams within the Risk, Legal, Audit, GHR, CAO, ESG/Public Policy and CFO organizations. The role is supporting certain of the executives and their direct reports' respective organizations, with expectations of being an active advisor. Role will also be actively involved in the execution of processes, evaluation and implementation of process improvements, and oversight of policies and procedures. Key priorities include: forecast/plan cycles, month end close, expense analytics, allocations and financial support.
Specific activities and expectations include:
Strategic partnering with business to ensure financial budgets are well understood and forecasted.
Support key deliverables - CEO Quarterly Business Reviews (QBR's) and CFO expense reviews, monthly and quarterly reporting packages to management team members (MTM)
Build strong collaborative relationships with the executive and their leadership teams, multiple partners - who have significant input into routines and ad-hoc deliverables
Work in close partnership with the GEM (Global Expense Management) team to prepare forecast information, internal reporting packages and forecast reporting materials.
Influence and drive thought from an overall expense management perspective, leveraging SIM, Org Health and Op Ex initiatives
BA/BS Degree preferably in Finance/Accounting
5-8 years of experience in Finance/Accounting role
Strong communication and relationship management experiences, proven experience with executive communications and influence
Demonstrated ability to influence and work effectively with key stakeholders
Demonstrated financial acumen, problem solving ability to arrive at well-founded conclusions
Self-starter able to work in a very fast paced environment and deal with multiple deadlines
Interpreting and presenting financial data with logic and insight, and to partners at various levels in the organization
Understanding and communicating results from the Corporate Allocations process
Recommending solutions to facilitate organizational changes or business strategies
Completing deliverables timely, accurately, and in line with or exceeding business expectations
Bank of America is one of the world’s leading financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small and middle-market businesses, and large corporations with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk management products and services. The company offers industry-leading support to approximately 3 million small business households through a suite of innovative, easy-to-use online products and services. Bank of America is a global leader in wealth management, corporate and investment banking and trading across a broad range of asset classes, serving corporations, governments, institutions and individuals around the world.