Fifth Third Bank Sr. Finance Manager. in CINCINNATI, Ohio

Fifth Third Bank is one of the top-performing banks in the country, with a heritage that spans more than 150 years. We've staked our claim on looking at things differently to making banking a Fifth Third Better. This applies to our relationships with customers and employees alike.

We employ about 18,000 people, and what we offer is:

  • A chance for employees to build their future, with supportive career development and financial wellness programs.

  • An environment where we win together. We celebrate achievement and work collaboratively. We're also a three-time Gallup Great Workplace honoree.

  • An invitation to impact lives in a positive and lasting way. Everything we do is geared toward improving lives. That's fun and exciting.

It comes down to the fact that Fifth Third is a warm and caring place to with which to grow # as a customer or as a team member.

At Fifth Third Bank, the Finance division is a diverse function that includes Accounting, Business Planning and Analysis, Treasury, and Corporate Finance professionals, among others. Together this team supports and executes the internal financial operatio ns of the organization.

In Finance, we are responsible for delivering timely, accurate, and relevant fiscal information to support key business initiatives. Our involvement is critical to business advancement and is driven through the corporate profit planning process, ensuring financial regulatory compliance and maintaining the Bank's accounting policies and procedures.

At Fifth Third, the Finance team is committed to developing our leaders of tomorrow while creating an enjoyable and supportive work environment at an elite, public corporation.

GENERAL FUNCTION:

Senior financial decision-maker, reporting directly to the LOB CFO or Staff Function EVP, with primary responsibility for analyzing the financial performance and growth opportunities for a national line of business. Responsible forassisting LOB CFO in developing action plans to sustain profitable growth for the LOB. Provides assistance to profit center managers in building business strategies to grow revenues, identify cost efficiencies, and increase profitability. Coordinateswith Bancorp Finance and other Lines of Business to ensure consistency in reaching Bancorp financial goals.

Responsible and accountable for risk by openly exchanging ideas and opinions, elevating concerns, and personally following policies and procedures as defined. Accountable for always doing the right thing for customers and colleagues, and ensures that actions and behaviors drive a positive customer experience. While operating within the Bank#s risk appetite, achieves results by consistently identifying, assessing, managing, monitoring, and reporting risks of all types.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Establishes, fosters and maintains working relationships with peers and management within own Line of Business or staff function, as well as to Bancorp Finance.

o Serves as the financial leader to Line of Business or staff function.

o Attends meetings with peers to maintain knowledge of current and emerging issues and risks in respective focus areas.

o Leads process improvement and problem resolution issues.

  • Analyzes annual profit plan and rolling forecast for the line of business.

  • Analyzes business performance, make recommendations for improvements and measure progress. Success will be measured by outcomes. (i.e., business improvement)

  • Works closely with CFOs to develop metrics and variance analysis of actual results.

  • Assists with the development of presentations and discussion documents to highlight business issues and opportunities.

  • Creates and publish graphic metrics to communicate business results and status.

  • Generates forecasts and analyzes sales trends.

  • Develops and implements policies and procedures.

  • Anticipates and provides solutions to the most complex finance and accounting problems.

  • Allocates and coordinates resources and handles personnel-related issues within the LOB.

  • Manages the planning and direction of departmental projects.

  • Oversees the efficient operation and cost-effectiveness of operating systems and programs.

  • Monitors and evaluates project progress and results to determine improvements in procedures needed to meet ultimate objectives.

  • Manages a large team of finance professionals. Provides training and guidance to less experienced analysts.

o Allocates work and reviews work of less experienced staff.

o Works with staff to set and achieve department objectives.

o Guides and advises subordinates. Resolves routine personnel issues.

o Develops cross training programs and ensures the adequate delegation of duties and responsibilities.

o Recruits, develops and exports talent.

  • May be responsible for modeling and/or forecasting incentive compensation expenditures.

  • Prepares and makes presentations for the LOB EVP, Bancorp CFO, Operating Committee, and Enterprise Committee.

  • Stimulate behaviors across the Enterprise to achieve strategic and financial objectives.

  • Questions initiatives that threaten stated goals or the Bancorp's ability to meet every legal, regulatory, or ethical requirement of an elite public company.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsible for providing employees timely, candid and constructive performance feedback; developing employees to their fullest potential and provide challenging opportunities that enhance employee career growth; developingthe appropriate talent pool to ensure adequate bench strength and succession planning; recognizing and rewarding employees for accomplishments.

Fifth Third Bank is proud to have an engaged and inclusive culture and to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity in all employment decisions regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military status, veteran status or any other legally protected status.

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED:

Education:

College degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics

Certification:

CPA, MBA preferred

Experience:

Years - Typically requires over 10 years of accounting or finance related experience. Strong financial planning experience required. Previous experience in multiple Fifth Third LOBs, ALCO, Corporate finance or related experience required.

Industry - Banking or Financial Services preferred.

Managerial - Five plus years Supervisory Experience preferred.

Computer/Technical -Proficient in basic spreadsheet applications such as Excel, Microsoft Word, etc. Demonstrate ability to learn and understand various computer systems.

Leadership Skills:

  • Exceptional communication skills (verbal and written) up to higher levels, down to lower levels, and to peers.

  • Demonstrates the Fifth Third Leadership Competencies and Practices of Exemplary Leaders.

  • Excellent presentation skills.

  • Displays highest level of integrity at all times.