Central Market Finance Director
Mercer - Dallas, TX

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Mercer is a global consulting leader in talent, health, retirement and investments. Mercer helps clients around the world advance the health, wealth and performance of their most vital asset

their people. Mercer's 20,000 employees are based in more than 40 countries. If you thrive on challenge, are passionate about ideas, love solving problems and truly enjoy connecting with people, we encourage you to explore the hundreds of job opportunities available through Mercer. Our core strengths place Mercer in a unique position to help our clients achieve the extraordinary - and extraordinary results require extraordinary people. Mercer is a wholly owned subsidiary of

Marsh & McLennan Companies

(NYSE: MMC), a global team of professional services companies offering clients advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy and human capital.

The Central Market Finance Director will be responsible for providing management information and business advice to the business on a day-to-day basis while supporting the business leadership teams. They will also provide strategic financial advice to support the achievement of overall business objectives while maximizing profits. This individual will ensure that information and advice is delivered timely and accurately, company policies and procedures are followed and that communication between finance and the business is strong. To fulfill this role, the Central Market Finance Director will:

Provide advice to support growth, productivity and profit improvement

Provide financial planning, reporting and analytics support to business partners and the leadership teams to help achieve business and financial objectives while ensuring that the vision aligns with the firm’s overall objectives

Maintain a credible, proactive, responsive and service focused relationship with the local partners, business leaders and global, regional and market leaders

Manage the forecasting, budgeting and strategic planning activities for the market as well as for the respective groups within the market

Assist the business in the analysis, strategy and planning of investments, global projects and acquisitions / divestitures

Work with the compliance, treasury and Mercer Financial System team on initiatives and processes to ensure that maximum leverage and efficiency are delivered to the business

Ensure consistent use of financial information across the business

Ensure adherence to the company’s policies and procedures

Communicate, support and participate in the creation and implementation of new regional/global financial initiatives

Streamline financial activities and procedures to improve efficiency and reduce costs

Undertake financial stewardship, entity directorship and approval management

Provide leadership and guidance to the financial staff while providing training, career progression and succession planning including: assigning, directing, and evaluating work; hiring, disciplining and firing employees; conducting performance evaluations and career development discussions; recommending salary and bonus actions; ensuring appropriate orientation and on-going education/training


Degree in finance, accounting, business or economics

10+ years of experience

Proven people manager with ability to influence staff with or without direct reporting responsibility

Ability to build relationships with business leaders and influence and provide advice on key decisions

Results-focused, analytical approach with a strong customer / client service ethos.

Strong communication and negotiation skills with the ability to engage, manage and influence team members and senior stakeholders

Integrity and responsibility to want to deliver on the promised outcomes to clients

Marsh & McLennan Companies offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including: health and welfare, tuition assistance, pension and 401K, employee assistance program, domestic partnership benefits, career mobility, employee network groups, volunteer opportunities, and other programs. For more information about our company, please visit us at:


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are equal opportunity employers

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