Key Skills: Business Partnering - Should have a strategic view on the industrybusiness unitcompetition etc. to be able to drive the charter of business growth. Should be able to influence key stakeholders on strategiesmeasure performance and recommend course correction. Should highlight the key risks to meeting key business metrics and drive action plans to mitigate them. People Management - Should have the ability to attract and hire top talent. Should be able to groom the team to take on senior leadership roles Financial Cost Control and increasing profit margins - Should have had prior experience in handling a P&L for a business unit. Should drive analytics around revenuecash flows and profitability. Analysis of financial statements to know the past trend of our financial position; major cost factors and where to control them; major revenue areas and how to enhance them; thereby increasing profit margins for your respective SBU/Service line Negotiation & Persuasion - Should be able to foster strong CustomerAnalyst and Advisor relationships. Drive innovation in commercial structuring of deals by understanding and aligning to Customer needs. Lead discussions with the Customer / Vendor to resolve disputesre-negotiation of bad contracts etc. Support and lead M&A transactions both from an acquisition and integration standpoint. Strong Integrity Quotient - Ability to display high integrity in disbursement of fundsdealing with vendors and their paymentsbudget allocationrevenue recognition and overall projection of financial strength of the company Stakeholder Management - Ability to display good interpersonal skills with various stakeholders on the business and delivery sidewho rely on the finance team for smooth operational activities Good Communication - Ability to articulate and communicate your ideasviewsanalysis and recommendations with senior leaders and other stakeholders like delivery teamssalespricingcontracts team.