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Manager/ Senior Manager – Financial Planning & Analysis




Saavn is South Asia’s leading music streaming service with over 22 million active million users. We are 200 entrepreneurs, across New York, California, Mumbai, Gurgaon, and Bangalore, who help music lovers access, discover, and listen to their favorite songs across languages and genres. In early 2018, a merger between Jio Music and Saavn was announced; creating a combined entity valued at over $1 billion. 

We blend digital technology, data analysis (which we have affectionately coined Music Science), and a strong, fearless business acumen to reach all corners of the globe. Through partnerships with Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Twitter and Shazam - to name a few - Saavn reaches more music fans across the world. Our award-winning mobile products, partnerships, innovations and thought leadership have been featured in some of the world’s leading publications, from The New York Times, to The Wall Street Journal, The Economic Times to Forbes, and many more. We are well-funded by some of the world’s most successful institutional investors and global media companies as well as a number of strategic individuals. Beyond investing, they are advisors and supporters of our vision, our passion, and our collective ability to deliver a revolutionary music experience as the leader in India.


At Saavn, we ignite passion and performance to work towards a collective goal: building a mobile entertainment ecosystem and the best possible music experience for millions of people. From in-office performances by some of the world’s most beloved musicians to opportunities for international travel, Saavn offers a dynamic and unconventional work environment. We believe creativity and technology blend together like sweet melodies. When you choose Saavn, you join a diverse world of high-caliber techies, artists and inventors, hailing from companies like Yahoo!, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google, Qualcomm, HBO, Microsoft, Flipkart, Amazon, Paytm, Quikr, MSN, and NDTV. We are amongst the few digital companies that provide tremendous opportunities for high-tech work in Mumbai, that one would have to otherwise seek in Silicon Valley.  Our value-based, people-first work culture is about empowering every individual on our global team to be a catalyst for change in this dynamic digital world. Every day is an opportunity to bring your vision to life, and to expand, learn, and grow. No idea is left unconsidered. No voice is left unheard.


We're looking for a Manager / Senior Manager – Financial Planning & Analysis to be a key member of our growing Finance & Accounting team. This role would report to VP- Finance and will work closely with the internal and external customers to achieve the compliance, business and financial goals of the organisation.


  • Responsible for short term to long term Financial planning and analysis for India and US operations
  • Responsible for budgeting and forecasting process, ability to lead meetings of Functional heads on a fortnightly basis to understand actuals vs budgets, determine forecasts of revenues, expenses, capex on a weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual basis
  • Create and Maintain Financial Models for Business Planning and Forecasting for new projects, initiatives, marketing and other significant spends
  • Perform detailed analysis of cost per transaction, trends, variance and ROI for majority of the spends globally
  • Engage with cross functional teams to provide comprehensive analysis and comment on variances and trends
  • Proactively identifying key business drivers, understanding the reason and business consequences and recommend corrective actions
  • Re-engineering and streamlining processes as needed
  • Responsible for drafting high-level company wide MIS Reports for internal teams, Management, Investors and other stakeholders


  • MBA in Finance is a must
  • 5-9 years of hands on experience
  • Strong data analysis and financial/business modeling experience. Needs to have prior experience in reporting tools like SAP BW,BI or similar should be very well conversant with MS-Excel (including Macros)
  • Functional knowledge of financial reporting & accounting systems such as SAP/ERP. Candidates with experience of atleast one ERP implementation cycle will be preferred.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills


At Saavn, we blur work and play, and you get all the perks of a global company.  You will get to work with a dynamic group of entrepreneurs, who are delivering results and working zealously across time zones to make a difference in the way the world experiences music.  We love what we do, and we think you will too.

  • Group Mediclaim
  • Fun Fridays
  • Free healthy (and unhealthy) lunches & snacks
  • Saavn-sponsored team outings
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