Fifth Third Bank 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.

GENERAL FUNCTION: Senior financial decision-maker with primary responsibility for analyzing the financial performance and growth opportunities for an affiliate or national line of business. Responsible for assisting Affiliate or LOB CFO in developingaction plans to sustain profitable growth for the Affiliate or LOB. Provides assistance to profit center managers in building business strategies to grow revenues, identify cost efficiencies, and increase profitability. Coordinates with the BancorpFinance Division and 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.


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

o Serves as the financial leader to own affiliate or Line of Business.

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

o Is an active participant in process improvement and problem resolution issues.

  • Prepares and analyzes annual profit plan and rolling forecast for all line of business.

  • Analyzes business performance, makes 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 publishes graphic metrics tocommunicate 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 affiliate/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.

  • 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.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: May be 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;developing the appropriate talent pool to ensure adequate bench strength and succession planning; recognizing and rewarding employees for accomplishments.


Education:College degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics

Certification:CPA, MBA preferred


Years - Typically requires at least 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 - 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.

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.