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Principal Financial Analyst
Capital Group | Irvine, California
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Job Description

Req ID:  10581
Experience Level: Manager 
Other Location(s): N/A  
Relocation offered: Yes
Travel required: None

Come grow with us

At Capital Group, how we work is defined by shared values that include absolute integrity, respect and collaboration. But it’s more than that. It’s smart and highly driven people united in purpose to serve our investors and one another.

Bring your energy and unique perspective to Capital and you’ll have the opportunity to grow with us professionally, personally, and financially. You’ll be part of a team that genuinely cares about helping you succeed. You’ll work alongside talented colleagues, many of whom build long careers while progressing through multiple roles, establishing lifelong friendships and making a difference in our communities. In return for your contributions, you’ll receive premier compensation and benefits, and a company-funded retirement plan that ranks among the most generous.

Global Finance partners with Capital Group business units to proactively provide relevant, timely and accurate financial reporting, innovative analysis and business insights that impact strategic decision-making while protecting the interests of investors/clients, associates and CG shareholders. Operating from locations in North America, Europe and Asia, core functions include business management services, management reporting and planning, accounting, and tax and treasury among others.

As a Principal Financial Analyst in Irvine, you will play a critical role on the Business Management Services team as the lead finance partner for various groups within Information Technology. You will deliver impactful business insights and financial service to enable IT and the business units they support to be successful. In this role you will work closely with a range of groups within IT and Global Finance.


  • Integrate with business through regular involvement and interaction with business partners / department leaders
  • Initiate and participate in finance-related topics at committee and team meetings
  • Integrate business assumptions with financial data to deliver budget / forecast updates
  • Coordinate business partner requests with Finance capability centers
  • Support and influence business decision-making and problem-solving
  • Manage business partner satisfaction and expectations
  • Manage strategic finance projects


  • A degree in Accounting or Finance and MBA or CPA strongly desired
  • Minimum of 10 years of related financial analysis experience, including industry experience in IT Financial Management
  • Demonstrates intellectual curiosity and analytical skills in areas of high complexity, ambiguity and diversity with the ability to apply knowledge to work assignments
  • Demonstrates ability to lead and manage projects of significant scope across the organization
  • Demonstrates ability to collaborate and develop/maintain working relationships inside and outside the organization to enable effective completion of business objectives
  • Demonstrates ability to influence senior business leaders on strategic business matters
  • Demonstrates visual, written and verbal presentation skills including driving and influencing business decisions
  • Demonstrates initiative by identifying issues and recommending solutions on complex and broad matters
  • Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of MS Office applications and working knowledge of enterprise resource planning system (SAP Business Warehouse)

Company Overview:
Founded in 1931, Capital Group is one of the world’s largest and most trusted investment management companies and home to the American Funds. We manage more than US$1.39 trillion in assets, and our 7,500 associates make our clients their first priority every day. When we do our job right, millions of investors around the world fulfill their dreams and financial goals, from home ownership and higher education, to a comfortable retirement. Our long-term investment results and outstanding service set us apart from our competitors, while our workplace sets us apart from other employers. 


We are an equal opportunity employer, which means we comply with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit discrimination when making all decisions about employment. As equal opportunity employers, our policies prohibit unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including gender and gender identity), pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, AIDS/HIV status, political activities or affiliations, military or veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, assault or stalking or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. 

About Capital Group

Internet Capital Group, Inc. (ICG) is focused on acquiring and building Internet software and services companies. During the year ended December 31, 2008, the Company hold ownership interests in 14 companies that are considered to be the partner companies. The results for the operation of the partner companies are reported in two business segments: the core reporting segment and the other holdings reporting segment. The core reporting segment includes those partner companies in which ICG's management takes a role in providing direction and management assistance. The other holdings reporting segment includes partner companies over which the Company have less influence, because they are public companies and/or have a relatively small ownership stake in those partner companies. (Source: 10-K)

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