Job Details

  • Title: Financial Analyst
  • Code: RCI-AZ-11108
  • Location: Gaithersburg Maryland (MD) 20878
  • Posted Date: 09/11/2019
  • Duration: 3 Months
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  Job Description

Reporting to the Franchise Finance Director, you will be expected to provide high-quality financial management services to the Immuno-Oncology (IO) Franchise. You will be expected to deliver accurate reporting, expense management and month-end close support to the cross-functional brand partners and above brand teams. 

Expense Management 

  • Collaborate cross-functionally to develop SG&A expense forecasts, informed by actuals and key trends for the IO Franchise and Cross-Franchise functional expenses, including
    • Sales and Marketing resource planning
    • Direct Brand and Medical expenses
    • Cross-Brand allocation modeling
  • Partner with Franchise Finance Director and business stakeholders to track spend and articulate financial impact of risks and/or opportunities arising from variances within the budget
  • Support the month-end financial close process, including accrual PO reporting, journal entries and reclasses, variance analysis and SOX commentary
Reporting and Planning
  • Prepare weekly and monthly sales performance reporting for the Global and US Oncology leadership teams, as well as MTD and YTD expense reporting for the IO Franchise
  • Support the financial planning process as it relates to latest best estimates, quarterly planning and long-range planning running variance analysis, inclusive of all formal and ad hoc requests
Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
  • 3+ years related work experience in accounting, finance, or business analysis
  • In depth knowledge of EXCEL and working knowledge of other MS Office applications
  • Proficiency in SAP and Hyperion; exposure to general office and financial systems, e.g. Business Intelligence software
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and draw conclusions from less than certain data
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to effectively work with cross-functional teams
Skills and Competencies 
  • Analytical thinking – ability to collate & analyse data and identify key drivers 
  • Focus on delivery – works well under pressure, meets tight deadlines 
  • Attention to detail – clear, accurate and consistent outputs both financial and verbal 
  • Flexibility - to respond to fast changing business needs on short notice 
  • Presentation and communication skills - to be able to present both impactful and easily understandable financial data and associated recommendations to a financial and non-financial audience 
  • Strong Excel, PowerPoint and financial modelling skills 
Preferred Background 
  • Experience of working in a global organization, preferably within the pharmaceuticals industry, and knowledge of the drug development life cycle and commercial aspects of the industry 
  • Experience of working within a multi-disciplinary team and liaising with senior managers leaders 
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, including oral & written 
  • Good understanding of functional cost drivers