BPA Manager

BPA Manager
• To actively support appropriate financial analyses for KSA operations
• To monitor and analyse Sandoz KSA P&L and BS
• To ensure the compliance with Sandoz standards and external requirements for all expenditures.
• Preparation of financial key figures/indicators to support target setting for plans, budget and forecast
• Support managers in the formulation of their business and financial plans. To fully understand key business issues and cost drivers, including headcount and proposed revenue expenditure, that feed those plans
• Challenge budgets and projects within given assumptions and to maintain valid financial plans. This requires that options and risks are identified and that action is taken to deliver against targets
• Produce management reports for the Commercial function. Satisfy those requirements to agreed deadlines and motivate management partners to show equal commitment to those deadlines
• Support decision-making and controlling through helping to develop financial evaluation of a) proposed projects, and b) planned or actual data in order that enhanced financial performance is delivered
• Co-ordinate and prepare mid-range plans, budgets and latest forecast for the relevant area of responsibility mainly related to Indirect expenses.
• Ensures effective communication and information flow between Finance & other departments related.
• Ensures correctness, completeness and accuracy of financial reporting on monthly basis by managing the monthly expenses Act Vs BUD ensuring high accuracy and completeness of allocation and analysis.
• Thorough tracking, analyses and challenging of actual spending within local Sandoz organization.

1. Technical competency (strong analytics, solid IFRS understanding…)
2. Good business acumen, quick understanding of complex situations
3. Strong Novartis / Sandoz Core Values (speed and simplicity, customer and quality focus, trust and mutual respect)
4. Strong interpersonal and communication skills
5. Independent / mature / versatile / resourceful 6. IT savvy especially Excel

Minimum education: University degree in Accounting / Finance Desirable education: above plus CMA Fluent Arabic / English 5-6 years of post qualification and relevant financial business experience in a major corporation
Experience or background of a scientific, pharmaceutical or manufacturing background is helpful
Saudi Arabia
Audit & Finance
Full Time