Business Planning Analyst

Business Planning Analyst
Job Purpose:
Manage the business planning process and ensure accurate and timely forecast / budget submission in system.

Key Responsibilities
Service Delivery
• Coordinate planning and forecasting process
• Link information across functions to drive planning and forecasting
• Timely and accurate forecast / reporting submission
• Challenge business functions targets and underlying assumptions
• Call management attention to information (deviations, trends) that require action to be taken
• Analyse and streamline processes to become more efficient and cost effective from a business perspective
• Contribute to the creation of effective new business processes and/or systems and identify the impact of process changes on other business processes and systems
• Balance efficiency of processes with need for fiduciary responsibility to Novartis
• Other duties as and when assigned

This Job Offers:
• Regional scope of responsibility
• Opportunity to become a cultural ambassador
• Ownership of processes, driving standardization and continuous improvement initiatives
• Opportunity to become a Regional Topic Expert and trainer
• Participation on regional and global projects
• Cross-functional development opportunities

Why consider Novartis?:
927 million. That’s how many lives our products touched in 2017. And while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives?

We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you’re given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you’re empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges.

Join us and help us reimagine medicine.
Novartis are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.

• Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor's Degree in Finance / Accountancy / Banking or equivalent. Professional certification will be an added advantages - (ACCA, CPA)
• Candidate must possess at minimum 2-4 years’ experience in handling forecasting / budgeting submission
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively & Independently in a multi-national, matrix organization
• SAP knowledge – Finance Module will be an added advantages
Petaling Jaya
Audit & Finance
Full Time