Controlling and Business Planning Manager Oncology (m/f)

Controlling and Business Planning Manager Oncology (m/f)

Job Description

Controlling and Business Planning Manager Oncology (m/f), Vienna, Austria

1 sentence says it all! ‘Without Data you are just another person with an opinion’ (W. Edward Demings).

We at Novartis believe in data driven decision-making and are looking for someone, who has the passion to turn data into insights and insights into action! If that is you – join us!

The Controlling and Business Planning Manager will support the Head of Finance and the Oncology Leadership Team by independently performing business planning activities for Oncology Austria including monthly closing, forecasting, ongoing performance monitoring, and decision support in order to deliver financial results in line with expectations.

Your Responsibilities:

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Act as a strategic business partner to the Oncology unit
• Key contributor to the ongoing latest outlook for sales and expenses, monthly business reviews and budgeting/planning process
• Manage the month-end closing process including reporting and analysis of underlying business drivers
• Close collaboration with Region offices and Novartis Shared Services on monthly deliverables and resource allocation
• Provide market and financial analysis that enables the Senior Management to make sound operational and strategic decisions to meet growth targets
• Work closely with Senior Management, Field Force , Marketing and Medical departments as well as Sales Force Excellence to align on planning processes
• Produce transparent management reports and financial evaluations including variance analysis for both business partners and Region to support decision making process as well as follow-up activities
• Initiate and drive productivity through continuous improvement of operational, financial and administrative processes in the Austrian business unit
• Identify risks and opportunities and take appropriate actions to deliver against targets

Minimum requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:
• University degree in Finance, Business Administration or other relevant field or relevant work experience from a similar role
• 2+ years of experience in financial controlling in a multinational environment (pharma, med-tech, global digital industrial company or FMCG preferred)
• Excellent stakeholder management and communication skills
• Accuracy, entrepreneurial mindset, team player attitude and reliability
• Very high proficiency with MS Office, especially Excel and PowerPoint
• Fluent in English (oral and written), German is a plus

Desirable requirements:
• Financial experience in a matrix-organization, cross-functional or international company is preferred
• Previous experience in working with SAP ECC and/or SAP BPC is beneficial

Why consider Novartis?
799 million. That’s how many lives our products touch. 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.

We offer a market-competitive base salary in line with your qualification, experience and individual competencies. Additionally we offer an attractive incentive program, a modern company pension scheme, childcare facilities, learning & development options and worldwide career opportunities within the Novartis group. The base pay is composed of a market oriented excess payment and the respective amount according to the Austrian collective agreement (at least 23,632 € per year on a full time basis).

We are Novartis. Join us and help us reimagine medicine.

Novartis are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.
Novartis Pharma GmbH
Audit & Finance
Full Time