Head of Finance (Insights and Commercial Solutions)

Sep 17, 2021

Job Description

Head of Finance (Insights and Commercial Solutions), Novartis, Dublin, Ireland

+3,000 internal specialists work in our department, CONEXTS, to provide high quality commercial, medical, clinical, legal, consulting services and solutions across the entire Novartis organization with focus on delivering enterprise value.
Established in 2012 as a Global Business Services organization, CONEXTS today is an enabler of Collaboration and partnership for next generation Solutions.
Join the team as Head of Finance Insights and Commercial Solutions! In this role you will be part of the As member of the Insights and Commercial Solutions Leadership Team and you will act as a finance leader within our largest practice, providing insightful and value added analysis and decision support to the management team of a growing and innovative organization.

Your key responsibilities:
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Understand the services, markets and strategies, making sure that execution and priorities are fully aligned with overall division ones. Understand the key business dynamics and is prepared to challenge service leads, ensuring we maintain productivity efficiencies and cost containment
• Budgeting and Strategic Planning, in collaboration with commercial service groups and strategy team. Finalise proposal and presentation for practice and division head including service and regional detail guidance on topline, net result and investments
• Prepare robust financial analyses on project/service performance, to support in identifying risk and opportunities through financial analysis, control and drive corrective actions, providing recommendations to mitigate these risks. Collate through a team of BPA managers a bottom up analysis of service performance, and link this to the strategic direction of the practice (BPA = Business Planning & Analysis is the Novartis function name for Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) activities).
• Optimize business and financial decision through continuous constructive evaluation of service plans and finances.
• Reduce bureaucracy and add value and efficiency through automation, simplification and digital platforms and tools
• Coach, guide and mentor BPAs within the group, including upscaling capabilities
• Oversee the management of experienced BPA professionals, manage the correct and timely implementation of BPA processes and policies and ensure adherence thereof, & lead or initiate key BPA projects.

Minimum Requirements

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Audit & Finance
Full Time

Head of Finance (Insights and Commercial Solutions)

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