Country Chief Financial Officer

Sep 02, 2021

Job Description

4! The 4 essential elements that shape our culture: Inspired. Curious. Unbossed. Integrity. Our mission is to discover new ways to improve and extend peoples’ lives.

As the Country's Chief Financial Officer you will be tasked with responsibility across all aspects of the Country finances, financial planning, and financial and administrative (including purchasing) processes, as well as oversight for its IT.

Key Responsibilities

• Lead the Finance function for Indonesia and leading a team of experienced professionals. (typically large or medium revenue as per the Core grid).
• Manage the execution of regional / global strategies and develop strategic long-term financial and business plans.
• Manage the budgeting process and prepare long term financial forecasts in relation to developing future strategies for the Division/Business Unit and prepare various high level management reports on a monthly, quarterly and/or annual basis.
• Manage performance in Finance, monitor business performance against set objectives and take corrective measures, as required.
• Engage proactively in external and commercial activities with the objective of driving growth, productivity and efficiency for the business.
• Lead the implementation of risk management processes, financial compliance and controls (Business Process Controls [BPC], Internal and External Audits) and manage the correct and timely implementation of financial, purchasing and control processes and policies and ensure adherence thereof.
• Manage and integrate services delivered to the organization (define processes, agree and track Service Level Agreements [SLAs]).
• Manage market studies and financial analyses and set stretch objectives based on external / competitor benchmark.
• Manage and develop teams of experienced Finance professionals and builds global talent pipeline.

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:

• University Degree in business, finance, economics or any related field.
• Minimum 12 years of experience in financial administration roles (both BPA and FRA), with record of increasing responsibility scopes, and successful and effective financial planning, control, and audits, with at least 5 years of experience in senior leadership role.
• People Leadership, Project Management, Functional Breadth, Geographic Scope.
• Strong analytical thinking capabilities, financial modeling and financial business partnering skills.
• Should have a strong leadership, organizational and interpersonal skills;
• Results driven and action-oriented; proponent of continuous process and procedures improvement.
• High level of integrity, maturity and possesses dedication to meet objectives and ability to work under pressure.

Why consider Novartis?

769 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2020, and while we’re proud of this, we know there is so much more we could do to help improve and extend people’s lives.

We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.

We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying!

Imagine what you could do at Novartis!

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse team’s representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Join our Novartis Network: If this role is not suitable to your experience or career goals but you wish to stay connected to learn more about Novartis and our career opportunities, join the Novartis Network here:
Audit & Finance
Full Time
careers default image

Country Chief Financial Officer

Apply to Job Access Job Account