GFMD GPO Lead (Global Fin Master Data)

Oct 20, 2021
Czech Republic

Job Description

Global Process Owner Global Finance Master Data Lead, Novartis, Prague, Czech Republic

1 unique opportunity to join the team of Global Finance Master Data

The primary focus of the Global Process Owner Global Finance Master Data Lead (GPO GFMD Lead) is the responsibility for designing and implementing the Global processes, controls, tools and capabilities necessary to underpin the GFMD strategy. Processes should encompass highest quality and efficient design in line with compliance requirements.
The role will be a key enabler for the implementation of the LDC data requirements and will work closely with the Finance Enterprise Data Owner to understand and implement the global strategy.
Within this responsibility, he/she leads the creation of GFMD center of excellences and support the implementation of processes and controls with a high level of automation in the area of the Master Data management (especially with EBX and RDA/RCA solutions).
The responsibility covers various mainly R2R and O2C Master Data management but can increase depending on development plan adoption.

Your key responsibilities:
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Designs and implements global processes and controls that underpin Finance Master Data strategy and ensure strict compliance to the NFCM
• Supports continuous improvement and simplification initiatives by embedding new requirements into Enterprise Assets; subsequently supports the deployment of the Master Data Management
• Engages with key stakeholders to support the design and definition of process based organizations and realizes efficiency, productivity and consolidation gains as per approved GFMD Service execution plan
• Continuously identifies Finance Master Data best practices and defines Master Data processes, KPIs to track and trace efficient processes
• Translates the GFMD processes by overseeing the delivery of SOPs, process enablers, trainings, work instructions and job aids
• Builds GFMD footprint business case and rollout plan and effectively networks with stakeholders
• Pilot the implementation of in country center of excellences / transition to shared service centers
• Supports NGSC FRA Ops leads / country FRA Ops leads to execute the GFMD global footprint according to plan and manages the tracking and tracing of benefits

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:
• Overall 8-10 years Finance experience
• Excellent English both spoken and written is a must
• Leadership role in Master Data
• Change management, large program exposure and international exposure
• Excellent customer management skills. Dealing with a large and various profiles of customers
• Ability to communicate effectively across organizations

Desirable requirements:
• Any other European language will be a plus
• MBA is desirable

You’ll receive:
Monthly pension contribution matching your individual contribution up to 3% of your gross monthly base salary; Risk Life Insurance (full cost covered by Novartis); 5-week holiday per year; (1 week above the Labour Law requirement) ; 4 paid sick days within one calendar year in case of absence due to sickness without a medical sickness report; Cafeteria employee benefit program – choice of benefits from Edenred CZ in the amount of 12,500 CZK per year; Meal vouchers in amount of 90 CZK for each working day (full tax covered by company); Company Car / Car Allowance; MultiSport Card; Stock Options. Find out more about Novartis Business Services:

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 here at Novartis!

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Czech Republic
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GFMD GPO Lead (Global Fin Master Data)

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