Head of Finance P&O, FRA, Procurement & Mgmnt functions

Nov 30, 2021
Czech Republic

Job Description

Head of Finance P&O, FRA, Procurement & Mgmnt functions, Novartis, Czech republic

5000 associates’ base! That is the impact this position has on key functions of CTS in Novartis.
This position acts as the business partner for to three CTS Domain Heads (Talent & People Services, Procurement and Financial Reporting and Accounting). Also responsible for financial support CTS Management functions (e.g. Strategy, ERC, Legal, Integrated Solutions and Services, etc). The role holder will be a part of the CTS Finance leadership team and support CFO CTS to achieve overall financial targets for CTS. The role holder will also be part of the three domain leadership teams. The three domains have embarked on a transformation supported by technology with the HCM Implementation for P&O and LDC Implementation for Procurement and FRA; this role holder will be a key support and influencer in the respective transformation journeys

Your key responsibilities:
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Provide decision support to respective domain heads and CFO CTS for effective resource allocation
• Actively develop and drive change management plans together with CTS leadership team
• Overall responsible for $0.7bn yearly operational spend of which $50-60m yearly project costs
• Provide Leadership to global CTS Finance team, ensure effectiveness of the team, develop talent pipeline and succession plans for key positions: Managing and developing a team of 10-15 Finance associates
• Accountable for achieving financial targets and key metrics (costs, FTEs and Project spends) set by Group Management
• Build Management reporting including Balanced Scorecard and KPIs to track results and monitor performance
• Provide decision making support and finance leadership to global Procurement, FRA Operations and T&PS Domain organization
• Plans, establishes and coordinates for all planning processes (Budget, Latest & Rolling Forecasts and outlooks) in close collaboration with CTS Finance and local Finance organizations
• Ensure simplicity by transparent and smooth charging models
• Challenge and approval of Project spends and One-off investments
• Build and develop talents for CTS, domain, local and global Finance Community
• Collaboration with multiple CTS domains and their LTs in driving each of their operational deliverables while delivering financial KPIs

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:
• Chartered Accountant or MBA or MSc Business and Economics
• - >18 years in financial functions (BPA, FRA), at least 5 years management / leadership experience
• Experienced leader in global context
• Strong financial and accounting skill needed going together with strong analytical skills
• Understanding complexity of Novartis Group

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); Public Transportation allowance; MultiSport Card. Find out more about Novartis Business Services: https://www.novartis.cz/

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
Audit & Finance
Full Time
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