May 13, 2022

Job Description

185+. This is the number of people dedicated to winning people`s heart and minds.

Our MISSION is to discover new ways to improve and extend people's lives. We use science-based innovation to address some of society's most challenging healthcare issues. We discover and develop breakthrough treatments and find new ways to deliver them to as many people as possible.

We are currently looking for a xPend Specialist to join our team, this will be a limited maternity replacement contract.

Job purpose:
The xPend Specialist is the core role to manage the local transparency activities within the company.
She/he is responsible to manage Covered Recipient data, create and validate the disclosure report of transactions with CRs and monitoring activities.

• Understand the global and local reporting requirements and transpose all the requirements into business practice;
• Manage Xpend relevant spend/event/contract data – collect/ extract data from different sources (FRA, internal DBs, SLCM, travel agency, etc.) and transpose them into specific data base for reporting assuring, in the same time, completeness and correctness of the data reported ensuring also the data quality review and correction progressively;
• Ensure that all the Covered Recipients (CR) data (direct and indirect) are available in the Xpend Portal and are correctly mapped with the global requirements (also in terms of correct mapping of financial codes - NCC checks) and update them periodically
• Identify local EFPIA/ legal requirements and evolutions of the local regulations relevant for the Global Xpend Solution;
• Collaborates and interacts with key stakeholders, to ensure business / process alignment (Shared Service Center – Finance, IT, Purchasing, Business Units, Travel agency representatives, Marketing and Sales Services and Compliance)
• Participate in regular TCs with the Global Xpend Team and inform the stakeholders about the Global disclosure requirements
• Periodically inform management about the disclosure requirements, monitoring and identified issues/ errors. Perform regularly communication within the key stakeholders regarding the status of disclosure. Organize periodically meeting with them, if the case;
• Prepare statistical reports

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:

• Previous experience in Finance/ Accounting/ Internal Controls in a multinational company; experience in a Finance Shared Service Center is a plus
University degree in Finance/Accounting;
• Project management exposure;
• Very good organization and prioritization skills;
• Understanding of the end-to-end accounting and reporting processes
• Fluent English and Romanian

Why 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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Audit & Finance
Full Time
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xPend Specialist

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