Jun 21, 2022

Job Description

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Work with direct managers to support financial activities, decision making and general projects. Provide timely, proactive support on the general ledger. Maintain accurate and timely fixed asset information in the fixed asset register including assets under construction and depreciation calculations.
• Prepare analysis or reporting with particular emphasis on accuracy, compliance and timeliness of data provided (i.e.: reports on profit and loss activity).
• Provide all data needed for internal (Financial Consolidation and Reporting System) and external reporting (including statutory accounts, national statistics and tax information) in a timely and accurate manner.
• Provides ‘first line support’ on SAP issues including fixed assets, cash and general ledger. -Contribute to FRA projects at country or BU level. -Reporting of technical complaints / adverse events / special case scenarios related to Novartis products within 24 hours of receipt Distribution of marketing samples (where applicable)
• Own controls, process, and system expertise from FC&C perspective, continuously enrich process knowledge through partnering with process GSO team, GFC&C, and FC&C community. Good understanding of business processes end to end, environment, operational model of the units to be able effectively assess and mitigate the key risks.
• Strong SAP skills with good understanding of: SAP GRC Access Controls (e.g., definition of org rules, cross system SoD, reporting, ad-hoc analysis); SAP authorization concepts. Automated controls in SAP environments, primarily in ECC (E.g., FI, MM, SD), S/4 HANA and non-ECC environments (e.g., SRM, TPM, MDM, MDGF etc.)
• Manage internal control compliance in relation to access risks (i.e., Segregation of Duties) •Provide training and support to control owners to strengthen internal control compliance over access risks
• FC&C Activities: Perform testing of fully automated controls ( SAP Application controls) as per the plan, remediation etc. and ensure adherence to NFCM timelines. Ensure transparent, reliable and agile stakeholder management

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
• CA/CPA/MBA Finance or Equivalent. Six Sigma certification preferred. Fluent in English both written and spoken. Overall, at least 6 to 8 years post qualification experience in complex, multinational business setup (incl. IT Application Controls and SAP GRC, SAP security)
• Big 4 experience preferred (in assurance), ability to work cross functional and in teams •Solid knowledge of the methodology for the Audit of financial statements
• Strong knowledge of SOX requirements and business processes. Experience in standardization and harmonization of processes and controls
• Solid communication skills, ability to understand and address the needs of the stakeholders, good interpersonal skills
• Pharma industry and shared services experience is a plus. Good knowledge of SAP and MS Office.
Why consider Novartis?

766 million. That’s how many lives our products touched in 2019. And while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives?
We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you’re given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you’re empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges.

Imagine what you could do at Novartis!

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Novartis embraces diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.

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Hyderabad, AP
Audit & Finance
Full Time
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Assistant Manager, FC&C

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