Jun 23, 2022

Job Description

52 billion healthcare giant Novartis AG, headquartered in Basel (Switzerland), incorporated as a company in 2001 with the vision to centralize and harmonize all similar processes from all the 140+ countries and region offices that Novartis AG operates in across all its divisions
Your responsibilities include but not limited to:
• Support direct manager with the operational conversion of the BPA strategic goals within a dedicated area of the business. Works with direct managers to support financial activities, decision making and general projects.
• Provide analysis or reporting with particular emphasis on accuracy, compliance and timeliness of data provided. Ensure ongoing business performance is appropriately monitored and measured and drive early warning for re-direction of resources with Business Partners.
• Ensure integrity of data provided by commercial teams, and provide value added; provides recommendations on forecast accuracy improvement. Support the improvement and streamlining of existing management reporting processes and the definition and implementation of lean processes.
• Coordinate Business Partnering with other areas of the business (FRA, Marketing, Sales, Supply Chain and other functions) to support on time and accurate information gathering. Supports and improves business case proposals and profitability tracking & the annual budgeting, rolling forecast/Latest outlook and Strategic Planning processes.
• Reporting of technical complaints / adverse events / special case scenarios related to Novartis products within 24 hours of receipt -Distribution of marketing samples (where applicable) - Understand the Country, Region and Global planning processes. Planning cycle management (LF1/LF2/TGT/LO’s/Strat Plan) in Global BPC planning application
• User access management and data validation activities across division landscape - Manage global processes, projects and system integrations, user trainings and ensure smooth change management. Manage data flows across different systems. Support Global processes, drive new initiatives and projects. Ability to support the budgeting, planning and forecasting cycles, managing user queries and support business users in day-to-day activities related to business planning
• Define Best practices in terms of planning process and reporting (analytics) - Manage enhancements, test new functionalities, identify key issues and suggest improvements - Contribute towards streamlining and performance tuning of reports in BPC - Understand current reporting needs, create/enhance planning reports & input templates using EPM
• Contribute to design, test and execution of calculation logics in order simplify and automate planning processes. Prepare and deliver effective presentations and create user guides and process documents. Drive new initiatives in close collaboration with BPA community and IT.

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:
• Process management Functional Breadth Ability to work and lead (a cross-functional team) in a matrix environment 3-4 years relevant experience Data Management & Systems Financial Planning, Forecasting and Benchmarking (P&L/Balance Sheet/ Cashflow)
• Desirable education: Chartered Accountant or ICWA or master’s degree in Finance
• Additional education: Any additional certification in Finance or Analytics
• Experience: Minimum 2 to 6 years of experience in Financial Planning & Analysis with exposure to BPC Implementation and Support
• Languages: Fluent English written & spoken
Why Novartis?
766 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!
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.

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