Mar 08, 2024

About the Role

Work closely with the Operations Centre and Financial Services Centre finance teams to drive daily process improvements by ensuring compliance with the NAM/TechOps accounting manual. Also provide insightful, value-added analysis and decision support to management and develop robust financial plans and detailed tracking processes. Support the site finance manager in analyzing site financial KPIs.

Key Responsibilities:
• Operate responsibly in project budgeting and manufacturing cost control.
• Understand and implement Novartis accounting procedures and internal controls in a manner consistent with Japan, working with the global organization.
• Build steady and strong relationships with both domestic and international stakeholders to provide high quality and timely services.
• Ensure the integrity of data provided by the production team and provide value-added analysis.
• Provide quality financial analysis that supports and appropriately manages the product costing process to improve

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

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

Role Requirements

Essential Requirements:
• Bachelor's degree or above (any major)
• At least five years' experience in cost control/management accounting in a manufacturing environment.
• Advanced business level English and fluent Japanese
• Must have a solid cultural awareness of corporate culture and be a team player.

Desirable Requirements:
• Experience in setting up a new plant finance team is desirable. (Any industry, size).
• Experience in management accounting in a pharmaceutical company is desirable.
• Level 2 or above in Japanese bookkeeping if preferable

Why Novartis?
Our purpose is to reimagine medicine to improve and extend people’s lives and our vision is to become the most valued and trusted medicines company in the world. How can we achieve this? With our
people. It is our associates that drive us each day to reach our ambitions. Be a part of this mission and join us! Learn more here: https://www.novartis.com/about/strategy/people-and-culture

You’ll receive
You can find everything you need to know about our benefits and rewards in the Novartis Life Handbook. https://www.novartis.com/careers/benefits-rewards

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

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Accessibility and accommodation
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Why Novartis: Helping people with disease and their families takes more than innovative science. It takes a community of smart, passionate people like you. Collaborating, supporting and inspiring each other. Combining to achieve breakthroughs that change patients’ lives. Ready to create a brighter future together? https://www.novartis.com/about/strategy/people-and-culture

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