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Novartis AG

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Address      International AG CH-4002 Basel Switzerland.
Website      www.novartis.com/
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Fixed Asset Specialist

The Fixed Asset Specialist manages the processes of the Novartis Group entities, ensuring quality and effectiveness of the processes, securing company assets by applying tight controls in the fi-nancial transactions, while providing accurate financial information and timely reporting of bal-ances.

This role ensures that systems and documentation are in place and actively contributes continuous improvement projects to provide highly effective and efficient end-to-end processes to the Novartis divisions.

- Supports transition regarding knowledge transfer
- Provides services at expected levels with a clear customer service & escalates exceptions
- Interacts proactively with all functional areas of the FSC to ensure appropriate accounting, financial reporting & settlement of revenue matters is accomplished
- Coordinate with local entity, FSC & outsourced activities to provide seamless service
- Supports continuous improvement, process changes to have an efficient & effective process
Manage day-to-day activities:
- Update & maintain Fixed Asset master data as required
- Lead & manage the balance sheet account reconciliations to ensure accurate financial data with no unreconciled balance
- Ensure proper accounting for capital & expense projects
- Resolve Fixed Asset related issues & disputes, escalate as required or coordinate with various departments to resolve
- Manage balance sheet reconciliations of allocated accounts & ensure timely resolution/clean up of overdue items identified
- Actively lead/perform the Fixed Asset preparation of month-end financial reporting
- Work with Division Project Managers / BPAs for timely completion of capital projects
- Coordinate the annual fixed assets physical inventory/impairment analysis with the divisions
- Proactively challenge the Status Quo, making fact based recommendations
- Corresponds to internal & external inquiries
- Actively support FSC working style being inclusive, proactive, respectful, & results driven in alignment with Novartis V&B
- Act service oriented to enable service lines to deliver a high-performing organization and contribute to derive to improvements/standard solutions while cultivating a customer service focus culture.

- Ensure all processes, policies and procedures are clearly defined and fully documented
- Ensure compliance with NAM, NFCM & regulatory requirements
- Ensure application of agreed Novartis control procedures and actively support to deliver SOX certification
- Promote a strong and control environment and follow up on audit issues and implement correcting measures
Minimum requirements    - Certified Finance/Accounting specialist or similar degree - 4 plus years of Financial experience, with good functional expertize - Familiarization with CAR process - Project Management exposure advantageous - SAP knowledge German / English; French preferred

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