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Novartis AG

We want to discover, develop and successfully market innovative products to prevent and cure diseases, to ease suffering and to enhance the quality of life.We also want to provide a shareholder return that reflects outstanding performance and to adequately reward those who invest ideas and work in our company. Read More

Address      International AG CH-4002 Basel Switzerland.
Website      www.novartis.com/
Holding      No Holding Details

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BPA Leader

The Head of BPA Oncology Nordic Cluster has accountability within the Oncology Nordic Cluster for all financial related matters in Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The Head of BPA works independently to manage the full P&L in the countries. Extensive travelling is needed to provide adequate face-time with the business partners.

Accountability for the total Oncology Nordic Cluster remains with the Head of Finance Oncology. Head of BPA Oncology role has a deputy function for the Head Finance Oncology Nordic Cluster.

Major Accountabilities

Business partnering with Business Unit Heads and other managers
Performance monitoring, early warning and proactive value-added financial analyses
Marketing & Sales planning and controlling
Budget process including all monthly and quarterly revisions
Develop detailed budgets
Monitor and support sales forecasting including Futurecast
Driving resource allocation (P&L and brand optimization)
Performing ROI on investments
Driving productivity initiatives
Accruals, cross-charges and reconciliations
Compliance and business process controls
Financial training for non finance people
Financial reporting (interface with local Finance in Scandinavia, Finland and NPhS)
Management reporting – both local and to the region
Deputy for the Head of Finance Oncology Nordic Cluster
Super user for Finance system and tools

Key Performance Indicators

Financial and Business Results:
• Accuracy of budget and Latest Estimates as compared to actual.
• Impact of early warning and value-added analyses on top and Bottom- line
• Achievement of top-line and bottom-line targets
Strategy/Market Focus:
• Internal customer satisfaction with quality, appropriateness, and timeliness of budgeting, support and control activities
Operational Excellence:
• Reliability, timeliness and accuracy
• Effectiveness of budget process.
• Satisfaction of internal customers with timeliness and depth of reporting information provided
People, Capabilities, and Management:
• Team work
• Satisfaction of internal customers
• Managerial skills
Minimum requirements    University degree (Bachelor’s or above) in the field of economics, accounting or Business administration
• English (Fluent)
• 3 – 5 years of experience from similar type of function (BPA) in industry
• Experience in Business partnering in pharmaceutical industry setting preferred
• Experience in working in multicounty setting preferred
• Experience designing and operating financial reporting and forecasting systems
• Excellent analytical ability combined with broad picture perspective
• Strong written and oral communication skills and ability to clearly present financial data in reports distributed.
• Good inter-personal skills
• Solid IT skills (Microsoft office, in particular Excel)
• Experience with SAP/Business Warehouse, Basware and TM1 (or equivalent)
• Experience in database management, information system management or developing P&L management tools preferred

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Full Time

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+41 61 324 80 01

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