|Senior Manager, Financial Planning & Analytics - R&D Finance|
Company: Otsuka Pharmaceuticals
Location: Princeton, NJ
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 12/07/2021
Expire Date: 02/07/2022
Job Categories: Other
Senior Manager, Financial Planning & Analytics - R&D Finance|
The Financial Planning & Analytics (FP&A) Business Partner understands Otsuka's business strategy and provides financial planning and analytics solutions for Otsuka's Research and Development (R&D) business.
This role acts as a finance business partner for R&D global support functions, including developing and managing budgets, reviewing and supporting forecasting, providing framework and analytics for investment prioritizations, providing day-to-day support and strategic analysis for short/long-term investment decisions to drive the growth and success of R&D.
The successful FP&A Business Partner acts as a champion for the business, monitoring the effect of business decisions on Otsuka's financials and advises senior management appropriately.
Finance business partner supporting R&D global functions by providing financial and strategic business partnership and decision support.
Works with Business to prepare Annual Budgets, Long Term Plans and Forecasts
Leads the preparation and analysis of the monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reporting packages for functional leaders, project leadership, and department managers including identifying risks/opportunities and potential mitigation plans.
Manages monthly close processes including accruals across the business
Initiates and conducts meetings with members of the teams on topics such as budget matters, understanding and interpreting department financial data, invoice management, contract management and other related business issues/topics.
Ensures data integrity and delivery of financial reporting, including summarization of all types of expenses.
Responsible for any external collaboration reporting
Manages consolidation and reporting to Japan
Focus on process enhancements and continuous improvement.
Support ad-hoc cross functional projects
Minimum BS/BA degree in business/finance/accounting, or closely related field of study
Minimum 5-10 years' Finance experience, Pharmaceutical industry and R&D experience a plus
Experience with management reporting, financial analysis, budgeting, forecasting and financial valuations.
High degree of proficiency with computer technology & MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook) as well as Anaplan, Essbase, and SAP reporting (AFO and SAC)
Superior interpersonal, communication and influencing skills with a keen focus on business partnering is required
Ability to multitask and prioritize work independently, take initiative and complete tasks to deadlines
Experience working in a team based, matrix organization as a financial business partner preferred
Experience working globally, particularly with Japan, a plus
Must be self-confident and ask questions to bring clarity to issues related to the team overall success
Must be open and flexible to the changing environment
Able to contribute innovative ideas and implement improvements
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