Reporting to the Manager Neurology Finance, the Sr Financial Analyst supports the budgeting, forecasting and monthly closing process for the US Neurology Commercial organization as well as provides additional support as needed to the Neurology Finance team.
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:
Support and partner with Neurology Franchise marketing teams and support Finance Manager in regards to the tracking and reporting of marketing spend.
Prepare and analyze advertising and promotion spending variances to forecasts, including explanations, as well as recommendations for follow-ups.
Prepare the monthly close entries and work closely with Finance Manager & Commercial Teams to ensure all relevant documents and information supporting the monthly financial close are accurately reflected. Ensure all are completed efficiently and accurately, with appropriate supporting analysis, back-up, and commentary.
Assist with reporting, forecasting and planning cycles, including timely communication to and coordination with all stakeholders.
Assist in month end reporting including Account reconciliations, JE organization, and compilation and analysis of reporting package.
Assist with the management of and coordination of the purchase order process in collaboration with Finance Manager.
Assist with coordination and validation of headcount information in collaboration with HR for use in the forecasting and closing process.
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/Finance is required.
Interested candidates must possess high ethical standards, strong verbal and written communication skills, strong technical and analytical skills, and a team player.
Ability to identify existing or potential deficiencies in operating processes or procedures, recommend solutions, and proactively seek continuous economic and operating efficiencies primarily through leveraging financial systems.
Strong attention to detail and ability to prioritize / manage multiple tasks and deadlines in a time sensitive environment.
Strong computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office products e.g. Excel and PowerPoint. Ability to use advanced Excel spreadsheet functions and formulas to build and maintain models.
Experience with TM1& SAP is a plus
At least 3 years’ experience in Finance/Accounting
Pharmaceutical Experience a plus
Use Statistical Method