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FP&A Manager Prague Czechia,  

MSD (company)

Posted on : 09 May 2017

Project Description

  • Our company  is located across three regions (Americas, Europe, and Asia), are responsible for the timely and efficient delivery of standardized, global financial processes. 
  • The RDC  EMEA will be responsible for the execution and delivery of a broad range of financial services and processes across the company  business divisions and markets for the Americas region.
  • The FP&A Manager role is responsible for developing the team of FP& Analysts and Senior FP&A analysts, managing financial planning and reporting activities delivered from the RDC  EMEA to a specific markets via supervising the work which is done by other Analysts and Specialists on the Human Health and Animal Health FP&A Teams.

The RDC FP&A Manager will be responsible for the following FP&A activities:
  •  Supervising and leading the FP&A Analysts and Specialists
  •  Working with the commercial markets to develop the budgets and forecasts and prepare standard reporting packages each period for the business and finance management consumption
  •  Support market, region, division finance and business by ensuring that consistent analysis and reporting is delivered to supported markets
  •  Develop, enhance, and maintain relationships with finance and business customers
  •  Provide support to finance and commercial leaders

Primary responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to, the following:
  •  Supervise, develop and lead the FP&A Analysts and Specialists within assigned organization (GHH or MAH or GSF or MRL or MMD)
  •  Develop systems knowledge inside RDC teams, suggest improvements and simplifications, propose out of the box Ideas to smoothen RDC workload, plan resources to support FP&A processes in the company , ensure team contingency planning
  •  Provide guidance and recommendations to FP&A Analysts and Specialists to enable them to achieve their goals and objectives
  •  Ensure consistency of support provided to markets through the implementation of common processes and tools.
  •  Support the achievement of finance and business objectives by providing high quality FP&A support as defined in RDC scope of services to assigned divisional, regional & local finance clients
  •  Work collaboratively with business and finance partners to provide planning and reporting services for assigned markets / divisions
  •  Participate in certain budgeting and forecasting processes in collaboration with respective finance clients in markets and regions
  •  Prepare via her/his team ad-hoc reports & analysis using company financial reporting tools and enterprise systems
  •  Enhance budgeting and forecasting processes through continuous improvement efforts
  • Contribute to ongoing company  efficiency and continuous improvement initiatives
  •  Be accountable for accuracy and achieve required accuracy on all defined KPIs and SLA s
  •  Maintain consistent and efficient processes to maintain and produce standardized FP&A services while ensuring compliance will all quality and control requirements
  •  Ensure compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values and standards of ethics and integrity
  •  Bring a highest level of positive leadership, energy and desire to contribute to the creation of a high performing FP&A team, be able to speak up and constructively challenge status quo

  •  Bachelor s or Master s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance
  •  Minimum of 6 years of experience in Financial Planning and Analysis with 2 years in current position supporting financial planning and analyses, forecasting, and management reporting and analytics
  • Minimum of 2 years  experience managing people
  •  Strong FP&A planning and reporting skills (i.e. managing at least 2 budgeting yearly cycles also by monitoring actuals during budgeting cycle with assessment of his own forecasting accuracy)
  • Working proficiency of US GAAP and/or in IFRS
  • Business Level fluency 90% (oral and written) in English languages (other language is an advantage)

  •  Professional experience at an organization with operations across multiple countries
  •  Experience with internal controls and process standardization preferred
  •  FP&A support for Sales and Marketing organizations
  •  Pharmaceutical or FMCG industry experience is an advantage
  •  ACCA, CPA (or equivalent) or MBA is an important advantage
  •  Strong SAP, BPC, FSA and/or other databases skills
  •  Advanced PC skills (MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint) required
  •  Ability to read, analyze, and interpret corporate financial statements
  •  Works effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, under pressure and with a high degree of professionalism
  •  Team player with a focus on collaboration, communication and interpersonal skills
  •  Strong organization skills to coordinate and manage multiple projects and activities
  •  Demonstrated commitment to education and professional development
  •  Ability to operate independently and navigate through change or uncertaint
  •  Positive attitude and problem solving mindset and analytical skills with a proactive management style to implement new processe
  •  Open for managing via diversity
  •  Possess a high degree of integrity and personal ethics in implementing corporate policies and procedures
  •  Willingness to grow further into company organization either into RDC FP&A Director positions or to relocate to local markets into local market FP&A lead
  •  Results oriented, sense of urgency, knows how to prioritize, ability to communicate and to create rapport with stakeholders, effective communication. 
  • Process improvement orientation, innovation and change agent. Migration experience

  • Our employees are the key to our company s success.
  • We demonstrate our commitment to our employees by offering a competitive and valuable rewards program. 
  • Our Company s benefits are designed to support the wide range of goals, needs and lifestyles of our employees, and many of the people that matter the most in their lives.

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Prague CZ

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