?Japan Commercial Finance?Finance Business Partner Osaka ????? / Job Description?
The Commercial Finance team provides business partnering support to Japan Commercial business functions. The Role will support the business area to maximize the finance contribution to achieve business objectives by providing: quality financial and commercial input to individual investment decisions, challenge key forecasting assumptions and deliver expert financial analysis of performance, forecasts, key risks and sensitivities.
[Major accountabilities include:] Business Strategy & Decision Support Provide support to key business & investment decisions, coordinating data collection from a variety of sources and formats, providing analysis in support of business options, and enabling appropriate decision making by Finance Business Partners Lead accurate, timely, and high quality financial reports and analysis to support business decision making Delivering ad hoc financial analyses in support of Japan Commercial Finance Business Partners, and the... Financial Planning and Analysis team requirements
Business Performance Accountable for complex, manual accounting journals, to communicate monthly performance, and provide analytics Prepare monthly financial management information, explanation of variances to budget, and commentary for key finance and business customers Working with Finance Business Partners and Business Customers to prepare accurate forecasts leveraging sound understanding of the business model and financial drivers, challenge and influence the key cost drivers. Coordinate with external, Co-Promotion Partners, to drive the business from Financial aspects Proactively drive efficiencies including seeking cross functional process solutions.
Continuous Improvement, Governance and Coaching Drive continuous improvement in Finance processes and capabilities and to ensure compliance with financial governance and control frameworks as appropriate. Identifying opportunities to improve working practices and processes in the Commercial Business Analysis and Decision Support team Ensuring compliance with AZ Financial Controls Framework and SOX requirements for month end processes Coaching new Business and peer Finance in their provision of support to finance planning and business cases
??? / Experience?
????Mandatory? Qualified finance professional or equivalent with strong analytical skills and a delivery focus. Proficient in the use of SAP systems & exposure to general office and other finance data warehouse e.g. Business Objects Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills Basic understanding of functional cost drivers & product revenue drivers Experience of working in a customer facing role demonstrating potential finance business partnering capabilities
????Nice to have? Experience of working in a global organization, preferably within the pharmaceuticals industry, and of the drug development life cycle and commercial aspects of the industry Experience of working within a multi-disciplinary team and liaising with senior managers Good cultural awareness, exposure to global working
??? / License?
????Mandatory? BA (not specific area)
????Nice to have? Academic background related to commercial, economics, legal MBA
??? / Skill-set?
?????????? Rigorous and analytical thinking. Strong communication and presentation skills, including oral and written Impact and Influence/Collaborative Partnering Ability to prioritize task while working multitask Proactiveness and open for new challenges