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For our client, a Pharmaceutical company in Berne, and associated to its Global Regulatory Affairs Dept. we are looking for a

Finance Manager (5569)

in a six months contracting role. Residence in Switzerland and a Swiss working permit are required.

Role and Responsibilities – Under general supervision:

  • Analyzes and forecasts financial and economic data to provide information for strategic and operational decisions
  • Collects, verifies, and analyzes financial information and economic indicators
  • Analyzes the financial implications of proposed investments or other transactions to evaluate alternatives against business objectives
  • Evaluates industry, economic, financial and market trends to forecast the organization's short, medium and long-term financial and competitive position

Related to Global Regulatory Affairs:

  • Expense & Headcount demand planning and forecasting
  • Expenditures & Labor planning and tracking in SAP/Clarity/Smartcore
  • Registration Fee invoicing and cross-charging process
  • Invoice and Time Sheet control with regard to accounting accuracy and approvals
  • Preparation of accruals with regard to annual close
  • Performs budget and forecast planning.
  • Consolidates Planning data and performs respective system entries (BPC/Clarity/Smartcore). Assists Global Regulatory Affairs Leadership Team with the annual strategic planning activities/process.Performing of monthly reporting and ad-hoc analysis (e. g. Plan vs. Act comparison);
  • Creates financial status updates for different stakeholders (Global Regulatory Affairs Leadership Team, their Sub-teams and Project Teams).
  • Ensures proper financial controls and compliance with company standards and local requirements

Resourcing & Contracting

  • Support GRA’s resourcing activities and vendor contracting in collaboration with R&D Business Operations Network teams.
  • Consolidation of Financial Date of several Business Units

Educational background and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, Finance or related discipline or Industrial Clerk
  • 3-5 years' experience in accounting and finance
  • Knowledge of financial analytics and planning
  • Different qualifications or responsibilities may apply based on local legal and/or educational requirements
  • Experienced with SAP; the systems Open Text, Ariba and Clarity/Smart Core would be a plus
  • Comfortable working across the business and with GRA Leadership Team
  • Proficient in the use of computer applications such as Microsoft Office, especially Excel
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills
  • A commitment to producing high quality work product with an attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to tight deadlines, working under pressure, and handle different tasks simultaneously
  • Demonstrated ability of being proactive and service oriented towards internal and external customers
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Fluent in English

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