Financial Planning and Analysis Manager / Business Partner

Financial Planning and Analysis Manager / Business Partner

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Miles Gallagher

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

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Wade Macdonald is currently recruiting a Finance Business Partner for a rapidly growing Pharmaceutical company based in central London. This is an amazing opportunity to be joining an almost start up organisation with a global pharmaceutical company backing them. You will be instrumental in developing, growing and running the divisional company from a finance and operational perspective.

Key responsibilities:

To liaise and work closely with business leaders, budget holder and other key stakeholders in the International group and assist the Finance Director, International with the maintenance, update and improvements of the budget and subsequent forecast.

Assist in the improvements of ERP and support potential implementation of new systems. Work closely with the Country Teams to improve reporting and financial procedures, initially for France and Germany.

Prepare financial reports by collecting, formatting and analysing data to explain variances to budget holders on a monthly basis. Assist in the improvements to the quality of information reporting of the International group of the underlying results processed in Microsoft NAV and Adaptive, to improve the quality of reporting back to stakeholders. Assist the drive for improvements to the quality of the financial reporting processes and documentation.

You will play a key role in interaction with the Procurement team and Finance back office team and propose improvements for Procure to Pay process in order to safeguard finance compliance and level of cost .

The successful Finance Business Partner will be a qualified accountant (CIMA, ACA,ACCA, ICAEW) with ve a good working knowledge of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. Understanding of a large company budgeting process with experience from working within a matrix organisation. Strong financial analysis and business analysis skills gained within a pharmaceutical environment is a must. Ability to handle priorities whilst under tight and demanding time pressures. German/French speaking would be preferable, written and verbal. Experience of using FP&A software for financial planning would be preferable. Experience of Microsoft Navision accounting systems would be preferable.

If you want to work for a company that makes a difference in the world please contact me ASAP.

£70,000 - £85,000 plus bonus plus benefits based in Central London.

Applications are encouraged from all candidates meeting or exceeding the minimum criteria for the role regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity.