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Business Planning Consolidation and Planning System Analyst
Ref No.: 18-16316
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Prepare program financial budget to actual results for planning, expertise area or management board meetings and collaborate with operational program teams to develop content accordingly
Primary responsibility for Adaptive Planning System including maintenance and integration for reporting actuals from SAP ERP system
Partner with Program teams to forecast investments and manage variance to plan on quarterly and annual planning cycles
Work closely with regional Business Planning leads to ensure proper reporting of resource allocation for program spend across regions in a global, commercial environment
Partner closely with Accounting, Procurement and other groups across the organization to ensure efficient business processes and proper reporting
Help drive financial education, accountability, and operational excellence throughout the organization including PO funding
Analyze data to explain trends and variances from budget and forecast to upper management
Assist with special projects, as needed

Able to think strategically, formulating actionable financial analyses and seeing them through
Experience in the biotech or pharmaceutical industry in a commercial company preferred
Understanding and compliance with applicable Sarbanes Oxley requirements
Highly proficient in MS Excel; experience with SAP preferred
Strong work ethic and team player
Able to handle multiple assignments and manage competing priorities with tight deadlines
High degree of professionalism
Ability to work sensitively with confidential material
Strong interpersonal (verbal and written) communication skills
Comfortable communicating with various levels of management
Decision-making, problem-solving, and analytical skills
Organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills