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Reference # : 19-01708 Title : Financial Analyst for Global Pharma
Location : Gaithersburg, MD
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date : 09/11/2019  
Description
FINANCIAL ANALYST FOR GLOBAL PHARMA
GAITHERSBURG, MD

Project Description

Expense Management:
  • Collaborate cross-functionally to develop SG&A expense forecasts, informed by actuals and key trends for the IO Franchise and Cross-Franchise functional expenses, including:
    • Sales and Marketing resource planning.
    • Direct Brand and Medical expenses.
    • Cross-Brand allocation modeling.
  • Partner with Franchise Finance Director and business stakeholders to track spend and articulate financial impact of risks and/or opportunities arising from variances within the budget.
  • Support the month-end financial close process, including accrual PO reporting, journal entries, variance analysis and SOX commentary.

Reporting and Planning:
  • Prepare weekly and monthly sales performance reporting for the Global and US Oncology leadership teams, as well as MTD and YTD expense reporting for the IO Franchise.
  • Support the financial planning process as it relates to latest best estimates, quarterly planning and long-range planning running variance analysis, inclusive of all formal and ad hoc requests.

Required Skills:
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance.
  • 3+ years related work experience in accounting, finance, or business analysis.
  • In depth knowledge of EXCEL and working knowledge of other MS Office applications.
  • Proficiency in SAP and Hyperion; exposure to general office and financial systems, e.g. Business Intelligence software.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and draw conclusions from less than certain data.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to effectively work with cross-functional teams.

Skills and Competencies:
  • Analytical thinking ? ability to collate & analyze data and identify key drivers.
  • Focus on delivery ? works well under pressure, meets tight deadlines.
  • Attention to detail ? clear, accurate and consistent outputs both financial and verbal.
  • Flexibility - to respond to fast changing business needs on short notice.
  • Presentation and communication skills - to be able to present both impactful and easily understandable financial data and associated recommendations to a financial and non-financial audience.
  • Strong Excel, PowerPoint and financial modelling skills.

Preferred Background:
  • Experience of working in a global organization, preferably within the pharmaceuticals industry, and knowledge 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 leaders.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, including oral & written.
  • Good understanding of functional cost drivers.

This 6+ month position starts ASAP.


Please E-MAIL your resume (attachment to email) with rate and availability to Krysty: krysty@alphaconsulting.com

ALPHA'S REQUIREMENT #19-01708
MUST BE ELIGIBLE TO WORK IN THE U.S. AS AN HOURLY W2 EMPLOYEE


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