Job Title: Commercial Finance Analyst
Work Location: Summit, NJ
Length of Assignment: 3 Months
Client: A Big Pharmaceutical Company
The Commercial Finance Analyst, reporting to the Head of Commercial Finance, provides financial and analytical support to the Commercial Operation Teams, driving reporting of monthly, and annual sales, M&S and profit targets. This person is responsible for first line creation, validation and assessment of the Revenue and M&S spend in US for actual and forecasts. This person will be key in supporting development and implementation of commercial data analytics and reporting efforts on a regular and ad hoc basis.
Participates in the monthly financial close activities for the US commercial operations team and assists in preparation of month variance analysis on actual results versus forecast, responsible for ensuring data integrity and compliance with internal and external controls.
Continuously improves forecast accuracy by assessing key drivers and identifying root causes of previous errors.
Responsible for assessment and validation of all revenue deduction accruals/reserves creation and payment validation and initiation (including, but not limited to, rebates, chargebacks, returns, government fees and rebates) and creation, validation and assessment of all M&S accruals related to the US business.
Supports creation of monthly, quarterly and annual Management presentations on US results, forecasts and make recommendations on risks and opportunities.
Assists in the creation of financial analytics, models and business cases to support for a wide array of accounting and financial activities (including, but not limited to, Actuals, Budgets, short and long term forecasts) and identify larger patterns and trends for a business within the US.
Support creation and maintenance of KPIs, metrics and reporting to determine US business drivers and scenario planning to assess short-term and long-term financial impacts.
Assist in preparation of US analytics (such as NPVs, ROIs/ROCCs, IRRs, Payback, scenario planning) as required Active participation in planning cycles for the US commercial team.
Provide key system support and validation (SAP, BW, etc) ensuring consistency and accuracy in all reported numbers, troubleshooting problems, assessing and implementing corrective actions; Assessment on effectiveness of promotional campaigns/ price initiatives in driving sales Create, tools and customer summaries to assess and review contracts on an annual and ad hoc basis Partner with US Sales and Marketing teams to identify and interpret trends in order to drive decision making on product sales/pricing Prepare and support all ad hoc business analytics as needed
Minimum 5 years of Finance experience
Excellent analytical skills, with a high focus on accuracy and follow-through Ability to work well with a tight deadline and dynamic environment with multiple deliverables Strong interpersonal skills Accounting qualification/ MBA preferred SAP, BPC, BW experience strongly preferred MS Office at advanced level preferred
Education: Bachelors in Finance/Accounting, MBS preferred.
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