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  • Full Time
  • Cambridge
  • November 1, 2022
  • Hours: 40

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The Senior Commercial Financial Analyst, Pharma is accountable to the Global Director of Finance, Commercial & Development. In this role, you will be a major contributor to the Revenue and P&L budgeting, forecasting and planning process for the Pharma organizations in North America, including financial and variance analysis, non-standard reporting and strategic business initiatives.

You will also play a lead role in designing and implementing the budgeting and planning processes within the Pharma group, including the implementation of any systems and tools required to ensure an efficient planning process. You will develop and review analysis to provide insightful suggestions for the businesses and will support and work with the Pharma President and any applicable VP, General Manager, Director included in Pharma activities.

Additionally, you will work with the Accounting team to align the financial information provided for budgeting, forecasting and analytical reporting needs. Duties include working with multiple currencies, companies and operating locations.

Financial reports and analysis for Pharma operations, including trend analysis, financial statements, departmental reporting, forecasting, and other financial performance reporting as required
Ensure the appropriate methodology for revenue recognition on a monthly basis with sufficient evidence to support the revenue recorded in accordance with IFRS
Oversight of customer contracts, credit analysis and the credit insurance program within the Pharma business
Partner with the Accounting Group regarding financial transactions, including capital spending to ensure an awareness of the details surrounding the respective Pharma business
Check, reconcile and analyze financial information, and complete timely preparation of monthly financial statements and corresponding monthly reporting, ensuring financial standards and policies are being followed and financial records comply with IFRS and various regulatory requirements for the Pharma businesses in North America
Analyze and complete validations of financial statements in BI and CPM for the respective region
Work with the Accounting Group to prepare year-end financial statements for the Pharma businesses in North America to comply with IFRS
Provide technical accounting advice and support to assist in developing reports for other areas of the business
Complete annual corporate working paper reconciliations for external auditors, including providing assistance in a timely and accurate manner with the external and government auditors relating to the Pharma business
Provide leadership, coaching and technical advice, recommendations for continuous improvements, and ensure consistent application and compliance on the processes, systems and reporting that impacts finance
Conduct or assist in financial and economic analysis projects as assigned by the CFO, Global VP of Finance, or Director of Finance (including researching data, development of statistical models, analyzing potential mergers and acquisitions, development of new companies, investment valuations, etc.)
Manage the collection of financial data, analyze and prepare reports for economic improvements, costing analysis, cost control, profit determination, and business development
Collect, compile and verify financial information to complete the 5-year budgeting and quarterly forecasting process, including trending and expense analysis, updating the financial budget file and assisting in the preparation of the quarterly and annual executive reporting packages for the Pharma businesses
Assist Executives, Directors, or Department Manager with financial analysis to support business decisions
Ensure all activities are performed with the highest ethical standards and in compliance with all company policies and procedures
Observes and supports all safety guidelines and regulations

University degree, preferably in Business & Accounting
A recognized accounting designation is preferred

Minimum 5 years of significant finance experience including involvement with senior management
Strong organizational skills with the ability to coordinate and meet project timeliness
Proven analytical skills with the ability to evaluate, troubleshoot, work independently, solve problems and recommend resolutions
Strong attention to detail with emphasis on accuracy and compliance
Demonstrated interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively work with staff, Management, external resources and auditors
Excellent MS Office Suite skills with an emphasis on advanced level Excel
Experience with business ERP Systems required; knowledge of Microsoft AX ERP system an asset
Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
Proficiency in the A/R, A/P, inventory and product costing processes and related reporting
Experience with project reporting; percentage of completion accounting is an asset
A background in a pharmaceutical or food manufacturing environment is an asset
Contract type

Candidate criteria
Minimum level of education required
3- Bachelor

Minimum level of experience required
6-10 years

English (3- Advanced)

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