Are you energized by a highly visible finance role that allows you to build partnerships with the business, help influence senior stakeholders and shape the strategic business plan?
If so, the Finance Business Partnering role could be an excellent opportunity to explore.
As a Finance Business Partner, you will be offered a great breadth and depth of opportunity and challenge. Finance provides the partnership, strategic guidance and support services that our business units need to operate efficiently and effectively.
The role is accountable for the delivery of results of the core therapeutic areas in the Pharma Business in Italy through strong Finance Partnering support.
Responsible of maximizing value creation consistent with GSK financial architecture.
This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career, these responsibilities include some of the following :
Leadership to the Business
Provide financial leadership in specific areas of the Italy pharmaceutical business to deliver its results (sales, operating profit).
Partner with the Commercial Managers to identify and optimize value creation.
Support the business in preparation and determination of business goals strategies and tactics and providing additional insights to analyze performance gaps
Play a key role in defining the three-year budget, related assumptions and risk & opportunities. Clearly identify deviations vs.
objectives and become a critical agent to prevent and offset those.
Participate and influence the core commercial cycle process and fully understand the volume / value dynamics of its specific areas towards improvement of forecast accuracy.
Understand pricing, discounts and product allocation to maximize market share.
Support, advice and partner with all Departments in the decision-making process to achieve targets and proper use of resources / investments.
Ensure new launches deliver the required return.
Financial contribution to business development initiatives local or regional.
Responsible for Therapy Area P&L.
Risk Management and Controls
Play an active decision-making role to ensure that results are optimized in accordance with ethical and group standards
Proactive approach to risk management. Anticipate key business and compliance risks and escalate for support as needed
Understand and help drive alignment on interdependencies locally (i.e. FP&R, Compliance, Legal) and regionally.
Contribute to Finance Team action plan
Promote sharing of best practices.
Basic qualifications :
Level of Education
Business Degree and / or accounting qualification. Different degrees complemented with financial education, qualification and experience.
Job Related Experience
At least 5-year experience in finance roles including finance partnering
Multinational or global locations are preferable
Experience in pharmaceutical industry not compulsory
Demonstrated change management, enterprise mindset and results delivery through strong leadership
Experience technical finance partnering skills
Networking skills to build strong collaborative relationships across all functions and business units
Ability to influence commercial and finance partners in a complex, multi-cultural environment.
Presentation and communication skills, including fluent written and oral English
Risk Identification capabilities.
Preferred qualifications :
Finance Partnering / Commercial controlling