AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP Senior Manager, Business Planning & Analysis in Wilmington, Delaware

Senior Manager, Business Planning & Analysis– Wilmington, Delaware

At AstraZeneca we turn ideas into life changing medicines. Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big and working together to make the impossible a reality. We’re focused on the potential of science to address the unmet needs of patients around the world. We commit to those areas where we think we can really change the course of medicine and bring big new ideas to life.

The Senior Manager, Business Planning & Analysis in Wilmington, Delaware will be responsible for all finance business partnering activities supporting various commercial and G&A functional organizations and will serve as the Finance lead for the function. This role includes responsibility for performance reporting and analytics and overall financial management of budgets and actual results for the functional areas supported.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for preparing in depth financial analysis of budgets (LRP/RBU), forecasts and actual results for review by business customers.

  • Serves as the key Finance business partner to the function head and their leadership teams and provides strategic insights on key business decisions.

  • Responsible for ensuring applicable accounts and cost centers are properly maintained for the US Business, including planning, tracking of actual transactions and satisfying Group reporting requirements.

  • Provides financial advice, support and business challenge to business customers on key business decisions.

  • Drives cost consciousness with business customers and leads efforts to identify and drive cost savings.

  • Identifies and implements continuous improvement opportunities to planning and reporting processes.

  • Ensures adherence to all SOX 404, as well as, local financial control framework controls.

  • Performs ad-hoc reporting requirements and financial analysis.

Essential requirements:

  • B.S. Degree in Finance or Accounting

  • 8+ years of financial experience, pharmaceutical industry experience preferred

  • Knowledge of US operating model

  • Excellent PC skills and experience including Hyperion Planning, SAP, SAP Business Warehouse, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Strong analytical ability

  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, including oral and written

  • Confidence in working with and courage to challenge senior management

  • High degree of accuracy with attention to detail

  • Demonstrated ability to perform in an environment that emphasizes teamwork to meet deliverables

  • Demonstrated capacity to effectively manage multiple and frequently changing priorities

  • Demonstrated capability to meet strict deadlines with a high level of ownership and strong sense of urgency

Desireable requirements:

  • Strong financial system acumen

  • Previous business partnering experience

Next Steps – Apply today!

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