Job DescriptionThe Director, Commercial Finance would support the Neurology products by acting as a strategic finance partner for the Business Head and Brand Leads supporting financial control, planning and analysis, and portfolio/brand performance management, including budgeting, forecasting/demand planning and sales and investment analysis as a key member of the Business Group Leadership Team.Essential Functions1. Serve as key member of the Business Group Leadership Team working closely with the Business Head and Brand Leads (responsible for Sales and Marketing) to drive overall strategy and commercial success.2. Manage direct reports by providing regular coaching and feedback to optimize performance. Develop and execute robust development plans for reports.3. Responsible for all Financial Planning (annual BP and quarterly LEs), Analysis (PV mix, adhoc) and Reporting processes for all P&L lines, including Sales, Brand Promotion, Field Force expenses, and G to N. Evaluate evolving risks & opportunities that may impact the Brands performance vs. plan, while remaining current on Brand/market demand trends, product inventory, and other relevant analyses/data.4. Develop monthly reporting package for business group management and brand teams.5. Establish robust processes to manage the business group by collaborating with rest of FP&A Team, trade, market access, analytics and forecasting.6. Test & challenge assumptions underlying financial plans, and ensure transparency of those assumptions.7. Establish process and methodologies for ongoing investment decision and resource allocation while focusing on efficient use of resources. Identify and support sales protection plans, validate opportunities, gain management support, and ensure post-program ROI measurement and reporting.8. Support production planning and S&OP processes, provide launch support analysis.Job QualificationsMinimum 10 years of financial experience in the pharmaceutical industry, preferably in a Commercial finance role.Bachelor's required. MBA and/or CPA preferred with demonstrated high level knowledge of Finance.Excellent financial analysis skills, advanced modeling skills and strong business acumen are necessary to identify, present, and challenge key business assumptions.Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required in order to effectively interact and influence all levels of management.Advanced computer skills with a high-level of proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and systems such as TM1 & SAP.Highly motivated self-starter with the ability to manage multiple responsibilities and disparate teams across functions to meet strict deadlines in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.Individual should demonstrate leadership capabilities with proven people management skills.
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