Your Responsibilities : Job purpose :
Job purpose :
The role will be responsible for partnering with pharmaceutical business providing decision support, accurate analysis and translation of financial data into insights, influence and challenge the internal stakeholders to ensure financial management, governance and safeguard delivery of financial targets.
Support the commercial teams Commercial Business Unit Director and Marketeers - by providing clear insights, reporting and recommendations to make choice with cash consciousness.
Key accountabilities :
Partner commercial teams in strategic and tactical activities such as pricing & promotional analysis and evaluation, effective resource allocation, commercial calendar activities, investment / divestment proposals to ensure the maximum return on investment.
Provide financial analysis using internal & external information to deliver insights and clarity to support brand / launch teams in decision-
making and challenge non-value adding decisions and initiatives.
Plan and drive the financial planning process, challenging assumptions and ensuring a result aligned with objectives / targets
Ensure proper forecast cycle by preparing monthly forecast updates and running the yearly budgeting exercises
Partner with Regional Finance team for planning and reporting activities.
Ensure all regional & global deadlines for actuals, budget & forecast are completed timely and accurately.
Analytical review of P&L and Balance sheet.
Evaluate key data sources including monthly reports, actuals, budgets, forecasts, external data and established business KPIs and provide clear insights and commentary on key variances / business drivers and any actions required to ensure business performance and improve working capital and cash flow position.
Monitor and challenge trade and A&P investments. Provide analytical insight on margins & expenses.
Provide expert advice to internal customers by proactively identifying opportunities, raising challenges and developing clear solutions / recommendations to meet business objectives and mitigate risks.
Train and coach customer groups on financial aspects of business decisions and resource allocations to increase awareness and understanding of Financials and cost mindset.
Partnering in sales forecasting initiatives with Commercial, Supply Chain Hub and Planning Hub - Core Commercial Cycle, Consensus Forecast processes, updates and submissions to review volume and value forecasts and supply status.
Basic qualifications :
University degree in Finance / Business or professional Accountancy qualification.
3 - 5 years of similar business partnering professional experience in Pharma, OTC, FMCG organizations.
Experience in commercial P&L environment - financial business forecasting, analysis & planning.
Strong knowledge of systems SAP, Bison, etc.; computer skilled (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
Experience working with key stakeholders with ability to influence and challenge constructively stakeholders at various levels.
Strong analytical and financial skills
Curiosity and ability to propose solutions and alternatives.
Good interpersonal skills and team player.
Independent view and sound judgment.
Preferred qualifications :
MSc in Finance or MBA nice to have.
Why GSK? :
GSK Pharmaceuticals is one of the top 10 research-based pharmaceutical and healthcare companies that operate in Greece, aims at responding to society’s needs and at exceeding them where possible, by providing innovative medicines and vaccines of value to Greek patients and the National Healthcare System.
Our goal is to be one of the world’s most innovative, best performing and trusted healthcare companies. Everyone at GSK focuses on these three priorities :
Innovation : We invest in scientific and technical excellence to develop and launch a pipeline of new products that meet the needs of patients, payers and consumers.
Performance : We aim to achieve industry-leading growth by investing effectively in our business, developing our people and delivering flawlessly.
Trust : We commit to ensuring the quality, safety and reliable supply of our products; and to building trust through our approach to engagement, pricing, global health and being a modern employer
Our mission is to improve the quality of lives by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer.
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