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Director FP&A Global Development Functions
Company: Otsuka Pharmaceuticals
Location: Princeton, NJ
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 06/25/2021
Expire Date: 07/25/2021
Job Categories: Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical
Job Description
Director FP&A Global Development Functions
Position Summary
This position provides strategic finance, analytic and operational support to the Global Clinical Development Functions, to the Global Functional leaders and to senior finance leadership. The position holder will be expected to generate value added analytics and insights, ensure communication and alignment with OPC (Japan) Finance, and provide strategic input and guidance to maximize resources and ensure delivery of Budgets. The role will work closely with senior development leaders, providing business partnering support to understand performance and manage, develop and communicate Budgets and Forecasts.

The position will be expected to utilize reporting packages, databases and visualization tools to analyze and communicate information for senior operational and finance leadership. Also, expected to oversee NPV, ROI/IRR calculations for internal projects and business development opportunities. This position will lead and develop a team of dedicated and shared finance professionals at various levels and stages of career.

Key Job Responsibilities

Support functional leaders to deliver their financial commitments - act in financial advisory capacity, review and provide commentary on monthly reports of results and variances:
* Coordinate and develop budgets, forecasts and long-term plans per the Financial Planning Calendar
* Understand key drivers of performance and identify opportunities for performance improvements

Percentage of time spent: 40%, Importance rank - 1

Use financial analyses and data visualization tools to analyze, present and communicate results and forecasts:
* Support development and review of business cases to be reviewed by Finance leaders and US Executive Team
* Prepare presentations for US Executive Team and Japan leadership

Percentage of time spent: 20%, Importance rank - 1

Lead and develop Finance team supporting the Global Development Functions.
Percentage of time spent: 20%, Importance rank - 1

Other financial analyses, support and reporting.
Percentage of time spent: 10%, Importance rank - 2

4=Slightly important

3=Moderately important

2=Very important


Knowledge, Skills, Competencies, Education, and Experience
* BS in Finance, Economics or Accounting required
* 10+ years of experience providing FP&A support to a multinational corporation, preferably within the pharmaceutical or life science industry
* Preference given to candidates with MBA, CPA or CMA, and those public accounting experience
* Experience providing financial support to pharmaceutical R&D activities, including globalized functions
* Understanding of financial reporting and planning systems (Anaplan, Hyperion), data visualization applications (Power BI, Tableau) and databases
* Proficient with Excel and PowerPoint
* Solid understanding of US GAAP or IFRS accounting principles
* Ability to multitask and prioritize work, and communicate complex issues to senior management verbally and in presentations
* Strong analytical skills, able to organize data from different sources into information and presentations
* Well-rounded communication and interpersonal skills to represent Finance on various project teams and initiatives

Physical Demands and Work Environment

Travel (approximately 5 %)

Come discover more about Otsuka and our benefit offerings; https://www.otsuka-us.com/careers-join-otsuka.

Disclaimer: This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by the people assigned to this position. It is not intended to include every job duty and responsibility specific to the position. Otsuka reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.Otsuka is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status, or any protected status.

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