Senior Financial Analyst - BDS Commercial Pharma (Global)

Lexis Nexis Europe Ltd
Closing date
4 Aug 2021

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  • Management reporting -
    • Balance stakeholder needs to deliver high quality information at the right time in the right way.
    • Review COE monthly profit /responsibility centre and BU reports with commentary on variances.
    • Provide finance insight for the monthly operational and business performance scorecards.
    • Support development of relevant performance scorecards for the BU
    • Review COE monthly sales revenue reports with insight into trends and variances.
    • Lead the production of the Monthly Operational Review document, reviewed by the Elsevier leadership team
  • Planning, budgeting and forecasting -
    • Coordinate the planning, budgeting and forecasting processes for the BU in line with BU and Elsevier timetable (P&L only)
    • Provide financial insight at review meetings to drive actions and foster a no surprises culture.
    • Develop the financials for the strategic plan.
    • Provide constructive challenge to Sales forecasts (working in tandem with local COEs and BDS members as necessary).
    • Review and agree scope of budget transfers with the counterparties.
    • Use the Labour forecast model to develop options analysis
    • Review forecast commentary provided by the CoE and provide insight to the business
    • Develop BU specific assumptions around growth rates and revenue assumptions based on sales drivers provided by the CoE.
    • Provide the assumptions for the strategic plan with the support of CoE as per budget at RF process
  • Governance and Control -
    • Provide strong stewardship and governance of the business unit.
    • Maintain control documents, ensure controls are executed, produce evidence of testing and sign of controls (where BDS has accountability for a control).
    • Provide insight to the external auditors during the assessment of financial performance of the business (supported by COE).
    • Align with MT and sales operations on SOX requirements, including updating narratives and ensuring testing is appropriate and scope fit for purpose

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