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Finance Business Partner

Employer
Nicholas Howard Ltd
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
18 Jan 2022

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Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Nicholas Howard Limited are excited to be recruiting for a new and exciting role as a Finance Business Partner.

Based in Paddington, the successful candidate will provide integrated financial, commercial and project management support to the Business Units and Cost Centres.

Responsibilities will include:

* To support the Business Controller, Business Unit Directors, Cost Centre Owners and Finance department in the tracking, management & reporting of actual and projected spending via financial systems including population of Fit4Plan at planning stages during the year.

* Specifically to support Oncology Business Unit with regard to month end reporting, Mid-Year Commitment, Latest Best Estimate and Mid-Range Plan processes including where relevant integration with Business Intelligence. Undertake and provide project support within Oncology eg. Ninlaro VAT efficient process, stock monitoring, rebates and the like.

* To own the Speciality Management System and assist EUCAN with regard to the commercial flow of products.

* To take the lead and provide support to the Business with regard to Company systems namely Ariba and Concur.

* To lead the training of colleagues in financial, commercial and project business processes and proactively disseminate examples of best practice within the Business Unit.

* Assist in the process of Internal Audit, Self-Assessment and internal control processes and evaluation including ToV reconciliations.

Key Accountabilities:

* To personally lead on all aspects of Oncology BU activities including financial reporting information for the Oncology Business Unit Director and cost centre owners in collaboration with the Finance department. Assist accountable individuals with the re-phasing of Business Unit investment(s) via Fit4Pan and Zero-Based budgeting (ZBB) throughout the financial planning periods.

* As the ARIBA systems lead and ensure that deficiencies in the system are rectified by working with global teams. By use of the Business Partners improve PO compliance to a level of 100% and ensure electronic invoicing over a period of time also achieves 80%+ by contracting with external suppliers through company procurement system. Ensure accurate allocation of cost centre spending and actioning payment related processes.

* Via the Business Partners assist Cost Centre Owners in the updating and maintenance of financial trackers in Local finance files and global Finance tools (Fit4Plan).

* Working closely with the Business Controller to manage the self-assessment tool. Reconciliation of Transfer of Values monthly, working closely with Compliance team to ensure the finance systems and SMILE reconcile to the yearly submission. Mitigate and amend segregation of duties matrix.

* Support governmental submissions for National Statistic reporting, payment days outstanding and the like.

* Support Supply Chain activities about the newly launched product of Ninlaro and any future supply chain changes which require commercial finance involvement as well as the use of the Specialty Management System tool. Integration of FSOP with financial forecasting cycles.

* Manage rebates within the UK and ensure accurate booking of journals.

Skills, Qualifications & Experience:

* Degree educated preferred.

* Studying towards Financial Qualification.

* Evidence of sustained success on Financial Management, ideally in the pharma sector.

* Team leading experience.

* Well organised and able to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

* Able to communicate effectively at all levels.

* Motivated to develop and Improve systems and processes.

* Flexible and adaptable.

* Commitment to the role.

* Planning and organising.

* Highly numerate.

* Attention to detail.

* Accuracy.

* IT Literacy (Excel®, PowerPoint®).

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

* Commercial awareness.

* Thorough grasp of all aspects of role.

To be considered for this position, please apply below
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