Sep 19, 2023
Czech Republic

Job Description

Do you want to work for a young and vibrant finance team of a Global Pharma company where you will get recognized for your analytical skills and ability to guide business decisions? Look no further, apply today for Senior BPA at Sandoz.
In Sandoz you will work closely with various commercial teams and functions while utilizing and enhancing your talents to support top-tier business performance. Sandoz Czech Republic operates in very complex health care system which brings a lot of variability to ways of working for our business units and reflects in the BPA team set-up and day-to-day activities BPA team is handles.

This job offer is located in the Prague office.

As a Senior Business Planning & Analysis (BPA) you will:
1. Support management team in crucial decision-making processes via deep understanding and clear communication of business units performance indicators and key driving factors for those
2. Proactively engage and support business units through critical analysis to drive sustainable and profitable business performance.
3. Own business reviews and financial planning activities within assigned area of responsibility i.e. business units and functions.
4. Drive P&L management including forecasting together with the business units to set ambitious financial targets are ensure their execution.
5. Develop efficient and flexible financial planning and reporting tools enabling business partnering and decision support.

Your responsibilities include, but not limited to:

• Active role in business decisions by providing valuable information and recommendations, including reviewing/challenging underlying assumptions
• Build, maintain and improve robust financial planning and reporting tools to be used both internally in the BPA function and across the organization
• Prepare, review and understand the drivers behind financial forecasts, targets and actual performance to ensure optimization and improvement of profitability
• Drive cross-functional optimization efforts including sales growth and margin optimization, inventory and write-off reduction, etc.
• Identify, monitor and keep track of risks and opportunities enabling the business to actively manage the P&L and ensure key objectives are achieved

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

We are committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:

• University degree in Business Administration / Accounting or related field, Chartered Accountant or MBAs (Finance)
• Background in Finance and good knowledge of finance controlling and accounting processes
• Good communication skills, target-oriented person being able to act independently.
• Expert user of MS Excel, SAP as advantage
• Agile in working with multiple IT systems
• English fluent both written and spoken
• Minimum 5 years of prior relevant experience in FP&A / BPA teams working on business performance measurement, Forecasting, Corporate Finance, Financial analysis etc.

You will receive:

• 5 weeks of holiday
• Monthly pension contribution matching your individual contribution up to 3% of your gross monthly base salary
• Risk Life Insurance
• 5-week holiday per year (1 week above the Labor Law requirement)
• Cafeteria employee benefit program – choice of benefits from Benefit Plus CZ in the amount of 12,000 CZK per year
• Meal vouchers in amount of 120 CZK for each working day (full tax covered by company)
• Multisport Card
• Premium Health Care Program

Why consider Sandoz?

500 million patients were reached with Sandoz generic and biosimilar medicines in 2021, and while we are proud of that, we know we could do more to continue to help pioneer access to medicines for people around the world. How are we going to do this? We believe that revolutionary innovative ideas, insights, and solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. May a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspire new ways of working. We believe that our potential can develop and grow in a culture not based on integrity, curiosity, and flexibility. And we can reinvent what is possible, when we courageously collaborate to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges aggressively and ambitiously. Because the greatest risk in life is the risk of never trying! Imagine what you could do here at Sandoz!
Join us and help us reimagine medicine
Sandoz stands up for equal opportunities and for the integration of persons with disabilities. Hiring decisions are only based on the qualification for the position, regardless of gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, age, and disability.
Czech Republic
Audit & Finance
Full Time
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Senior BPA, Czech Republic

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