Prabhdeep Singh

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Senior Analyst - Financial Planning & Analysis Job

Date: Apr 10, 2019

Location: Plainsboro, NJ, US

Company: Novo Nordisk

About the Department
At Novo Nordisk, our Finance and Operations team works to provide strategic direction to the company, ensuring that everything we do is viable and built to last. Overseeing and safeguarding Novo Nordisk Inc. (NNI’s) short and long-term planning, Finance and Operations works closely with teams across the organization to develop strategies and business plans, monitor industry trends and provide operating recommendations. We regulate accounting, uphold workplace safety, manage our supply chain and sampling, support technology, maintain our facilities and assure the integrity and completeness of all business transactions. At Novo Nordisk, you will have the opportunity to build a life-changing career in a global business environment. We encourage our employees to make the most of their talent. And we reward hard work and dedication with the opportunity for continuous learning and personal development. Are you ready to realize your potential?

The Position
Performs controlling, analysis and reporting function for assigned line of business budget area. Identifies and drives group-wide process improvements as needed. Responsible for the completion of month end financial statement preparation, reporting, and analytics.

Reports to the Associate Director, Business Partner Non-Commercial & CoE Cost controlling. Interacts with all levels of the business and partners heavily with assigned functional areas. Primary financial contact for assigned Functional Area and deals with all levels within that organization, from Vice President (VP) to Administrator.

Essential Functions
  • Proactively partners with all part of the assigned business to drive optimal business decisions based on facts and knowledge about the industry, market and products
  • Drives Budget process for assigned functional areas
  • Establishes and maintains relationship with relevant LT members and their leadership teams to guide decision making regarding budget matters, financial compliance risks, and implications of proposed actions
  • Prepares and delivers ad-hoc reports and presentations for LT and leadership meetings
  • Provides recommendations and proposals to business and financial management regarding budget status, spending plans and habits and proactively identifies potential risk and opportunity areas
  • Ensures the organization spends according to plan by examining spend budgets; identify variances, reasons for over and under spending, and reallocate those resources
  • Coordinates overall budget process across the entire Diabetes commercial areas as well as responsible for budgeting of specific allocated functional area(s)
  • Ensures objectives, outcomes, metrics and timeframes are in place for key projects and identify areas where greater efficiencies or collaboration could enhance results
  • Ensures objectives, outcomes, metrics, and timeframes are in place for key projects and that key outcomes are sustainable
  • Provides formal and informal guidance, analyses, data retrieval etc. for relevant areas

  • A Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in accounting, finance or related field. Solid relevant experience may be substituted for degree when appropriate
  • Requires a minimum of 4 years of progressively responsible, relevant experience. At least 2 years within finance function
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong internal relationships
  • Ability to effectively plan, prioritize, execute and follow-up in a timely manner and anticipate problems and roadblocks
  • Advanced capability in Excel and PowerPoint required. Experience with SAP or comparable enterprise systems required
  • Applies analytical methods and tools to translate data into clear, actionable insights and recommendations
  • Demonstrated ability to drive effective decision-making, planning, and improvements
  • Demonstrates ability to provide the highest quality services to internal and external customers; demonstrates attention to detail to ensure accuracy
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills required
  • Knows how to get things done both through formal and informal channels
  • Must be able to translate problem statements and areas of improvement focus into specific projects and recommendations
  • Proven collaboration across functions or teams in project management and/or team process, strong individual contributor
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Novo Nordisk is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

If you are interested in applying to Novo Nordisk and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply, please call us at 1-855-411-5290. This contact is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

Requisition ID: 59742BR
State/Provinces: Plainsboro
Job Category: Finance

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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