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Job Title: Senior Manager, Financial Planning & Analytics - R&D Finance
Location: Princeton, NJ United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 11/24/2021
Expire Date: 01/24/2022
Job Categories: Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical
Job Description
Senior Manager, Financial Planning & Analytics - R&D Finance
Job Summary

The Financial Planning & Analytics (FP&A) Business Partner understands Otsuka's business strategy and provides financial planning and analytics solutions for Otsuka's Research and Development (R&D) business.

This role acts as a finance business partner for R&D global support functions, including developing and managing budgets, reviewing and supporting forecasting, providing framework and analytics for investment prioritizations, providing day-to-day support and strategic analysis for short/long-term investment decisions to drive the growth and success of R&D.

The successful FP&A Business Partner acts as a champion for the business, monitoring the effect of business decisions on Otsuka's financials and advises senior management appropriately.

Job Description

Finance business partner supporting R&D global functions by providing financial and strategic business partnership and decision support.

Works with Business to prepare Annual Budgets, Long Term Plans and Forecasts

Leads the preparation and analysis of the monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reporting packages for functional leaders, project leadership, and department managers including identifying risks/opportunities and potential mitigation plans.

Manages monthly close processes including accruals across the business

Initiates and conducts meetings with members of the teams on topics such as budget matters, understanding and interpreting department financial data, invoice management, contract management and other related business issues/topics.

Ensures data integrity and delivery of financial reporting, including summarization of all types of expenses.

Responsible for any external collaboration reporting

Manages consolidation and reporting to Japan

Focus on process enhancements and continuous improvement.

Support ad-hoc cross functional projects


Minimum BS/BA degree in business/finance/accounting, or closely related field of study

Minimum 5-10 years' Finance experience, Pharmaceutical industry and R&D experience a plus

Experience with management reporting, financial analysis, budgeting, forecasting and financial valuations.

High degree of proficiency with computer technology & MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook) as well as Anaplan, Essbase, and SAP reporting (AFO and SAC)

Superior interpersonal, communication and influencing skills with a keen focus on business partnering is required

Ability to multitask and prioritize work independently, take initiative and complete tasks to deadlines

Experience working in a team based, matrix organization as a financial business partner preferred

Experience working globally, particularly with Japan, a plus

Must be self-confident and ask questions to bring clarity to issues related to the team overall success

Must be open and flexible to the changing environment

Able to contribute innovative ideas and implement improvements

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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