Finance Business Analyst

Bangalore, India    |     Other   |   Full-time
Job Reference: 2641 - Posted 17-Feb-2021

Key responsibilities:

Categorise in headlines the key responsibilities that demonstrates the variety of roles that the organisation expects the position to fulfil

         Ownership of Financial Reports providing insights to the Management.

         Support stakeholders with management presentations & driving projects.

         Continuous Engagement with the stakeholders to ensure business needs are addressed

         Training colleagues and driving quality mind-set

         Working closely with the team leader in driving the FPA and GBS Finance Initiatives


Main job tasks:

For each headline indicated above the job tasks should be described in more detail

         Ownership of Weekly, Monthly Sales and Cost Reports

         Provide analysis on the key drivers of deviations against budget/forecast

         Financial System reconciliations

         Preparation of monthly performance presentations for business meetings

         Update management presentations & communications as per business requirement

         Drive process standardisation and simplification

         Contribute towards continuous improvement of processes through driving cLEAN initiatives

         Be a part of the affiliate planning Processes - Anchor Budget and Rolling Estimate process

         Provide adhoc analysis based on business needs

         Ensure documentation is recorded and maintained according to corporate finance archiving guidelines


Scope of Authority:

         Guide team in ensuring quality and timeliness of all deliverables

         Guide the team on smart ways of working and lead simplification initiatives

         Take the lead in finding solutions for process related issues

         Share best practices with wider FP&A organisation

         Pro-actively support the larger FP&A team at GBS Finance on initiatives

         Day to day prioritisation and planning of tasks

         Collaboration with stakeholders to ensure timely decision making


Other areas of responsibility:

         Ensure compliance with Novo Nordisk systems and policies

         Take full responsibility for development and fulfilment of own development plan (IDP)

         Maintain/develop relevant IT systems and financial models

         Secure a good collaboration between GBS and Region APAC FP&A team

         Share better practices and act as an GBS Finance ambassador outside the area

         Support to teams within area of responsibility and within GBS Finance





Communication and Stakeholder interaction:

Key stakeholdersType of communication

         Finance GBS

         Stakeholders at Regional office and Affiliates, Headquarters and indirectly to VP, SVP’s in the line of Business.                            The job holder is expected to be a good communicator both written and verbally

         Ensure good and transparent communication and interaction with stakeholders

         The job holder is expected to represent the FPA agenda and ensure efficient communication and implementation


Innovation and change:

         The job demands high level of innovation and initiative, as most NN markets are complex

         The position holder must continuously scan the market and the environment for better practices and systems

         The position holder is encouraged to secure a constant improvement of processes in order to optimise quality, mitigate errors, improve speed, ease takeover, etc.


Geographic responsibility:

It is important to secure a good collaboration between GBS Bangalore & APAC Stakeholders


Knowledge, skills and experience:

Minimum knowledge required to fulfil job responsibilities (not actual CV from candidate/employee)


Master in Finance (or equivalent) from a well-recognised institute

         Good academic track record and grades


Minimum 3 years of relevant work experience

         Experience in business controlling and other finance disciplines

         Solid understanding within the field of accounting and finance

         Project management experience

         Proficient with PC-tools, extensive knowledge of MS Office, SAP ECC, SAP BW.

         Knowledge of pharmaceutical industry is an advantage

         Working knowledge of VBA / Tableau / Altryx / QlikSense is an added advantage

Personal skills:Strong analytical skills

         Ability to provide recommendations in spite of uncertainty and pressure

         Pro-activeness and self-propelled

         Ability to handle and prioritise several tasks

         Good communication and presentation skills

         Fluent in oral and written English

         A team player