Achieva Group Ltd

Business Planning Analyst / Finance Analyst

CHF66 - CHF72 per hour
20 May 2021
17 Jun 2021
Sophie Fosh
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)

Our global pharmaceutical client has a vacancy for a Business Planning Analyst / Finance Analyst.
Our client is looking for candidates based in Switzerland/ EU.
This is an initial 6-month full time contract.
Job Purpose:
Support Mergers & Acquisitions IT organisation in all related finance activities: business partner for Merger & Acquisitions IT projects (spin-off/divestment's as well as acquisitions & integration's); providing complex business planning and analysis support, management reporting, budget and latest estimates, forecasting; providing decision-making analysis for M&A projects.
Major Accountability's:
Business Partnering
-Partners effectively on different dimensions (local, global, project level, operation cost level)
-Designs and implements global complex accounting and reporting structures for multi domain deals
-Provides data for negotiations with external as well internal stakeholder on constant basis
-Evaluates and challenges economic benefit of projects
-Provides cost transparency and ensure good understanding of key cost drivers
Planning (Budget, Latest Forecast, Latest Outlooks) & Reporting
-Provide financial planning for assigned M&A IT activities including but not limited to Project budget and spend, TSAs, stranded costs, project budgets etc.
Decision support for Investments/Projects
-Works in close collaboration with the Business and supports the financial assessment, evaluation and execution/tracking of M&A-related projects and their impact to operation cost
Accounting / Compliance
-Applies standard accounting concepts and techniques
-Takes responsibility for specific functional reporting set up in FCRS
-Identifies root cause of problems and recommends controls or processes for improvement.
Ideal Background:
Education (minimum/desirable):
Bachelor degree or equivalent  in Finance & Accounting or similar business degree/MBA desirable
Languages: English, German (not mandatory)
-3 - 5 years finance experience in various areas in a global operating, multi-dimensional organisation (Controlling/Business Planning & Analysis, FRA, Treasury)
-Budgeting, controlling and reporting
-Business process and system development
-Very good understanding on business and financial processes
-Strategy development & implementation
-Global/Multi-function project and change management experience