Your Responsibilities : Job Purpose
This role incumbent will lead the finance partner function of XXX manufacturing site, be the primary finance interface to the business, provide decision support, simplification and a key influencer of the SLT and full site organization to deliver continuous improvement and cost optimization to meet site targets.
The role provides financial and budgetary forecasts, monitoring and reporting on KPIs using a financial early warning system.
Also Ensuring compliance in collaboration with SMAS, all control activities prescribed by ICFW and providing information internal and external auditors related to the Site.
Providing Insight : Derive management insight on the basis of standard management reports and knowledge of the business.
Bring strategic insight actively to the decision making and analysis table
Counseling, Challenging and Influencing : Enable discussion and decision on options to improve performance, focused on priorities, based on understanding of risks, opportunities and feasibility.
Providing Decision Support : Value added decision and planning support when needed by the business, taking account of the wider GMS and GSK enterprise context
Provide clear support and interactions to successfully drive and embed the One P&L culture and performance as well as enhancement of financial acumen across the business
Execute strategic projects as required
Key site interface and role model One Finance, with central finance services
Accountable for monthly business performance reporting sign offs with SMAS and planning / forecasting
Key Responsibilities Key deliverables & responsibilities of the role
Lead finance partner to value stream operations and support functions providing embedded decision support, financial and option analysis and deep insight of performance delivery and resource allocations
Ensure proactive and effective coordination between site finance and finance services, above country finance etc
Lead key parts of monthly reporting sign offs with SMAS and provide commentary on key variances / business drivers and any actions required.
Sign off site income statement and balance sheet and forecast / plans to both GMS and as part of One P&L
Own financial planning and forecast update cycles
Lead implementation of site financial governance and other adhoc presentation creation
Create non-standard financial analysis and trends to support decision making as required
Execute simplification projects and implementation of best practices
Lead embedding full financial ownership across the value streams and functions
Accountable for risk identification and manage financial governance in support of delivering business strategies
Full ownership to deliver site financial and business performance delivery of both operating profit and working capital targets
Sign off quarterly judgment report preparation and year-end management certification,
Manage corporate approvals (e.g. appropriate tax and transfer pricing, compliance with corporate development, investment authorisation and treasury requirements)
Own implementation of working capital, treasury and tax strategies in consultation with Corporate and above site finance as required
Be point of contact for the business with financial issues and proactively support embedding of target operating model
Take joint responsibility and accountability for decisions concerning overall business and be first point of contact for business colleagues with all financial issues
Effectively communicate within the business and value streams and influence to realise opportunities, mitigate risks and achieve timely resolution of issues
Demonstrated ability to display key attributes of successful finance partnering :
oBUSINESS KNOWLEDGE Strong business knowledge and commercial acumen, Influence local business investment , communicated with insight and impact, create business cases and insightful performance analysis
oCATALYST FOR CHANGE Challenge performance and drive improvements. Use business and financial knowledge to identify new value added opportunities and get business to engage and deliver;
oDRIVING PARTNERSHIP Collaborative team player, embedded in decision making, networked widely within site, wider GSK and externally, ensure good flow of information for proactive identification of issues, create external-
focused analysis and research
oSTEWARDSHIP AND GOVERNANCE Challenge business propositions that may have a significant risk or poor financial return, embed environment where GSK employees act with the highest integrity to protect GSK resources, personal accountability and courage to ensure the safeguarding of GSK’s assets and reputation
Strong verbal and written English language skills
Experience working with range of seniority, with ability to influence and challenge positively with stakeholders at all levels
Demonstrated business skills with integrity and independent commercial judgment to understand the underlying business drivers
Ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams and working in a global organisation across a matrix environment
Strong interpersonal skills demonstrated by creation of a network of key partners within Finance and the business and the ability to bridge communications gap between finance and non-finance
Ability to prioritise multiple projects with varying degrees of complexity and apply project management skills
Finance / business degree or professional accountancy qualification
Basic qualifications :
ACCA, CA, CIMA, MSc Finance Minimum 5 years + PQE experience as Financial Analyst / Financial Partner
Preferred qualifications :
Strong Communication skills
Clear ability to influence
Creating Business Solutions
Enable and Drive Change
Experience working in business / functional unit
Demonstrated financial knowledge of modelling, analysis, evaluation, forecasting, strategic planning, and decision making
Understanding of systems and processes as they affect the financial results (Bison, Cognos,TM1, MERP, JDE, etc)
Experience and understanding of continuous improvement tools (e.g., GPS) to ensure continuous improvement methods are constantly applied
Excellent computer skills including Excel, Word, PowerPoint
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