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Planning & Forecasting Senior Finance Analyst
  • Requisition ID: WD212435
  • Position: Full time
  • Open date: Jun 24, 2019 12:35 PM
  • Functional area: Finance
  • Location:
    Poznań, Poland - woj. wielkopolskie
  • Required degrees: Bachelors
  • Relocation: Yes

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Your Responsibilities:
This is a unique opportunity to be part of our European Planning & Forecasting Hub in Poznań.

The Planning & Forecasting Senior Analyst is responsible for supporting the respective in-market Finance teams with robust planning and forecasting activities as well as accurate, insightful and timely management reporting and analysis to drive business decisions. He/she would also be expected to build strong relationships with the in-market finance teams to facilitate a One Finance Team approach.

How you will contribute to our success:

This includes but is not limited to:
• Partner the in-market Finance Teams in the development of market forecasts, Plan and Update exercises.
• Strong understanding of actual/ historical performance, external environment and able bring into planning and forecasting considerations.   
• Prepare monthly reports, variance analysis, risk & opportunities for management to review and drive business performance/gap closing initiatives and be the single point of contact for management reporting for that market.
• Prepare management reports/decks for Core Commercial Cycle (CCC)/Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) processes such as the DRM (Demand Review Meeting) and performance reviews such as the MPR (Monthly Performance Reviews) to support decision making and for use by management.
• Prepare ad-hoc reporting/analysis requests from in-market finance teams or the FD
• Help deliver a standardized financial forecast process across the Consensus Forecasting platforms (CF/MoD CF) within the CCC framework
• Responsible for the robustness and accuracy of the market forecasts and plans
• Uphold Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for the Hub in line with guidelines


Why You?

Basic qualifications:

• University educated (Bachelor’s Degree) in Finance, Accountancy, Business, Economics, IT
• Relevant experience (3-4 years) preferably within a similar sector
• Experience in Financial Planning/Budgeting, preferably a corporate environment in a multinational company
• Expertise in creating or extracting information from/to excel and use of advanced formulas
• Proficient financial knowledge of analysis, evaluation, modelling and forecasting with strong analytical skills and attention to detail
• Desire to take ownership of the tasks
• Coordination, planning and organisation skills - demonstrated ability to prioritise workload in order to meet critical deadlines
• Positive attitude, energises team and can influence it to tackle problems   
• Effective communications skills
• Strong spoken and written English
• Advanced Excel & PowerPoint skills - ability to manipulate and draw trends from large amounts of data

Preferred qualifications:
• Knowledge of SAP would be an asset

Why GSK?:
How you will be rewarded:

• Working in a leading company from healthcare sector
• Possibility of developing within the role and company’s structure
• Supportive and friendly working environment
• Company culture based on GSK values: patient focus, integrity, respect and transparency
• Atmosphere of trust which let you grow professionally and act independently
• Additional benefits (medical care, life insurance, pension scheme, sports card, recreation allowance, social fund)

Contact information:
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