Full Job Description
Our Finance team brings together our financial perspectives into our overall strategic and tactical decision making. We use state-of-the-art techniques for financial analysis, planning, accounting, reporting and performance evaluation. This allows the organization to continue advancing medical innovation and improve lives.
Position Description: Associate Director, Financial Planning and Analysis: Global Capital Planning and Reporting
Our Company is committed to be the world’s premier, most research-intensive biopharmaceutical company. The Global Capital Planning and Reporting (GCPR) team is positioned to support one of the most strategic areas of investment for the company, its capital expenditure.
Our Company has been executing the largest expansion of capital expenditure in the history of the pharmaceutical industry to enable future growth in biologics, vaccines and animal health manufacturing, reinvent discovery research and leverage digital and data capabilities.
A role within the GCPR organization is a unique opportunity to gain exposure and contribute to the decisions that shape the enterprise for years to come. Finance is a trusted business partner, playing a critical role in ensuring effective resource utilization, specifically to ensure MRK is spending the right amount on the right projects at the right time.
Within the Capital Planning and Reporting (GCPR) the candidate in this role will support the underlying capital reporting system (BPC CapPlan), develop and maintain visualization tools used across the enterprise and consolidate capital spend and forecast information to present to ECC (Enterprise Capital Committee). The role also includes support for a subset of the IT organization such that the candidate can gain the experience of capital management at the divisional level. This role has a unique combination of enterprise visibility with opportunity of project level influence.
In this role a candidate should expect to:
Gain end-to-end exposure to our Company’s capital governance process
Gain extensive knowledge of our Company’s Capital module of the Business, Planning and Consolidations (BPC) system
Visibility and appreciation for the context of our Company’s enterprise investments
Learn the qualities that make for an effective business case presented at the executive level
Increase his/her network through engagement with finance professional across the divisions
Education Minimum Requirement:
Undergraduate in Business, Finance, Science or Engineering
Required Experience and Skills:
Minimum of 5 years of operations or Finance experience
Preferred Experience and Skills:
MBA or other finance background preferred
Excellent analytical skills and the ability to develop business operations models
Strong financial acumen
Proactive approach to problem solving
Results and process-driven orientation
Customer support orientation
Demonstrated experience in supporting large organization change initiatives
Demonstrated ability to effectively work in a challenging and complex environment.
Demonstrated ability to influence, build and maintain diverse client and peer relationships
Sound and balanced judgment, with the ability to assess and handle risk
Excellent communications skills
Strong computer skills especially working with SAP, BPC and MS Excel.
Visualization software skills preferred
Our Support Functions deliver services and make recommendations about ways to enhance our workplace and the culture of our organization. Our Support Functions include HR, Finance, Information Technology, Legal, Procurement, Administration, Facilities and Security.
Who we are …
We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world’s most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.
What we look for …
In a world of rapid innovation, we seek brave Inventors who want to make an Impact in all aspects of our business, enabling breakthroughs that will affect generations to come. We encourage you to bring your disruptive thinking, collaborative spirit and diverse perspective to our organization. Together we will continue Inventing For Life, Impacting Lives while Inspiring Your Career Growth.
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In accordance with Managers’ Policy – Job Posting and Employee Placement, all employees subject to this policy are required to have a minimum of twelve (12) months of service in current position prior to applying for open positions.
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