Johnson & Johnson
Finance Analyst - Remote working (role based in Switzerland)
Johnson & Johnson is recruiting for a Finance Analyst for the EU MDR Programme running in the Johnson and Johnson Medtech division. This is the largest programme operating in the division today.
Switzerland, remote working, must be living in Switzerland
12 months contract (possible extension thereafter)
Qualified accountant with 2 years + experience in Medtech, Pharma, Medical Devices
Financial Reporting, budgets, forecasting, planning, analysis
EU MDR experience is essential
Start Date - Immediate or ASAP
Fully Remote Working Senior Financial AnalystJohnson & Johnson is recruiting for a Senior Financial Analyst for the EU MDR Programme running in the Johnson and Johnson Medtech division. This is the largest programme operating in the division today. This position requires a highly-motivated individual with intellectual curiosity and proven analysis skills.
Johnson & Johnson MedTech Companies produce a broad range of innovative products and solutions used primarily by health care professionals. It is one of the top 3 medical device companies globally. The Johnson & Johnson MedTech segment covers interventional solutions, orthopaedics, surgery and vision, with brand names such as Biosense Webster, Cerenovus, DePuy Synthes, Ethicon, Acclarent and Acuvue.
European Medical Device Regulation (EU MDR) is a regulatory requirement that ensures high standards of quality and safety for medical devices that are being produced in or supplied into Europe. It impacts products that are supplied globally. The EU MDR programme has been running since 2016 with EU medical device regulation changes that came speinto force in 2021. Role Overview
The Senior Financial Analyst will support the provision of financial reporting to the various EU MDR workstream leads across the Orthopaedics, Ethicon and CSS businesses in Medtech. They will coordinate the workflow to the workstream leads, and the activities of systems and processes to ensure that everything is in place to report financials timely and accurately.
The role supports programme budget forecasting and prepares the financial analysis and insights required to aid decision making and contribute to the success of supporting the businesses to transition from EU MDR programme funding back to the Medtech division base businesses (Orthopaedics, Ethicon and CSS) P&L?s.You will be responsible for:
Providing analytical and financial analysis, financial modelling, planning, and reporting services to EU MDR programme stakeholders.
Support the programme budgeting forecasting process: Prepare and communicate forecasting assumptions and templates; Execution with the workstreams leads to collate, consolidate, analyse, and provide insights on the financial forecasts, underlying business assumptions, and rationale provided in support of the forecasts provided.
Provide key interpretive and predictive financial information, highlighting variances, risks and opportunities linking programme budgets to programme activities to support finance business partnering activities across the workstreams
Provide financial analysis and modelling to support the base businesses to quantify their resourcing and discretionary budget requirements in the transition and sustain phase; as part of the handover of programme activities and budgets back to the base businesses in Medtech.
Evaluate key drivers and root cause(s) in order to provide meaningful analysis to explain financial forecast and programme budget variances and trends against the business plan and previous forecasts.
Support the development of a standard-format roadmap of reporting programme deliverables that link programme activities to budget expenditure and forecasts.
Support the development and implementation of process improvements to drive streamlined financial programme analysis and reporting.
Lead efforts to improve financial acumen across EU MDR programme stakeholders
Fulfill various ad-hoc reporting and analysis requirements, including developing BI reports, analysing trends, and presenting results in presentation format for programme executive steering committee presentations and decision making.
You will need:
Qualified accountant with 5 years + post-qualification experience with a minimum of 2 years of that experience as a Senior financial analyst. Working in Medtech environment is preferred but not essential.
Strong financial analysis and financial modelling skills
Excellent analytical, conceptual, communication and interpersonal skills while working in a dynamic, cross-functional team environment.
Previous experience in preparing PowerPoint presentations that include financial analysis, insights and recommendations to assist governance forums with decision making
Intermediate to Advanced Excel skills are required to include Pivot Tables, VLOOKUPS, and formulas
Experience with COGNOS, Power BI and BRAVO is preferred.
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