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Johnson & Johnson

Finance Analyst

Posted May 25, 2023
Job ID: JJJP00015386
Zuchwil, Solothurn, Hybrid
40 hrs/week
1 year
Starts: Jun 5, 2023
Ends: Jun 4, 2024
Payrate range

Finance Analyst 

Location:  Zuchwil - Switzerland (hybrid working 3 days onsite)

Duration: 12 months  

Project Description:

By May 26th 2024, all medical device companies must demonstrate and maintain compliance in accordance with the new EU Medical Device Regulations (EU MDR)

The Role: 

Consolidation and Preparation of Reporting, Forecasting, Analysis, and other areas within the team`s responsibility and provides accurate, timely, meaningful and complex financial analysis to influence business decisions.

J&J EU MDR Program is a multi-year billion $ project, which ensures the regulatory compliance to manufacturers of Medical Devices. The EU MDR will govern how manufacturers of medical devices produce and sell products in the EU. It also has implications for non-EU countries that leverage the CE (European Conformity) mark. It's a corporate program that spans across all MedTech Franchises of J&J (Ethicon, Cerenovus, Depuy Synthes, J&J Vision). The revision process of the previous Medical Devices Directives began in 2012 with the objective to achieve a smart and efficient legislative framework that is consistently implemented and enforced across the EU, ensuring high quality products, patient safety, public access to information, and rapid access to the latest medical technologies.

Job Description: 

  • Work closely with functional business partners to ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of the solution deployed in support of the business goals and objectives.

  • Provides planning support and financial expertise for business decisions and performs ad-hoc complex analyses to support business partners on special projects as assigned.

  • Responsible for all Month/Quarter End close related activities for MDR (Journal Entries,

  • Account Reconciliations, Budget vs Actual Analysis, Corporate Reporting, Headcount reporting & analysis, forecast preparations etc.) and ensures monthly closings are completed in a timely and accurate manner meeting the corporate deadline.

  • Responsible for ensuring personal and company compliance with all local government and company regulations, policies and procedures for health, safety, and environmental etc.

  • Prepares ad-hoc analysis and presentations for the business partners as well as for the internal and the extended finance team members.

  • Master a changing and complex business environment; challenge, improve, streamline, and optimize current processes with hands on mentality and attention to detail.

  • Participates in integrating new systems that goes live in JNJ into the existing financial processes.

how to succeed

Education / Experience 

  • A minimum bachelor’s in accounting, Economics, finance; and/or related level of certification is preferred.

  • A minimum 4 years of finance experience

  • Strong communication skills, customer focus and proactive attitude, and ability to partner effectively with business.

  • Proficiency in working with SAP FI/CO, BW, AFO/BI, S4H is preferred but not mandatory.

  • Experience working with reporting and planning tools is beneficial.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft office (Excel, word, Power Point) and ideally MS Power applications (Power BI, Power Query, Power Automate, and Power apps)

Skills & Competences

  • Ability to take initiative and work independently in an international and hybrid (virtual/on-site) environment; ability to deliver under tight deadlines.

  • Open to new ideas and with strong interest for digital technologies

  • Strong commitment to business ethics and J&J Credo values

  • Business fluency in English (Oral and Written), German is a plus but not mandatory.

  • A good team player who will be able to work along with an extended finance team with multiple functional areas.

What’s in it for you?  

As the biggest health company in the world, we find it important to put the needs and well-being of our customers and employees first. Our recipe for success consists of crafting an inclusive work environment where everybody feels welcome and respected. 

At Johnson & Johnson, we blend heart, science and ingenuity to profoundly change the trajectory of health for humanity.  



This role offers a very competitive hourly rate. 

you are welcome here

Johnson & Johnson is working to create an inclusive environment where diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences are valued and each and every one of our people feels that they belong and can reach their potential. No matter who they are.

about Johnson & Johnson

Caring for the world, one person at a time has inspired and united the people of Johnson & Johnson for over 130 years. As a skilled contractor, you’ll play a key part in the thinking, strategy, dynamism - and impact - of this iconic global healthcare company as they touch the lives of nearly a billion people every day. Contribute to the next healthcare breakthrough with your next project at Johnson & Johnson. 

application process

We are looking to process the first round of applications within the next 2 working days.

We do not accept applications via email. 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

For more than 130 years, diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) have been part of our cultural fabric at Johnson & Johnson and woven into how we do business every day. Our commitment to respect the dignity and diversity of all is embedded in our Credo.

We know that the success of our business depends on having the best talent in a workforce that reflects the diverse markets we serve around the world and an inclusive culture that values different perspectives and life experiences. That is why we are working to create an inclusive environment where diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences are valued and each one of our people feels that they belong and can reach their potential. No matter who they are. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Johnson & Johnson means “You Belong”

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