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Johnson & Johnson

Senior Financial Analyst - Remote

Posted Nov 17, 2022
Job ID: JJJP00013474
Remote, Remote
37 hrs/week
1 year , 1 month
Payrate range

Senior Financial Analyst - Remote

You may need to travel internationally for meetings, periodically but it will be predominantly remote. We are considering UK and Ireland based candidates. 


Johnson & 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 sped into 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.
  • Proactive approach and the ability to work independently to manage multiple tasks and a range of complex projects to completion
  • Team player and “can do” attitude. Ability to switch between very detailed analysis to big picture.
  • Collaborative and business partner approach working with key stakeholders and teams.


Skills And Attributes For Success


Decision Making:

  • Identify and make decisions that have a significant project impact; escalating decisions that cannot be resolved within the project in line with project/programme governance structure.
  • Deadline-driven, highly organised and able to multitask
  • Experience of working on projects through the full delivery life cycle (from project concept/initiation to closing)


Problem Solving:

  • Exceptional problem-solving ability including logical reasoning, creative thinking and the ability to untangle complex issues
  • Ability to communicate complex ideas effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Identify, drive and lead problem solving and issue management for the project deliverables
  • Influences and contributes to continuous improvement of methodology 



  • A team player who’s also an independent thinker
  • Collaborates well across the organisation: Ability to positively engage and develop relationships with multiple stakeholders
  • Identifies and manages cross functional interdependencies


Level of Influence

  • Influences and negotiates project outcomes with senior stakeholders, often across multiple functions.
  • Prepares and presents analysis, insights and recommendation to assist governance forums with decision making


In Return:

In return for this role you will receive a very competitive hourly rate. A minimum 12 month contract & an opportunity to work with a Global Leader within the Pharmaceutical sector, Johnson & Johnson. 



Things to remember before applying for this role:

  • We do not accept applications via email.
  • For UK candidates - this role is INSIDE IR35



Thank you very much and we look forward to receiving your application. 



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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.

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