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Johnson & Johnson

Senior Financial Analyst - Wokingham

Posted May 11, 2021
Job ID: JJJP00006547
6 months
(Jun 14, 2021 - Dec 13, 2021)
40 hrs/week
Payrate range
25 - 39 £/hr

FP&A Support Senior Financial Analyst

Johnson & Johnson is recruiting for a finance professional to join the EMEA FP&A Centre of Excellence (FP&A COE) team, located in Pinewood Campus, United Kingdom. This role is supporting the EMEA organization for the Pharm business.

In EMEA, the Centre of Excellence team are a dynamic, diverse group of individuals representing a wide variety of experiences and cultural backgrounds.

The team is fundamentally changing how Finance supports the Johnson & Johnson businesses in the region. This means that FP&A CoE provides the ideal work environment for those who enjoy being challenged and rapidly growing their horizons.

Key Responsibilities:

Primarily in this role you work with & support the FP&A Support Finance Manager in all the activities in the areas of forecasting/planning, controlling, partnering and reporting. Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Support the local Business Unit Finance (BUF) team by providing financial analytics/ insights enabling delivery of financial forecasts, through relevant analysis as part of closing

  • Lead the planning cycles, working in close collaboration with BUF partners

  • Develop and identify business needs analytics, and leveraging standard data and tools to deliver innovative analytical solutions

  • Share best practices and either import or export to make a positive impact beyond your country/cluster

  • Within the EMEA FP&A COE / Region, act as the reference on a specific standard process / report and continuously look to improve it

  • Support the Regional Business Unit Finance (BUF) team by providing all financial analytics/ insights enabling delivery of financial plans and forecasts

  • Support EMEA / Corporate initiatives (business and /or finance)


  • University degree / Qualified Accountant (Part Qual Minimum)

Experience required:

  • Broad based experience preferred

  • Experience of working in a commercial organisation with matrix business relationships

  • Proven track record of high performance and driving process improvements across a complex business environment

  • Strong Finance acumen and strong analytical spreadsheet skills

  • Prior working knowledge of SAP BW is a plus

  • Ideally familiar with Johnson & Johnson worldwide procedures, practices and systems

Skills and Competencies:

  • Demonstrate honesty and ethical behaviour in all areas of responsibility, and act as a role model for J&J Credo values

  • Customer Focus

  • Challenge status quo and process improvements approach

  • Working to tight deadlines

  • Ability to thrive in a multi-cultural environment across all layers of the business

  • Collaborative and can do attitude

  • Good communication skills with the ability to flex inter-personal style appropriate to different levels and stakeholders

  • Analytical and influencing skills are key to be successful in this role

  • Strong planning/prioritization are critical to success

  • Applicants must be collaborative, passionate about driving change and challenging status quo, aiming to further find efficiencies and add more value to the Business

In Return:

In return for this role you will receive a very competitive hourly rate. A minimum 6 - 12 month contract & an opportunity to work with a Global Leader within the Pharmaceutical sector, Johnson & Johnson. 

If you are interested in this role please apply now, or for more information contact Tabitha.Crabtree@randstadsourceright.co.uk

Please Note: Applications for this role will close Friday so be quick!

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