Sanofi Group SHIFT Program, Financial Controlling Lead-Industrial in Bridgewater, New Jersey

The HUB Controlling Industrial Lead is one member of the Hub team composed by around 8 members (one expert per each of the workstreams) led by the Hub Manager. The HUB Controlling Industrial Lead is responsible for the local/regional implementation in the markets (based on the SHIFT roadmap) of the SHIFT ERP Core Model framework, which is embedded in a single ERP for all businesses on all geographies.

This includes responsibility for the following areas of expertise:

o Standard Cost Management

o Industrial Controlling

o Operational Reporting

o Group Reporting

Sanofi is engaging in a review program for harmonization of its current processes: Finance and Controlling, SBS, Trade, Customer Service and Supply Chain. The SHIFT project is the IT implementation of these Business Core Models into a Global ERP considering also the corresponding interfaces with the Back-Office and satellite tools. This review and transformation program aims at:

  • Enabling Global Business Units (GBU) & Global Functions with Analytics & common processes

  • Common analytics by GBU and for Global functions to drive their business, analyse their performance and optimize their resources

  • Standard Group wide best in class processes aimed at fostering a One Sanofi way of managing our business and functions

  • Embed new ways of analysing markets and business strategies & tactics

  • Implementation of benchmarked ways of working from Group affiliates, peers in the industry, and other industries (such as FMCG)

  • Support new approaches defined for Sanofi growth relays by ensuring that SHIFT enables a high degree of automation, control and analytics on these innovative approaches.

  • Facilitate the implementation of a One Sanofi Management for each of the Workstreams in scope through adapted and harmonized processes

  • Simplifying processes and Sanofi users’ experience

  • State-of-the-art global systems ensuring an end-to-end process integration while providing a simplified user’s experience

  • Major changes to reporting or processes handled centrally at once

  • One source of truth on master data and a common automated internal control framework

  • Improved integration or divestment capabilities through a standardized methodology.

The HUB Controlling Industrial Lead:

  • Follow Project Management for deployments established by Hub Manager

  • Be Expert in Project Methodology and deployment

  • Align to Core Model on each local implementation

  • Be Localization and functional Expert

  • Support local focused business teams (e.g. Data migration support, UAT organization, Change management)


  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is required with a concentration in business preferred

  • Master’s degree preferred


  • A minimum of 5 years professional experience in Functional and/or SAP Controlling is required. Experience in implementing large transformation programs via IT is required. A strong track record in a Pharmaceutical / Consumer Products industry preferably in Sanofi

  • Proven analytical and summarization skills required

  • Strong communication and problem solving skills, ability to defend the Core Model position are required


  • Project Management skills

  • Leadership and ability to challenge, open minded and active listening

  • Ability to drive change and ensure alignment at every stage from main stakeholders and impacted parties

  • Ability to understand and synthesize business needs from multiple sources, and escalate arbitration needs

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills

  • Ability to collect data and report on blocking points

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