Sanofi Group Senior Financial Analyst in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Senior Financial Analyst
The Senior Financial Analyst will provide support to Specialty Care Alliance Finance, including reporting of budgets and forecasts, monthly/quarterly closings (P&L and profit share reviews), and other financial planning & analysis activities on a timely basis. This person will work with the Finance Business Partners. This role is part of the Specialty Care Finance team. This person will help to identify and implement new ways of working as we transform the system processes and interactions.
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Support system changes and maintain key data and processes in central repository
Support quarterly process – data validation process, reconciliations, and support information/files
Support monthly/quarterly reporting to partner and internal business partners (i.e. various contractually necessary reporting and regional reports)
Prepare forecast files for alignment with partner: P&L, Opex, FTE, country splits as appropriate
Monitor risks and opportunities that affect the profit share
Analyze FTEs on a quarterly basis and compare to plan – ensuring limits are respected
Update system and confirm assumptions built into budget/forecasts
Assist in education of controller groups on alliance system and processes
Ensure compliance with annual SOX controls and support quarterly SOX controls
Test financial submissions for consistency with aligned financial plans, support team and global controllers with updates as appropriate
Assist in preparation of monthly and quarterly close process including reporting requirements
Ensure compliance with all internal control requirements and assist with internal audit process
Support alliance system access process
Support key finance initiatives
Ad hoc projects and reporting as required
- A minimum of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university required. Area of specialization in Finance, Accounting, or Operations is preferred. CPA or advanced degree is preferred.
Professional Experience & Skills:
A minimum of 3 years of diversified financial experience.
Strong working experience with Excel.
Strong analytical capabilities and proven experience working across multiple internal stakeholders is required.
Public accounting experience.
Previous work-related experience within the Pharmaceutical industry experience.
Experience with TM1/Planning Analytics
Excellent organization, interpersonal and communication skills
Proactively challenges the status quo and investigates issues independently and as a team
Effectively collaborates with other cross-functional teams
The position will be required to manage a considerable amount of change as the new structure is built, new processes are defined, and the position evolves. A tolerance for ambiguity and willingness to accept change as part of overall process. A willingness to accept and address resistance to change and opinions of others.
Sanofi Inc. and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.
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