CSL Behring Senior Analyst, Global Finance Business Partner – I&T in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
With operations in 35+ nations and 27,000 employees worldwide, CSL is driven to develop and deliver a broad range of lifesaving therapies to treat disorders such as hemophilia and primary immune deficiencies, and vaccines to prevent influenza. Our therapies are also used in cardiac surgery, organ transplantation and burn treatment.
CSL is the parent company of CSL Behring and Seqirus. CSL Behring (http://www.cslbehring.com) is a global leader in the protein biotherapeutics industry, focused on bringing to market biotherapies used to treat serious and often rare conditions. CSL Behring operates CSL Plasma (http://www.cslplasma.com/careers) , one of the world's largest collectors of human plasma, which is used to create CSL’s therapies. Seqirus is the second largest influenza vaccine company in the world and is a transcontinental partner in pandemic preparedness and a major contributor to the prevention and control of influenza globally.
We invite you to take a look at the many career possibilities available around the globe and consider building your promising future at CSL by becoming a member of our team!
As a Finance Business Partner, the purpose of this role is to build strong relationships with the I&T organization and establish a deep understanding of the I&T Function, Digital Strategy and Operating Model. The role encompasses the global reach of I&T across both the CSL Behring and Seqirus business units, providing value insights, supporting strategic decision making through provision of financial data and reports and to effectively partner with key business stakeholders.
The role will have responsibility for one or more of the seven I&T Organizational pillars and will also provide financial partnering support as part of the I&T Finance teams overall remit. The primary focus of the role is on financial planning, reporting, monitoring and analysis, as well as providing financial decision support in the delivery of value creation opportunities. The role holder must be proactive, have attention to detail, be able to work independently and analyze information into comprehensive analyses with well supported insights that are relevant, sound and timely.
Key areas include:
Support I&T financial modelling, analysis, reporting and recommendations to Senior Management and I&T Leadership to provide visibility of and support delivery of, efficient and effective return on investment of I&T spend in support of the value generation agenda.
Be responsible for analyzing and evaluating I&T financial plans, budgets and forecasts as they relate to the I&T organization's objectives and alignment with Finance Standards to support execution of I&T Digital Strategy.
Support the I&T organizations understanding and implementation of CSL’s financial planning and reporting requirements and ensure understanding of financial implications in alignment with Digital Strategy
Monitor benefits against the new operating model business case to support delivery of the benefits realization expected.
The role holder will report to the Director, I&T Finance Business Partner and be a member of the Enabling Functions Finance team and will champion the global finance business partnering remit.
This role will report to the Director, I&T Finance Business Partner
Key Relationships will include, but not limited to:
Director, Finance Business Partner Enabling Functions
Executive Director, Head of Finance R&D and Enabling Functions
Head of I&T Departments (x7) and leadership teams: Operational Excellence, Business Partnering, Infrastructure, Digital Experiences, Cyber Security Compliance & Risk, IT Strategy & Innovation, Information Insights & Analytics
I&T Transformation office
Enabling Functions Finance
Head of FP&A Seqirus
Accounting Operations / Various Finance Centers of Excellence
Main Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
For the areas listed below, the role holder will be:
Responsible for: One or more organizational I&T Pillars (Operational Excellence, Business Partnering, Infrastructure, Digital Experiences, Cyber Security Compliance & Risk, IT Strategy & Innovation, Information Insights & Analytics)
Providing support for: In conjunction with the Director, I&T Finance Business Partner. the role holder will be focused on ensuring the wider I&T Finance Business Partnering remit is met and will take on increasing responsibility with experience.
Provide Global finance partnering support through provision of, financial guidance, advice, and decision-making support (including recurring business reviews) for strategic plans, projects business plans and targets as well as advice about Finance Calendar.
Lead the development of business cases and other business analysis and modelling with the support of the FP&A team and wider finance colleagues to provide additional guidance and insights to Leaders about major investments, initiatives, and projects.
Deliver operations activities related to Planning, Analysis, Budgeting and Forecasting, while providing additional input and insights.
Provide CAPEX & OPEX Projects analytics and reporting (with the support of Accounting Operations and FP&A as required).
Clearly define and review both ad-hoc and routine reporting and analytics to ensure it meets internal customers’ needs and are well understood.
Liaise & co-ordinate with peers to ensure consistency between the Sites and sharing learnings, innovation, and good practices
Provide input into SLAs and COE performance feedback to assist with performance improvement, innovation and positively contributing to the Finance Transformation
Contribute to or lead global or functional/site specific projects as required to improve the performance.
Manage performance with a focus on meeting service agreements and continuously enhancing Finance Business Partnering, while role modelling CSL Values.
Supporting Global Finance Strategic initiatives through input in strategic projects.
Contributing to tactical performance and cost optimisation initiatives.
Participate in developing tools, techniques and best practice approaches to support the ongoing development of the I&T and wider Enabling Functions Finance capability in support of business strategy.
Position Qualifications and Experience Requirements:
- Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline; MBA or other advanced degree in related field desirable. Professional certification (CPA/CMA) desirable.
It is anticipated this role would have more than 5 years’ experience in Finance roles, working across a range of sub-disciplines including Project Management OPEX and CAPEX management, Cost center analysis, and Financial Analysis in a Pharmaceutical Research and Development function or similar industry.
Previous Finance Business Partnering and/or FP&A experience in the following areas is strongly preferred: Digital Transformation, Software as a Service (SaaS), Managed Services environments, Contract Management, Organization Change, Global matrix organizations, Portfolio/Projects Financial Management.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to demonstrate leadership, sound judgment, ability to influence, ability to execute globally integrated processes, strong analytical thinking, ability to lead, develop and motivate others, timely decision making and priority setting, organizational agility, work cross-functionally and across all levels. Detail oriented nature with ability to tie into bigger/enterprise wide picture.
The position also requires the ability to build and maintain strong relationships and collaborate effectively with multiple levels and cross functionally globally.
Worker Sub Type:
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