Head of Commercial Finance Russia & CIS

Posted 01 Apr 2019

Moscow - all, Moscow - Russia

Req Id 189444


A career is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 51,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.


Your role:

A great opportunity has opened up in our Finance Controlling team in Russia, and we are looking for a Head of Commercial Finance. This is a regional role that covers 13 countries, driven by mainly Russia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine and Belarus with one direct report.

As the Head of Commercial Finance you will be a key business partner to the Biopharma team. You will provide robust and insightful decision support to Business and Finance Management, to enable delivery on financial objectives, both operational and strategic. You will pro-actively work with Management to identify business risks and opportunities, find pragmatic approaches to challenges, implement gap closing actions and best practices across local organizations. You will also ensure financial transparency and disclosure of risks.


Your responsibilities include developing and maintaining a Business Performance tracking framework including Key KPI’s and core financial reports such as P&L, Stock in Trade, NWC. Design, maintain and drive monthly Business Reviews, ensuring complete, accurate and timely submission from Local  to Regional. Also drive P&L management with focus on accurate Sales Forecasting, cost control and resource allocation.           


You will also run the Planning and Forecasting processes in coordination with key stakeholders to deliver consistent, ambitious and reliable plans. Challenge and investigate financial results with the objective of identifying performance gaps, checking progress towards budget achievement and recommending gap closing action.

As a business partner you will engage with Business Stakeholders, with the objective to build insight into key business drivers and tactics, to identify opportunities for growth and profit maximization.        


We are looking for a candidate who has the ability to build and maintain effective interpersonal relationships, and communicate effectively, recognize problems, develop solutions and implement them. Also meet deadlines for all project deliverables with speed and accuracy. And someone with high quality and timely delivery of financial actual, budget and accuracy of forecasts.


Who you are:                                                                                                                

•        University degree in Economics / Finance                                                                                                 

•        Extensive experience in financial reporting and commercial finance                                                                                 

•        Experience in Pharma/Biotech /Medtech environment preferred                                                                                      

•        Outstanding analytical skills and strong execution track records                                                                                      

•        Advanced financial modeling skills (Excel)                                                                                                

•        Knowledge with regards to ERP/Consolidation tools (SAP, Oracle, Scala, TM1 or similar)

•        Fluent in English and Russian



What we offer: We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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