FP&A Functional Transformation Lead

Posted 13 Mar 2024

Bangalore, Karnataka - India

Req Id 272736


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Ready to explore, break barriers, and discover more? We know you’ve got big plans – so do we! Our colleagues across the globe love innovating with science and technology to enrich people’s lives with our solutions in Healthcare, Life Science, and Electronics. Together, we dream big and are passionate about caring for our rich mix of people, customers, patients, and planet. That's why we are always looking for curious minds that see themselves imagining the unimaginable with us.


Your Role:

The holder of this position is accountable for setting interfaces, coordinate main initiatives, align and drive FP&A MBS Functional Strategy together with MBS Strategy & Transformation, MBS Service Delivery Organizations, Enabling Functions and Business Sectors. This role will define, design, artchitect and implement a global relevant E2E process blueprint to optimize end-to-end operation covering operation units inside or outside of MBS to drive process simplification, standardization/ modularization and automation by working closely with operation units, business, enabling functions stakeholders.  

  • Participate in the strategy design of the MBS FP&A function
  • Set up necessary interfaces with MBS Strategy & Transformation, MBS Service Delivery Organizations, Enabling Functions, Business Sectors and Group Controlling
  • (Co) drive process scope expansion and penetration from business to MBS
  • Support the process of capability definition, design and delivery across FSM and MBS Service Delivery Organizations
  • Enable MBS Service Delivery Organizations to drive FSL Strategy
  • Align and synchronize strategical initiatives with MBS Strategy & Transformation, MBS Service Delivery Organizations, Enabling Functions and Business Sectors
  • Drive strategical FSL Initiatives
  • Strategic Impact of the role:
    1. This role impacts performance and strategy of the function in MBS globally and in line with the company Group strategy
    2. The role impacts the execution and delivery of the finance global transformation program targets
    3. It actively manages the required organizational culture shift into the target setup by communicating, mobilizing, and upskilling the involved workforce and stakeholders
    4. The role involves a high degree of senior stakeholder management activities and acts as key interface/contact to MBS Strategy & Transformation, MBS service delivery organizations as well as relevant Enabling Functions and Business Sector.


Who You Are:

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, business administration, or related field required; MBA, CA or relevant advanced degree preferred.
  • Minimum 14+ years of experience in finance, preferably within the pharmaceutical or related manufacturing industries and particularly in FP&A operation in big multinational organization and/or captive Shared Services / GBS organizations.
  • Proven track record of leading and coordinating strategic initiatives within a global organization, with experience in setting interfaces and aligning functional strategies.
  • Strong understanding of financial processes, systems landscape and capabilities, with experience in driving process scope expansion and penetration across business sectors.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams, including MBS Strategy & Transformation, Service Delivery Organizations, Enabling Functions, and Business Sectors.
  • Experience in participating in strategy design and driving strategic initiatives in alignment with overall MBS and finance objectives.
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills, with the ability to engage and align stakeholders at all levels of the organization.


Functional & Personal Skills:

  • Knowledge and implementation experience of S/4, CFIN, central reporting tools, data lake/ modelling and relevant FP&A tools are definitely preferred
  • Expertise on Tableau & SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC) or equivalent, Business Intelligence and/or Business Objects Finance and advanced Ms Excel+PowerPoint.
  • Stakeholder Management: Proven ability to effectively engage and manage relationships with a diverse group of internal stakeholders, including MBS FSL Organization, extended leadership, Strategy & Transformation team, Hubs, Centers, and CAOs.
  • Communication and Influence: Strong communication skills are essential for effectively conveying FP&A strategies, mobilizing stakeholders, and driving organizational culture shifts. The ability to influence decision-making processes is crucial in this role.
  • Strategic Thinking: A strategic mindset is necessary to align FP&A initiatives with overall company objectives, contribute to the finance transformation program targets, and drive long-term value creation for the organization.
  • Change Management: Experience in managing organizational change is critical for facilitating the required cultural shift and upskilling of the workforce to adapt to new finance processes and solutions.
  • Cross-functional Collaboration: Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively across functions and geographies, both internally with enabling functions leadership, sector leadership teams, and externally with implementation partners and outsourcing providers.
  • Financial Acumen: Strong understanding of financial principles, processes, and systems is essential for driving process scope expansion, capability definition, and delivery.
  • Leadership and Team Management: Proven leadership skills are required to lead and coordinate strategic initiatives, as well as to enable and empower teams to execute on FP&A strategies effectively.
  • Adaptability and Resilience: Given the dynamic nature of the industry and the complexity of global operations, the ability to adapt to changing circumstances and navigate challenges with resilience is crucial for success in this role.

What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity and believe that it drives excellence and innovation, strengthening our ability to lead in science and technology. We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all to develop and grow at your own pace. Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to work their magic and champion human progress!
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