North Africa Sr Financial Analyst Job

Date: Feb 7, 2019

Location: Casablanca, MA

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Requisition ID: FIN002291

MSD is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where MSD has codified its 125-year legacy. MSD’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.

MSD’s Financial division helps plan and analyze the resources that allow us to continue advancing medical innovation around the world. This team of attentive, exacting individuals prepares and organizes financial assets in order to drive MSD’s momentum towards providing the world with an evolving, diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines, and animal health products that fuel global wellness. 

Business support
Support the achievement of finance and business objectives by providing high quality FP&A support 
Work collaboratively with business and finance partners to provide planning and reporting services
Maintain consistent and efficient processes to maintain and produce standardized FP&A services while ensuring compliance will all quality and control requirements
Ensure compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values and standards of ethics and integrity
Bring a high level of energy and desire to contribute to the creation of a high performing FP&A team

Management Reporting
Work alongside Customer Service and Business Operations teams in monitoring and analysis of inventory levels
Preparation of business review decks / presentation materials, and active involvement in business reviews
Develop and maintain management reporting framework supporting the analysis of key business results and metrics
Support the on-going development and refinement of key business metrics to maximize company performance
Works cross functionally to support functional managers. Help functional leaders identify opportunities to increase productivity.

Financial Planning
Develop a robust annual planning process to support investment allocation across the business.
Work closely with each function/location to build our detailed plan
Support the establishment of Key business deliverables ( Revenue/Profitability)
Be accountable for accuracy and achieve required accuracy on all defined KPIs 

Develop monthly forecast cycle to support on-going business requirement.
Ensure that forecast are timely and accurate to support business projections.
Use the forecast process to evaluate and manage the overall top/bottom objectives.
Provide cash flow forecast to support overall cash management and working capital. 
Enhance budgeting and forecasting processes through continuous improvement efforts
Tracking of performance against forecasts and budget, working alongside the business to understand and clearly articulate the drivers of performance
Coordinate the development and submission of forecasts, budget and 5 year plan for the North Africa markets

Financial Projects
Contribute to ongoing MSD efficiency and continuous improvement initiatives
Support ad hoc analysis including: Product P&L analysis, Allocation analysis
Technical support cost allocations
Contribution in pricing decision strategy
New product analysis

Management Reporting Systems
Support the ability to capture key metrics
Provide robust reporting to management team.
Maintains system to support overall business requirements
Develop and maintain standard reporting templates and analyses.
Develop financial models and analyses to support strategic initiatives.
Preparation reports, and analyses budgets, forecasts, financial plans, cash flow projections, and business forecasts.
Establishes and build databases of pertinent information for use in analyzing future plans and forecasts.
Help to enforce financial controls
Support monthly close process with analysis of actuals 

Skills Required
Analytical and Structured approach to problem solving
Ability to work under pressure, to be flexible, and commit and meet tight schedules
Interpersonal and organization skills
PC proficiency , with particular skills in Financial applications and Excel
Comet knowledge 
Oral and written communication  proficiency in English

Experienced in audit business planning & Budgeting (Min 5 years) (audit experience will be a plus) in multinational environment (preference to pharma sector)
Open mind, sociable and high energy

Your role at MSD is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At MSD, we’re inventing for life. 

Job: Financial Analysis
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Employee Status: Regular
Number of Openings: 1
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Company Trade Name: MSD

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