Junior Financial Planning and Analysis Specialist, Slovenia Job

Date: Jan 5, 2019

Location: Ljubljana, SI

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Requisition ID: FIN002228

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.



Today we have an exciting opportunity for a Financial Planning and Analysis Specialist for Slovenia.
This position will be a part of the very dynamic and experienced finance team that supports MSD business in the Balkan peninsula geography, closely cooperating with human health and other support functions in the assigned territory, as well as with Business Support Center in Prague, Czech Republic.


  • Provide support in managing yearly budget and quarterly forecast cycles for MSD human health organization in Slovenia

  • Partner with different stakeholders within Balkan MSD human health organization, providing support in all relevant aspects of financial planning, reporting and analytics

  • Provide support in managing the creation and execution of demand plans, maintain the close cooperation with MSD partners and commercial teams

  • Support the financial monthly closing to ensure sales and expenses are properly recorded and analyze/report variances vs. budget, forecasts and prior period actuals

  • Assist local leadership team in preparation of business review and similar internal and external meetings, prepare weekly, monthly and various ad-hoc reporting to finance and senior management

  • Maintain the financial planning & reporting tools, reconcile to sources of data and create new reporting capabilities according to the business information needs

  • Support accounting and risk assurance related matters across the cluster on a need basis


  • University degree in business and / or finance related field with 3+ years of relevant work experience

  • Previous experience of financial planning in pharmaceutical industry would be considered as an advantage, but not mandatory requirement

  • Perfect candidate would bring development and professional growth potential of a future successor for Balkan finance director

  • Excellent communication skills, self-starting attitude with attention to details and deadlines are must have personal characteristics

  • High level of general IT skills and proficiency in MS Excel is a must. Knowledge of commonly used financial planning systems (Bridges / BPC, IFP or similar) would be considered as an advantage

  • Fluency in English is a must



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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