Abbott Senior Financial Analyst - Supply Chain in Basel, Switzerland

For its location in Allschwil (CH), close to Basel, Abbott Established Pharmaceutical Division (EPD) is looking for a

Senior Financial Analyst - Supply Chain

As a Senior Financial Analyst – Supply Chain, you are accountable for the quality and timeliness of financial reports. You are in contact with the EPD Finance people in the countries as well as other functions in the Division and guarantees good communication with Area. You also are in regular contact offering support and guidance to the EPD Operations and Supply Chain Finance colleagues in the various Affiliates and Regional Hubs.

Main Responsibilities

In this challenging role, you will be responsible for Supply Chain Financial Analyses including planning, analysis and reporting of the Division EPD Inventory. Primary Duties and Responsibilities of the Job may include:

  • Ensure the consolidation of Inventory planning and analysis, including variance reporting against Division and Corporate targets

  • Lead the monthly reviews with regional hubs measuring performance against pre-determined Inventory/DOH targets

  • Collaborate with Global Planning in developing and implementing sustainable Inventory reduction programs, as part of the overall Division Inventory management plan

  • Provide support to Regional Finance personnel in respect of DOH methodologies and Deferred Margin planning and analysis

  • Support other Operation Cash Flow Initiative (DPO)

  • Provide financial support on the development and execution of the Supply Chain strategies, including SCOR-P, financial analyses, process rationalization, analysis of the key business drivers/issues, or work in financial analyses on Freight and Distribution network optimization

  • Interact with Regional Finance teams in reconciling savings targets with P&L actuals and ongoing projects

  • Develop and elaborate Supply Chain financial analytics for our new Supply Chain organization, work on “What If" analysis to support the day-to-day and strategic plans

  • Provide Management with the appropriate financial information to support the business

  • Ensure ongoing adherence to Local and Corporate Financial Policies and Procedures

  • Provide ongoing support to Supply Chain Senior Finance Manager in respect of day to day Supply Chain finance activities

The profile

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance, Master’s Degree preferred.

  • Minimum of 5-7 years’ experience in Finance, including 3-5 years in Supply Chain

  • Inventory planning and reporting experience within a multinational environment

  • Understanding the operational impact of financial decisions and the financial impact of operational decisions

  • Cross functional leadership skills and ability to meet strict reporting deadlines

  • Strong communication, presentation and teamwork skills

  • English mandatory, additional languages appreciated

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