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Head of Commercial Finance Russia & CIS


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



Job Requisition ID:  189444
Location:  Moscow - all
Career Level:  D - Professional (4-9 years)
Working time model:  full-time

US Disclosure
The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

North America Disclosure
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