Associate Manager Planning Job Description

Associate Manager Planning Job Description

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Associate manager planning provides financial analysis and assistance to the Division Controller through an in-depth understanding of company accounting policies and practices and business operations.

Associate Manager Planning Duties & Responsibilities

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Establishes and maintains a service oriented, customer focused IT function that supports ongoing operations that drive efficiency, quality, customer service and growth
Partner with managers in Technical Operations and Pharmaceutical Development with preparation of quarterly forecasts and annual operating budgets
As part of monthly general ledger closing, prepare journal entries for required accruals, reclassifications or other adjustments resulting from review of operations
Work closely with clinical and commercial operations, QC/QA, External Manufacturing, and CMC-program management to determine drug release dates and monitor status closely
Develops long-range plans, budgets, and resource allocations (including headcount) for Commercial operations
Ownership of the European pricing tool, including the maintenance and development of the tool to ensure it reflects the latest product and costing information in support of accurate and informed pricing decisions by management
Support sales & account management groups in preparing and validating pricing analysis and customer pricing strategies, including direct customer engagement as appropriate
Preparation and delivery of recurring management reporting in support of local committee, board and corporate requirements, engaging with management in a proactive and leading manner to ensure the reporting deliverable is fit for purpose, supports decision making and evolves in support of business changes
Responsibility for preparation, review and validation of budgetary and forecasting inputs with respect to volumes, revenue
Responsibility for preparation, review and validation of budgetary and forecasting inputs with respect to processing costs and operating expenses

Associate Manager Planning Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Associate Manager Planning

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Education for Associate Manager Planning

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Employers hiring for the associate manager planning job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Finance, Business, Engineering, Accounting, MBA, Supply Chain Management, Economics, Education, Marketing, Business/Administration

Skills for Associate Manager Planning

Desired skills for associate manager planning include:

Business partner strategy
Company objectives
Operations
GAAP and Statutory accounting for financial service firms
APO
Advanced Excel skills desired
Argus Enterprise cash flow programs and a working understanding of real estate valuation concepts and techniques
Bank products
Capable of both building and validating relational insights
Clarity

Desired experience for associate manager planning includes:

Complete analysis on budget and forecast variances against actual performance and deliver management reporting that will include explanations of variances
Ad hoc business analysis as required including support of business cases for new business initiatives, customer profitability, impact analysis arising from payment brand, regulatory or other changes impacting the business
Represent finance in cross functional teams evaluating new product developments to articulate finance requirements and assess implications of new products from control, pricing, billing and profitability perspective
Responsible for the internal control environment ensuring the control framework evolves to support business changes and that preventative processes are in place to mitigate risks and monitoring controls are in place to identify process failures or weakness
As part of a small team the successful candidate will be flexible and supportive to colleagues understanding key tasks across the team so as to be able to provide cover as appropriate during holiday periods
Lead a monthly business review with business stakeholders reporting on GTI Projects, Initiatives, BAU, Support and any significant Business based activities

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Associate Manager Planning Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of associate manager planning. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for associate manager planning
  • Daily management of online media campaign execution
  • Assist in the development and evaluation of media campaigns across Display, Search, and Social
  • Provide campaign strategy & direction to external agencies
  • Oversee & Manage Social Media campaigns
  • Oversee basic online campaign processes
  • Take on primary ownership and financial support of the Pharmaceutical Development departments
  • Work with Manager of FP&A on strategic analysis and long term planning to help senior management make key decisions
  • Prepare and distribute monthly departmental expense reports and provide department managers with analysis and explanations of key variances
  • Assist with preparation of financial data included in monthly presentations and reports for Senior Management
  • Ensure integrity of financial data by regularly reviewing and reconciling data shared between key financial applications used within the function
Qualifications for associate manager planning
  • Make an impact and value speed by getting things done in a timely manner
  • Bachelors degree with a major in Finance or Accounting, with 2 5 years of relevant work experience
  • Experience managing multiple deliverables under tight deadlines preferred
  • Proficient in Excel, Access knowledge a plus
  • Proficiency with Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills (Microsoft Office
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Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of associate manager planning. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for associate manager planning
  • Manage the clinical and commercial drug supply of assigned programs
  • Provides commercial view for pipeline / development stage antibodies including input and leadership of target product profiles
  • Designs and executes market analysis activities in support of assigned programs
  • Provides input into the pharmacology and clinical development plans to inform partnering potential and commercial value
  • Supports and provides input on external partnering efforts and collaborates with partner company commercial organizations to gain commercial consensus on program strategy
  • Supports assigned clinical project and development teams and helps to inform program strategy
  • Leads/partners with internal areas, including but not limited to medical affairs, market access, marketing research and health economics at the appropriate time during development to optimize development
  • Minimum 8-10 years of progressive industry/relevant professional experience
  • Minimum of 7 years of pharmaceutical/biotech marketing, product management, or related experience
  • Minimum of 5-7 years in New Products marketing/planning and/or marketing research for pipeline stage products role with a strong preference for biotechnology experience
Qualifications for associate manager planning
  • Proficiency in MS Excel required (VLOOKUP, Pivot Tables)
  • 5-8 years previous experience within Accounting/Finance function with at least 1 year in financial analysis role
  • Excellent skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office products Excel and PowerPoint and experience with integrated accounting software
  • Requires a BS/BA and 4+ years of relevant experience, or a AAS degree and 7+ years of related experience, preferably in a biotech or pharmaceutical company
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to develop written strategic plans and business cases
  • Ability to develop analyses and modeling simple to complex analytic scenarios
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Our company is looking to fill the role of associate manager planning. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for associate manager planning
  • Oversight of the administration of the Budgeting, Forecasting and Reporting System and coordination of the planning and forecasting processes
  • Partnering with G&A department budget owners to provide operational analysis and reporting and to improve forecasting accuracy
  • Developing and maintaining reports on SAP-BPC for the G&A functions
  • Completing ad hoc analysis and decision support focused on requirements of G&A organization including the evaluation and tracking of capital expenditure, principally, for the IT & Facilities functions
  • Provide cross-functional support to other components of the ISCP template as relates to integration with upstream/downstream systems (DRP, MRP)
  • Lead annual PIA board meeting preparation process, partner closely with business on quarterly dividend process PIA monthly close
  • Planning, forecasting and reporting of Total Life Sales
  • Planning, reporting and analysis of Distribution Costs including comparison to pricing allowances
  • Drivers, financial metrics and business case support and analytics for Distribution
  • Monthly and quarterly Distribution results reporting including preparation and analysis of Total Life sales and business driver results
Qualifications for associate manager planning
  • Ability to synthesize and develop written reports of qualitative and quantitative findings for leadership
  • Strong project management skills to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Demonstrated skills in developing presentations for leaders
  • Customer service skills in communications, decisions and actions
  • Minimum of 5 years production / planning / scheduling work experience in a supply chain related field or demonstrated skills
  • Strong ERP systems and computer software experience Oracle, AS400, Excel, Access
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Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of associate manager planning. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for associate manager planning
  • Ensure the sales representative fulfill the required regulatory practice, FAA & compliance standards in financial planning & sales processes for insurance
  • Involved in any projects & initiatives assigned by supervisor
  • Upskill the capabilities & competency level of all sales representative in relation to Bancassurance
  • Builds and maintains strong working relationship with J&J manufacturing sites and/or External manufacturers and provides inputs and recommendations to Vendor Performance Management
  • Assist the Director of the team in planning and coordination of quarterly forecast cycle and annual planning process deliverables
  • Support expense team in the annual expense allocations review and update process
  • Support the production of post-allocated forecast and actual expense results, perform reasonability checks, ensure the post-allocated expense story has been properly vetted, and distribute to Business Finance Organizations
  • Produce enterprise view of management reporting of expenses monthly actual expense report
  • Transform data into information by creating standard excel charts and tables for PowerPoint presentations, performing analytics, and developing executive messaging
  • Own Expense Policies and be the central point of contact for policy questions
Qualifications for associate manager planning
  • Minimum 3-5 years progressive accounting, financial reporting and analysis experience
  • Mandatory2-3 years minimum Marketing experience including working knowledge of marketing principles and practices and a demonstrated ability to apply and execute them
  • Must have minimum 2 year of corporate working experience in the related field
  • Must be expert in Microsoft Excel, Powerpoint and office suite
  • Bilingual English/Korean is preferred
  • Must have excellent communication skills with ability to interface with all levels of the organization including top management
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Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for an associate manager planning. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for associate manager planning
  • Indirectly lead cross-functional partners to ensure successful execution, with key partners including merchandising, ecomm, creative, category marketing, retail and operations teams
  • Participate in new initiatives, continuous improvement and ad-hoc projects as needed
  • Analyze historical sales trend, minimize forecast variances and develop statistical forecast models and strategies to improve regional forecasting processes using the demand planning too
  • Work with key stakeholders in cross functional projects
  • Provide strategic business planning support to eBusiness
  • Ability to foster and develop a strong team of material handling and planning personnel through selective recruitment, thorough and consistent on-boarding process, training, and coaching, and identification and addressing of competency gaps within team
  • Maintain a safe work environment by establishing, following, and enforcing standards and procedures
  • Support the tracking and reporting of the portfolio of Strategic Initiatives to monitor project status and support cost/benefit analysis to help facilitate decisions by Senior Leadership
  • Support the development of the annual plan and quarterly forecasts for the shared service business functions
  • Produce insightful monthly expense reports and analytics for business partners
Qualifications for associate manager planning
  • A minimum of six years (Senior Manager)/eight years (Associate Director) post qualification experience with strong financial planning and analysis, including experience working in the pharmaceuticals industry and in-depth knowledge of the accounting practices required
  • Strong planning and analytical skills, including superior financial modeling, Excel, and financial database systems skills/knowledge (SAP BPC, Host Analytics, Hyperion Planning, or similar)
  • Biotech/Pharma industry strongly preferred
  • A minimum of eight years of experience (or six years of experience with Master's degree)
  • Bachelor Degree in related field with preferably 5 years of banking experience & 2 - 3 years in a supervisory capacity
  • Ability to guide individual towards achieving the team’s goals

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