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11/2015 present
Dallas, TX
Senior Director Business Planning & Operations
Dallas, TX
Senior Director Business Planning & Operations
11/2015 present
Dallas, TX
Senior Director Business Planning & Operations
11/2015 present
  • Perform management reporting, research and data analysis to assist executive decision making, prepare regular reporting and presentation documents
  • Streamline business performance management through creation of KPIs matrix and monitoring performance by key indicators
  • Perform management reporting, research and data analysis to assist executive decision making
  • Provide frameworks and perspectives relevant to business objectives
  • Be involved in pricing and interchange evolution by supporting the business to assess impacts and making recommendations
  • Provide competitive assessment: monitor competitive dynamics, understand implications for Visa and suggesting responses
  • Support business owner results, with a priority based on collaboration and building broad support for recommendations
12/2010 06/2015
Detroit, MI
Director, Business Planning
Detroit, MI
Director, Business Planning
12/2010 06/2015
Detroit, MI
Director, Business Planning
12/2010 06/2015
  • Liaise with Marketing on all external mailing and quarterly statement plans. Incorporate their schedule into Participant Services event forecasting
  • Produce weekly reports recapping sales, inventory and gross margin vs. plan and actual sales to stock by class of what is happening by door
  • Develop a strong operating model with the South Asia teams – lead the strategy and planning activities for Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan and Maldives
  • Responsible for setting hiring targets and locations
  • Work with executive and senior management to drive strategic initiatives, and develop operating plans as necessary to deliver short term and long term results
  • Present annual plans and gain approval/sign-off from Retailers Pre-season and In-season Planners and the Buyers plus their Directors
  • Spearhead development of planning process and function for the wholesale division by utilizing best practices from an overall process and reporting perspective based on prior knowledge of planning
06/2006 07/2010
Boston, MA
Director Business Planning
Boston, MA
Director Business Planning
06/2006 07/2010
Boston, MA
Director Business Planning
06/2006 07/2010
  • Strong focus on Performance Orientation, Customer Focus and Employee Development
  • Orchestrate Monthly CBU Business Review of Performance vs Targets and Actions plans to course correct with SLT and ELT
  • Lead change management to Rogers 3.0 and advance the achievement on the 7 priorities within the consumer BU
  • Lead Post Mortem creation, summarize lessons learned & assign ownership for continuous improvement opportunities
  • Drive team engagement through coaching and development
  • Develop the operating plan and tie back initiatives to the BU targets
  • Lead and coach a high performing team to hit key priorities and do thoughtful career planning and recruiting
Education Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Economics
Bachelor’s Degree in Economics
Virginia Commonwealth University
Bachelor’s Degree in Economics
Skills Skills
  • Directly manage a small team of professional responsible for strategic, tactical, financial, operational, analytical support for a wide variety of business planning and operations functions, including vendor management, work force planning, logistics, and resource management
  • Define, develop, enhance, and produce effective management reporting for Digital & Mobile Product Development's management team based on the right set of metrics related to the annual, quarterly, monthly, and daily operations of the division. Develop, track and report key business metrics
  • Capture, manipulate, analyze, and utilize data from multiple systems to create effective management reporting and trend analysis. Understand run-rates and investigate variances as necessary. Develop tools and processes to enable forecast accuracy and support variance explanations. Provide management with financial recommendations based on project and cost center forecasts, analyses, and various reporting
  • Utilize a variety of Visa financial tools to support resource and activity planning, including Hyperion to manage expense and headcount forecast
  • Support month-end close activities such as receiving, including tracking Purchase Orders and Receiving in Oracle Purchasing and determining appropriate month-end accruals
  • Streamline existing processes and recommend process improvements. Automate existing workflows to improve the efficiency of the division
  • Set up and maintain departmental document repositories (e.g. SharePoint, Wiki), global distribution lists, and various databases of departmental information
  • Create, enhance, manage and execute upon the overall staff communication strategy and plan for Digital & Mobile Product Development including monthly staff meeting agendas and materials, leadership and team offsite meetings, team recognition and social events, and various communications including team newsletters
  • Provide high-level staff support to leadership team in support of staff meetings, offsite meetings, and reporting progress against goals and status of internal initiatives
  • Manage internal projects and initiatives in support of critical business priorities
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Director, Business Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Work with the Director of Lead Client Services on all upcoming projects that will impact the current operations models. Quarterly review the NCC Participant Services disaster recovery and contingency planning
  • Working with Site Leads and Directors, will review and maintain mid and long range capacity plans that accurately forecast participant demand and staffing requirements
  • Responsible for setting hiring targets and locations
  • Monthly review with Finance on NCC manpower requirements and capacity plans. Work toward a mutual understanding of cost drivers, and opportunity areas
  • On an as needed basis support the Managing Director, Client Services for all RFP (request for proposal) data requests. These are presented to our existing and potential institutions. Control what key metrics TIAA-CREF's Participant Services can support and at what level
  • Collaborate with the Senior Project Manager in charge of Genesys routing. Our shared goal is to continuously work to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of our internal call routing schema
  • Liaise with Marketing on all external mailing and quarterly statement plans. Incorporate their schedule into Participant Services event forecasting
  • Work Closely with the Manager of Business Integration and Testing. All changes to internal systems and enhancements to TIAA-CREF's IVR are managed through this department. Impacts to the business are discussed and transition plans introduced to minimize impact to our front line consultants and participant experience
  • Working with Site Leads and Directors review and maintain long range capacity plans that accurately forecast participant demand and staffing requirements. This will include determining service level agreements, modeling events using historical patterns, occupancy, and shrinkage, and using this information to create working capacity models of FTE requirements
  • 10 years experience within contact centers
  • 5-7 years proven forecasting experience in a multi-site virtual contact center
  • Proven ability in interacting and working with Sr. Management within Contact Centers
  • Advanced experience using supportive analytical applications; Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, Minitab, etc
  • Ideal candidate can extract mass quantities of data from various sources and develop query tools to summarize into usable data
  • Ability to understand both the detailed analytics as well as the macro level findings and communicate on both levels
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Director, Business Planning & Operations Resume Examples & Samples

  • Supporting the Group Country Manager in business planning, strategy development & execution planning, project management & preparation for periodic business reviews
  • In conjunction with key functions, developing integrated country management & execution plans in support of Visa revenue growth targets and strategic objectives; develop an effective tracking mechanism that monitors progress towards these targets and objectives, including support of weekly executive reporting
  • Interface between the Leadership Team, AsiaPac staff and global functions to ensure strong support for area initiatives, and provide feedback to regional and global proposals
  • Driving effective business planning and operations by promoting broad awareness of Visa’s past and present financial performance relative to forecast; ensure that the current forecast reflects all available market intel and insights; minimize negative variance to Visa’s financial plan by anticipating potential future events and their impact on Visa’s business in India & South Asia and more broadly
  • Managing key strategic projects by working with cross functional teams, aimed at driving towards profitable and sustainable results, in line with regional and global business initiatives to drive revenue growth for Visa Inc
  • Research, develop and implement research and communications tools to enhance Visa’s regional business intelligence and response capabilities related to competitor activity and regulatory developments; Analyse business opportunities and emerging customer needs to identify issues, trends and growth opportunities for Visa
  • In partnership with the Business Operations Manager (BOM) for India & South Asia, broadcast findings from performance audits, integrate action items into broader business plans, and track progress until issues are resolved
  • Facilitate and promote teamwork, cross-area and cross-functional collaboration and individuals’ professional development through ensuring maximum leverage of local, regional and corporate HR programs and other mechanisms
  • Ensure the adoption and phased rollout of a new CRM tool, Integrate Visa’s sales methodology for account reviews, and deal reviews to support the sales objectives for the region
  • Coordinate all implementation activities through a broad governance structure, and gaining executive alignment at all levels to develop needed support
  • Drive tangible metrics, data integrity monitoring tools, incentive programs and reporting to accelerate adoption and usage
  • Experience in leading and facilitating the business planning processes, together with specific change management practices to promote sales process adoption
  • Reporting and analytics background using big data tools such as Tableau or other micro strategy tools to analyze trends, sales results, sales pipelines, and forecast accuracy will be an added advantage
  • Background in salesforce.com platform, preferably with administrative training and certification (non-developer), and understanding and use of varied App Exchange productivity tools for contract management and compensation
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, strong verbal and written communications skills - capable of developing well-structured communications and presentations to large audiences
  • Experience across multiple countries and cultures, ideally within a complex, matrix management organization
  • Proven ability to build credibility, influence & negotiate at all levels within local / international organization
  • Strong academic credentials, with an advanced degree from premiere institute. Project Management certification will be added advantag
  • 8+ years of progressively responsible business experience with specific experience in sales operations, strategic & business planning, Financial analysis etc.– Ideally from a complex management organization
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Senior Director Business Planning & Operations Resume Examples & Samples

  • Lead the annual business planning cycle; manage cross-functional discussions, review all proposals, and ensure optimal investment of resources in order to finalize the operating plan for MENA
  • Identify, structure, and manage complex issues to arrive at recommendations that drive corporate objectives. Drive solving of a range of business problems by collaborating and coordinating with multiple internal stakeholders
  • Maintain business landscape knowledge to provide solid foundational context to critical strategic projects
  • Provide frameworks and perspectives relevant to business objectives
  • Work with minimal direction, usually within a complex and often ambiguous environment, to drive rigorous, fact-based recommendations to regional management
  • Balance facilitation, influence, and content contribution to help business leaders design their strategies and achieve their goals
  • Support all functions and geographies in MENA
  • Prepare regular management reporting and presentation documents
  • Minimum of 12 years work experience in Retail Banking, Management Consulting, Corporate Strategy or a related function
  • Experience in managing people
  • Experience in and/or significant exposure to the financial services/payments industry required
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Director, Business Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Manage the Wholesale Planning process with primary focus to negotiate and document all plan assumptions such that MMK and Retail Accounts are driving toward shared goals
  • Present annual plans and gain approval/sign-off from Retailers Pre-season and In-season Planners and the Buyers plus their Directors
  • Spearhead development of planning process and function for the wholesale division by utilizing best practices from an overall process and reporting perspective based on prior knowledge of planning
  • Create reports/recaps of business, develop financial plans and monitor the performance of sales, inventory, markdowns and profit by classification from a top-line to store level
  • Partner with sales team to create actionable strategies to drive sales and achieve gross margin profitability
  • Take leadership role in managing open-to-buy, planning and forecasting processes, planning calendar and development of actionable analysis to build cohesive planning organization
  • Recommend buys based on thorough analysis of wholesale business prior to each market to achieve increased sales, profitability and sell-thru % by class
  • Work with sales and planning team to analyze business by door to maximize sales and stock opportunities based on sales to stock ratio
  • Monitor flow of initial assortment as well as reorders to stores by classification and by style
  • Recap business classification, color and size and create best seller/hindsight reports on a weekly, monthly and quarterly basis to allow for thorough analysis of business and smart buys on go-forward basis
  • Produce weekly reports recapping sales, inventory and gross margin vs. plan and actual sales to stock by class of what is happening by door
  • Must have 8+ years experience in Wholesale or Retail Planning
  • Manage a planning team of (1)
  • Accessories background preferred but not required
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Director, Business Planning & Operations Resume Examples & Samples

  • Directly manage a small team of professional responsible for strategic, tactical, financial, operational, analytical support for a wide variety of business planning and operations functions, including vendor management, work force planning, logistics, and resource management
  • Define, develop, enhance, and produce effective management reporting for Digital & Mobile Product Development's management team based on the right set of metrics related to the annual, quarterly, monthly, and daily operations of the division. Develop, track and report key business metrics
  • Capture, manipulate, analyze, and utilize data from multiple systems to create effective management reporting and trend analysis. Understand run-rates and investigate variances as necessary. Develop tools and processes to enable forecast accuracy and support variance explanations. Provide management with financial recommendations based on project and cost center forecasts, analyses, and various reporting
  • Utilize a variety of Visa financial tools to support resource and activity planning, including Hyperion to manage expense and headcount forecast
  • Support month-end close activities such as receiving, including tracking Purchase Orders and Receiving in Oracle Purchasing and determining appropriate month-end accruals
  • Streamline existing processes and recommend process improvements. Automate existing workflows to improve the efficiency of the division
  • Set up and maintain departmental document repositories (e.g. SharePoint, Wiki), global distribution lists, and various databases of departmental information
  • Create, enhance, manage and execute upon the overall staff communication strategy and plan for Digital & Mobile Product Development including monthly staff meeting agendas and materials, leadership and team offsite meetings, team recognition and social events, and various communications including team newsletters
  • Provide high-level staff support to leadership team in support of staff meetings, offsite meetings, and reporting progress against goals and status of internal initiatives
  • Manage internal projects and initiatives in support of critical business priorities
  • Support workforce planning and human resources initiatives for the department, including working closely with Visa Talent Management to monitor hiring and recruitment trends. Identify trends and recommend corrective actions
  • Serve as point of contact with Visa Facilities to manage space planning and administration across multiple locations and ensure teams are provided with the space and work environment conducive to high productivity, collaboration, and overall employee satisfaction
  • Partner and collaborate with cross-organizational functions such as Product, Finance, HR, Sourcing, Compliance and other parts of Technology & Operations to help deliver on various objectives including fiscal year annual operating planning
  • 10+ years of progressively more responsible experience in directly relevant leadership roles in technology planning and analysis, project/program management, financial management and reporting, and/or business/systems analysis. Directly relevant experience at Visa or within a larger, leading technology company is highly preferred
  • BA/BS degree is required with preference for degrees in Business, Computer Science, Engineering, or related fields highly preferred. MS/MBA is a plus
  • 3+ years of direct management experience of employees, contract, and consulting resources
  • Project Management Professional (PMP®) is strongly preferred. PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP®) and/or Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) certifications would be helpful given the division's Agile development methodology
  • Excellent verbal communication, presentation, collaboration and teamwork skills with demonstrated ability to gain trust, secure buy-in and influence change at all levels
  • Outstanding written communication, analytical and problem-solving skills. Highly skilled in the creation of presentations, new reporting mechanisms and other documents. High attention to detail with ability to synthesize information from multiple sources and distill it in crisp, clear language appropriate for a variety of audiences including technology and business executives
  • Strong analytical, strategic-thinking, problem-solving, and organizational skills as well as the ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities, assignments, and roles
  • Experience in defining, creating, and implementing new management reporting and metrics required to effectively monitor departmental operations
  • Advanced proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Project, and SharePoint) required. Working knowledge of, Oracle Financials, Hyperion, Essbase or equivalent financial management tools required
  • Knowledge of Visa's capital planning, Annual Operating Planning, purchasing, sourcing, and vendor management, financial management and reporting, and workforce planning policies, processes, and procedures is a major plus but not required
  • Strong process orientation and demonstrated ability to define and document new or improved business and financial planning and management processes and reporting mechanisms. Demonstrated understanding of process improvement programs and processes, with experience driving them successfully within technology organizations highly preferred. Some background in "operational excellence" and/or Six Sigma helpful
  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in a team-based environment that is fast-paced, rapidly changing, and service-oriented
  • Proactive, resourceful, and creative in fully utilizing available resources and data to achieve excellent analysis
  • High level of attention to detail, including the ability to maintain meticulous records of projects and programs financials, issues, risks, decisions, schedules
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Director, Business Planning & Analysis Resume Examples & Samples

  • Directly manage preparation of financial models in support of business plan creation. Closely monitor industry trends, competitive landscape and summarize industry dynamics
  • Oversee valuation analyses and define strategic rationale for new business development activities
  • Manage creation of business plan presentations for each project working closely with Vice President and various departments to ensure all salient information is captured. Present business plans and provide supporting analyses when requested
  • Oversee all financial analysis related to new initiatives or special projects for business unit. Take ownership of financial model creation and maintenance and look for ways to implement industry best practices
  • Responsible for project plan creation / maintenance and manage deliverables, timelines and schedules for each project
  • Collaborate with Corporate Business Development and internal Consumer Products teams to ensure each project is meeting milestones and producing deliverables on time
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Senior Director Business Planning & Operations Resume Examples & Samples

  • Postgraduate degree from a top-tier institution in a relevant financial discipline
  • Minimum of 9-10 years relevant work experience in a Retail Bank, Management Consulting, Corporate Strategy or a related function
  • Global or multi-national business experience strongly preferred, especially in Middle East, and/or Africa
  • Ability to handle projects with multiple work streams, with proven leadership success over a wide variety of functional business problems
  • Ability to structure, manage, and coordinate complex cross-enterprise projects and processes with multiple stakeholders at both senior and junior levels
  • Eagerness to work intensively in joint teams with personnel of all levels, with a primary focus on strategic direction setting
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Senior Director Business Planning & Operations Resume Examples & Samples

  • Identify, prioritize, structure and lead manage major project work streams related to Visa business and strategic priorities in Russia, coordinate and optimize all processes and initiatives relating to the development of Visa business in the region
  • Collaborate with business line management across Russia
  • Specific project content will vary greatly in sponsor, business or strategic focus, depth, and stakeholder served, ranging from broad co-ordination efforts across multiple countries or functional areas to focused special assignments for senior management that are of high strategic importance to Visa’s business in Russia
  • Streamline business performance management through creation of KPIs matrix and monitoring performance by key indicators
  • Identify, structure, and manage complex issues to quickly arrive at recommendations that drive corporate priorities and demonstrate results to business lines
  • Act as a strategic program office for the coordination of business critical, cross-functional projects
  • Provide customized support to Country Business Development team with the strategy-to-operational activity conversion
  • Structure and solve business problems, collaborating and coordinating with a range of internal stakeholders to make recommendations on a wide range of business issues
  • Be involved in pricing and interchange evolution by supporting the business to assess impacts and making recommendations
  • Maintain business landscape knowledge, to provide solid foundational context for critical strategic projects
  • Provide competitive assessment: monitor competitive dynamics, understand implications for Visa and suggesting responses
  • Maintain tight alignment and work closely with Functional and Country management teams, acting as a project manager on strategic or region-wide processes such as Annual Operational Planning, Quarterly Business Reviews, etc. and bringing timely and useful insight, perspective, analytical support, and research resources
  • Work with minimal direction, usually within a complex and often ambiguous environment, to drive rigorous, fact-based recommendations to functional, or regional management while supporting syndication with stakeholders across the organization
  • Balance facilitation, influence, and content contributions to help business leaders design and advance their strategies
  • Support all functions in Russia
  • Perform management reporting, research and data analysis to assist executive decision making, prepare regular reporting and presentation documents
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Director, Business Planning & Analysis Resume Examples & Samples

  • Define and prioritize key strategic objectives where Business Planning, in coordination with partners throughout the organization, will provide decision support thru high-quality business planning/forecasting, operations and analytics processes
  • Lead and build a team of high performing business/marketing planning analysts to accomplish the goals and objectives of the Consumer internet businesses
  • Develop KPIs to drive high-level oversight of business initiatives and company health, and develop regular insights from the data to enable performance management and facilitate accountability
  • Develop business plans for strategic initiatives and business lines, and partner directly with cross-functional teams to facilitate achievement of short and long-term goals
  • Lead weekly/monthly cross-functional strategic business reviews aligning the organization toward strategic KPIs and objectives and tying top-line metrics to financial performance
  • Partner with Marketing organization to optimize spend across all channels to achieve growth and engagement targets and support next-generation of marketing portfolio management
  • Lead high-level analysis for the organization in the area of traffic/audience forecasting, growth and engagement, and strategies and tactics to drive SEO growth
  • Key areas of focus will include: business line strategy, consumer audience acquisition and engagement, marketing channel(s) ROI and optimization, marketing mix considerations, SEO acquisition and optimization, customer ROI and value analyses, competitive research and analysis, etc
  • Educational Requirements: BA with undergraduate focus in Finance, Statistics, Economics or related field. MBA preferred
  • 10+ years' experience with increasing levels of responsibility, 3+ years in leadership capacity; online media / consumer audience-oriented experience a plus
  • Experience with Marketing, SEO/traffic and Product analytics a plus
  • Experience directing or interfacing with technical resources with broad, multi-disciplinary expertise
  • Experience applying advanced analytic disciplines to financial, consumer audience/user experience, and product-level modeling, forecasting, marketing, etc
  • Extensive business partnering and influencing skills
  • Superior presentation and communication skills; mature presence coupled with emotional intelligence
  • Proficiency with Excel (pivot tables, lookups, data linking) and PowerPoint (advanced graphing, visualization and presentation)
  • Ability to organize, direct and develop personnel, and to plan and coordinate timely accomplishments of responsibilities
  • Ability to interact and communicate with individuals in various functional areas and various levels of management including C-level executives
  • Ability to remain flexible and thrive in a fast-paced and often hectic environment
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Finance Director Business Planning & Analysis Resume Examples & Samples

  • Provide financial insights to management and employee audiences that increase their knowledge of the business and enhances their decision making capability
  • Identify and implement improvements to current processes, as appropriate.     
  • Adheres to all applicable procedures, cGMPs, company policies and any other quality or regulatory requirements. (For example: SOX, OSHA, DEA, FDA, EMEA, ANVISA, HS&E, etc.)
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Associate Director, Business Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Will serve as the finance representative to 3 to 4 late stage/ Phase 3 / marketed product cross-functional program teams. Responsibilities will include
  • Assessing the business cases for investments in new studies, new life cycle management initiatives or new markets and making financial recommendations based on business case financial hurdles for IRR, DCF, ROI
  • Providing financial planning, analysis and support including budgeting, forecasting, and variance analysis across the full program P&L
  • Will develop and drive detailed long range planning for various assets/programs aimed at providing visibility into the challenges and opportunities facing the organization and recommend actions to maximize shareholder value
  • Will directly support a VP or SVP of a key business function in GTO. Responsibilities will include
  • Attendance at weekly/monthly functional leadership team meetings
  • Providing financial updates for the business function and communicating financial guidance for forecasts, annual budget planning, etc
  • Coordinate with accounting personnel to ensure timely updates to forecasts, budgets and functional reporting
  • Distinctive quantitative and modeling skills
  • Practical knowledge of financial theory and valuation methodologies
  • Ability to navigate and influence in a matrix organizational structure, particularly with the CFO, program executives, heads of Strategy, Business Development, and FP&A
  • Attention to detail, yet ability to maintain an “80/20” mindset
  • Independent, out-of-the-box thinker with conviction of thought
  • Comfort with ambiguity
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Director, Business Planning & Programmes Resume Examples & Samples

  • Own overall department planning, operating plans and business reviews internally and with key business units and functions
  • Design and manage key cross-partner and cross-BU function programmes
  • Design and implement overall innovation programmes and map opportunities
  • Implement and/or operationalise a standard cross-stakeholder governance model between Rogers and the Partner. This will include enabling the team to manage Partner initiatives’ cadence, (meeting objectives, timelines and priorities set by the business), monitoring to standards’ compliancy and confidential storage of all department documentation
  • Design, implement and manage internal standards for all department-produced documents, reporting and templates
  • Track and report on all department and Partner KPIs per the reporting cycle (financial, NPS, operating budget)
  • Lead the team through weekly meetings and monthly, quarterly and yearly business reviews and forward looking planning. (This will include planning, agenda creation, content creation/distribution, venue sourcing, budget management and chairing of meetings)
  • Implement and manage effective communication plan/feedback loop into work progress and business deliverables
  • Improve visibility into department objectives and priorities through informal/formal communication and collaborative working relationships
  • Business Degree and/or MBA is preferred
  • Minimum 8 years’ experience in Strategy, Programme or Project Management, Business Development and/or Corporate Development
  • Leadership skills, strong sense of initiative, accountability, team-building, diplomacy, analytical thinking and diligence with an orientation to detail, documentation and thorough follow-up on projects and deliverables
  • Working closely with all functions of the business at all levels within the corporate and operating company environments
  • Understanding of emerging technologies and ecosystems, 3-5 years in telecommunications, digital and/or interactive media world
  • Balance sense of urgency with strong execution and strategic thinking
  • Independent worker who knows which questions to ask and when
  • “People-person”- ability to enter a room in which you know no one and exit with new relationships while continuing to successfully manage current relationships
  • Familiar with financial reporting
  • Previous success in a position of influence within a matrix team environment
  • Advanced productivity skills including leveraging One Drive, Share Point, Excel and Power Point
  • Strong written skills
  • Confidentiality and trust-building
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Director, Business Planning & Analysis Resume Examples & Samples

  • Build in-depth knowledge of key business processes and procedures. Actively work with related parties, brands, accounting, demand planning etc to make continuous improvement in business processes and procedures. The opportunities could be: Budget and Estimate process, Gross Margin analysis including category and pricing review, Door P&L, DTS, product destruction, counter inventory management, Event Profitability, Door P&L and CPM and BI utilization
  • Coordinate and assign proper BPA Managers to participate in new brand/new business/distribution projects and monitor the progress and result
  • Work closely with Accounting team to monitor monthly financial results and analyze gap between actual and estimate. Make continuous efforts in improving forecast accuracy and managing P&L run rate
  • Carry out ad hoc projects as requested
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Director Business Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Ensure that timely, accurate and strategically relevant financial and operational data and reports are available to both senior Executive and Commercial Banking Business line executives on a geographic, consolidated and business line basis
  • Direct strategic business analysis on the business line to drive better understanding of key measures and possible opportunities for growth and increased profitability. Evaluate strategic business proposals and outsourcing opportunities
  • Ensure that the consolidated profit planning process is effective, efficient and consistent where appropriate. Ensure that front line target setting is focussed/simple/add to the whole, based on opportunity-not past performance, integrated with all Bank/Business line strategies and the process remains simple
  • Work closely with the Divisional Finance unit and Corporate Finance to ensure Commercial Banking is represented appropriately in expense re-allocation, transfer costing and any other new company wide initiatives
  • Play an important role in the ongoing development of strategies and projects for all of Canadian Banking and Commercial Banking Management by participating at a strategic level / leading key teams and initiatives as appropriate and agreed to by the Commercial Banking Senior Leadership teams
  • Use strategic business, operaional and financial analysis to constantly look for new opportunities to grow or promote any of the Commercial Banking business lines
  • Improve value and manage costs of Commercial Banking and individual areas within. Thoroughly understand the cost drivers to maximize Productivity and Operating Leverage of the business line
  • Ensure the provision and enhance the understanding of financial and business drivers and economics of the various Commercial Banking business lines. Assist line management in optimizing their operations from a financial perspective
  • Actively promote positive, proactive employee development and management practices with staff and peers to foster an environment that strives for maximum challenge and performance
  • Work with other Business lines to look for opportunities to refer business across all business lines of the Bank. Analyze and recommend joint ventures and other financially driven structures to grow the Commercial Banking business and or promote business for the Bank overall
  • Develop team capability and manage team initiatives by providing day to day management of direct reports ensuring team goal alignment, developing team expertise in data mining and strong analytics capabilities, providing employee development opportunities to staff, ensuring appropriate communication, coaching, delegation and support are provided to team and project resources to effectively optimize team productivity and long term development plans
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Director, Business Planning & Analytics Resume Examples & Samples

  • Collaborate with regional and center led teams to coordinate timely and accurate closing, budgeting & forecasting cycle. Lead financial reporting and analysis to assess and identify risks and opportunities and drive accountability across the regional teams
  • Maintain a comprehensive understanding of the assumptions underlying the budget and forecasts, including sales volumes, impact of strategic initiatives and innovation, pricing, foreign currency exposure (translational and transactional), productivity, inflation, product and geographic mix, brand investments and operating expenses; understand deviations and action timely countermeasures
  • Support Division CEO & CFO in the overall Financial Management of the Division
  • Lead the financial integration of a recently acquired business with domestic and international operations
  • Support the implementation and management of customer Joint Business Planning (JBP) process and related tools to ensure successful planning for near- and long-term activities across the corporation’s key customers and channels
  • Optimize the corporation’s trade spend (rebates, cooperative advertising, cash discounts and related promotional investments) through strategic and analytical evaluation of current programs, identification of improvements and efficiencies and execution of activities to improve return on marketing investment
  • Drive standard customer and mix profitability analysis performed by the Baby Finance team, review with sales management, recommend appropriate actions to drive growth, maximize benefits of trade spending and improve profitability
  • Support the monthly performance reporting activities including timely and insightful commentary on performance compared to the prior year and to estimates
  • Ensure full internal control measures are in place and complied with according to the guidelines of internal and external audit and more specifically, Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Evaluate current systems and processes and recommend appropriate value-added changes to enhance tools and information
  • Provide strong leadership and communication to the business
  • Provide career development and coaching/mentoring to the finance staff
  • Position will have 2 direct reports, but will oversee / coordinate with regional & center led teams to accomplish objectives
  • Some domestic and international travel expected
  • Undergraduate Degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics
  • 10 - 15 years of experience in finance/accounting, preferably in a Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) environment
  • Minimum of 5 years in a supervisory or management role
  • Significant experience with SAP and Hyperion is strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership and communication skills
  • Demonstrated accomplishments in the areas of finance and accounting
  • Sales and marketing finance experience strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to foster and develop strong finance teams that partner with business teams to drive growth
  • Ability to assess risks and opportunities within complex business situations
  • Demonstrated ability to recommend and make decisions quickly under any situation
  • Demonstrated record of solid career progression
  • Action orientation and assertive style
  • Ability to be objective is required
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Director, Business Planning & Analytics Resume Examples & Samples

  • Segment merchant client base and develop portfolio assignments
  • Optimize the utilization, performance and profitability of direct merchant marketing channels
  • Establish Scorecard targets for key performance measures and track progress
  • Establish and communicate linkages between Marketing activities and impact on GMS profitability
  • Forecast of sales and revenue metrics throughout the year
  • Liaise with Finance and Global Information Management to provide monthly sales reporting and ensure accuracy & timeliness of revenue recognition
  • Provide consultative support to VP Marketing teams as needed
  • Support senior leader business updates and ad-hoc requests as needed
  • Strategic, innovative thinker who challenges the status quo and has a track record for developing winning strategies
  • Strong financial acumen, problem solving and analytical skills with keen attention to detail
  • Ability to analyze/synthesize multiple data sources to develop deep understanding of market dynamics, identify and prioritize opportunities, and spot trends
  • Understanding of reporting automation techniques with proven ability to reduce cycle time for reporting tasks
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) with ability to interact with all levels of the organization
  • Self starter with strong project management skills, track record for driving results and utilizing effective measurement techniques
  • Knowledge of SAS and/or Salesforce.com a plus
  • Consulting or similar related-work experience is a plus
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Director, Business Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Extensive experience in the banking/financial services sector preferably with strong knowledge of card payments industry, its products, services and technologies
  • Experience in facilitating the business planning processes, together with specific change management practices to promote sales process adoption
  • Ability to define strategic needs of the business, analyzes business strategies, as well as translates into potential sales effectiveness and productivity goals
  • Strong management skills & business acumen, appropriate to fast-paced business environment. Able to influence key members of the organization, and cultivate a high-performing team
  • Strong academic credentials, with an advanced degree from premiere institute. Project Management certification will be added advantage
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Director Business Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Lead and coach a high performing team to hit key priorities and do thoughtful career planning and recruiting
  • Provide thought leadership for advancing and evolving the Windows OEM business strategy & business model, pricing & licensing to grow Windows revenue & market share
  • Orchestrate impact analysis and recommendations across business strategy, engineering, legal, research, finance, sales teams, etc
  • Engage with stakeholders across teams, embracing cross-boundary collaboration to influence peers and drive decisions with senior executives
  • Partnering with engineering to define product requirements that support new business strategies
  • Land new business strategies, pricing & licensing with our OEM partners, field, and channels
  • Proven ability and track record of creating and articulating a business strategy, influence others, and drive planning & implementation
  • Demonstrated ability to succinctly and clearly frame and communicate ideas to executives
  • Strong passion for Windows, devices and HW ecosystem
  • MBA or similar degree preferred
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Associate Director, Business Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Critical thinker - highly analytical and equally comfortable thinking strategically and keeping track of details
  • Experience working in a highly matrixed environment with demonstrated ability to build strong working relationships with diverse business partners across Finance, R&D leadership, Program Teams, Commercial
  • Ability to lead & influence without direct authority
  • High sense of urgency and ownership, with exceptional follow-through and communication skills
  • 8+ years of experience (including graduate school) in analytical role in biotech/pharmaceutical industry, consulting or investment banking
  • Knowledge of Biopharma value chain required
  • Excellent modeling and powerpoint skills required
  • Strong Hyperion skills
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Director, Business Planning & Execution Resume Examples & Samples

  • Will drive the interlock cadence across the Field Organization, Product & Engineering and Marketing to ensure consistent execution toward annual planning
  • Will support the annual planning process to define a focused initiative set that will be used to drive business outcomes for Citrix across the fiscal year
  • Will develop and manage the remediation programs that may be required to manage gaps that may develop against quarterly and annual targets
  • Will serve to integrate the Go-to-Market Governance process with the Interlock process and ensure commitments and results remain aligned as programs launch and drive outcomes
  • Will advise on the incentive and programs and deal support initiatives to streamline transaction governance and simplified execution toward annual goals
  • Will support the development of strategic initiatives that upgrade and simplify the processes that drive results, including developing new processes that may be needed to support the shift to a subscription business
  • Will support the development of standardized reporting and measurement for consistent review and drive the alignment of results across the various functions that are accountable in the interlock process
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Director, Business Planning & Projects Resume Examples & Samples

  • Facilitates the execution of the President’s vision and priorities through coordinating information, communications and resources
  • Develops short and long term strategies and creates execution plans against them
  • Manages and coordinates multiple project work streams across various disciplines and stakeholders, including tracking key activities and milestones, managing deliverables to deadlines, integrating activities across work streams, and surfacing project risks and concerns as appropriate
  • Acts as a bridge between the President and internal business leaders
  • Develop and drive implementation of the divisions AOP and LRP and overall growth plan
  • Manages and executes special projects across all lines of business
  • Participates in Sales organization’s continuing growth reassessment, operational efficiencies, product offerings, and distribution strategies in both linear TV and digital platforms
  • Create presentations and write speeches for public speaking engagements
  • 25% travel required
  • Minimum of 8 years of progressive work experience
  • Ability to demonstrate poise, organizational savvy and executive presence
  • Experience working with or on Digital Sales, Operations and Business Development teams
  • Strong positive / can-do attitude and comfort interacting with all levels of an organization
  • Proven ability to build relationships, influence decisions and drive results through internal partnerships
  • Expert project management skills with a track record of driving results: you are well-organized with the ability to manage multiple projects and adjust quickly to shifting priorities and ambiguity
  • Ability to function effectively in a highly charged executive environment, and the ability to discern when to act independently
  • Excellent written and verbal communications and advanced computer MS Office skills
  • Has proactive problem solving skills
  • Has excellent analytical skills
  • Strategy or business development experience preferred, including building and analyzing business plans
  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent work experience
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Director, Business Planning & Ops Resume Examples & Samples

  • Ensure the management of day-to-day operations in Norristown facility (PluroGen). Work with local personnel and Northfield TR team to prioritize production of PluroGel for all markets. Ensure the seamless delivery of finished goods and management of local finished goods inventory
  • Optimize costs in the Norristown facility to meet upstream and downstream business requirements. Analysis should include personnel, R&D, supply chain (raw materials and finished goods), and production
  • Lead strategic planning process to identify, evaluate, and present options to move/close the Norristown production facility to the TR leadership team. Propose risk mitigation steps to minimize disruption of production, sales and development. Work with downstream and upstream partners to execute transition plan
  • Own and manage the P&L for the Norristown facility, partnering with finance. Work with TR leadership to ensure objectives are aligned to support the strategic and financial goals of the TR Division
  • Ensure the management of day-to-day operations in Cambridge facility (SevenOaks/ART). Work with local personnel and Northfield TR team to prioritize production of ART handhelds and cartridges for all markets. Ensure the seamless delivery of finished goods and management of local finished goods inventory. Requires management of contract manufacturing partners
  • Optimize costs in the Cambridge facility to meet upstream and downstream business requirements. Analysis should include personnel, R&D, supply chain (raw materials and finished goods), and production
  • Lead strategic planning process to identify, evaluate, and present options to move/close the Cambridge facility to the TR leadership team. Propose risk mitigation steps to minimize disruption of production, sales and development. Work with downstream and upstream partners to execute transition plan
  • Own and manage the P&L for the Cambridge facility, partnering with finance. Work with TR leadership to ensure objectives are aligned to support the strategic and financial goals of the TR Division
  • Work closely with manufacturing and operations to oversee new production planning, surplus, backorders and substitutions
  • At least 5 years of experience in product management, marketing or manufacturing facility management
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Director, Business Planning & Effectiveness Resume Examples & Samples

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication and program/project management skills, including an ability to communicate effectively at an executive level
  • Ability to prioritize and manage work and trade-offs against critical project timelines in a fast-paced environment
  • Strategic thinker who has an eye for detail, is organized, and can manage multiple programs simultaneously
  • Excellent influence and engagement skills in building alignmentand accountability without formal ownership or authority over talent resources
  • Ability to build strong and sustainable relationships and the capability to interactwithin all levels of the organization
  • Ability to work cooperatively and strategically in a team environment with all levels of professional, technical and administrative staff andto integrate resources on a timely and organized basis
  • Acumen to handle complex situations and multiple responsibilities simultaneously with the urgency of immediate demands on the operations
  • Ability to present information clearlyand concisely to various audiences
  • Ability to deal with highly confidential information and act as a liaison between the business leader and other constituencies, both internal and external
  • Generally requires Master'sdegree or equivalent and 8 – 10 years of experience
  • Health plan insurance experience preferred, but not required
  • Managerial experience preferred
  • BA/BS in business, marketing, finance or related field and/or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • An MBA or equivalent experience preferred
  • Generally requires Master's degree or equivalent and 8 – 10 years of experience
  • Health plan insuranceexperience preferred, but not required
  • Managerial experiencepreferred
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Director, Business Planning & Analysis Resume Examples & Samples

  • Lead strategic and financial analyses to inform and support the strategic and business planning efforts of YMG
  • Collaborates with senior leaders in the area of strategy formulation, business plan development and analytics to identify emerging health care business opportunities that may result from changes in regulation, payment, technology, and healthcare service delivery
  • Manage financial and market models used to support strategic projects and decisions
  • Manage multiple YMG and multi-entity projects between various departments
  • Oversee recruitment, professional development, and performance management for the business analytics and planning function
  • Participates in professional organizations that will advance knowledge of leading edge activities in financial planning, analytical modeling
  • Works collaboratively with senior business leaders, physician executives, and management team members across the School and YNHHS
  • Provide management of projects within YMG including tracking and overseeing all projects
  • Bachelor’s degree and 5-10 years of experience business planning in a complex healthcare environment
  • Strong working knowledge of various business analytic tools is necessary
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Director, Business Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • 10+ years of relevant experience in technology-oriented financial analyst role
  • Superior quantitative and financial modeling expertise, with the ability to identify solutions to broad-ranging business issues
  • Strong qualitative skills including relationship building, negotiation, and conflict resolution
  • Experience proposing, justifying and implementing change while keeping the big picture in mind
  • Desire to succeed in a rapidly changing and sometimes unstructured environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, presentation and facilitation skills
  • Bachelor’s degree, MBA desired
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Director, Business Planning & Effectiveness Resume Examples & Samples

  • Driver to stand up, scale and improve end-to-end regional model, processes, capabilities required for growth in local markets. Support Regional Business leaders to effectively launch in local markets and provide sustainable structure
  • Identify feedback/best practices to leverage so that we can act on local pilots and “test and learn” tactics
  • Provide strategic advice and support to Sr. Dir/VP on matters relating to ACO growth goals, initiatives and structure
  • Supports Sr. Dir/VP in management and implementation of strategic initiatives and projects within the ACO regional growth and company-wide
  • Serves as the ACO Growth project leader and management of special projects impacting the specific organization
  • Coordinates the management process for the Sr. Dir/VP including input and reports from cross-organizational teams, including but not limited to: monthly Markets leadership team meetings, Executive Dashboard, ACO Growth report outs and other ongoing meetings and reporting as needed
  • Facilitates meetings and workshops for the Leadership Team, supports Regional teams, and other groups
  • Serves as point person for driving and facilitating yearly strategic planning and business case development
  • Serves as the coordination point for ACO Growth on annual individual goal setting, individual development planning, and great place to work initiatives
  • Acts as the liaison between the Sr. Dir/VP and corporate leadership team(s) when appropriate to ensure representation of the ACO Growth organization and the Sr. Dir/VP
  • Represents the Sr. Dir/ VP at internal and external meetings as appropriate
  • Works with various stakeholders to identify causes of major ACO Growth service or operational issues, facilitates needed investigations, analyzes data and related findings, and develops reports incorporating conclusions and detailed recommendations
  • Ensures strategic direction of projects/programs and alignment of such with ACO growth and enterprise-wide goals and objectives; acts as the business unit liaison to corporate initiatives and projects
  • Consults and makes recommendations to senior management on significant issues
  • May provide guidance and leadership to highly matrixed cross-functional teams; may supervise project consultants/managers
  • A minimum of a Master's degree or equivalent
  • Minimum of 8 – 10 years of related experience
  • Excellent influence and engagement skills in building alignment and accountability without formal ownership or authority over resources
  • Ability to build strong and sustainable relationships and the capability to interact within all levels of the organization
  • Ability to work cooperatively and strategically in a team environment with all levels of professional, technical and administrative staff and to integrate resources on a timely and organized basis
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with ability to present information clearly and concisely to various audiences
  • Ability to deal with highly confidential information and act as a liaison between the VP and other constituencies, both internal and external to Blue Shield
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Director, Business Planning & Effectiveness Resume Examples & Samples

  • Budget Planning and Execution: Perform business planning and budgeting for Line of Business. Oversee budget planning as part of the annual budget cycle. Provides budgeting support and coordination with Finance. Monitor and represent goals from Markets Leader from Initiation through delivery and track progress against goals including metrics and performance tracking
  • Communication and Collaboration: Manage the flow of information from Business Leader to the Enterprise. Drives collaboration within Markets and LOB. Build and maintain key stakeholder relationships. Manages development of presentations, and speaking points for presentation and meetings. Responsible for communication and engagement planning through execution for LOB. Strong emphasis on collaboration, pulling disparate information into end to end process
  • Strategic Planning: Serve as point person for driving and facilitating annual strategic planning process. Facilitates the strategy, design, development and alignment of the organizational vision inclusive of goals and objectives to achieve it. Responsible for strategic alignment and integration across LOB projects in support of goals and objectives
  • Program Management: End-to-end planning and implementation of extremely complex LOB projects spanning across business areas where analysis requires evaluation of intangible variance factors. Serve as PM leading special projects. Identifies need for new processes as well as significant improvements to processes and drives the development and implementation. Assembles project teams
  • Excellent influence and engagement skills in building alignment and accountability without formal ownership or authority over talent resources
  • Ability to present information clearly and concisely to various audiences
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Director, Business Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Drive the business model and overall monetization strategy for Mixed Reality
  • Define the overall pricing and SKU strategy for Hololens and the Windows Mixed Reality ecosystem, collaborating closely with product marketing, engineering, finance and sales
  • Definition of Gross Margin profile and overall business model, offer structure and overall product lifecycle strategy
  • Ongoing innovation and pricing strategy based on business results and feedback from customers (including research), finance, engineering and marketing stakeholders
  • Define and lead the monthly business reviews for Hololens and Mixed Reality
  • Be the thought leader on potential areas of growth and innovation for the overall Hololens and Mixed Reality business models
  • The ideal candidate will have 10+ years’ experience post BA/S in marketing, product management finance, and/or consulting; MBA preferred
  • Strong analytical and structured thinking skills with the ability to understand and find solutions to multi-dimensional problems
  • Demonstrated ability to disambiguate challenging and complex problems with cross-group dependencies and identify growth opportunities
  • Globally adept, with experience working across business models, cultures, and partner types
  • Strong builder of rapport across organization, leadership and discipline boundaries
  • Aptitude and appetite for managing through ambiguity to create direction, strategy and get cross-team alignment to drive programs – leveraging the matrix organization to work for you
  • A love of details, an affinity for hitting budgets and a high bar for quality
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Associate Director Business Planning & Analysis Resume Examples & Samples

  • Consolidate and co-ordinate all OBU reporting processes to Global BU, Country Pharma Organization (CPO) and Basel headquarters, e.g. Executive summary report, various monthly performance decks, leadership meetings, town hall and sales communications
  • Lead revenue deduction planning, consolidation, forecasting, analysis and adjustments for US oncology with complete understanding of all gross to net components
  • Lead monthly rolling forecast process by developing timelines, deliverables, consolidation, review and submission of monthly P&L forecasting
  • Proactively co-ordinate cross functional (business analysis, trade management, market access, IT) and cross-franchise alignment e.g. Demand and inventory validation. Challenge and assist business franchises in improved understanding and communication of business drivers
  • Manage Headcount tracking and personnel planning and reporting process. Manage headcount requests during planning cycles and maintain regular control of approvals across the OBU
  • Lead Sales and demand analytics for the OBU, including demand forecasting, price volume analysis and inventory reporting for monthly actuals, quarterly investor relations process and planning cycles
  • Promote, manage and continue to develop the executive reporting platform iDASH for the OBU. Ensure accuracy and timeliness of reporting and work with business partners to ensure relevance of reports published in the tool
  • Lead price action and implementation. Coordinate price action and new product launch pricing proposals and timing with business franchises, managed markets, trade management and other corporate divisions. Gain approvals with senior leadership for consolidation and notification to trade management for implementation
  • Lead Health Care Reform Fee modeling, budgeting and adjustments coordination with managed markets finance and accounting. Coordinate and challenge assumptions used in other divisions and align on methodology with FRA
  • Single point of contact for systems updates and maintenance (SAP, TM1) eg. Profit centers, hierarchy, allocations, working closely with Financial Reporting and Accounting (FRA) and Financial Service Center (FSC). Lead Novartis Business Services (NBS) support and allocation updates
  • Minimum 5 years of directly and progressively responsible experience and demonstrated achievement in financial analysis, with a focus on strong analytical decision making, preferably in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel with working knowledge of Powerpoint, SAP R3, BW, TM1, Ariba, PAWS or other data warehousing, purchasing or project management applications desirable
  • Strong team player who can work effectively in cross-functional teams
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and written; ability to relay financial information to non-finance groups and interface with all levels of management