Senior Financial Analyst TA Infectious Diseases

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Location : Beerse
Post Date :
Employment Type : Permanent

Description :

Robert Half is currently recruiting a Senior Financial Analyst TA Infectious Diseases for a worldwide player active in the pharmaceutical industry.

You'll have the opportunity to work in a corporate, project focused and capital intensive environment, with a cross country and cross sector reach. The position is based out of Beerse, Belgium (30 minutes from Antwerp), where the regional Finance team is located.

Key responsibilities of the Senior Financial Analyst TA Infectious Diseases role include:

Business partnering; focused on portfolio/compound support within specific areas of the Disease

Areas of the ID TA (Respiratory : RSV and Influenza)

For compounds within area responsibility, business partnering entails following activities:

  • Understand R&D development plans and challenge when appropriate
  • Actively contribute as a core member of the cross-functional Project Management Teams (PMTs)
  • Create and maintain compound/portfolio valuations. Convey correct understanding of assumptions and sensitivity impacts
  • Perform budget updates during major forecast cycles and quarterly latest thinking
  • Work closely with the business to ensure spending stays within budget targets
  • Provide business stakeholders with appropriate understanding on overall budgetary situation and other finance related topics

Extended business partnering to support 3rd party business deals

  • In case of Business Development (BD) opportunities, provide R&D cost simulations towards L&A finance in close partnership with various business functions.
  • Work together with the business and our internal Governmental Grants Office (G3O) to assess, value and follow-up on assets where we have co-funding initiatives (BARDA, …)

Drive accurate and timely reporting

  • Hedging and Intellectual Property billing
  • Research and resolve mismatched GR/IR activity quarterly
  • Perform accruals quarterly (e.g. mismatched activity, contractual obligations, etc.)
  • Prepare funding requests / reports with external partners as needed

Actively participate in global R&D finance projects

  • Be at the forefront of adopting new processes and tools, being developed within the global finance and supporting functions

The requested qualifications for this job include:

  • Ideally a minimal finance experience 3 years, preferably gained in a large or medium-sized enterprise
  • Analytical approach to thinking and working
  • Able to work independently in a very dynamic, complex and global business environment
  • Proactive and result oriented mindset
  • Continuously challenge the status quo and provide recommendations for finance and business
  • improvements
  • Strong influencing & communication skills; get the message across effectively and respectfully
  • Fluency in English (written & oral)
  • Skilled at using advanced Microsoft packages: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • SAP knowledge is an advantage

Leadership Behaviors of importance in this role

  • Connect: Encourage and support internal collaboration across levels, creating effective solutions
  • Shape: Challenge the status quo and adapt to change, taking advantage of opportunities to have
  • positive impact
  • Lead: Leverage diverse perspectives, backgrounds and talent to generate effective ideas or solutions
  • Deliver: Act with speed, flexibility, and accountability to achieve goals
  • Deliver: Manage priorities effectively to deliver expected results

Our client offers:

  • An interesting and varied job with opportunity to in work in a corporate, project focused and capital intensive environment.
  • Located on the Beerse campus with 4000+ employees including 200+ finance professionals.
  • Understanding of IT strategy and a global shared service organization
  • Active engagement with global finance teams and operating companies in EMEA
  • Opportunity to build a strong personal network within the region and with corporate
  • Understanding of the global structure and the different business units; working with multiple countries and all sectors
  • Develop your skills through continuous training and talent management
  • Competitive compensation package

Are you interested in this challenging position? Or would you like to have more information? Apply today and we will get back to you as soon as possible.



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2000 Antwerp

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