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Finance Analyst At GlaxoSmithKline Plc

Date Posted: 19/Nov/2013
Deadline: 02/Dec/2013

Finance Analyst

Job Purpose/Scope

The job exists to support the Business Analyst in the delivery of a high performance, management accounting service.


Key Responsibilities

Business Management, Business Partnering and Decision Support

•Driving a process of continuous improvement in business partnering which enhances the understanding of the Executive and Senior Management teams of their key financial performance drivers and business performance issues.
•Supporting the Business Analyst in contributions to the development and delivery of strategic objectives of the Defined Projects
•Monthly analysis and review of Project spends {A&P} with the Marketing team to support monthly performance commentaries
•Finance partner handling all Projects related enquiries 
•Support the Sales and marketing teams in brand decisions
•Review Business Cases for promos, NPI and ad- hoc projects 
•Participating in and contributing to Senior Management Meetings as requested by the Business Analyst/ FAPM/ FD 
•Supporting the Business Analyst/ FAPM/ FD in contributions to the development and delivery of Corporate Plans and objectives for the Organization

P&L management 

•Compute R&A and off- invoice discounts and ensure correct booking in JDE
•Own the month- end accrual process for all projects
•Drive performance and decisions of various P&L components with insightful analysis
•Review, monitor and highlight variances. Investigating exceptions and facilitating corrective action

Budgeting and Forecasting- West Africa CH operations 

•Support the complete budgeting & forecasting process for West Africa CH operations
•Work with various stakeholders in planning strategies and methodologies for the process 
•Submit budgets and rolling forecasts in Unison
•Provide support in delivering the Profit reviews 
•Attend DRM meetings to ensure outcome of the meeting consistently meet specific objectives of all defined projects 


•Ensure compliance to International Finance Reporting Standards ( IFRS)
•Timely submission of weekly, monthly and quarterly reports on sales, NPD reporting and other reporting requirements defined within projects
•Review and monitor individual projects performance; highlighting variances with appropriate commentaries on performance drivers


Qualifications, Experience

First degree in Accounting, Economics, Banking & Finance or Business Administration 
.2 - 3 years working experience in a Finance related role
.Strong JDE / SAP exposure 
.Working knowledge of IFRS 
.Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word etc) 


Good interpersonal skills
.Ability to handle sensitivity/ confidentiality levels appropriately
.Analytical mind
.Customer focus and sense of urgency
.Ability to see macro scenarios and beyond numbers

Method of Application

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