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Job: Finance Manager
Financial Management, Other Finance role
Full Time Job
Posted on: April 05, 2020
Locations: Switzerland (Basel-Stadt)
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Finance Manager

The Finance Manager is responsible for the financial planning and analysis. She/he is part of the core Finance team and will work closely with the Financial Controller and other team members. This role will lead the Finance team members on execution of the key planning processes for the organization (annual plan, rolling LBEs, etc) with the objective to provide an accurate organization-wide financial overview for senior management decision making.

Furthermore, the Senior Financial Analyst supports project teams on certain financial aspects and reporting of their activities. She/he will develop sound financial systems and reports that support plans to enable strategic decision making and to meet the requirements of a transforming organization. Finally, the Finance Manager coaches the other Finance members around financial topics and business partnering.

Core Job Responsibilities:
Leads the key financial processes for the global organization: budget preparation, rolling LBE updates and monthly resource allocation reviews.
Works with the Financial Controller in preparation of financial overviews and presentations for senior management decision making around resource allocation / re-allocation, identification of risks / opportunities and proposed corrective actions, as required.
Competent sparring partner for the organization leaders / teams through monitoring and challenging their performance and execution of their respective budgets.
Supports the teams in day to day financial management through the following:Preparation of reports and analyses on key financial issues, including recommendations of corrective actions and follow up on issue resolution in a timely and proactive manner to ensure delivery against agreed targets;
Coordination of the teams around key financial processes, ensuring a standardized approach is followed across teams with relevant members involved and accountable;
Assistance in the preparation of deliverables and readiness for senior mgmt. review associated with key financial processes

Participates in the development, review and presentation of key Area capital expenditures. Ensure proper reporting and planning procedures are employed to assure proper information for management decision-making.
Collaborates closely with EPD Finance team members on key financial processes / timelines and ensures financial information is accurately reflected and understood.
Manages the other Finance Managers on key process execution, daily/monthly Finance tasks, Coaches team members on managing multiple stakeholder relationships, business partnering and resolving complex financial topics.
Deputizes the Financial Controller, as required.
Involved in organization and EPD Finance project work, as required.
Manages 2 Finance team members directly

Minimum Education:
Bachelor's Degree Business (Accounting/Finance concentration)
CPA and/or MBA Preferred

Minimum Experience/Training Required:
Bachelorís Degree (Accounting / Finance concentration); CPA and/or MBA preferred
Minimum 5-7 years experience in Controlling / FP&A. Preferable to have a mix of Development and Commercial Finance experience
Experience working within a multinational environment with internal and external partners/stakeholders
High energy, strategic thinker possessing an agile & innovative mindset
Possess an agile and solution-oriented mindset for working in / providing information in a continuously changing and complex environment
Good SAP, Excel skills (Power BI a plus)
Strong communication, presentation and teamwork skills
Fluency in English, additional languages a plus

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