Business Planning Analyst M&A IT (m/w/d) 100%

Established in 1985, IPS offers competent and high-quality staff leasing and staff recruitment solutions. With our expert consultants, who have thorough experience in recruiting for the life sciences industry, we count the top global pharmaceutical organisations in Switzerland as our clients.

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For an international pharmaceutical company located in Basel we are looking for an

Business Planning Analyst M&A IT (m/w/d) 100%

Job Purpose:

  • Support M&A IT organization in all related finance activities: business partner for M&A IT projects (spin-off/divestments as well as acquisitions & integrations); providing complex business planning and analysis support, management reporting, budget and latest estimates, forecasting; providing decision-making analysis for M&A projects.

Major Accountabilities:

Business Partnering
  • Partners effectively on different dimensions (local, global, project level, operation cost level)
  • Designs and implements global complex accounting and reporting structures for multi domain deals
  • Provides data for negotiations with external as well internal stakeholder on constant basis
  • Evaluates and challenges economic benefit of projects
  • Provides cost transparency and ensure good understanding of key cost drivers
  • Evaluates risks & opportunities, proactively communicates and makes recommendations for mitigation. Follows up and ensures issues are addressed
  • Ensures business partners understand the financial processes and follow internal guidelines/SOPs
  • Generates ad hoc financial analysis to support business decisions

Planning (Budget, Latest Forecast, Latest Outlooks) & Reporting
  • Provide financial planning for assigned M&A IT activities including but not limited to Project budget and spend, TSAs, stranded costs, project budgets etc.
  • Ad hoc timely, accurate and meaningful financial management reporting that serve for the basis of performance management and decision making
  • Coordinating financial alignment between M&A IT and IT business
  • Challenges business requirements and validate with equivalent benchmarks

Decision support for Investments/Projects
  • Works in close collaboration with the Business and supports the financial assessment, evaluation and execution/tracking of M&A-related projects and their impact to operation cost

Accounting / Compliance
  • Ensures good accounting and practices in line with the company Accounting Manual (NAM)
  • Applies standard accounting concepts and techniques
  • Takes responsibility for specific functional reporting set up in FCRS
  • Identifies root cause of problems and recommends controls or processes for improvement.

Ideal Background:
  • Education (minimum/desirable): Bachelor degree or equivalent in Finance & Accounting or similar business degree/MBA desirable

  • English, German (not mandatory)

  • 3 - 5 years finance experience in various areas in a global operating, multi-dimensional organization (Controlling/Business Planning & Analysis, FRA, Treasury)
  • Budgeting, controlling and reporting
  • Business process and system development
  • Very good understanding on business and financial processes
  • Strategy development & implementation
  • Global/Multi-function project and change management experience
Start date: 01.07.2021
End date: 31.12.201
Location: Basel
Extension: possible

Interested ?
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