£70000 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits
5 months ago
Our client is a specialist pharmaceutical client based on the Cambs / Essex border.
Reporting into the Financial Director, the Commercial Business Partner will be an experienced fully qualified accountant with at track record supporting commercial strategy.
You will have existing experience within the Pharma / Medical / Devices sector
Responsible for provision of comprehensive commercial product analysis and reporting. Operating as the link between HQ and the local FP&A team you will be adept as developing internal and external relationships to support the short and long term strategic direction
Act as Finance business partner for assigned areas
Assist in evaluation of investment/commercial opportunities and resource allocation decisions
Assist in the development of system tools to provide clear performance measures for business. Ensure accurate Daily Customer and Product Sales reporting *comparison to budge, LE and PY, reporting of margin by product and customer, reporting of customer performance v BDI.
Drive real accountability for return on investment and sales performance as appropriate
Monitoring financial performance
Co-ordinate and review month-end process for defined functions. To include: Preparation of 'TM' on WD2 (expected NS and EBITDA), Preparation of 'Landing' on WD16, Monthly close:- Hospital rebate reconciliation, supplier rebate reconciliation (UK Suppliers), Price and Volume variance analysis, Preparation and issue of monthly management pack
Monitor results against forecast/budget and provide accurate, timely financial management information and commentary
Ensure existence of budgetary control via the AED and Purchase to pay processes; challenge spend where appropriate
Preparation of Bi-annual forecasts, loading of forecasts and budget into system, preparation of annual budget from gross sales to gross margin
Ensure the close monitoring of rebate accruals so that reported sales are materially accurate
Ensure accuracy of Purchase to Pay transactions provide adequate integrity for reporting purposes
I am looking for a qualified accountant with a commercial bias and outstanding influentilal communication skills. Pharma / Medical experience essential. Essex / Cambridgeshire base.