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Senior Specialist Financial Planning & Analysis – Egypt Cluster-FIN002318

Job Description


MSD is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where MSD has codified its 125-year legacy. MSD’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.
MSD’s Financial division helps plan and analyze the resources that allow us to continue advancing medical innovation around the world. This team of attentive, exacting individuals prepares and organizes financial assets in order to drive MSD’s momentum towards providing the world with an evolving, diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines, and animal health products that fuel global wellness. 
Develops, interprets, and implements complex financial concepts, techniques for financial planning/analysis and financial controls by performing the following duties.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities Other duties may be assigned:
Financial Planning
• Develop a robust annual planning process to support investment allocation across the business.
• Work closely with each function/location to build detailed profit plan
• Support the establishment of Key business deliverables (Revenue/Expenses/Profitability)
• Be accountable for accuracy and achieve required accuracy on all defined KPIs
• Develop monthly/quarterly forecast cycle to support on-going business requirement.
• Ensure that forecasts are timely and accurate to support business projections.
• Use the forecast process to evaluate and manage the overall top/bottom objectives.
• Provide cash flow forecast to support overall cash management and working capital.
• Enhance budgeting and forecasting processes through continuous improvement efforts
• Tracking of performance against forecasts and budget, working alongside the business to understand and clearly articulate the drivers of performance
Business support
• Support the achievement of finance and business objectives by providing high quality FP&A support
• Work collaboratively with business and finance partners to provide planning and reporting   services
• Maintain consistent/efficient processes for standardized FP&A services while ensuring compliance will all quality and control requirements 
Management Reporting
• Collaborate with Customer Service and Business Operations teams in monitoring and analysis of inventory levels
• Preparation of business review decks / presentation materials, and active involvement in business reviews
• Develop and maintain management reporting framework supporting the analysis of key business results and metrics
• Support the on-going development and refinement of key business metrics to maximize company performance
• Work cross functionally to support functional managers and identify opportunities to increase productivity.
Financial Projects
• Contribute to ongoing MSD efficiency and continuous improvement initiatives
• Support ad hoc analysis including: Product P&L analysis, Allocation analysis
• Technical support cost allocations
• Contribution in pricing decision strategy
• New product analysis


Specialist Experience


Education & Experience:
• Degree in Economics, Accounting, or Commerce 
• 2 years related experience in FP&A 
• Overall experience +/- 5 years
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: 
• MBA and/or CFA is a plus
Skills Required
• Leadership skills, Analytica, Structured approach to problem solving
• Attention to details as well excellent presentation skills 
• Ability to work under pressure, flexibility, and commitment to meet tight schedules
• Team player, Interpersonal and organization skills
• PC proficiency, with particular skills in Financial applications and Excel
• SAP knowledge – preferable 
• Oral and written communication proficiency in English
Your role at MSD is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At MSD, we’re inventing for life. 





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Job Summary

  • Egypt
  • Health/Medical
Job Type
  • Full-time
  • Negotiable
26 March 2019
Applications Deadline
11 May 2019

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