GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)

Hub Planning & Forecasting Analyst

Competitive salary
18 Jun 2021
18 Jul 2021
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time

Job Purpose

This Planning & Forecast Analyst role is to provide planning & forecasting support to the Planning & Forecasting Lead. This includes managing the preparation of in-market annual and monthly forecasts, as well as, preparing monthly management reports for the in-market FD to evaluate performance.

Education & Experience

ACCA/CA & BBA/MBA Finance with Relevant experience (3-5 years) preferably within a similar operating model and similar sector

  • Strong relationship management skills  
  • Experience working across a matrix environment
  • Strong focus on customer service
  • Advanced listening skills. Able to interpret the stakeholder needs and views and manage them by providing suitable support and solutions
  • Personal integrity and professionalism; open and straight forward style
  • Strong report writing skills
  • Coordination, planning and organisation skills - demonstrated ability to prioritise workload in order to meet critical deadlines

Key Responsibilities

  •  Provide support to the P&F Lead with the preparation of the 3+1 plan to the Leadership Team.
  • Responsible for the preparation of the monthly Opex, A&P and cash flow forecast.
  • Accountable for creating, updating and maintaining financial models to provide detailed monthly and quarterly forecasts for the market (CCC process)
  • Compare forecasts against budgets and prior month forecasts.
  • Performs variance analysis to explain differences in performance and make improvements going forward

Preparation of internal management reports (e.g. DRM, MPR) for executive leadership

  • Interaction and communication with colleagues and stakeholders based in different Countries
  • Deliver across different cultural environments
  • Sharing learnings with other Planning and Forecasting Hubs around the world

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