Finance Analyst - Transactions

Luton, Bedfordshire, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
08 Oct 2021
07 Nov 2021
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Finance at AstraZeneca has a clear vision to become trusted partners, creating value and leading change. As such, Finance has a pivotal role to play in shaping our long-term financial health, partnering to deliver great results through insight, delivering excellence in financial operations and safeguarding AstraZeneca's assets and reputation.

Finance Analyst - Transactions

  • Ensure timely and accurate processing of all SmartPay transactions on a day to day basis
  • Business support and training for all users of SmartPay
  • Compliance Process Management - To support the Finance control function in areas such as, but not limited to,:
    • SOX / FCF Framework
    • Compliance
    • Reporting e.g LCC pack
  • Finance support for Disclosure reporting

Accountabilities Summary:
  • Transactional processing of all SmartPay items
  • Compliance Process Management and Issue resolution - for SmartPay
  • Finance control and compliance

Finance Process Management (95%)
  • Processing of all contracts through SmartPay in a timely and compliant manner.
  • Work with shared service teams on issue resolution of HCP/HCO payments
  • Support the wider business with issue resolution in relation to payment queries.
  • Ensure regular reviews of KPI's and SLA's for SmartPay transactions .

Compliance Process Management
  • Responsible for reporting on and evidencing a variety of Financial controls within the framework on a periodic basis - in relation to their area of accountability
  • Responsible for reporting transactions that fall within the Financial Control Framework e.g. Vendor setups for HCP and HCO Responsible for review and enhancement of the relevant controls.
  • Data Analytics - exception reporting for Local Compliance Committee
  • Quarterly reporting to LCC for all HCP and HCO spend/Uses
  • Co-ordination of and support for any Finance Compliance Audits

Issues and System Management
  • Provide local expertise for complex HCO and HCP payment query escalation
  • Support master data maintenance work for SmartPay, e.g. Cost centre / product set ups

Qualifications and experience

  • Significant administrative or related experience
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office to include Word Power point and Excel
  • Payment processing experience
  • Analytical and structured approach to tasks
  • Relationship management skills

  • ABPI code experience
  • SAP experience
  • DocuSign
  • Previous experience within an accounting team
  • Proven experience of working independently on a wide range of areas

Reporting Line, Structure or Org Chart, Key Working Relationships
  • Reports to Head of Financial Control and Supply Chain
  • Key working relationship with Finance team FieldForce, Compliance team

Opening date 04/10/2021

Closing date 18/10/2021

Competitive salary and benefits apply

Date Posted

Closing Date

AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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