Finance Manager - Oncology

Luton, Bedfordshire, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
15 Oct 2021
28 Oct 2021
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Finance manager
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At AstraZeneca, we put patients first and strive to meet their unmet needs worldwide. Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big and working together to make the impossible a reality. If you are swift to action, confident to lead, willing to collaborate, and curious about what science can do, then you're our kind of person.

The Oncology Business Unit is a cross-functional, cross market business unit that embodies our value of playing to win by maximizing our unprecedented number of launches in oncology.

This role is set within Oncology Finance team. The Finance Manager will support the financial planning, analysis and performance management for the OBU cross-functional team. In addition, the role will play a key role in supporting the Oncology Finance Business Partners (FBPs). The FBPs are key customers, and the Senior Financial Analyst will facilitate the planning and reporting processes through the clear communication of deadlines, creation of required templates and being a point of contact for any clarification needed.

Your new role!

  • Financial Reporting and Planning: Assist with the development and consolidation of EU&Can monthly reporting, Quarterly Business Reviews (QBRs) and planning cycles (e.g., RBUs/MTPs). More generally, assist in providing financial insight and foresight to support the delivery of strategic and commercial goals
    • Identifying improvements and value adding examples and implementing
  • Business Partnering: Along with your supervisor, partner with the cross-functional EU regional oncology team as well as the EU6 Finance Business Partners (FBPs) on all key financial processes and deliverables.
    • Being able to communicate clearly to finance & non-finance professionals verbally & via presentations for key decision points and business or finance review meetings.

Education, Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • University Degree preferably in Finance, Accounting or Economy
  • Prior experience in financial analysis or finance business partnering
  • English language proficiency, both verbal and written
  • Microsoft Excel - advanced skills; Working knowledge of other MS Office applications
  • Solid analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Focus on delivery - works well under pressure, meets tight deadlines, acts with urgency
  • Team player
  • Eagerness to learn and continuously improve
  • Ability to quickly learn financial applications

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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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