Role details

Finance Business Partner

Johannesburg   •   R700,000 - R950,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • An awesome opportunity to join a world renowned pharamaceutical powerhouse
  • An amazing package with benefits and a perfomance based bonus

About Our Client

Our client is at the head of the pharmaceutical manufacturing for various health care products for the complete family, also dealing with the provision of health care to previously disadvantaged communities making health care affordable for all people regardless of their economic status and region of residency.

Job Description

The following is a list of responsibilities that the successful incumbent will ensure :

  • Develop and implement a strategic finance business plan that reflects longer term objectives and priorities of the company
  • Drive the achievement of finance project deliverables and ensure delivery of business critical finance management needs within agree timelines
  • Ensure successful communication of the business plan to align the finance and the in-market team's with the finance and company strategic objectives. Anticipate and remove obstacles to allow the teams to deliver results and succeed
  • Proactively engage and partner with SSA business partners in the delivery of shared business objectives; business development and investment strategies for SSA countries and clusters
  • Track and review the performance of the SSA business including individual markets or countries.
  • Evaluate business unit/functional plans per brand to identify opportunities and risks
  • Proactively identify issues and ensure good risk assessment for all finance key deliverables: investment cases; product licensing opportunities; co-market proposals; P&L budgetary control; pricing; business plans and long-term strategies for the relevant markets.
  • Based on in-depth analysis, provide efficient guidance and expert advice to management and internal business partners on financial matters to assist in driving the business and supporting growth and transformation.
  • Support the region in best way of utilising financial and reporting systems, including training
  • Survey SSA business partners to ascertain financial management needs and to recommend, develop and maintain solutions to business and financial requirements

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will possess the following characteristics and personality traits :

  • Ability to manage high work volumes
  • Ability to identify and business processes to provide efficient ways to achieve results
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Independent thinker
  • Ability to coach and develop others
  • Ability to promote strong team spirit
  • Preparation of ad-hoc business and financial reports
  • Strong organisational skills with a quality focus on:
    • Analysis
    • Planning
    • Implementation
    • Measurement and tracking
    • Review and action
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Leadership abilities
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Proven competency in management and business administration

What's on Offer

This position offers an excellent opportunity for the successful individual to experience and gain a broad sense of market knowledge with a massive multinational pharmaceutical company based in Johannesburg. The package on offer is above market related for a position of this nature and there is substantial room for growth in regards to the finance division in this company.

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