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Analyst II, FP&A COGS {FP&A & Forecasting}

Bristol Myers Squibb
Hyderabad Hyderabad Telangana, Telangana, India
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jul 21, 2024

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Job Role
Financial Planning & Analysis
Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Title:
Analyst II, FP&A COGS

Department Title: Finance

At Bristol Myers Squibb, were creating innovative medicines for patients who are fighting serious diseases. Were also nurturing our own team with inspiring work and challenging career options. No matter our role, each of us makes a contribution. And that makes all the difference.

The Analyst II is a collaborative finance business partner for the COGS related FP&A activities for regions across the globe.

The successful candidate for this role will be someone who can bring best practices to the role and who is skilled at analyzing, innovating and continually improving processes.

Key accountabilities will include:
  • Exceptional expertise in financial planning, forecasting, budgeting, and financial modelling
  • Deep understanding of the business landscape, market / product trends, and industry dynamics in the market
  • Outstanding ability to forge strong partnerships with fellow Hub team members and in-market Finance colleagues to provide high quality services in a timely fashion
  • Open communication and cooperation to ensure the FP&A Hub in Hyderabad remains an integral part of the local FP&A teams, aligned to broader vision and strategy, and contributes to the overall success of the Finance function and BMS
  • Successful candidates will possess excellent leadership, analytical, and interpersonal skills.
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of experience is required.
  • The position will be based in the BMSs Hyderabad Location (expected 50% in-person).

Key Responsibilities and Major Duties:
  • FP&A Activities
  • Performs FP&A COGS activities for regional, market and management consumption
  • Builds budget, forecasting and projections for COGS for the markets
  • Works on actuals, closing process and variance analysis
  • Provides effective analyses to clearly highlight key trends / variances and rationale
  • Prepares presentations for budget & projection reviews; updates forecast templates as needed
  • Prepares analysis of monthly actual variances vs. budget / projection in alignment with standard framework and templates
  • Executes special projects, ad-hoc analysis to ensure highly effective outcomes

Relationship management and teaming
  • Interacts with in-market FP&A team for the market
  • Serves as an inspirational and engaging team member who motivates and engages through clear execution of FP&A priorities for the market
  • Shares leading practices and learning with other regional sub-tower teams
  • Collaborates across Hub sub-towers to drive process standardization and innovation
  • Establishes and maintains strong relationships with Director, FP&A Hub Commercialization, Senior Director, FP&A Hub Lead, Business Insights & Analytics (BI&A), and other Hyderabad service delivery teams
  • Holds self and others to timelines, quality, and accuracy

Risk management?
  • Anticipate needs, assess and manage business risk taking; escalate issues that may impact COGS forecasting and FP&A process globally; manage through times of crisis and ambiguity
  • Supervisory Responsibility (List job titles of positions that report directly or indirectly to this position and indicate nature of relationship):

Direct reports: None
Key Stakeholders/Contacts describe this positions key internal matrix relationships and key external stakeholders/clients

Key internal stakeholders:
  • Associate Director, FP&A Revenue & COGS
  • Hyderabad service delivery leads and teams
  • Senior Director, FP&A Hub Lead
  • Senior leaders from various key Finance organizations
  • Corporate and in-market Finance team members
  • Teams based in other Finance global center locations

GAnalyst II

Grade Level

Managers Title

Associate Director, FP&A Revenue & COGS

List of minimum requirements

  • Bachelors degree in accounting or finance required. Masters degree (e.g., MBA) preferred and / or CA / CPA equivalent preferred

Experience Responsibility and minimum number of years
  • A minimum of 5-7 years of experience
  • Finance experience within the pharmaceutical industry preferred

Preferred competencies knowledge, skills, abilities, other
  • Understanding of financial statements and accounting
  • Understanding of forecasting and projections
  • Mastery of financial analysis, modeling, processes (budget, P&L) sufficient to train and develop others
  • Basic understanding of pharmaceutical commercialization dynamics
  • High level of proficiency in MS Office applications such as MS Excel and PowerPoint; ability to develop, maintain and manage large datasets
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong relationship management skills
  • Adaptability and ability to manage change
  • Customer-first mindset
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to drive collaboration with team members
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Growth mindset to look for innovation and continuous improvement opportunities

Software that must be used independently and without assistance
  • Familiarity with SAP, SAP BI, and Hyperion related software applications

BMS Behaviors Required

Working Conditions

Travel Required (nature and frequency)
  • Minimal travel expected

Overnight Absences Required (per typical month)

Flexibility in working time



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