Specialist - FP&A Global Process

Employer
Merck
Location
Petaling Jaya, my
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Feb 19, 2021
Closes
Mar 21, 2021
Ref
45af93a8104d
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description

Our Finance team brings together our financial perspectives into our overall strategic and tactical decision making. We use state-of-the-art techniques for financial analysis, planning, accounting, reporting and performance evaluation. This allows the organization to continue advancing medical innovation and improve lives.

Position Description:

Working directly with Our Company's Regional Delivery Center's, Business Service Center's (BSCs), Human Health, Animal Health, our Research & Development Division , our Manufacturing Division , Global Support Functions, IT, and FPA Global Process Owner (GPO) this position is responsible for process improvement and standardization of existing standardized global financial process with an emphasis on expenses (headcount, promotion, direct selling, business support). This position can sit in the US, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, or Malaysia with the flexible with remote wok arrangements.

Primary responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Work collaboratively with multiple Finance, Commercial and IT stakeholders, including BSCs, HH, MAH, GSF, IT, BPC Development, BPC COE, and GBS analytics to understand areas for improvement
  • Document the end-to-end processes
  • Develop and issue communications via the FP&A Community of Practice mailbox
  • Assist with Productivity tracking via MSPS project system
  • Issue, analyze, and present quarterly customer satisfaction and forecast cycle time survey results
  • Schedule FP&A Community of Practice meetings and focus groups
  • Liaise with System Security roles mapping and Master Data Management teams
  • Represent FP&A GPO on project teams
  • Identify ways to streamline processes while ensuring integrity of financial information
  • Update FP&A activity analysis
  • Perform maintenance of FP&A Community of Practice, including but not limited to creation of new pages, removing older contain, reorganizing material, and granting access
  • Support FP&A Reporting activities, i.e., requests for new reports and decommissioning reports

  • Position Qualifications:

    Education Minimum Requirement:
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting

  • Required Experience and Skills
  • 2 years FP&A experience (BSC or market)
  • Strong FP&A planning and reporting skills
  • Results oriented, sense of urgency, organized, with ability to prioritize
  • Problem solving mindset and analytical skills with a proactive management style to implement new processes
  • Process improvement mindset
  • Team player with a focus on collaboration, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility to participate in calls with varied time zones as needed
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience with BPC applications LPT, Bridges)
  • Intermediate to advanced experience Microsoft tools (PowerPoint, Word, Excel)

  • Preferred Experience and Skills:
  • Professional experience at an organization with operations across multiple countries
  • Experience with internal controls and process standardization
  • Knowledge of basic accounting principles
  • Six Sigma Green or Black Belt
  • Understanding of SDLC
  • Experience managing Team sites

  • Preferred Technical and Other Skills
  • Jira, SAP, FSA, Spotfire, & PowerBi
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret corporate financial statements
  • Works effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Strong organization skills
  • Ability to operate independently and navigate through change or uncertainty
  • Problem solving mindset and analytical skills with a proactive management style to implement new processes

  • Our Support Functions deliver services and make recommendations about ways to enhance our workplace and the culture of our organization. Our Support Functions include HR, Finance, Information Technology, Legal, Procurement, Administration, Facilities and Security.