Director Business Controlling, Lead [R025]

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  • Job Title Director Business Controlling,

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Description Lead and direct the Financial Controlling team and efforts in support of the respective BI Business activity. Act as key Finance business partner to Senior Management of business unit. Ensure effective partnership model by providing financial and strategic guidance, financial transparency, challenging business units and Business Partners appropriately; while being market focused, solution oriented, and communicative. Responsible for the accurate and timely development of business plans, budgets and forecasts. Manage preparation of Controlling reports with full financial P&L; responsibility of business unit. Collaborate closely with Functional/Global Controlling and Business Partners to provide transparency and analysis on interdependencies along the value chain. As an employee of Boehringer Ingelheim, you will actively contribute to the discovery, development and delivery of our products to our patients and customers. Our global presence provides opportunity for all employees to collaborate internationally, offering visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the companies' success. We realize that our strength and competitive advantage lie with our people. We support our employees in a number of ways to foster a healthy working environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking and work-life balance. Our competitive compensation and benefit programs reflect Boehringer Ingelheim's high regard for our employees. Duties & Responsibilities Leadership, Business Partnering & Talent Management Serve as primary contact to Senior Management of business units on all issues relating to financial and business matters. Provide strategic leadership by evaluating new business opportunities (incl. new product launches, line extensions, product/business acquisitions), prioritizing investments (based on RoI), developing strategic plans to achieve business goals, identifying financial issues and risks, and monitoring progress against strategy. Effectively collaborate on new business development efforts with cross functional project teams. Provide Finance leadership to support "Our Focus" initiative; driving continuous improvement within Controlling and business unit. Management of staff including directing and on-going coaching; provide development opportunities to enhance personnel growth; provide necessary training in regards to business expertise and Controlling methodologies. Governance and Integrity Ensure definition, implementation and continuous improvement of local processes and controls to meet Business specific requirements, proactively manage risks and ensure compliance with current (local and global) BI procedures/guidelines. Ensure integrity of financial data across all relevant BI systems, processes (e.g. planning and reporting) and reports within business unit. Perform periodic compliance reviews of business expenses, authorization levels, etc., and provide regular updates and communications. Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting Develop Long Term Forecasts (LTF), Outlooks, Budgets, and expectations, considering both external and internal business/market implications. Support scenario simulations and development of alternatives incl. risk identification and mitigation proposals. Management Accounting (incl. Closing) & Cost Analysis Responsible for all intercompany accounting and transaction management related to business unit in close collaboration with local and global Finance. Front office function to provide cost and accrual analysis and advice business unit in cost presentation, allocation and valuation and influence the management team with thoughtful recommendations. Responsibility to detail cost accounting framework according to business needs. If applicable Drive financial decision support for product cost of manufacturing; providing financial oversight in evaluation of alternative sourcing strategies between third party suppliers and BI in close collaboration with Corporate Management, BI Manufacturing, and Supply Chain. Management Reporting Responsible for providing comprehensive and relevant information encompassed by business specific interpretation (written commentary) to enable appropriate business decision making. Manage in close collaboration with Functional Controlling units and Corporate business partners the accurate and timely completion of all required reports. Full financial P&L; responsibility, understanding and outlining underlying business rationales/strategies, including identified Risks and Opportunities. Performance Analysis & Business Review Provide constructive challenge to Business Partners in view of the business and market context for decision making based on accurate financial analysis/projections (Net Sales, OPEX, Profitability). Provide ongoing business support and guidance to the business management team in efforts to achieve revenue and profit targets including preparation and presentation of business updates to both local and Corporate Management as required. Monthly Financial Results Review with local and corporate Business Partners. International Projects Lead/participate in (international) projects as required, including financial cost/benefit analysis for business cases. Provide business partnering guidance to both project team and senior management in effort to ensure cross-functional (global) alignment and adherence to financial guidelines and business goals. If applicable Key contributor / leader in the periodic review of the local strategy linked to the long-term business strategy including re-assessments and refinement updates Partnership, Alliance and Affiliates Controlling If applicable Provide financial, strategic and operational guidance and support (incl. reporting) for all co-promotion partnerships, partnership agreements and alliances. Ensure fulfillment of terms and conditions for both BI and Co-promotion partners. Work closely with partnerships to identify and evaluate alternatives to resolve alliance issues. Work closely with Corporate Finance and Controlling to ensure, timely and accurate reporting of alliance revenue and expenses and annual brand plan submissions for the alliances. Requirements Bachelors, Masters, or CPA from an accredited institution in Finance/Accounting required. Eight-plus (8 ) years of work experience with increasing responsibility in Finance, Accounting and Operations. Six-plus (6 ) years of leadership experience required. Requires strong cross functional collaboration skills and understanding of the current and future commercial market conditions/trends by interacting with the Business Partners so that financial/business advice, counsel and recommendations can be made to meet financial/business objectives. Solid knowledge of, and collaboration with key activities of the functional business being supported (Sales and Marketing, Market Access, Medicine, Regulatory, Operations, etc. at local, global and Corporate organizational levels as required.
   
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