Johnson & Johnson Careers

Senior Finance Analyst

High Wycombe, United Kingdom

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1905720011W

Finance Partner - Janssen Cilag UK
Reports to Senior Business Controller
Location: Office Based, High Wycombe
GCF Band: 26

At Janssen, we are dedicated to addressing and solving some of the most important unmet medical needs of our time in oncology, immunology, neuroscience, infectious diseases, and vaccines, cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. Driven by our commitment to patients, we bring innovative products, services and solutions to people throughout the world. Janssen is a pharmaceutical company of Johnson & Johnson (J&J). Please visit for more information.

The Janssen operating company for UK and Ireland is responsible for sales and marketing in these countries and delivers over £600m Net Trade Sales. The company has been one of the fastest growing regions within Janssen EMEA over the last years.
The Janssen UK/IE Business Unit (BU) Finance team is hiring a Senior Analyst in support of the Ireland business Unit. This position is a crucial business partnering role, focusing on providing finance leadership into business decisions across Ireland portfolio and its organisation.

As Senior Analyst, you will play a key role in developing insights and foresights for the business by using a strong understanding of the business and external competitive environment. You will support and aim to influence the business on a variety of topics including resource allocations and profitability.

You will be a key member of the BU Finance team and will contribute to an engaging, collaborative, mindful team and support in the delivery of the BU Finance value, creating value for the Janssen UK/IE Operating Company. As Senior Analyst, you will directly report to the Senior Business Controller.

This is a great opportunity for someone looking to take on a frontline finance role with the capability and exposure to make a difference.

What your day may include:

Role Responsibilities;
• To lead finance business support for Ireland Revenue and OPEX aligned to the BU finance vision
• Working closely with the Ireland Leadership team, providing regular updates and insights on financial performance
• End to end ownership of the full Janssen Ireland P&L, working in close collaboration with GS and JSI to understand performance vs plan
• To calculate and record robust, accurate, timely and complete financial forecasts for each J&J plan cycle relevant to your area
• To provide insightful analysis and commentary to explain deviations in financial performance between actuals business results and planned/forecasted results or from one plan cycle to another plan cycle
• To monitor expenses and provides insights to enable cross-functional leads to make agile resource allocation decisions across the organization
• To ensure all business partners have appropriate finance knowledge to enable accurate, timely, complete and appropriate initiation of financial transactions such as accruals, prepayments and purchase order goods receipts and are kept sufficiently informed of key finance deadlines to aid compliance to the finance timetable
• To independently provide financial projections for each quarterly Latest Thinking projection
• Provides support for ad hoc projects within the Business Unit Finance team, co-create with the business and Regional Finance on specific projects including partnerships.
• Ensures compliance with the J&J WW financial, HCBI and Business Conduct procedures
• Works as One Team with our UK FP&A CoE and Global Services team to ensure accurate and timely actuals and business plan/forecast updates.
• Contributes to an engaging, collaborative, mindful Finance Team delivering on the Finance Vision


What will you need to be successful in this role:

• Degree level education
• Fully qualified accountant, with relevant business experience
• Pharmaceutical / commercial finance experience desirable
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Fluent command of English
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbally; effective presentation skills
• MS Office proficiency
• Strong business partnering skills; customer oriented and strategic mindset
• Ability to collaboratively challenge and influence others
• Results oriented with strong prioritization skills, high sense of urgency
• Ability to maintain accuracy under pressure
• Analytical and able to work with complexity
• Proactive approach; desire for continuous improvement and standardization
• Able to create a positive atmosphere of trust and mutual respect
• Curious mindset; desire to learn
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Primary Location
United Kingdom-England-High Wycombe-
Janssen Cilag Ltd. (7360)
Job Function
Requisition ID