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Sr. Finance Director - Global Functions ESP 3.0

New Brunswick, New Jersey

Job Description

Requisition ID: 4248180314

Johnson & Johnson is recruiting for a Senior Finance Director - Global Functions Enterprise Standards & Productivity (ESP) 3.0, located in New Brunswick, NJ.
Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies.
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As a result of many divestitures and business model changes, a significant amount of Global and Corporate functions costs that have been charged to the divested businesses/activities will remain in the business that need to be targeted and removed. Concurrently, there will be on-going activities within Global/Corporate functions associated with the ESP 1.0 execution, functional transformations and potential acquisitions, all of which will need to be comprehended into an overall plan to ensure an efficient and thoughtful approach to not only address the current situation but also to create an enhanced way of managing “Enterprise” costs to help support a more agile J&J operating model. 

The Senior Finance Director - Global Functions/ESP 3.0 will work collaboratively with the Global and Corporate Function leadership to define appropriate strategies to achieve project objectives. 

A strong finance leader will be required throughout the duration of the project (2-3 years) to identify, validate and track Global/Corporate Function costs and headcount, establish internal reporting and planning requirements and to help develop actions and timelines in conjunction with the Global/Corporate Functions to ensure project milestones are fulfilled.  Because of the strong interaction with ESP 1.0 and global function finance, this role will also assume responsibility for the ESP 1.0 program and global function consolidation and reporting and be supported by a team of 5-7, but virtually leading the global function/Corporate function finance teams through the ESP journey. This role will report to the Finance VP - Global Functions.
The Senior Finance Director - Global Functions/ESP 3.0 role will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following duties and responsibilities. Additional scope may be added over time based on the continued evolution of Global Function Finance Management.
Provide financial direction and discipline as well as objective overall leadership to the ESP 3.0 activities related to Global/Corporate Functions
• Ensure financial results are appropriately linked to the progress of the overall ESP 3.0 program.
• Drive accountability to ensure delivery of project specific financial commitments.

Coordination, Forecasting, Analyzing and Communication of ESP 3.0 Financials
• Alignment of targets with Global/Corporate Function finance and leadership.
• Identification of one-time costs and headcount.
• Quarterly reporting, monthly tracking, summaries by function.

Consolidation and preparation of Financial Updates 
• Quarterly reporting, monthly tracking (where possible).
• Global/Corporate Function updates, forecast cycle updates, quarterly actuals.
• Identify and frame critical performance indicators and issues for Global/Corporate Function LTs.

Establish procedures, processes and governance for Global/Corporate Functions
• Develop and ensure adherence to governance model for Global/Corporate Functions.
• Develop process to identify and approve removal of stranded costs.
• Periodic reviews of actuals vs forecast by owners.

Partnering with Global Function Finance, Regional COE Finance Leaders, Corporate Finance, Group Finance and PWC
• Ensuring alignment with current updates.
• Identify and change from original plan.
• Ensuring actual changes are consistent with intent, criteria and plans.


• A minimum of a Bachelor’s level degree is required, preferably in Accounting, Finance or Economics.  
• A minimum of 15 years of professional finance/accounting experience is required, preferably with a heavy exposure to restructuring analytics, financial systems, and reporting.
• Strong leadership skills to direct and ensure diligence related to restructuring/stranded costs is preferred.
• Ability to collaborate across organizations, functions, and regions within a matrix environment is required.
• Ability to maintain an enterprise perspective while overseeing significant amount of details is required.
• Ability to frame progress and resolve issues as encountered is required.
• Awareness of enterprise standards and productivity principles and global/corporate function structures is preferred.  
• Experience with Project Management Office and interaction with outside consultants is preferred.
• Advanced PowerPoint and Excel capabilities are required.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills capable of framing issues/opportunities and driving decisive management action towards addressing them is required.
• Ability to work independently without a large degree of supervision is required.
• Ability to anticipate and proactively address challenges and recommend alternate options is required.
• This position is located in New Brunswick, NJ.
• This position may require up to 10% of international and/or domestic travel.

Primary Location
United States-New Jersey-New Brunswick
Johnson & Johnson Services Inc. (6090)
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