Commercial Support Senior Finance Analyst Southern Europe

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3 months
Elevate Direct
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Commercial Support Senior Finance Analyst Southern Europe - Pinewood - Wokingham - £28 - £30 Per Hour - 3 months

Working for and supporting the Commercial Support Manager Southern Europe, the Commercial Support Senior Analyst Southern Europe will support the overall forecasting, planning and analysis activities for designated stakeholders within the local Southern Europe Business Unit Finance groups.

Responsibilities in this role are to ensure support in the areas of forecasting planning and reporting within a given cluster. The areas covered are often complex in nature and require process expertise, in depth knowledge of worldwide procedures and detailed understanding of each area.

Supporting the Business Support Centre of Excellence (BS COE) Commercial Support Manager Southern Europe in all elements of Forecasting planning and reporting

Assist in the preparation of ad hoc reporting & performance analytics - GP analysis, Price volume, Budget vs Actual reports.

Assist manager with the preparation of the monthly performance decks and BP/Forecast decks adding first line commentary to enable framing by the Business Unit Finance team

Ensure Bravo reporting is correct for all plans and updates including correct allocation to brands/products

Liaise with Business Unit Finance local team in Southern Europe and BS COE reporting team to ensure delivery of efficient reporting through automation and standardisation.

Manage monthly rolling forecast process - Volume ASPs etc

Ensure accurate volume data sent to annual costing process including inclusion of new product development or new product initiatives etc

Understanding of tax model structure for management reporting company within the cluster including identifying changes to Legal Entity structures if applicable

Establish Budget baseline by performing statistical trend analysis

Deliver standard reporting & performance analytics work products

Scope of Role:

This role is a key member of the BS COE team so applicants must be collaborative in style, open to change and always seeking to improve the way things are achieved.


Bachelor's Degree qualification, with a financial certification in ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CPA, CMA or other equivalent, with significant post qualified financial experience.

Fluent spoken and written English is required and either Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Greek or Hebrew is highly desirable

Experience Required:

Strong accounting background

Knowledge of SAP, Excel, and ideally J&J systems

Intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Office is required

Demonstrate honesty and ethical behavior in all areas of responsibility, and act as a role model for J&J Credo values

Customer Focus

Challenge status quo and process improvements approach

Working to tight deadlines

Ability to thrive in a multi-cultural environment across all layers of the business

Good communication skills with the ability to flex interpersonal style appropriate to different levels and stakeholders

Experience of TM1 is not essential, but is preferred.

Additional information about the process

Johnson & Johnson is an American multinational medical devices, pharmaceutical and consumer packaged goods manufacturer founded in 1886.

This job with Johnson & Johnson is a temporary assignment and is being managed by Kelly Services on behalf of Johnson & Johnson. Successful candidates will be placed at the Johnson & Johnson assignment and managed by Kelly Services

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