Indirect Procurement, Senior Financial Analyst (new Consumer Health Company)

Zug, ZG, Switzerland

Job Description

Johnson & Johnson is currently recruiting an Indirect Procurement, Senior Financial Analyst (New Consumer Health Company). This position will be located in Zug, Switzerland.

Caring for the world, one person at a time has inspired and united the people of Johnson & Johnson for over 125 years. We embrace research and science - bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people.

With $82.1 billion in 2020 sales, Johnson & Johnson is the world\'s most comprehensive and broadly based manufacturer of health care products, as well as a provider of related services, for the consumer, pharmaceutical, and medical devices markets. Employees of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies work with partners in health care to touch the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world.

If you have the talent and desire to touch the world, Johnson & Johnson has the career opportunities to help make it happen. Thriving on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees and committed to inclusion. Proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Johnson & Johnson is the world\'s most comprehensive and broadly-based healthcare Company, touching the lives of nearly a billion people every day. Our Family of Companies throughout the world compete in consumer, pharmaceutical and medical devices & diagnostics markets and have the skills and resources to tackle the world\'s most pressing health issues.

Johnson & Johnson announced plans to separate our Consumer Health business to create a new publicly traded company. The process of the planned separation is anticipated to be completed within 24 months, and it will be subject to legal requirements including consultation with works councils and other employee representative bodies, as required, and other customary conditions and approvals.

It is anticipated that, following conclusion of the transaction, this position may be conveyed with New Consumer Health. In that case, details of any planned changes would be provided to the successful candidate by New Consumer Health at an appropriate time and would be subject to any necessary consultation processes.

Position Description

Consumer Health is currently recruiting for a Senior Financial Analyst within the Global Supply Chain Finance organization. Reporting to the regional Finance Manager, this role will enable the individual to develop key skills as a finance leader, for example: problem-solving, influencing skills, data-driven analytics, and offers exposure to finance and business leaders. The position requires interaction with management to provide business and finance insights in a highly dynamic organization.

This position will be a highly relied upon finance partner to the procurement teams in providing analysis and data-driven insights to shape business strategies and decision making. As the Procurement Finance model evolves, this position will be involved in leading finance service delivery changes within the region as well as relied upon to embrace and drive technology enablers for process efficiencies and improved business insights.

Key responsibilities

  • Provide financial leadership to indirect procurement categories (e.g., Corporate Services, Marketing Logistics, CCFS) through analysis and benchmarking of savings & spend to identify value-creating opportunities
  • Drive transparency and insights to the financial implications of external market forces (e.g., inflation) and develop robust modelling to explain & forecast changes to supplier spend. For example, energy and commodity inflation impacting logistics
  • Provide end-to-end financial leadership, strategic support and project accounting for business cases & initiatives, such as sourcing RFPs (Request for Proposal), long-range financial planning, prioritization of investments, etc. leading to value creating opportunities
  • Actively review and influence pre-negotiation strategies and supplier agreements to align with preferred terms and drive value opportunities
  • Ensure proactive compliance with respect to Global Savings Policy and general accounting and business policies & procedures
  • Identify opportunities to embed and drive adoption of innovative solutions / tools within our processes. Such as Tableau, Qlick Sense, Alteryx, for the future state support model of the procurement function
  • Deliver value through continuing to simplify processes, reducing complexity and providing relevant insights to enable excellence in business partnering and decision making
  • Prepare management review decks and effectively frame & communicate business insights to senior management to help inform and drive fact-based decisions
  • Own business planning & forecast cycles, month-end financial close and budget vs actuals analysis (i.e., spend, savings, external forces, functional cost / org effectiveness)
  • Support benchmarking activities to ensure the strategy is in line with industry best practices


Position Requirements:

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree is required, preferably a major in Accounting or Finance
  • A minimum of three (3) years of finance or accounting experience
  • Candidate must possess excellent analytical, conceptual, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Advanced skills in MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Individual must work well in a dynamic / evolving environment and be able to recommend and implement operational improvements, work independently, and handle several tasks simultaneously
  • The ability to influence and effectively communicate with all levels of the organization, including senior leadership, within a global matrix environment across multiple business and initiatives

Preferred Requirements/Competencies:

  • A MBA, CPA, CMA, or other financial certifications
  • Knowledge of other technological solutions or programs to manage and visualize data (e.g., Tableau, Power BI, Alteryx etc.)

Primary Location
JNTL Consumer Health I (Switzerland) GmbH (8523)
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