Shire Sr. Business Finance Analyst in Berlin, Germany


This position is responsible for:

• Providing strategic financial input to the Germany Franchises to drive business performance and ensure appropriate return on investment.

• Focusing on adding value for the business (and region) by influencing decisions and identifying opportunities to invest, optimising resource usage, avoiding / mitigating risks, forecasting future business results, establishing and interpreting leading indicators.

• Identifying and explaining material budget vs actual variances.

• Assessing the impact of variances on the financial forecast.

• Preparing a summary financial package for review with the Franchise Heads, FP&A and Finance Lead.

• Preparing the annual budget, and long range strategic planning for the assigned German franchises and functions.

• Assist in the consolidation / preparation of the annual budget, and long range strategic planning for the DACH Cluster.

• Acting as the finance point of contact for the Franchise Heads. Working together with other Finance Business Partners to collect, consolidate and verify input and clearly communicate back to the FP&A Lead and commercial leaders.

• As part of the broader DACH team, identify growth and business opportunities and drive for strategic focus of resources to areas / countries of growth

• Interacting with the European and other finance teams to coordinate DACH requirements

• Providing backup for the AT / CH teams as determined by the FP&A lead

• Project management as assigned

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