FP&A Advisor, EMEA

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Function:
 Finance General
Family: Financial Planning & Analysis

What FP&A contributes to Cardinal Health
Financial Planning & Analysis is responsible for being objective and strategic financial partners, leading collaborative cross-functional effort to drive relevant, flexible and efficient financial planning and analysis that supports our key business decisions.

  • Analyzes business trends; leads and aligns financial forecasts and long range planning processes with our business leaders. Drives business value by providing financial and analytical counsel to facilitate decision-marking around strategic business initiatives.
  • Prepares monthly financial reporting including variance and financial statement analysis. Able to clearly communicate a cohesive and concise story around business drivers behind financial data and potential implications on future results.
  • Creates financial models and scenarios as a key input for business planning decisions in areas such as capital deployment, sourcing, product development, marketing strategies, and acquisitions.
  • Manages annual budget processes, incorporating business initiatives, economic trends and operational effectiveness. Aligns budget to business strategies and gains alignment from business partners.
  • Performs customer and product profitability analysis and makes investment and pricing decisions. Identifies opportunities to drive revenue growth, margin expansion and a more favorable mix (i.e., driving preferred products and services).
  • Understands market dynamics and competitors. Conducts complex analysis, synthesizes and summarizes implications to business, influencing business partners using analytics and business understanding.
  • Identifies and executes upon process improvement opportunities. Demonstrates proficiency of technical tools and financial systems.
  • Serves as an objective financial steward with an enterprise perspective, safeguarding our company's assets. Ensures strong controls are in place and the company's intellectual property is protected.

Accountabilities in this role

  • Design and execute well aligned, clear financial reporting for 15 EMEA legal entities
  • Collaborate with FP&A across the region and the globe to lead planning processes (Budget, Forecast)
  • Manage reporting and analytics for complex Swiss Entity
  • Own allocation of country P&L’s by product franchise to support commercial leaders around the globe
  • Collaborate with US-based accounting team and regional accounting third party to ensure financial results are prepared accurately and timely
  • Implement and executive appropriate financial controls to minimize risk and ensure the integrity of the financial results.
  • Aid in executing integration plans for new business
  • Perform periodic and ad hoc reporting to analyze business unit performance and support Finance and Sales Management
  • Collaborate with internal and external partners across finance and accounting functions

Qualifications

  • BS/BA Finance or Accounting
  • Minimum of 2 years job related experience
  • Strong Microsoft Excel (routinely use advanced Excel functionality) skills required
  • Familiarity with Business Intelligence tools preferred 
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • structured work assignments