Job Number: 20017883

Location: Dublin, OH

Date Posted: 7-22-2017

Job Title: Mgr, Fin Plng & Anlysis

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What Financial Planning & Analysis 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.

What is expected of you and others at this level

  • Applies advanced knowledge and understanding of concepts, principles, and technical capabilities to manage a wide variety of projects
  • Participates in the development of policies and procedures to achieve specific goals
  • Recommends new practices, processes, metrics, or models
  • Works on or may lead complex projects of large scope
  • Projects may have significant and long-term impact
  • Provides solutions which may set precedent
  • Independently determines method for completion of new projects
  • Receives guidance on overall project objectives
  • Acts as a mentor to less experienced colleagues

Accountabilities in this role

  • Provides strategic and critical thinking in support of new initiatives within Medial Services businesses which includes OptiFreight, Provider Solutions and Manufacturer Solutions.
  • Supports the businesses by standardizing pricing strategies, customer presentation materials and sales compensation models.
  • Creates enhanced analytics to quantify success across current and new initiatives which included but are not limited to cost to serve, value creation and profitability models
  • Partners with operations and marketing in developing business cases to support newer strategic efforts
  • Fosters relationships across the organization in Operations, IT, sales and risk as part of leading the transition from a Cost-Plus to Value-Based pricing approach.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in business related field, or equivalent work experience
  • 8+ years experience in related field
  • Strong communication and analytic skills

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


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Meet Linda

Working for a worldwide organization that affects the healthcare of not only the country, but also you and your family, is very rewarding. My job leads to many contacts throughout the organization and external customers. I have never been bored. The internal and external customer contact will truly broaden your horizons.
Linda, Senior Collections Coordinator