Commercial Finance Manager

  • Company: Johnson & Johnson
  • Posted: December 21, 2016
  • Reference ID: 4144161215-en-us

The Cardiovascular & Specialty Solutions (CSS) Group, part of the Medical Devices sector within Johnson & Johnson, is recruiting for a Finance Manager supporting one of its Commercial Business Units, located in Irvine, CA. 

The CSS Group consists of six diverse Business Units, including: Advanced Sterilization Products (ASP), Acclarent, Biosense Webster Inc (BWI), Mentor, Sterilmed, and Codman. The CSS Group serves a diverse base of customers in Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT), Infection Prevention, Electrophysiology, Surgical and Non-Surgical Aesthetics, Reprocessing, and Neurovascular and Neurosurgery. The CSS Group is committed to delivering innovative products, solutions and programs to address unmet customer and patient needs around the world. Our customers and the patients they treat are our first priority and these values are reflected in Our Credo, which guides our daily decisions and actions. Our relentless commitment to Quality and the principles that define us in Our Credo have helped us achieve significant milestones and continue to help us deliver significant growth year after year.

If you want to work with a dynamic team in a fast-paced, challenging and highly collaborative environment focused on delivering market-leading innovations worldwide, we invite you to learn more about the CSS Group and our Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies. Our therapies touch the lives of millions of patients every year and our robust and innovative pipeline continues to deliver on the promise of impacting even more patient lives. Be part of a growing organization that is focused on providing exciting opportunities for employees to expand their knowledge, skills and experience to help ensure continued career growth and development. Our commitment to developing our leaders is unwavering. Our investment in people, technology, and innovation make us one of the best places to work within one of the most admired corporations in the world.
The Commercial Finance Manager will influence business decisions based on analyses in order to meet or exceed financial commitments in the business and strategic plans. He/she will provide financial leadership and guidance to business partners and finance staff as well as ensures that appropriate financial processes and systems are in place in accordance with local government laws and corporate policies.  The Commercial Finance Manager is the key point of contact for the Business Unit supported and plays a critical role in driving sales and profitability, as well as evaluating programs, pricing and commercial initiatives.  Responsibilities include performing sales and profit analytics, leading meetings with selling and marketing leaders, interacting with finance management and other functional areas throughout the organization including preparation of ad hoc materials used in senior level reviews.  The Finance Manager will be responsible for providing oversight, direction, and financial leadership to the first report on their team and the broader finance organization. 
 The Commercial Finance Manager conducts financial analysis of costs, pricing, variable contribution (margin), and analysis of sales results.  The individual deploys dashboards and business scorecards and supports ad hoc value-added analyses to drive business decisions and determine return on investment.  He/she partners cross functionally to develop solutions to a variety of commercial items with varying levels of scope and complexity.  The Finance Manager exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate courses of action.  The individual acts as liaison with external firms when appropriate.  He/she analyzes company actual performance vs. business plan, which may include pricing, profitability, and variances analyses.  The Finance Manager develops policies and procedures to meet finance group objectives and oversees operation and cost effectiveness of operating systems and programs.

Responsible for ensuring compliance to Sarbanes Oxley requirements and supporting compliance processes. Must adhere to all Company guidelines related to Health, Safety and Environmental practices. The Finance Manager will ensure personal and Company compliance with all Federal, State, local and Company regulations, policies, and procedures and complete other duties assigned as needed.  This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree required, preferably with a major in Accounting, Finance, or Business.
  • CPA, CMA, and/or MBA are preferred.
  • A minimum of five (5) years progressive accounting experience or related business experience is required; 
  • Experience in Commercial Sales/Marketing support is preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint is required.
  • The ability to think strategically and creatively and work in a team environment is required.
  • Must possess ability to lead a team and drive change.
  • Must have strong communication, presentation, interpersonal, negotiating and influencing skills.
  • This position requires a highly motivated individual with strong analytical skills, intellectual curiosity and proven leadership skills.
  • The ability to lead a project or team and drive results through others is required. 
  • People management experience preferred
  • This position may require up to 5% domestic travel.
  • This position will be located in Irvine, CA.

Primary Location
United States-California-Irvine
Biosense Webster Inc. (6010)
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