Financial Analyst - IPE
, Pennsylvania
January 25, 2017
Basic qualifications:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent
1-2 years finance experience in budgeting, forecasting and month end activities

Preferred qualifications:
Proven strong analytical/problem solving skills and innovative and creative approach to tackling new issues
•Proven strong communication skills and effective influencing/negotiation skills
•Demonstrated business partnering capabilities and customer service attitude
•Strong systems skills - including experience with Hyperion and SAP or JDE preferred
•Proven ability to work independently and without supervision while contributing to shared timelines and goals

At GSK, we are committed to improving the quality of life by enabling people to do more, feel better, and live longer.

The R&D Finance department is a robust support function for our world-leading Research & Development organization. The Internal Project Expenses (IPE) Central Team provides financial oversight and business partnership with senior R&D leaders in a critical planning and analysis capacity. We are primarily responsible for budgeting, forecasting, and month-end activities that support the drug discovery and development cycle.

As part of this team, you will provide financial support for internal resources across R&D, operate as a subject matter expert in a shared service operating model and provide support, assistance and guidance to customers as needed.
The team is responsible for:
•Building the annual budget and forecast using Hyperion and automated forecasting tools and by liaising with the embedded finance and business partners and the business
•Provide analytic support and manage processes related to annual budgets and periodic forecasts
•Reviewing month end results ensuring that accruals and reclasses are calculated and posted as required within materiality levels
•Issuing reports and providing month end variance commentary highlighting key under and overspends
•Managing financial processes to support various algorithmic business drivers; manage financial processes to deliver transparent, assumption-driven, analytical expertise to effectively support project spend
•Continually reviewing processes and systems to identify improvements and opportunities for automation
•Taking accountability for identifying & communicating finance practices, issues and opportunities to financial leadership and internal customers

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