Robert Half International Senior Financial Analyst in Somerset, New Jersey

My client, a large pharmaceutical company located in Somerset, NJ, is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst. Preferred Qualifications: 2-5 years of Accounting / Finance experience, including public accounting and / or forecasting pharmaceutical industry experience CPA MBA Responsibilities Ensure compliance of all internal control processes. As process owner, work with function / department heads, project directors, and other customers to develop expense Forecasts / Budgets while ensuring alignment with business initiatives and team goals. Manage headcount, in conjunction with HR, to achieve business results. Identify risks and opportunities that affect the achievement of forecasts, propose any compensating options, and provide scenario analysis. Monitor business financial performance and present monthly results. Provide monthly commentary to explain variances between actual results and budget / forecasts. Prepare monthly account reconciliations and provide a clear explanation of balance fluctuations as well as itemization of balance components. Provide financial support for analyses and other business cases as needed. Co-pilot and challenge the business investments and resources allocation through the appropriate use of KPIs, prioritization measures and operational analysis. Educate client groups on all aspects of financial policies and processes to ensure full compliance. Approve AED?s and contracts ensuring projects are budgeted properly. Prepare Executive Summaries for AED?s as required. Utilize continuous improvement in daily activities to identify process simplification opportunities and enhance tools improvements. Provide controlling support to the Finance function within the Global Support Functions perimeter, including preparation of budgets and forecasts (Strategic Plan / Budget / F1 / F2 / Quarterly Landings), monthly closings (accruals, expense reviews, scorecards), project approval and tracking, and other financial planning analysis activities. Partner closely with customer groups to drive results. Consolidate regional results for North America and coordinate as necessary with local controllers in other businesses to ensure transparency of information and assumptions. If you are interested in this opportunity, please reach out to Richard Hecht at 732 634 7200 or If you are already in contact with one of our recruiting managers, please reach out to that recruiter directly to discuss this opportunity.

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Req ID: 02720-0010668705

Functional Role: Sr. Financial Analyst

Country: USA

State: NJ

City: Somerset

Postal Code: 08873

Compensation: $80,000.00 to $90,000.00 per year

Requirements: The ideal candidate will have a CPA.