Finance continues to drive AstraZeneca’s Bold Ambition and driving the delivery of the company’s strategic priorities.
Providing valuable data, analytics and insights will not only support growth but enable the science to make effective
decisions and identify market opportunities. Our mission is ambitious, and it takes the skills of a collaborative team
to really deliver on what science can do and to always put patients first.
Global Financial Services (GFS) was formed in Q3 2018 through the merger of Global Finance Operations, Integrated
Finance Solutions and Cash Generation. GFS is at the heart of the Finance function - accountable to the AstraZeneca
AZ) Group for the design and delivery of high quality, simple to operate transactional finance processes that enable
our customers to focus on AZ’s strategic priorities.
The creation of the Global Financial Services (GFS) centers in Warsaw (Poland), Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) and San Jose
Costa Rica) will transform the AZ Middle Office to a central function, supporting the business regions through
simplification, standardization across the globe, and a structure that is scalable to support the bold ambition of
becoming a $50bn company by 2025.
We have exciting opportunities to join our GFS Center in San Jose, which will establish best practices and be
responsible for providing support to embedded finance (CFOs and country business partners and or BPs in
Senior Business Analyst Operations you will be working in a team of 6-13 analysts approximately to provide
support to financial controlling activities spanning month end financial management, P&L and Balance Sheet
Governance, execution and monitoring of SOX / Financial Controls, internal reporting to Embeded Finance Team and
external reporting including but not limited to Tax, External Audit and other authorities reporting.
For Manufacturing sites located in US, Brazil, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Argentina, United Kingdom, Netherlands and
Sweden, you may also be expected to support the Business Partner and any other relevant client in ensuring that
management reporting solutions are submitted on time, accurate and high quality.
Experience of manufacturing finance and accounting is required for these roles.
The experience that this role demands is mostly related to wide knowledge of operations roles included but not
limited to :
As a Senior Business Analyst, you will play an essential role in supporting the Finance Lead in the delivery of the team
objectives. This includes to lead the team, building knowledge and driving the culture within GFS.
You will be the subject matter expert and point of escalation for your team and support them in both their day to day
activities and personal development. You may be required to use your expertise to lead or contribute to special
the highest standard of customer service whilst adhering to global process and all relevant financial controls.
understood by your team of Business Analysts.
Operations Senior Business Analyst Technical Functions :
techniques with robust basis is essential to perform in a good shape this position.
Operations Senior Business Analyst Skills :
teammates within GFS Americas and supporting daily, monthly and quarterly processes related to Controlling,
Planning and Ad-Hoc queries in general delivering excellent customer service.
to help GFS Controlling, FP&A, and other Ops departments to understand the processes across the GFS scope.
Team work oriented.
that suggested possible ways to find out the root cause on reporting or knowledge issues.
in line with SLA and provide support to on-going projects.
financial reporting controls.
to explain financial issues to non-financial management.
Internal and External Contacts / Customers
According to the company policies, the candidate must prove that there are no situations that generate a conflict
of interest (COI) for the company. The non-existence of COI is considered as an objective requirement of the
position. To know beforehand the weightings of COI contained in the policies of the company, consult the Human
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