Based in the Allergan office in Jordan and reporting into the Levant Finance Manager, the job holder will be responsible for payroll and financial management for the country.
The job holder will work closely internally with other finance functions: European Finance Shared Services Centre (EFSSC) based in Westport Ireland, MENA Finance in Dubai and Treasury in Iceland.
Acting as a business partner to the local commercial teams, the job holder will need to demonstrate commercial acumen, be able to challenge and make a real and positive contribution to the business.
Critical to the success of the role will be the job holder’s ability to build positive working relationships where they can challenge and contribute as a “business person” as well as a Finance practitioner.
Manages all financial and business planning activities in close collaboration with Country Manager, Supply Chain and Regional FP&A.
Prepares, analyses, evaluates, submits and presents all Budget, Forecast P&Ls and Long Range plan
Analyses and evaluates monthly financial results. Provides Country and Region Management with analytical commentary on results versus budget and forecast, highlighting trends and variances and assists management in the formulation of action plans to correct budget deviations.
Develops financial outlooks and estimates as required during the course of the year to assist management in identifying risks and opportunities in achieving quarterly and full year objectives
Contingency planning to ensure Operating Income objectives are achieved
Management of the local Accounts Payable process (in coordination with Westport Support team) and related funding (with Treasury support)
Management of all internal control policies and procedures including but not limited to T&E, Credit Cards policy and HCP payment process.
Education & Experience
Degree level education
2-5 years professional experience
Evidence of commercial awareness
Ability to communicate professionally in English
Strong Excel skills
Skills & Personal Qualities:
High degree of accuracy with an extremely good attention to detail.
Well organised and able to prioritise during time pressured periods.
A general interest in commercial and marketing issues relevant to the financial planning and management of a healthcare business.
Ability to build positive working relationships where challenge and contribution is the norm.
Responsive and proactive
Able to work independently as well as part of a team