Finance Lead - [S551]

Finance Lead - [S551]

18 Dec
Ortho Clinical Diagnostics

18 Dec

Ortho Clinical Diagnostics


The Career Potential

Ortho Clinical Diagnostics is committed to improving and saving lives with diagnostics. To do this we hire people who share this dream and are ready for new adventures. As a valued team member, you will carve your own career path and be part of building this company stronger and better than ever before. There is no limit to the experiences, opportunities and new directions you will have access to here at Ortho Clinical Diagnostics. More importantly, you will be driving the surge of a whole new direction in important medicine. That’s something we can all take pride in as we take this journey together.

Ortho is known in the industry as a leader in customer service and support.

Deeply understanding and exceeding the needs of our clinical lab, hospital and blood bank customers is what we do. It’s who we are. If you join Ortho, no matter what your role, you will be expected to keep that Customer Excellence focus in your work.

Business Partner Role:

1. Delivery of Business Results – Sales growth, Cost Efficiencies and Leveraging, EBITDA, working capital, Capital spend and Cash Flow

Commercial /Finance & Operational support to the business (be seen and act as the right

hand to the country leadership)

- Provide financial support, challenge and oversight to key business decisions

- Support the business in driving growth both in revenue and EBITDA

- Develop robust business support processes that support value creation

- Support various business functions (Sales & Marketing, Supply Chain, Technical Service) in reaching financial objectives

- Ensure full compliance to group standards within the business

- Provide support to monitor costs, margins and pricing and act as an enabler for achievement of Annual Operating Plans.

- Initiate necessary changes in consultation/co-ordination with the Regional Finance Director /Country Manager from time to time to achieve business objectives as set out in the Plans

- Portfolio management: Highlight product mix and profitability issues and make recommendations on resource allocation;

- Pricing, Tendering, contracting: Develop a pricing/Contract Evaluation process and facilitate the use of contract evaluation tools to ensure compliance

- Working capital management: Receivables and inventory management in order to keep the exposure at the minimum without sacrificing customer service levels

- Capital Expenditure: Prepare, evaluate commercially and support various capital expenditure requirements for the business

2. Annual Operating Plans, Forecasts/Updates

- Lead the roll up and review of the Plans with Commercial Partners, Functional Leaders and act as a challenger to ensure the plans have adequate stretch and achievability

- Periodic updates and forecasts to the Plan, based on actual delivery from time to time

- Ensure accurate forecasting of financial performance

3. Local compliance matters: relating to compliance, tax and statutory requirements, where

finance or commercial support is required

4. Advisor to the Non-Stock procurement team and support with negotiations, compliance through Support from Country Commercial and Functional Teams Custodian of Leased properties including evaluating options together with the Local and Global teams

5. Ensure sound business processes are put into place and complied with

Finance Stewardship Role (Financial Accounting and Reporting):

- Lead end to end corporate finance functions including financial accounting, tax, treasury, and Audit, ensuring Accounting regulations are followed. Final Sign-off on Statutory Filing

- Lead monthly closing and accounting processes to ensure timely and accurate reporting of results each month. Maintain Books of Account for Statutory and Management Results

- Ensure Integrity of Financial Information and guide the implementation of the internal controls’ framework

- Drive Credit Control and Management, Vendor and Payments Process, Guide overall Transaction Processing /Payroll Accounting

- Drive compliance to direct and indirect tax (VAT) requirements

- Audit and Compliance: Ensure processes, operations, systems, are up to date and comply with proper accounting and legal principles/policies/procedures, including Local GAAP, Company WWP (worldwide procedures), SOX and others

- Associate with external stakeholders viz Regulators, Professional service agencies, Auditors, Tax experts etc. as and when needed

- Active participation in the identification of opportunities for continuous process improvement including standardization and simplification /system enhancements so the team can operate in an efficient and cost-effective manner

- Systems – familiarity with ERP systems and ensuring controls, checks, segregation of duties. Prior experience` of having worked on implementation of ERP system particularly related to FICO will be an added advantage

- Lead transition and set up activities as required

- Cash Flow Management: Lead cash flow forecasting process; Support cash management activities: cash collection, IC loans, FX, etc.

People Management

- Set Performance Objectives for the Finance Team in Australia

- Counsel direct reports on performance improvement

- Retain and motivate staff so that the workforce functions effectively and efficiently

- Coach and train direct reports to improve skills and knowledge required to perform his/her job effectively

Compliance with all the applicable regulations and Ortho policy

Qualification & Experience:

- Fully qualified member of a certified professional body within the Finance discipline (CA, CPA, CFA, CIMA, ACCA, MBA (Finance) etc.)

- 10+ years of relevant experience in Finance, with at least 2-3 years as a Senior Level Finance Management Role (including business partner/FP&A; experience) preferably in Multi-National Companies

- Exposure to Local GAAP, US GAAP, IFRS and a sound compliance background

- Experience in SAP and/or other related MRP/ERP Systems is a must

- ERP implementation experience; Experience with BI Tools (TM1, BPC, Cognos etc.) will be an added advantage

- Core Skills: Commercial Acumen and interest in Business Partnering; Financial Management/Compliance, Managing multiple Business Stakeholders, People Management

Leadership Competency

- Managing a team of 1 or more persons.

- Capable of leading /influencing direct and indirect teams

- Confidence to operate independently and drive change

- Ability to collaborate across multiple stakeholders, functions and Teams

- Strong leadership skills with proven track record of delivering business results and demonstrate good Business judgement

- Challenge status quo for optimal results

- Understands Big Picture and demonstrates the ability to zoom in and out per operational needs

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