Meet our current participants from the Finance Perspectives program: Arjun

Name: Arjun Mulakala  

Education: B-TECH computers and MBA

Nationality: Indian

Previous work: Financial Analyst at Andritz

Year joined: 2014

Assignments within Finance Perspectives:

First Role

Roche Professional Diagnostics in Rotkreuz ? 9 months, improving the business plan in terms of process, content and system

Current Role

Roche Pharma Products in Mumbai, India ? 9 months, Finance Controller - Sales, Medical & Marketing.

Why did you want to join the Perspectives Program?

I have always been interested in Finance. During my MBA, when I was looking for finance opportunities, I came across Finance Perspectives offered at Roche and felt that it was a perfect fit for me. This is because I would be working in different roles and regions during my 2 year rotation. So, in a short amount of time I will be exposed to the different finance functions in the organization from the country, regional and global level. Additionally I will be able to form a strong network within the organization from around the world.

What is the difference between the rotational program in Roche to the other companies?

Roche rotational program is one of a kind. Even the Assessment Center is quite unique from the other companies as they give each candidate a detailed assessment of their strengths and weaknesses. Therefore, even if you are not selected you can use this feedback to improve yourself in your future career. The program itself differs from others as you get to go to different locations and roles, getting a feel of the various departments in the organization. By the end of the program, you will be able to build a strong network around the world in different departments. You will also get a complete picture of all the finance functions involved in a global company like Roche.

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