Global Finance Business Partner

Switzerland, Aargau, Kaiseraugst

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We believe it’s urgent to deliver medical solutions right now – even as we develop innovations for the future. We are passionate about transforming patients’ lives. We are courageous in both decision and action. And we believe that good business means a better world.

That is why we come to work every single day. We commit ourselves to scientific rigor, unassailable ethics, and access to medical innovations for all. We do this today to build a better tomorrow. We are proud of who we are, what we do, and how we do it. We are many, working as one across functions, across companies, and across the world.

With exciting and ground-breaking changes all around us, we are undergoing fundamental transformation efforts across Roche to ensure we can succeed in this new environment and deliver on our mission for patients.

Group Functions Controlling (FCF) is a key department within Group Finance that delivers value to Roche by leveraging market knowledge, subject matter expertise and business insights in areas such as Procurement, Diagnostics IT, Pharma IT, People & Culture etc. Through collaboration within our network and with internal business partners, FCF helps to bring innovative tests and medicines to patients.

As the Global Finance Business Partner, you will dive into the world of Group Finance FCF, an exciting and open minded team with global impact and expertise in Business Partnering and Group Controlling. Thanks to your strong communication, project management and influencing competencies, you will effectively support Global Diagnostic Leaders and other Group Functions Leaders. While focusing on Diagnostics IT, you will have the opportunity to work in a dynamic environment where you will meet the challenge to support the Business Leaders in delivery of results through deep understanding of the strategy, understanding and anticipating strategic and agile operational needs. In this role you are the catalyst for the evolution of the Group Finance FCF department!

Your further responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with all senior leaders to actively influence day to day decisions, shaping strategy, provide ad-hoc analysis to show risk and opportunities within budget and in the business.

  • Co-lead with business the delivery of an Annual Business Plan with a near and mid-term outlook. Provide independent financial expertise to challenge underlying assumptions and support local and/or global finance and business projects and initiatives.

  • Ensure financial compliance in business decision making.

  • Closely collaborate with other FCF Business Finance team members and FCF Center of Excellence to share best practices, drive co-creation, collaboration, and alignment on priorities.

  • You will be encouraged to proactively drive innovation and co-create the agile ways of working within the organization, helping us to adapt to patient needs, customer expectations and the realities of the marketplace

Who you are?

You are someone who wants to influence your own development. You are looking for a company where you have the chance to pursue your interests across functions and geographies, and where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but the starting point. With your entrepreneurial spirit and curiosity that is inspirational to others you are able to generate ideas and see them through to action.

To be successful in this exciting role we believe you need a university degree, with a Bachelor/Master in Finance preferable or equivalent. You also have a significant track record of performance and experience of working in a Global and Local environment. You have deep knowledge of the Diagnostics Business or other capability proven experience within the healthcare industry and resilience in dealing with ambiguity.

You bring the following capabilities, mentality and behaviors:

  • Strong interpersonal skills, collaboration, and influencing skills and ability to build trusting and productive relationships

  • Excellent communication skills– conveys the energy and passion to engage and inspire others

  • Effective project management & presentation skills to multiple levels of the organization with capability in change management and stakeholder management.

  • Strong sense of prioritization and demonstrated flexibility to operate in an agile, self-aligning team environment

  • Ability to work independently and to enable agile ways of working, empowered decision making and creative approach

  • Confident in leading complex topics and global projects, as well as navigating your way easily through a sophisticated, broad and diverse organization

If this resonates with you and you want to shape your future in a very exciting and demanding environment: We are looking forward to receiving your application!

Roche embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.

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