04 Nov
Sr. Financial Forecast Analyst
New Jersey, Piscataway , 08854 Piscataway USA

Please note this is an 11 month contract position.The Deliver Finance team, is an Enterprise team created to leverage financial leadership and analytics to drive value in the areas of Distribution, Logistics & Customer ExperienceThe Deliver Finance Team provides a unique perspective to both business partnering and finance leadership:Business PartneringThis position requires interaction with senior management to provide business and finance insights in a highly dynamic organization.Business partners works in conjunction with Finance team to provide analysis to drive insights to shape business and network strategies.This role provides rare opportunity to work with external suppliers (DHL / FedEx) and is a key player to influence budget negotiation and contract fees.Finance LeadershipDue to the interdependency where Deliver plays in both SG&A and COGS, this position provides exposure to both Commercial Finance, as well as Supply Chain Finance.We are looking for candidates with strong analytical skills as role requires finance modeling and "should cost" forecasting on top of FP&A responsibilities.Our purpose is to maximize business value by combining business insight with forward looking analytics to deliver insights that boldly drive our business toward a healthier future. A rotation in Deliver Finance will enable individuals to develop key skills as a finance leader at J&J: problem-solving, change management and influencing skills, data driven analytics, conflict management, and exposure to senior finance management across the Enterprise.Key responsibilities include the following:• Provide financial leadership and business partner/decision support for the NA Distribution Leadership Team for Consumer sectors.• Lead business planning & forecast cycles and perform month-end financial close processes. Develop network and cost structure analytics, provide business case support and financial project leadership.• Assess and evaluate Cost Improvement projects (CIPs) to identify value drivers to the financial statements – P&L, Balance sheet.• Provide support for key compliance activities to ensure adherence to SOX, WWP's and internal policies and procedures• Partner with Distribution Business Partners and Project Embark Finance Lead ensure seamless integration of Embark/Network Transformation into base warehouse operations financials.• ERP Maintenance to include updating plans, editing cost centers, creating queries, etc.• Partner with Distribution Director, DC managers and leads to deliver cost commitments (NCC, % NTS, total cost).• Provide financial & business partner support to Distribution Partners and Consumer Inventory Finance Team to ensure aged inventory discrepancy between SAP and WMS is resolved timely.The SFA will report to the Finance Manager, North America, Deliver and will work directly with senior leadership within the Deliver function as well as with the Commercial and Supply Chain Finance organizations.Qualifications• A minimum of a bachelor’s degree is required, preferably a major in Accounting or Finance• A MBA, CPA, CMA, or other financial certifications are preferred• A minimum of 6-8 years of finance or accounting experience is required• Experience in supply chain, pharmaceutical, medical device, or consumer products industries as well as public accounting are preferred• Candidate must possess excellent analytical (MS Excel), conceptual, communication and interpersonal skills• The ability to think creatively and work in a team environment is required• Individual must work well in a dynamic environment and be able to recommend and implement operational improvements, work independently and handle several tasks simultaneously• The ability to effectively take on leadership roles and framing to senior leadership is required• This position will require up to 10% domestic travel/1-2 day in Skillman, NJ office required.Applicant must provide their phone number. Job reference number A1210.

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