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Merck & Co, Inc

Product / Business Analyst - Intercompany Profit Elimination (Hybrid)

Business Development



Rahway, New Jersey, United States

Job Description

Our company is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where our company has codified its 130-year legacy. Our success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.

We know that our people are the key to our success, which is why our company's team works to attract, develop, retain and inspire our people so that they can learn, grow and make a true impact on the world. Together we collaborate to create a culturally rich, diverse organization ensuring we remain innovative and agile.

We are looking for an energetic professional to join our Enterprise Information Technology team to help us identify and deliver business solutions, in partnership with our company's Finance and Information Technology colleagues, to our most critical organizational and people management functions across the company leveraging the advanced cloud-based solutions in the technology marketplace. This candidate will be critical to helping us shift to modern ways of working to accelerate the execution of our strategy to increase flexibility, accelerate time-to-market of solutions, and drive significant business value.

As a Product/Business Analyst within the IT group, you will:

  • Establish and maintain relationships with global Finance and IT colleagues to help accelerate the delivery of our business solutions.

  • Gain a deep understanding of the Finance business processes, systems, and data that support strategic processes and programs related to financial close, consolidation, and external reporting.

  • Develop an understanding of the various technology solutions that can be applied to requirements.

  • Actively participate and collaborate on the technical implementation of key applications to help ensure alignment between business needs and solutions.

  • Demonstrate the ability to evaluate new ideas and proposed methods for practicality and ease of implementation.

  • Demonstrate skill in using an open communication style that actively acknowledges other thoughts and opinions.

  • Demonstrate ability to independently solve problems that arise within job responsibility and expectations.

  • Share best practices, tools, and techniques across product teams.

  • Partner with our vendors to ensure optimal solutions and to enhance the capabilities of their products to improve overall value provided.

  • Be part of agile teams and collectively work towards common goals.

  • Able to succeed in a dynamic, rapidly changing, highly matrixed business environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Gain deep subject-matter expertise on the finance business process to manage sales, inventory, and product cost data as it relates to the calculation and reconciliation of Intercompany Profit.

  • Lead the prioritization of IT backlog in support of the finance business process to manage sales, inventory, and product cost data as it relates to the calculation and reconciliation of Intercompany Profit.

  • Gather and document business process and business / user needs to support the implementation of software products and/or services.

  • Partner with business stakeholders on the development business cases to support the justification for undertaking a project, program or portfolio, including the benefit, cost and risk of alternative options, and rationale for the preferred solution.

  • Lead the planning, designing, and assist the business on the coordination of testing activities and business change management, as part of overall solution implementation

  • Assess the current state solutions and support development of roadmaps to deliver greater business value and maintain a secure and modern technology landscape.

Minimum education required:

  • Bachelors in IT, Engineering, Computer Science, or related field.

Required experience and skills:

  • 7+ years of relevant work experience, with at least 5+ years of experience working with financial systems.

  • Strong Data Analysis skills with knowledge of SAP transactions and data engineering skills in a modern IT environment.

  • Experience in Web Development (HTML, CSS, API, Javascript, etc.), and Data Modeling/Design, related AWS components

  • Demonstrable experience in building and supporting large scale IT solutions using modern technologies.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to quickly establish credibility and trust with a variety of stakeholders.

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills including the ability to communicate with both a business and technical audience.

  • Critical thinker who can effectively embrace new ideas and technologies while balancing the needs of stakeholders and users.

  • Experience working on Agile teams and knowledge of Scrum framework.



In accordance with Managers' Policy - Job Posting and Employee Placement, all employees subject to this policy are required to have a minimum of twelve (12) months of service in current position prior to applying for open positions.

If you have been offered a separation benefits package, but have not yet reached your separation date and are offered a position within the salary and geographical parameters as set forth in the Summary Plan Description (SPD) of your separation package, then you are no longer eligible for your separation benefits package. To discuss in more detail, please contact your HRBP or Talent Acquisition Advisor.

Under New York City, Colorado State, Washington State, and California State law, the Company is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the salary range for this job. Final determinations with respect to salary will take into account a number of factors, which may include, but not be limited to the primary work location and the chosen candidate’s relevant skills, experience, and education.

Expected salary range:

$111,000 - $175,000

Available benefits include bonus eligibility, health care and other insurance benefits (for employee and family), retirement benefits, paid holidays, vacation, and sick days. For Washington State Jobs, a summary of benefits is listed here.

Employees working in roles that the Company determines require routine collaboration with external stakeholders, such as customer-facing commercial, or research-based roles, will be expected to comply not only with Company policy but also with policies established by such external stakeholders (for example, a requirement to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to access a facility or meet with stakeholders). Please understand that, as permitted by applicable law, if you have not been vaccinated against COVID-19 and an essential function of your job is to call on external stakeholders who require vaccination to enter their premises or engage in face-to-face meetings, then your employment may pose an undue burden to business operations, in which case you may not be offered employment, or your employment could be terminated. Please also note that, where permitted by applicable law, the Company reserves the right to require COVID-19 vaccinations for positions, such as in Global Employee Health, where the Company determines in its discretion that the nature of the role presents an increased risk of disease transmission.

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We are proud to be a company that embraces the value of bringing diverse, talented, and committed people together. The fastest way to breakthrough innovation is when diverse ideas come together in an inclusive environment. We encourage our colleagues to respectfully challenge one another’s thinking and approach problems collectively.

U.S. Hybrid Work Model

Effective September 5, 2023, employees in office-based positions in the U.S. will be working a Hybrid work consisting of three total days on-site per week, generally Tuesday, Wednesday and either Monday or Thursday, although the specific days may vary by site or organization, with Friday designated as a remote-working day, unless business critical tasks require an on-site presence. This Hybrid work model does not apply to, and daily in-person attendance is required for, field-based positions; facility-based, manufacturing-based, or research-based positions where the work to be performed is located at a Company site; positions covered by a collective-bargaining agreement (unless the agreement provides for hybrid work); or any other position for which the Company has determined the job requirements cannot be reasonably met working remotely. Please note, this Hybrid work model guidance also does not apply to roles that have been designated as “remote”.

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Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, NJ, USA, also known as Merck Sharp & Dohme LLC, Rahway, NJ, USA, does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities. All CVs / resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at our company without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of our company. No fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by our company as a result of an agency referral where no pre-existing agreement is in place. Where agency agreements are in place, introductions are position specific. Please, no phone calls or emails.

Employee Status:



No relocation

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Travel Requirements:


Flexible Work Arrangements:



1st - Day

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Required Skills:

Benefits Administration, Management System Development, Product Management, Requirements Management, Stakeholder Relationship Management

Preferred Skills:

Business Analysis, Business Analysis, Business Case Analyses, Business Case Development, Business Data Analytics, Business Intelligence Implementation, Business Management, Business Process Development, Business Process Modeling, Business Software, Business Systems, Cash Management, Corporate Portfolio Management, Financial Process Improvement, Financial Regulation, Financial Review, Financial Technology, Inventory Management, Investment Management, Investment Performance Reporting, IT Business Management, IT Executive Management, IT Performance Management, IT Project Lifecycle, IT Service Delivery {+ 11 more}

Requisition ID:R269771