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Bristol Myers Squibb

Director, Finance, Cell Therapy Development (R1559605-en-us-3)





Summit, New Jersey, United States

At Bristol Myers Squibb, we are inspired by a single vision – transforming patients’ lives through science. In oncology, hematology, immunology and cardiovascular disease – and one of the most diverse and promising pipelines in the industry – each of our passionate colleagues contribute to innovations that drive meaningful change. We bring a human touch to every treatment we pioneer. Join us and make a difference.

The Finance Director for Cell Therapy Development will lead all Finance aspects of dynamic unit Cell Therapy Development. This role will have full oversight of financial processes and business partner with Senior Vice President, Cell Therapy Development. Person in this role will be a member of Cell Therapy Development LT and Global Product Development & Supply Finance LT. Great opportunity to enable cutting edge innovation in Cell Therapy!

Major Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Lead full P&L of the Cell Therapy Development

  • Oversight and financial coordination of financial processes in Cell Therapy Development

  • Establish transparency in Cell Therapy Development spending, including drivers, sensitivities and trigger points

  • Establish and maintain strong collaboration with Finance functions in R&D, Cell Therapy Operations, Cell Therapy Franchise and Supply chain

  • Model potential future financial scenarios, drive financial analytics and data visualization

  • Facilitate regular resource allocation discussion with transparent outcomes, identify trade-off choices

  • Proactively identify underlying business trends and provide insightful analytics to the leadership team

  • Direct budget, projection and monthly close processes

  • Manage ad-hoc projects, form cross functional teams to evaluate and/or execute process setups or business decisions

  • Support formation of Long-Term Financial Plan (LTFP)

  • Provide and validate assumptions for Business development deals

  • Lead, coach and develop small team of Finance professionals

  • Monitor and maintain compliance with BMS business controls, Sarbanes Oxley, and other applicable policies and procedures


Minimum Requirements:

  • Seven (7) plus years of Finance experience supporting operational unit

  • BS/BA in Accounting/Finance, CPA/equivalent or MBA preferred

  • Strong finance management and business partnering skills.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of planning and reporting financial processes

  • Financial planning and modelling excellence, ability to create ad-hoc evaluations even in situations when not all data is available

  • Ability to form cross functional teams, align the priorities and informally lead towards resolution

  • Passionate talent developer with reach outside of own organization

  • Ability to deal with complexity and operate in matrix environment

  • Ability to communicate/present highly complex business issues with the associated financial implications in a clear and concise manner to all levels of senior management

Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious diseases. Empowered to apply our individual talents and diverse perspectives in an inclusive culture, our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

Bristol Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.

Physical presence at the BMS worksite or physical presence in the field is an essential job function of this role which the Company deems critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, employee well-being and engagement, and enhances the Company culture.

To protect the safety of our workforce, customers, patients and communities, the policy of the Company requires all employees and workers in the U.S. and Puerto Rico to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they have received an exception based on an approved request for a medical or religious reasonable accommodation. Therefore, all BMS applicants seeking a role located in the U.S. and Puerto Rico must confirm that they have already received or are willing to receive the full COVID-19 vaccination by their start date as a qualification of the role and condition of employment. This requirement is subject to state and local law restrictions and may not be applicable to employees working in certain jurisdictions such as Montana. This requirement is also subject to discussions with collective bargaining representatives in the U.S.

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