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Merck & Co, Inc

Associate Director, US Oncology Finance (Hybrid)




North Wales, Pennsylvania, United States

Job Description

Our Finance team brings unique perspectives into our overall strategic and tactical decision making. We use state-of-the-art techniques for financial analysis, planning, accounting, reporting and performance evaluation. This allows our organization to continue advancing medical innovation and save and improve lives.

Position Description:

The FP&A Associate Director will report to the US Oncology FP&A Director. Responsibilities will focus on strategic/operational advisement and financial oversight to the US Oncology portfolio. The Associate Director is expected to develop an understanding of operations across the US Oncology organization. While marketing and commercial background is not essential, a successful candidate will have intrinsic curiosity about the Human Health organization, a passion for learning, and the ability to effectively communicate a financial narrative to operations and finance leadership.

Primary Activities:

  • Partner with commercial and analytics teams for financial revenue forecasting including pre-launch, post-launch and competitive scenario analyses to assess key business decisions and strategies

  • Lead business unit FP&A activities (Actuals, Budget, LROP, and other forecasts)

  • Partner with marketing, sales, operations, market access, HH Digital, Data and Analytics (HHDDA), and other teams to assess business performance and drive growth

  • Evaluate financial performance and measurement capabilities to provide financial insights, analytics and presentations to senior leaders

  • Deploy portfolio and investment optimization in support of new launches and existing product lines

  • Support analyses for business development, investor relations and working capital assessments

  • Collaborate with other Finance functions (i.e. US Pharma Finance, Customer Contract Management, Order Management Center, US Controllers) to ensure a transparent, seamless support model for the US Oncology organization

  • Collaborate with Distribution, Operations and Demand Planning functions for demand forecasting and product rationalization

  • Participate and/or lead special projects and initiatives

Position Qualifications:

Education Minimum Requirement:

  • BS/BA degree required, preferably in Finance or Accounting

Required Experience and Skills:

  • Five plus years of business experience, preferably pharmaceutical / healthcare related

  • At least two years of analytical finance experience with extensive use of Excel and PowerPoint

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • Management presentation – developed and delivered presentations to company management.

  • At least two years in a role involving direct support of internal business customers

  • Master of Business Administration degree

  • Experience with SAP and financial databases

Our Support Functions deliver services and make recommendations about ways to enhance our workplace and the culture of our organization. Our Support Functions include HR, Finance, Information Technology, Legal, Procurement, Administration, Facilities and Security.

Who we are …

We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.

What we look for …

Imagine getting up in the morning for a job as important as helping to save and improve lives around the world. Here, you have that opportunity. You can put your empathy, creativity, digital mastery, or scientific genius to work in collaboration with a diverse group of colleagues who pursue and bring hope to countless people who are battling some of the most challenging diseases of our time. Our team is constantly evolving, so if you are among the intellectually curious, join us—and start making your impact today.


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No relocation

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Travel Requirements:

No Travel Required

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Requisition ID:R229543