Senior Manager of Hyderabad based business support group for Novartis standardized internal financial reporting
Strategic • Identify key strategic topics and drive innovative solutions, eg further automation of standard BPA (Business Planning and Analysis) processes and integration of planning in automated reporting • Proactively manage resource needs - Operations Management • Daily management of Hyderabad Management Reporting operations / maintenance in cooperation with IT support group. Management of month end reporting • Lead management of change requests from customers - Project Management • With the direction of the ERP IT and Project Team, facilitate discussions to support the change management process for the ONEPlanning (BPC) and Analytics Project by conducting assessment of processes and data to detail requirements • Provide dedicated operational support, service quality, application optimization & maintenance to the ONEPlanning (BPC) and Analytics program. • Collaborate with Application Architect and business lead to investigate and define solutions that deliver business value. • Cover all required activities to guarantee successful BI Reporting and ONEPlanning operations: issue resolution, answer questions, access management, continuous training, user workshops, and best practice sharing. • Manage the end to end support for the BI Reporting and automation of BPA processes. Provide flexibility for structure changes and build-in reconciliation and validation processes to guarantee data integrity. • Manage changes in adherence to the BI Governance Strategy and maintain relevant documentation based on the application/business expertise. • Liaise with customer groups and dedicated other IT functions to optimise user support. Ensure close collaboration with appropriate system owners and key stakeholders in business. • Support and maintain Business Planning and Consolidation (BPC) applications for the Group BPA community • Ensure smooth transition of Pharma projects (e.g. ONEPlanning etc) into operations mode. • Collaborate with Hyderabad BPA Team and business with technical feasibility of business process improvements / standardizations and timings for implementation, as well as process performance measurement. • Manage delivery and operations in line with project goals, time scales and costs in high quality • Actively contribute in local and international workshops, TCs, discussions etc.
CA / MBA with 10-12 years of relevant experience English or any foreign language 10-12 years of related experience.