The Executive Director, US Financial Planning & Analysis (“Executive Director”) will be a member of Lupin’s US finance leadership team and will provide strategic leadership, planning and analytics to ensure that Lupin achieves its business goals in the US.
The position reports directly to the Vice President, Finance for Lupin US.
ü Leading the strategic planning process, annual budget plan, forecasts, and actual results analysis for Lupin’s US business.
ü Partnering with the commercial, manufacturing, R&D, IPMG and BD teams to implement strategic activities.
ü Tracking progress towards annual and long-range business goals and objectives, and driving remedial tactics where required.
ü Providing accurate, thoughtful, and timely financial analysis and business context to address operating and strategic issues affecting the business.
ü Providing leadership and the ability to influence key decisions, both as it pertains to the overall business needs and to the Finance function. In particular, leveraging a strong business mindset to develop key insights and contributing to business growth and continued expansion.
ü Partnering with the business on implementation of global processes, systems, and general business needs; identifying areas of efficiency and process improvement.
ü Evaluating the workforce needs of the organization; participating in the review and development of talent in the organization toward the successful execution of business strategy in US. Providing opportunities to subordinates to advance their technical and leadership knowledge.
ü Other duties as assigned or as business needs require.
ü Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance is required; MBA or other advanced degree in Business or related fields preferred.
ü Previous experience in the pharmaceutical industry or specialty chemical field required.
ü 10+ years of experience in progressive finance positions, including at least 3 years in senior leadership roles (Sr. Director, Director, etc.)
ü Experienced as a business partner with the senior leadership team of pharmaceuticals business and a demonstrated contributor to the success and growth of the business.
ü Strong accounting and finance training and capabilities, with experience and confidence to fully understand and present all aspects of business performance to management and others.
ü Strong financial and business planning orientation, with proven experience overseeing and enhancing planning processes for a global and diverse enterprise.
ü Demonstrated ability and experience working effectively within a global management team; comfortable working across varied geographies and cultures.
ü Superior quantitative and analytical skills to understand and assess new product strategies and investments; a natural propensity to details.
ü Able to operate in unstructured environments and implement new processes.