• Sr Analyst Financial Planning & Analysis

    Job Locations US-NJ-Princeton
    Requisition ID
  • Responsibilities

    Provides financial planning and analytic support to various departments, including IT. Expected to work with Department leads to develop and manage budgets and forecasts, review actuals, provide analysis of variances and identify opportunities for more efficient use of resources. Required to utilize reporting packages, databases and visualization tools to analyze and communicate information to senior level financial and non-financial executives.

    • Provide financial support to department leads – act as financial advisor for business, including:
    a) Coordinate and develop budgets, forecasts and long term plans per the Financial Planning Calendar, for all lines of the P&L
    b) Understand drivers of Budget variances for expenses and revenue
    c) Identify areas of opportunity for spending efficiencies
    d) Incorporate and share Financial Stewardship principles across the commercial team
    e) Help manage accrual and accounting process across the business, including ability to provide business with uncommitted and unspent funds
    f) Understand the underlying financial risks and opportunities for each department.
    • Use financial analyses and data visualization tools to help measure, communicate and prioritize results and investment decisions.
    • Develop and maintain analysis reports that help client and senior management better understand and manage the business.
    • Support and help manage data integrity, including summarizing all types of expenses.


    BS in Finance or Accounting required
    Preference given to candidates with MBA, CPA or CMA
    Financial analysis experience including support of business/commercial organizations and IT departments
    Preference given to candidates with 5+ years of pharmaceutical or life science experience
    Proficient with financial reporting systems (Hyperion, Anaplan), data visualization systems (Tableau, Power BI) and databases, such that they can produce accurate and timely financial reports combining data from different sources
    Self starter, capable of working independently with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    Ability to multitask and prioritize work


    Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company is a global healthcare company with the corporate philosophy: “Otsuka-people creating new products for better health worldwide.” Otsuka researches, develops, manufactures and markets innovative products, with a focus on pharmaceutical products to meet unmet medical needs and nutraceutical products for the maintenance of everyday health.

    In pharmaceuticals, Otsuka is a leader in the challenging area of mental health and also has research programs on several under-addressed diseases including tuberculosis, a significant global public health issue. These commitments illustrate how Otsuka is a “big venture” company at heart, applying a youthful spirit of creativity in everything it does.

    Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company is a subsidiary of Otsuka Holdings Co., Ltd. headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. The Otsuka group of companies employed 45,000 people worldwide and had consolidated sales of approximately USD 11 billion (€ 9.9 billion) in 2016.

    All Otsuka stories start by taking the road less travelled. Learn more about Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company on its global website at www.otsuka.co.jp/en. Learn more about Otsuka in the U.S. at www.otsuka-us.com.


    This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by the people assigned to this position. It is not intended to include every job duty and responsibility specific to the position. Otsuka reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.

    Otsuka is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status, or any protected status.

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