[Janssen] Senior Finance Analyst

Auris Health

Auris Health

IT, Accounting & Finance
Posted on Wednesday, June 28, 2023
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Senior Finance Analyst (SFA) , reporting directly to Japan R&D Finance Controller (Sr. Manager). This position requires a highly motivated individual who can demonstrate strong operational and strategic financial leadership capabilities while deeply engaging in Pharma R&D business processes.

Key Responsibilities :

  • Provide financial insight and analysis to business partners to support better business decisions, including evaluating business cases for development projects and cost benchmarking
  • Lead Business Planning process (Annual Business Plan, Forecasts/Updates, etc.) and continuously improve forecast accuracy through deep understanding of R&D processes/projects
  • Collaborate with business partners to continuously drive process improvements and efficiency
  • Own timely and accurate accounting & management reporting for quarter-end / year-end closing, collaborating with teams in multiple functions/locations
  • Ensure adherence to SOX, WWP's, internal policies and procedures as well as supporting compliance activities including internal/external audits
  • Drive key global finance initiatives such as new ERP integration and digital reporting tool deployment



  • University Degree (Must). (Preferable: completed higher Accounting or Business Economics related education, at Master level / J-CPA / US-CPA / CMA or equivalent)
  • Fluent in Japanese and business level English (TOEIC above 800)

Experience and Skills:

  • More than 5 years of accounting/controlling experience, preferably in a role with international contacts
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to influence personnel across functions and levels
  • Experience in a business partnership role, with the ability to understand complex business dynamics and navigate matrix organization
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Project management/costing experience would be a great asset

Competency Requirements:

  • Positive, with a can-do attitude, but realistic and not afraid to say no
  • Accurate and agile
  • Balanced and decisive
  • Always looking for opportunities to do things better, smarter, and faster