At AstraZeneca every one of our employees makes a difference to patient lives every day. Each and every one of us believes that science has the ability to change lives and that to deliver this takes many people with many skill sets. When we deliver a life-changing medicine, that success comes from the combined efforts of all of our people. As a Senior Manager, Market Access & Patient Strategies Finance, in Wilmington, DE, you’ll play a pivotal role in channeling our scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients’ lives.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
In this role, you will lead all aspects of finance business partnering services to the Brand/Franchise Market Access & Patient Strategies Team. You’ll be responsible for strategizing and developing customer contracts for all customer segments (e.g. Commercial, Medicare Part D & Medicaid).
You will have the opportunity to develop conceptual financial framework for deal structuring, create financial models of possible contract scenarios detailing cost/benefit analysis including considerations such as competitor response to AstraZeneca's offerings, Medicaid best price impact, and the effects the contract may have on other contracts, while developing databases and providing key customer, competitor, and market segment analysis providing interpretive commentary.
You’ll identify and develop sales tools enabling Account and Contract Directors to negotiate with customers, analyze customer contract performance and identify potential issues where actual performance is not meeting expectations.Also required will be identifying potential customer audits and assist with substantiating support documentation, leading the monthly close process and rebate reserve analysis for the Brand/Franchise, including analysis of customer rebate payments vs. accruals and development of sales projections & application of judgment to ascertain the correct liability needed to reflect AstraZeneca’s financial performance. Brand dependent, incumbent may have full responsibility for accounting, forecasted and related financial analysis for affordability programs and all other gross to net adjustments. You will be also be required to maintain Managed Care Accounting System (Model N/Anaplan) integrity and display deep knowledge of complex systems environment and the interdependencies of these systems with SAP, while closely collaborating with Brand/Franchise to develop rebate and discount forecasts for all RBUs/ABUs and LRPs, manage the accuracy of rebate accrual percentages used in mySAP, and ensure rebate expense is correctly stated on the Company's income statement.Selected candidate must also understand and reconcile market place dynamics with changes to AstraZeneca's rebate expense, and lead impact and scenario analysis of all WAC price increases.
- Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) required. (Degree in Finance or Accounting preferred)
- 6+ years of financial experience required
- Possess a solid understanding of the internal and external sources of Managed Markets sales related data.
- In depth knowledge of EXCEL and working knowledge of other MS Office applications.
- Ability to exercise good judgment and draw conclusions from less than certain data.
- Excellent communication and organizational skills.
- Ability to effectively work with cross-functional teams.
- MBA in a relevant field (e.g. accounting, finance)
- Knowledge of Managed Care Industry and pharmaceutical distribution networks
- Prior work in managed care accounting, financial, or market analysis
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