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FP&A Partner for TWAL (Turkey, West Asia, Levant) - Istanbul

Medtronic
Tarsus, Mersin 33400
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FP&A Partner for TWAL (Turkey, West Asia, Levant) - Istanbul

Location:

Umraniye, Istanbul, Turkey

Requisition #:

2100035Z

Post Date:

Feb 22, 2021


**Careers that Change Lives**


This position designated as an individual contributor is a remote-based position on interim basis due to Covid19 Pandemic. Upon approval of Return to Office site guidelines, this role will require the individual to work onsite.


You will be based in Istanbul, Turkey and reports to Finance Director, TWAL. TWAL Sub-Region is composed of 17 countries out of which 3 direct markets and 14 indirect markets.


You will work closely with Finance Director, TWAL and VP, TWAL. It will be primary contact of coordination for FPA between CEMA (Central Eastern Europe, Middle East, Africa), EMEA and TWAL Countries. You will consolidate total TWAL consolidated view, dispatch targets and FPA tasks new processes between countries, coordinate consolidation of outlooks, ensure coherency between countries and support countries where needed in FPA processes.


You will provide financial business partnering support for commercial enablers namely TWAL Strategic Market Enterprise (SME), Virtual Engagement Solutions (VES) and Strategic Account Management (SAM) and be responsible for developing processes, financial models and frameworks that enable better business decisions impacting metrics and support continuous improvement.

You will also be responsible for TWAL wide projects such as country go-direct, localization to drive growth profitability further.


Responsible for all TWAL Annual Operating Plan (AOP), forecasts of revenue, OPC, SGA and Indirect Functions (back-office departments) costs, and also for performance of total TWAL PL performance and KPIs whereas Country Finance Leads are responsible for Country PLs.


You will also be the primary and sole counterpart for TWAL Function Leaders on their budget, forecasts and quarterly actual follow-ups in addition to being primary contact for advice in liaison with and support of Country Finance Leads including Cost Centre structure. You will manage budgeting process for Functions with EMEA FPA.


You are primary contact for driving TWAL expense management, reduction of inefficiencies including but not limited to SOGL, direct and indirect expense lines, roll-out expense reduction initiatives with ISM and other partners, consolidation and reporting of these initiatives. You may create additional financial models and reports in relation to CEMA Planning Reporting team and roll out for Country Finance Leads utilization. You will be primary TWAL Finance responsible and coordination for IBP to be launched in FY22.


**A Day in Life**

We offer you a position where you can demonstrate your analytical skills within a vibrant environment that provides a platform for you to use your experience to deliver our business objectives. You will;

Perform sub-region led financial planning and analysis (FPA) activities to support quarterly forecasts and annual planning (AOP) for revenue, OPC, SGA and Indirect Functions costs.

Work closely with Country Finance Leads and TWAL Function Leaders and the team members in developing financial plans and forecasts while working closely with their counterparts.

Effectively timely manage monthly, quarterly and annual planning and reporting requirements.

Complete monthly financial reporting, analyze results, identify issues, and explain trends and variances to plan and forecast; provide insights to partners and other stakeholders that helps draw connections between income and expense accounts.

Closely monitor revenue and margin performance of the Country/operational units/customers/channels, search and understand the drivers behind the number and identify actionable insights and bring them into actions for TWAL Leadership team.

Prepare total TWAL consolidated view presentations and outlooks.

Constructively challenge Country/Function Leaders when adequate from FPA point of view.

Actively engage with Business Partners to understand financial drivers and achieve key financial metrics including FCF, DSO, DIO, DPO.

Lead TWAL IBP and provide financial analysis that provides insight into issues/decisions that impact key supply chain related metrics, such as product phase in/phase out, demand/supply planning, excess inventory management, and product lifecycle management.

Support various strategic finance initiatives through financial modeling, ad-hoc analysis, reporting, and project management efforts to influence decision making and drive business results.

Be consultant to finance team members and a valued partner on complex business issues and analytical opportunities across Country, Commercial Operating Units and Functions that enable better decision making.

Bring a mindset of continuous improvement to all aspects of the job, including recurring processes and stand-alone projects.

Always familiarize on the latest financial planning tools, financial requirements, reporting schedules and help alignment among stakeholders including Country/function leaders.


**Must Haves**

Bachelors degree in Economics, Finance, Accounting or Business Administration.

Minimum of 10 years professional finance experience positions in finance, gained in an international environment or in multi-national companies.

Excellent FPA, solid accounting and finance foundation with demonstrated financial modeling like budgeting, forecasting, pricing and/or cost analysis experience.

Relevant auditing experience from Big4 companies.

Strong proficiency in Excel.

IT proficiency - Microsoft Office Excel, and Powerpoint.

Problem solving, solution finding and decision making oriented; the candidate has to master navigating through a complex matrix environment with multi-cultural multi-functional components.

An entrepreneurial / proactive approach is required to design new concepts / processes and successfully drive internal buy-in from all levels of the organization.

Excellent analytical and strategic skills and ability to translate analytics into meaningful messages for stakeholders.

Ability to drive impactful transformations with ownership of projects and ability to work with various levels of management.

Strong organization skills and ability to manage multiple priorities under pressure with high degree of initiative and self-motivation; drive for continuous improvement with high level of intellectual curiosity, integrity, self-confidence and accountability.

Team player, who can work in a fast paced environment, copes with deadlines and manages simultaneously several tasks and maintains a positive and enthusiastic attitude.

Excellent communication and networking with internal and external partners in Turkish and in English.


**Nice to Haves**

SAP knowledge


**Your Answer**

Is this the position you were waiting for? Then please apply directly via the apply button!


**About Medtronic**

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.


We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Lets work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients lives. Help us shape the future.
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