financial analyst in schaffhausen

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Finanz & Buchhaltung
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Caring for the world, one person at a time... inspires and unites the people of Johnson & Johnson. We embrace research and science - bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people. Employees of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies work with partners in health care to touch the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world. We have more than 230 operating companies in more than 60 countries employing approximately 126,400 people.

Cilag AG / Janssen is an international production company in the pharmaceutical division of the Johnson & Johnson Group and produces pharmaceutical and medical products

Cilag AG / Janssen is today one of the leading pharmaceutical companies in Switzerland and at the same time a strategic growth location.

Key Accountabilities of the role

  • Assume financial ownership on a business unit level on site. Participate actively in divisional staff meetings and guide the department through planning and actual reporting cycles.

  • Focus on business partnering; build trust and respect across teams by offering services rather than just asking for information.

  • Fully support Plant Controller providing financial information on plant spending, production variance analysis and challenging current status quo on business environment.

  • Ability to fully understand site processes and related financial performances. Ensure all financial aspects are taken into consideration during planning and implementation of decisions / projects.

  • Simplify complex or controversial information and successfully present it to senior level management.

  • Coordinate and lead cross-team workgroups to simplify processes and optimize service delivery model.

Key leadership characteristics required for the role

  • Result & Performance driven : takes personal ownership and full accountability for results

  • Collaboration and Teaming : Interdependent partnering within and outside Finance : able to work in virtual teams ; is looking for win-win situations

  • Sense of urgency is critical : willing to take appropriate actions with having big picture in mind; takes attention to details

  • Shows flexibility and is open for changes

  • Strong in oral and written communication

  • Team working oriented



  • Min. 4-6 years of applicable finance and accounting experience developed in an international environment.

  • High analytical skills supported by strong capabilities in MS Office and SAP R/3

  • Ability to work under time pressure and keep high level of accuracy

  • Higher education in business administration (Bachelor, MBA) or Finance

  • Demonstrated record of success in strong collaboration and team building skills.

  • Demonstrated record of influencing, negotiating, and conflict management skills.

  • Demonstrated record of success of communications skills (presentations, listening, written skills).

  • Demonstrated success in analytical and technical skills.

  • Fluent in English and German


  • Finance certification (CPA, CMA or equivalent) or advanced degree.

  • Healthcare industry experience. 

This role based in Schaffhausen, Switzerland will initially be limited for 12 months. If you are interested in working for a global leading health care company in a challenging role, then send us your application in English today. Or give us a call if you have any questions!