• Pfizer
  • $87,220.00 -178,020.00/year*
  • Athens , NY
  • Financial Services - Banking/Investment/Finance
  • Full-Time
  • 44 Flats Rd

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The Senior Mgr, Commercial Finance, is responsible for delivering Pfizer Digital solutions for planning, budgeting and forecasting in support of Commercial Finance. They will assume ownership for driving key strategic initiatives, as well as providing direction and oversight of the Mosaic platform. They collaborate with Client Partners, as well as other Pfizer Digital groups in the development of technology products, service standards and development efforts which impact this client group.

This position will play a leadership role in the development and implementation of new systems and enhancement of existing systems. They will also evaluate new Pfizer Digital developments and evolving business requirements and recommend appropriate systems alternatives and/or enhancements to current systems.

Overall Scope

  • Lead delivery of all Pfizer Digital solutions for Commercial Finance to ensure successful completion of all Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting activities.

  • Set objectives and manage multiple projects / ongoing work activities of high complexity

Breadth and Depth of Knowledge

  • Considered a subject matter expert for Pfizer Digital's role in supporting Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting activities in Commercial Finance

  • Provides and leverages technical/functional expertise to client base and project teams

  • Uses knowledge of industry, customer requirements and general business environment to adapt and implement strategic actions

  • Exhibits a high level of business knowledge and understanding of the external marketplace and anticipates customer requirements

Solution Delivery

  • Leverages detailed knowledge of Pfizer's Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting platforms in delivering business solutions

  • Uses functional business knowledge of Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting to effectively integrate solutions that drive business value and further Pfizer's strategy

  • Develops solutions based on comprehensive understanding of end to end processes all the way through to external reporting

Driving Business Results

  • Defines technology solutions and services to enable the planning, budgeting and forecasting strategy and goals for the BU's and its individual markets

  • Shapes thinking and vision on how technology solutions can support the goals for Commercial Finance

  • Acts as an innovation enabler and proactively brings forward opportunities and solutions that can drive business objectives

  • Understands Commercial Finance strategic direction and operational needs at the global, regional and market level

  • Tracks and proactively communicates business results from Pfizer Digital's investments in planning, budgeting and forecasting

  • Identifies opportunities where technology can build competitive advantage and provides game-changing innovation

Business Partnership and Support

  • Analyzes business requests to determine how best to create successful resolution; develops business cases

  • Manages demand and value realization

  • Manages and sets stakeholder expectations

  • Collaborates with Pfizer Digital Leaders, Client Partners, Solution Centers and other groups to develop and execute technology strategy

  • Ensures that all customer expectations have been met through delivery of services or projects


  • Identifies and manage dependencies with Pfizer Digital partners both internally and externally

  • Secures appropriate resources for projects, engaging with the business, and facilitates service delivery

  • Aligns planning, budgeting and forecasting services with current and future needs of the business and its customers while improving quality of services delivered

People Management

  • Assesses talent need and identifies talent within the organization to ensure bench strength for critical roles

  • Motivate direct reports and deliver results

  • Ability to manage resources outside of direct authority


  • Leverages a variety of communication tools and techniques to help colleagues understand how their work aligns to business priorities

  • Contributes to an open communication environment to ensure the knowledge and expertise of resources are leveraged

Vision, Strategy, and Business Alignment

  • Interprets Division's strategy to establish business priorities that support and help to set long-term direction and strategy

Influencing Others

  • Leads teams that implement strategic direction for the client

  • Influences senior management decisions that have an impact on business direction

  • Partners with Senior Finance leaders to accomplish short and long-term objectives

Managing Change

  • Anticipates and manages change that has a substantial impact; prepares group for change

Knowledge Sharing

  • Actively shares knowledge with multiple functions through existing knowledge sharing processes/systems

  • Contributes to the development of organizational knowledge management processes/systems

Innovation and Risk-Taking

  • Champions innovation within Business Technology for Finance processes and solutions

  • Develops and leverages resources to implement innovative ideas, processes and products

  • Takes appropriate risks to achieve desired results; guides direct reports on acceptable levels of risk-taking

  • Develops solutions to highly complex problems


Education and Experience

  • BS in Information Technology or Computer Science; MS Degree with finance/budget skills or CPA preferred

  • 7+ years' designing, building, and supporting technology solutions using Hyperion Financial Reporting and Planning tools and software

  • 5+ years' project management experience, working with internal and external cross-functional team members

  • Deep knowledge and experience of implementing Predictive Analytics, Robotic Process Automation and Natural Language Generation within a Commercial Finance organization

Core Competencies Required

  • Excellent people skills and ability to champion IT/business solutions or initiatives within the enterprise

  • Strong and collaborative \"service provider\" and \"business partner\" orientation.

  • Excellent interpersonal, leadership, and management skills with high professional standards for work quality

  • Demonstrated ability to recruit, manage, engage and develop a high performing team

  • Excellent problem-solving and critical thinking skills

  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills, including the ability to communicate technical or financial information to a non-technical audience

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Proven ability to operate at both a strategic and a detailed level


Ability to perform mathematical calculations and ability to perform complex data analysis


  • Role is based in New York City

  • Potential travel required for critical project work

Other Job Details:

  • Last Date to Apply for Job: August 6, 2019

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EEO & Employment Eligibility

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N (Other) (United States of America)

Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.

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