Manager, Asset & Portfolio Management Finance

Daiichi Sankyo
Basking Ridge, New Jersey
Apr 03, 2024
Apr 07, 2024
Position Type
Full Time
Practice Setting
Supplier / Manufacturer
Work Mode
Employment Type
Organization Type
Corporation / LLC
Join a Legacy of Innovation 110 Years and Counting!

Daiichi Sankyo Group is dedicated to the creation and supply of innovative pharmaceutical therapies to improve standards of care and address diversified, unmet medical needs of people globally by leveraging our world-class science and technology. With more than 100 years of scientific expertise and a presence in more than 20 countries, Daiichi Sankyo and its 16,000 employees around the world draw upon a rich legacy of innovation and a robust pipeline of promising new medicines to help people. Under the Group's 2025 Vision to become a "Global Pharma Innovator with Competitive Advantage in Oncology," Daiichi Sankyo is primarily focused on providing novel therapies in oncology, as well as other research areas centered around rare diseases and immune disorders.


This position is responsible for the quarterly global consolidation, supporting both external reporting and internal management financial reporting for a collaboration program. This position has responsibilities of working closely with various functions within the company and acting as a liaison with the external partner for a smooth consolidation process. Also responsible for managing various studies including late stage budget and forecasting, analysis, strategic planning, internal reporting, and ad hoc reporting and analysis.


- Project Planning and Forecasting - Manage and is accountable for the development of Clinical Project Budget templates in support of early phase to late stage clinical studies. Accountable for the control and reporting of GEMRAD approved budgets. On a monthly basis prepare actuals vs. budget spending reports and communicate to relevant team members. Proactively investigate the reasons for any deviations from forecasted spending and provide guidance to the internal project team(s) during the annual and quarterly forecast updates. Manages and is accountable for developing and building strategic planning and forecasting models in support of the organization's Mid-Term Plan (MTP) process.
- Consolidation of Reports - Accountable for the ownership of the multi-functional consolidation process and preparation of financial packages to senior management and to external party for the collaboration program. Participate in the review and analysis of quarterly financial results against plan and monitor key changes between current forecasts vs. prior forecast or year over year during each reforecast and budget cycle and present key findings to alliance partner.
- Business Partnering - Develops effective working relationships with business partners and influences strategic decisions to align to company objectives. Develops strong business knowledge of the Functions to help find synergies efficiencies across the organization. Challenges the status quo in an appropriate way to find more optimal and cost-effective approaches that are aligned to our strategy.
- Building Financial Models - Develop and continue to refine a financial model for all phases of clinical trials. Research and investigate key parameters through quantitative analyses of historical data and assist in designing initiatives and development of analytical capabilities and dashboards needed for short- and long-term planning cycle to satisfy growing demands for faster and more complex analysis required to support company's making decisions.
- Analytics - Develops and prepare detailed analysis of variances, risks opportunities, trending analysis along with KPI's. Effectively uses and communicates key findings and presents recommendations to senior management.
Special Projects/Change Management - Create and maintain up-to-date process documentation for all tasks; recommend and implement process improvements, as appropriate, to simplify, standardize and streamline efforts.

Qualifications: Successful candidates will be able to meet the qualifications below with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Education Qualifications (from an accredited college or university)

- Bachelor's Degree Finance/Accounting concentration preferred areas of study or other relevant discipline required

Experience Qualifications

- 4 or More Years Business environment required
- 4 or More Years Finance/Accounting experience required
- 1 or More Years Support of R&D organization preferred


Ability to travel up to 10%. Travel required for accounting conferences/trainings, Global Finance meetings and Project team support.

Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.