Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc.
Senior Finance Analyst - Global Financial Planning & Analysis
June 2013 — Present
Provided finance leadership in the global investment allocation and profit forecasting process. Demonstrated a track record of maximizing business opportunities and consistently achieving corporate financial performance goals. Was recognized as an innovative problem solver who can rapidly resolve cross functional business challenges, formulate viable strategic plans and implement change, with benefit to company's profitability.
• Developed, coached and mentored four analysts on effective business partnering in order to provide continuous support to senior management on all aspects of financial and commercial decision making.
• Initiated and led the global profit forecasting team in assessing/ benchmarking its current effectiveness and business impact against 22 competencies of world-class FP&A teams. The results helped shape the teams' future development/ improvement plans beginning in 2013, resulting in enhancements in the overall team engagement and assimilation.
• Led the preparation of reports, briefings and financial analyses for the Global Management Board and other Senior Management to effectively communicate financial performance results and evaluate business impact of regional and functional investments.
• Created a global investment tool to help senior management make more informed assessments on the right balance between investment levels needed to maintain the core base business, expand and create new market segments, and fund new business opportunities
• Led the global profit forecasting team to reduce complexity in business performance reporting and facilitate efficient consolidation of financial results sourced from 6 regions and 40 management reporting entities.
• Streamlined the global business plan development process and drove enhancements that reduced cycle time by 4 weeks resulting in better work-life balance, increased strategic alignment of investment allocation and acceleration of resource reallocation decisions