Associate Director - Strategic Finance

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

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Princeton, NJ

Job Description

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Job Overview:

At Bristol Myers Squibb, we are inspired by a single vision – transforming patients’ lives through science. In oncology, hematology, immunology and cardiovascular disease – and one of the most diverse and promising pipelines in the industry – each of our passionate colleagues contribute to innovations that drive meaningful change. We bring a human touch to every treatment we pioneer. Join us and make a difference.

POSITION TITLE: Associate Director, Strategic Finance

POSITION DESCRIPTION: The successful candidate will support the Long Term Financial Planning (LTFP) Process, assisting as gatekeeper and process coordinator for a broad range of activities involving cross-functional teams. Position scope also includes financial modeling, analytics and presentation preparation. The candidate will report to Director, Strategic Finance Lead.


  • Assist with the consolidation of the Company Long-Term Financial Plan, including financial modeling, collection / consolidation of assumptions and R&Os, in coordination with key stakeholders, e.g. BI&A, Strategy, R&D, Commercial Business Units, GPS, Tax, Treasury, IR, and Controllers Team
  • Assist with overall Strategic Plan process, helping coordinate the timelines, meetings, deliverables, aligning with Enterprise Strategy Team and other key stakeholders
  • Assist in analyzing LTFP financials, including Sales / P&L variances, P&L bridging and key messages / highlights and R&D-PTRS metrics
  • Support Strategic Leads in generating 10-year Strategic Area Financials and complete strategic analysis to support key initiatives
  • Partner across Finance to help prepare 10-year Business Unit Financials
  • Develop financial scenarios/models using key financial metrics to assess opportunities for improving the long-term outlook
  • Prepare financial materials and messaging for presentations to the Leadership Team & Board of Directors
  • Assist with the development of LTFP instructions and training materials
  • Develop output reports for key stakeholders, including WW Commercial, GPS, Treasury, Tax and Regions
  • Perform and complete ad/hoc assignments and tasks as needed


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting; MBA or CPA preferred.
  • Minimum of 7 to 10 years experience in finance, accounting, or financial analysis is required.
  • Strong analytical, quantitative and financial modeling skills with the ability to prioritize workload.
  • Ability to deal with complexity and uncertainty; ability to remain flexible in light of changing market and company dynamics.
  • Must have ability to manage multiple tasks, be well organized, and have a proven track record of meeting or exceeding deadlines.
  • Strong business partnering skills. Ability to build relationships and work effectively in a matrix organization.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with the proven ability to present to senior management.
  • Financial systems experience including MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint), SAP BI and Hyperion experience a plus

Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious diseases. Empowered to apply our individual talents and diverse perspectives in an inclusive culture, our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

Bristol Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.

Physical presence at the BMS worksite or physical presence in the field is an essential job function of this role which the Company deems critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, employee well-being and engagement, and enhances the Company culture.

To protect the safety of our workforce, customers, patients and communities, the policy of the Company requires all employees and workers in the U.S. and Puerto Rico to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they have received an exception based on an approved request for a medical or religious reasonable accommodation. Therefore, all BMS applicants seeking a role located in the U.S. and Puerto Rico must confirm that they have already received or are willing to receive the full COVID-19 vaccination by their start date as a qualification of the role and condition of employment. This requirement is subject to state and local law restrictions and may not be applicable to employees working in certain jurisdictions such as Montana. This requirement is also subject to discussions with collective bargaining representatives in the U.S.

Our company is committed to ensuring that people with disabilities can excel through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Applicants can request an approval of accommodation prior to accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application or if you are applying to a role based in the U.S. or Puerto Rico and you believe that you are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief, during or any part of the recruitment process, please direct your inquiries to Visit to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.

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