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Finance Director, Cell Therapy Launch Readiness at (BMS) Bristol-Myers Squibb in Summit, New Jersey

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global Biopharma company committed to a single mission: to discover, develop, and deliver innovative medicines focused on helping millions of patients around the world in disease areas such as oncology, cardiovascular, immunoscience and fibrosis.


Join us and make a difference.  We hire the best people and provide them with a work environment that places a premium on diversity, integrity, collaboration and personal development. Through a culture of inclusion, we create a better, more productive work environment. We believe that the diverse experiences and perspectives of all our employees help to drive innovation and transformative business results.

The Director will be an active member of the Cell Therapy Franchise Finance Team and will report to the Cell Therapy Franchise Finance Lead.  This individual will drive the implementation of CAR T financial processes for the Cell Therapy franchise in collaboration with key matrix team partners.  

Responsibilities include

  • Lead Finance CAR T product launch planning to ensure commercial launch readiness at the country level via close collaboration with Market Access, Marketing, Supply Chain, IT, Legal, Patient Operation and Finance stakeholders

  • Liaise with country Finance Directors to ensure relevant accounting procedures and controls for CAR T are developed in consultation with corporate Technical Accounting and Business Controls to support product launch

  • Planning and leading workstreams in support of product launches which may include

    • Evaluation of CAR T contracts for financial and controls recommendations

    • Development of accounting treatments for CAR T revenue recognition and support programs

    • Confirmation of CAR T end-to-end financial flows and pricing arrangements

    • Assessment and Implementation of CAR T financial transactions for product launch in relation to system integration

    • Assessment of system controls designed for CAR T Order to Cash process

    • Partnering seamlessly with Order to Cash GPO, Record to Report GPO, Corp Tax, Treasury, Hematology Finance, Cell Therapy Development Operation Finance and Controller’s group to ensure appropriate alignment with all key initiatives and priorities  

  • Identify the critical path of workstreams to actively track progress and perform impact assessment for any potential delays; develop risk mitigation plans as needed

  • Lead the development of presentations for Finance CAR T launch activities and provide on-going business updates to Cell Therapy Commercialization Steering Committee and Finance Leadership Team


  • 7 - 10 years Finance leadership

  • Relevant U.S. or other market experience in Pharmaceuticals supporting multiple functions/BUs

  • Strong working knowledge of financial systems including SAP/Oracle and Hyperion preferred

  • Experience in mobilizing matrix team members, embracing teamwork and project management within a cross functional environment will be critical

  • Mastery in product specific financial planning and forecast for product launch

  • Ability to work in a fast pace environment often with aggressive deadlines and quick turnarounds

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in finance, accounting, auditing or program management

  • CPA, Chartered Accountant and/or an MBA is a differentiator

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 the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.