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Finance Business Partner, Global Oncology Franchise

date posted 08/14/2021
contract type Full time
job id R2605932
location Cambridge, Massachusetts


Sanofi Genzyme, the specialty care business unit of Sanofi, focuses on rare diseases, multiple sclerosis, oncology, and immunology. We help people with debilitating and complex conditions that are often difficult to diagnose and treat. Our approach is shaped by our experience developing highly specialized treatments and forging close relationships with physician and patient communities. We are dedicated to discovering and advancing new therapies, providing hope to patients and their families around the world.

Reporting to the Head of Finance, Global Oncology, the Finance Business Partner, Global Oncology supports all financial matters for the Global Commercial Organization and coordination throughout the entire P&L and Value Chain (Research & Development, Industrial & Supply and Commercial).


  • Finance voice of the Global Franchise and effectively interacts with the Countries, Industrial Affairs, Supply Chain and R&D, while supporting the Oncology Franchise Leadership team

    • Countries/Regions (Strategy Plans, Business Cases, Performance reviews, Quarterly landing)

    • Industrial Affairs/ Supply Chain (COGS evolution, Inventory Management, Volumes analysis)

    • R&D and Medical (Clinical Studies, Portfolio Review, Integrated P&Ls)

  • Responsible for the Franchise Global Controlling & Reporting Process including P&L, Headcount and Investments and Resource Allocation during the monthly closing, internal investors relations updates, forecast, budget and strategic planning processes. Work closely with the CoE to improve ways of working and foster efficiencies.

  • Performance Management: Prepare financial performance reports and commentary linked to business and market performance and present results at Finance LT, Oncology LT, proactively identifying Risks and Opportunities and providing recommendation to achieve targets

  • Launch Excellence Finance: Support the franchise throughout the launches of new products and indications, provide financial expertise, governance, and launch execution monitoring

  • Support the Global Long Range Strategic Planning Process for the respective Franchise including key full P&L for launch products, investments (External Partners, Infrastructure, Commercial Operations, RD&/IA Interface) and Lead Interaction with the Sanofi Group Strategy and Finance Leadership Team.

  • Support the preparation of strategic investment projects and analysis required by Sanofi Group and Sanofi Genzyme Leadership team, and represent Finance in Strategic projects as needed.

  • External Alliance: work closely with the Finance Business Partner Regeneron Alliances in order to Support the Budget, Planning and actual closing process for the Alliance and any other ad-hoc requests



  • Bachelor’s degree required.

  • Master’s Degree in Finance, Master in Science or MBA, highly preferred


  • A minimum of 8 years of progressive experience in Finance with direct experience in Business Partnering

  • Healthcare, Pharma, Commercial Franchise experience preferred

  • Experience managing full P&L and/or global investments and projects preferred


  • Ability to interact at the Executive Committee level in combination with operational level and externally with key partners

  • Proven finance and controlling track record in a launch setting

  • Ability to work transversally and in a matrix organization

  • Ability to model P&L on a short and long term basis

  • Finance business development skills: NPV, deals valuation

  • Additional Competencies: strong business acumen, strategic thinking, excellent communication skills


  • Oncology Franchise Team and Finance Lead Team

  • Medical Finance team

  • Corporate Business Development & Strategy

  • Group Alliance Finance and External Alliance partners

  • R&D, Industrial Affairs, Supply Chain, and other finance teams

Sanofi Inc. and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.



At Sanofi diversity and inclusion is foundational to how we operate and embedded in our Core Values. We recognize to truly tap into the richness diversity brings we must lead with inclusion and have a workplace where those differences can thrive and be leveraged to empower the lives of our colleagues, patients and customers. We respect and celebrate the diversity of our people, their backgrounds and experiences and provide equal opportunity for all.

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