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Chemistry Manufacturing and Control Finance Business Partner (CMC FBP), Mammalian Platform

date posted 10/22/2022
contract type Full time
job id R2662621
location Gentilly;


The Chemistry Manufacturing and Control (CMC) Finance Business Partner (FBP), in close relationships with Finance and Operations, contributes to the strategy for his / her perimeter. The FBP monitors the overall financial operational performance of his/her perimeter, including projects, he/she contributes to business development by providing accurate data and advice supporting the decision-making process.


  • As a member of CMC platform Leadership Team (LT), he/she contributes to the definition of the platform’s strategy. He/she provides the LT with regular update on the financials of the platform and more broadly on R&D and Sanofi financial context.

  • He/she supports strategic decision making with his/her sound judgment, finance expertise and business acumen and monitors the overall finance operational performance for his / her perimeter, in coordination with Finance Operations team (CoE) (yearly spend of approximately 200M€).

  • He/she leads the process of strategic planning and the 3YFF process for Opex and Capex spend

  • He/she reviews main projects and forecasts; identifies risks and opportunities and make recommendations in term of investments and resources allocations. He/she will lead the project valuation for the CMC portion and will coordinate closely with the Development Project FBP the overall project cost and support the project NPV calculation

  • He/she aligns business strategies and forecasts with other R&D functions and ensures consistency of information and data.

  • He/she ensures a comprehensive compliance with all internal control and financial/accounting principles within his/her perimeter and contributes to maintain Business Leaders’ integrated view of finance topics.



  • Minimum Master’s Degree or equivalent. Bio-engineering background is a strong plus.

  • Finance / Accounting, MBA qualification preferred.


  • A minimum of 10 years of professional experience in Finance and/or Accounting is required. Experience in Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology environment is required


  • Proven experience in partnering, counseling, and interacting with Senior Leaders is required. Strong leadership skill, with experience leading business/operations transformations. Team player.


  • Platform leadership team

  • R&D Finance team

  • Project FBP, Development

  • CMC Project Leaders

  • Finance Ops team (CoE)

As a healthcare company and a vaccine manufacturer, Sanofi has an important responsibility to protect individual and public health. All US based roles require individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as part of your job responsibilities.

Fully vaccinated, according to the CDC, an individual is considered to be “fully vaccinated” fourteen (14) days after receiving (a) the second dose of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine, or (b) the single dose of the J&J vaccine. Fully vaccinated, for new Sanofi employees, is to be fully vaccinated 14 DAYS PRIOR TO START DATE.  

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.


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