Trainee Opportunity at Sanofi 2018

By | January 11, 2018

Sanofi is dedicated to supporting people through their health challenges. We are a global biopharmaceutical company focused on human health. We prevent illness with vaccines, provide innovative treatments to fight pain and ease suffering.

We stand by the few who suffer from rare diseases and the millions with long-term chronic conditions.

With more than 100,000 people in 100 countries, Sanofi is transforming scientific innovation into healthcare solutions around the globe.

Minimum Skills / Knowledge required:

  • B. Com degree or above with accounting
  • Studying towards CIMA qualification an advantage
  • Good computer Excel skills.
  • Knowledge of SAP and COGNOS an advantage

Behavioural Dimensions:

  • Good business acumen
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent planning and organising skills
  • Good presentation and negotiation skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Self Motivated
  • Highly focused, proactive
  • Results oriented
  • Problem solving ability
  • Deadline driven

Provide support in the closing process:

  • Sales journals (Consumer Health Care)
  • Clinical Study Unit (CSU) accruals
  • P&L / OPEX analysis
  • Botswana and Namibia purchase orders / accruals
  • Reporting of various indicators: Trade / Tender, Media Buy, market research, IT costs…
  • Strong support of the Controller in charge of the CSU reporting
  • Loading budget into HFM and check retrieves
  • Monitoring spend versus budget prior to purchase order approvals
  • Monthly reviews with budget owners
  • Business partner to Globalised & Local support divisions
  • Business Partner to Namibia and Botswana: the key contact for the Country Managers for any financial information
  • Maintain cost centres in SAP
  • Review and approve purchase order requests
  • Contribute to the budget and forecasts processes
  • Key player and challenger in developing tools and analysis on actual company performance and business forecast
  • Perform adhoc analysis (Advertising and Promotional spend, Business unit requests…)
Location: Midrand


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