Business Planning & Analysis Controller

  • Solvias AG
  • Switzerland
  • 03/10/2018
Full time Data Science Data Engineering Data Analytics Data Management Statistics

Job Description

Company informationSolvias is a world leader in contract research, development and manufacturing. The industries we serve include pharmaceuticals, biotech, medical devices and cosmetics. With our excellent infrastructure and unrivalled expertise, we develop, analyze and test a wide range of biological and chemical substances and products.Would you like to join us? 

We're looking for a dynamic personality as a 

Business Planning & Analysis Controller
Job Description

  • Analyze the performance and profitability of the individual departments – identifying and monitoring performance drivers in actual, budget and forecast reportings 
  • Act as sparring partner to challenge business unit and department heads and provide senior management up to board level with clear business information to support decision making 
  • Support the business units in the areas of capacity planning, net working capital management and project profitability including pre and post calculations 
  • Monitor and prepare overall sales analysis by geography, product and BU/departments 
  • Steer the capex investment process, including standardize documentation across the business units and ensure regular monitoring and follow through from approval to investment and to return on investment 
  • Prepare market information and benchmarking analysis of competitors 
  • Reconcile with financial reporting as appropriate


  • University degree in a relevant field, e.g. in business administration, mathematics, information technology 
  • Minimum 2-3 years relevant experience, e.g as financial analyst in operational controlling, preferably in an international company in the field of Life Science, service or project business 
  • Excellent analytical ability to transform the essence of data to business drivers and KPIs 
  • Knowledge to apply Swiss GAAP FER and IFRS 
  • Eye for detail and the big picture alike 
  • Good communication and presentation skills 
  • Strong knowledge of BI, datawarehouse, ERP systems and MS Office applications 
  • Strong team player with a pro-active and knows-what-they-don’t-know attitude 
  • Fluent in English and German, French as an advantage

We offer attractive compensation packages and flexible work schedules. At Solvias we believe that every individual matters and can make an impact. Our employees are able to grow professionally and to evolve as people.Does this appeal to you? We are looking forward to receiving your online application