Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis

by Catalent Pharma Solutions

Position Type: Full-time
Location: Strathroy, ON
Date Posted: Jul 05, 2024
Catalent Pharma Solutions

Job Description

Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis

Position Summary:

Catalent is a global, high-growth, public company, and a leading partner for the pharmaceutical industry in the development and manufacturing of new treatments for patients worldwide. Your talents, ideas, and passion are essential to our mission: to help people live better, healthier lives. Catalent is committed to a Patient First culture through excellence in quality and compliance, and to the safety of every patient, consumer and Catalent employee.


Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis is responsible for providing financial analysis and financial planning to the business unit. The Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis provides financial visibility and guidance to the business unit to anticipate the risk and opportunities to take decisions upon the delivery of the expected financial targets.


The Role:

  • Leads and coordinates the financial planning and budgeting process, including Income Statement, Balance Sheet, Cash Flow and CAPEX Planning processes

  • Leads and coordinates monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting at the business unit level. Supports reporting to Corporate

  • Participates in the strategic planning process for the business by establishing financial models and metrics to support and analyze annual strategic plans and initiatives

  • Integrates analytical concepts into the business for decision-making and educates key decision-makers on how to improve financial performance

  • Supports preparation of presentations for operations and business reviews as well as forecast and plan review meetings

  • Controls and manages the CAPEX budget and works with the incumbents to make sure the projects are executed on time and manner flagging any deviation to budget

  • Responsible to reconcile the CIP (Construction in Process) account and ensures to keep it updated according with the timeliness and execution of the CAPEX projects

  • 10% travel expectations

  • Other duties as assigned


The Candidate:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration (Accounting or Finance) required

  • 5+ years of experience in accounting

  • 5+ years of experience in similar position modeling financial scenarios and forecasting financial variables including analysis and evaluation of business activities

  • Experience within a manufacturing environment, preferred

  • Experience with JD Edwards is a plus; experience in any other major ERP is required

  • Proficiency level using Excel and Access database

  • Individual may be required to sit, stand, walk regularly and occasionally lift 0-15 pounds


Why You Should Join Catalent:

  • Several Employee Resource Groups focusing on D&I 

  • Potential for career growth within an expanding team

  • Diverse, inclusive culture

  • 152 hours of PTO + 8 Paid Holidays


Catalent offers rewarding opportunities to further your career!  Join the global drug development and delivery leader and help us bring over 7,000 life-saving and life-enhancing products to patients around the world. Catalent is an exciting and growing international company where employees work directly with pharma, biopharma and consumer health companies of all sizes to advance new medicines from early development to clinical trials and to the market. Catalent produces more than 70 billion doses per year, and each one will be used by someone who is counting on us. Join us in making a difference. 

Catalent is committed to the health and safety of its employees, visitors and the customers and patients we serve. As a result of the global pandemic, we have modified many of our recruitment and on-boarding processes to maintain everyone’s safety. The Human Resources teams will communicate all necessary safety processes and procedures throughout each stage.


personal initiative. dynamic pace. meaningful work.

Visit Catalent Careers to explore career opportunities.


Catalent is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on any characteristic protected by local law.


If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, you may submit your request by sending an email, and confirming your request for an accommodation and include the job number, title and location to This option is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability. Information received will be processed by a U.S. Catalent employee and then routed to a local recruiter who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration in the application or hiring process.


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