Hybrid, Working in Basildon, Essex and London

Graduate Programme – Finance

Hybrid, Working in Basildon, Essex and London

Salary: Competitive + Benefits + Bonus

If you have a keen interest in business and want to develop a deep and broad understanding of finance and the critical role it plays in supporting a global business, then we want to hear from you.

Join us to help improve peoples’ lives and make healthcare better for everyone!

Why Pharmanovia?

Pharmanovia is a dynamic, fast-growing international pharmaceutical company with a portfolio of over 20 brands across more than 140 markets. Our mission is to improve patient health globally through the revitalisation of niche, tried-and-trusted medicines.

Our core behaviours are:

  • We act decisively but we never compromise on quality.
  • We keep our promises and do as we say.
  • We value our heritage and foster an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • We reinvest in our future – in our products, our brands and our people.
  • We give back to our communities.

Since its inception in 2013, Pharmanovia has grown consistently year on year, focusing on delivering high-quality branded prescription medicines to patients, prescribers and healthcare providers across the world. Our growth has enabled the company to reinvest in its products, brands, people, and to give back to its communities. A people business with a strong, supportive culture that encourages innovation and entrepreneurial spirit, our team comprises over 300 employees and 29 nationalities, operating from offices in the UK, Denmark, Netherlands, Switzerland, U.A.E., India, Singapore, Italy, and South Korea.

We are an agile and imaginative global specialty pharma business and a preferred partner for innovator pharma companies, instigating a paradigm shift in the life cycle management of iconic medicines. We seek to extensively engage with clinical communities to communicate product improvements and prioritise environmental, social, and governance considerations across the business and workforce.

Pharmanovia’s therapeutic areas include Cardiovascular, Oncology, Endocrinology and Neurology.

Our Graduate Scheme:

We are passionate about providing early pathways into pharma for graduates and have won the Pharma Industry Awards UK’s Graduate Training Programme of the Year in September 2023. This award celebrates those pharmaceutical organisations offering best-in-class graduate training and development programmes.

Our inclusive, high-performance culture provides opportunities to continually learn, develop and try new things. We have designed this programme to help graduates evolve and refine their skills, by working closely with our leadership team on high level projects. We are providing a pathway for bright talent in a unique, dynamic section of the pharmaceutical industry.

During this 2-year programme you will have the opportunity to get real hands-on experience and contribute to large-scale real-world pharmaceutical projects. At the end of the successful completion of our two-year scheme, you will have strong employment prospects as we hope to be able to offer you the chance to secure a full-time role with our brightest minds, in a department that will keep developing your career.

The role:

You will support the Finance Business Partnering team, working cross-departmentally to analyse, understand and report on costs, inventory and technical transfers to help drive performance in these areas.

What you’ll be involved in:

  • Working with colleagues on projects across the business.
  • Providing support to annual budgeting, forecasting and product costing.
  • Analysing and reporting on cost of production.
  • Reporting on inventory demand and supply analysis.
  • Forecasting sales and analysing the market dynamics.
  • Supporting senior management with key strategic projects.
  • Financial modelling in connection with all business activities.

About you:

  • On track to achieve a minimum 2.1 degree in a relevant subject e.g., finance, sciences, quantitative discipline, or business).
  • First class numerical and analytical skills.
  • Excellent standard of written and verbal communication in business English; able to relate to stakeholders at all levels and from different cultural backgrounds.
  • Strong aptitude for technology and highly proficient in the use of MS Office
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel and PowerPoint
  • Specific skills are desirable for the data-oriented roles, such as programming knowledge (Python, R), Excel (VBA, Power Query, Macros etc), visualisation tools, SQL, and any other technical/IT related skills
  • Ability to maintain resilience, learn quickly and navigate ambiguity
  • Commercial acumen that can be applied with insight to inform or deliver results.
  • Desire of working, supporting, and being integral part of key financial processes:
    • Monthly closing – record to reporting
    • Management Accounting
    • WoC Management and related processes
    • Banks and Treasury management
  • Analytical skills to understand financial statements, business reports and ERP system to be able to translate data in recommendations to the business.

What we offer:

We offer a competitive salary and rewards package including holiday, health & wellbeing program, employee recognition awards, social events, pension scheme and hybrid working.

Graduates are an important part of the team. We’re committed to having a workforce that represents every part of society. So, we’re keen to hear from candidates from all backgrounds and circumstances. We will ensure that you have the support and guidance that comes from a collaborative environment, where fresh perspectives are encouraged, and questions are welcomed.

To apply please submit your CV. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to interview in February and March. The programme starts in September 2024.  This is a hybrid role (2-3 days per week office based and the rest working from home). Office attendance is a requirement, and you will spend at least one day each week at our head office in Basildon. You will also have the opportunity to work from our London office.

If successful you must be able to evidence a valid right to work prior to commencement of employment, which must be valid for the 24 months duration of the graduate scheme. We are not able to offer sponsorship for our UK-based graduate programmes.

By applying for this role, your details will be sent to Ortolan People, who are engaged to provide recruitment support in processing applications. We will endeavour to respond to all applicants within three working days. Occasionally for roles with a very high volume of applicants, this may not be possible.

Apply now and become part of our team

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