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Gilead Sciences Inc.

Business Analytics Manager – Purchase to Pay (PTP)

Gilead Sciences is continuing to hire for all open roles. Our interview process may be conducted virtually and some roles will be asked to temporarily work from home. Over the coming weeks and months, we will be implementing a phased approach to bringing employees back to site to ensure the health and safety of our teams.

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Job Description

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company that has pursued and achieved breakthroughs in medicine for more than three decades, with the goal of creating a healthier world for all people. The company is committed to pursuing scientific invention to prevent and treat life-threatening diseases, including HIV, viral hepatitis and cancer. Gilead has operations in more than 35 countries worldwide, with headquarters in Foster City, California.

You will be part of a team that is helping millions of people live healthier, more fulfilling lives. We are a close community where every individual matters and everyone has a chance to enhance their skills through ongoing development. Inclusion is one of our core values, which means we are creating and fostering a work environment where our differences are valued, and everyone feels respected and empowered to bring their authentic selves to work. By joining Gilead, you will further our mission to discover, develop and deliver innovative therapeutics for people with life-threatening diseases.

The Gilead Business Services center in Raleigh’s Research Triangle region will be home to some of the company’s critical shared service teams in North America, including Information Technology, Global Financial Solutions, HR Operations and Procurement Services Desk. These functions provide the necessary support to ensure Gilead’s business runs effectively and efficiently. The center will also be a catalyst for standardization of processes, digital transformation and technology optimization.

Job Description

The Business Analytics Manager – Purchase to Pay (PTP) will report into the Global PTP Data & Analytics Lead and will be responsible for identifying, assessing and delivering data and analytics, automation and continuous improvement projects. The role will support the opportunity to scale Global Financial Solutions (GFS) data & analytics requirements under one global function and to standardize data governance aligned to our corporate program.

The focus of the role is to support a Global PTP team by assessing identifying opportunities to improve process consistency and efficiency as well as remaining compliant. The candidate will possess the confidence and drive to not only identify opportunities, but also work with the business to ensure insight translates into action and deliver tangible results. As well as this, the candidate will be an advocate to digitalize and automate GFS processes through data and analytics insight, and deployment of automation, AI, and other emerging technologies to create capacity and increase efficiency, quality and control of our processes.

Effectively managing the perceptions and expectations of business leaders and senior management is critical to the success of this role. The successful candidate will be expected to be highly self-motivated and innovative, with proven experience in successfully leading and supporting a best in class PTP function.

Essential Job Requirements:

  • Deliver best in class process performance through agile execution and optimal use of technology
  • Provide actionable insight to decision-makers to influence strategy and performance
  • Ensure adherence to company policies, procedures, SOX controls, government and/or legal requirements
  • Accountability for service delivery against key performance indicators across PTP processes. Analyze and interpret data and metrics for trends, drivers and performance results against industry benchmarks to drive process improvement and optimize user experience
  • Partner with team leaders, senior management, and PTP Business Process Lead on the identification and execution of automation or continuous improvement initiatives and cultivate a culture of teamwork
  • Educate colleagues on the art of the possible with data analytics, automation and AI via workshops and other means
  • Delivery of large-scale business/technology programs
  • Automate, operationalize, monitor and manage data pulled from various source systems
  • Other duties and special projects, as assigned

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Strong business understanding, and the ability to identify opportunities for analytics, automation and optimization
  • Proven experience managing, coaching, leading and developing colleagues
  • Aspire to deliver an exceptional customer experience and process excellence
  • A focus on innovation and continuous improvement
  • Business partnership, build relationships and trust, share ideas and work collaboratively
  • Strong analytical skills and a critical thinker – the ability to translate insight into action
  • Automate, operationalize, monitor and manage data pulled from various source systems
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, an inquisitive mind, and the ability to work effectively with multiple, cross-functional stakeholders.
  • Excellent communications skills: written, verbal, and presentation
  • Results orientation: The ideal candidate will be results-driven and must thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Ability to operate successfully across diverse geographical locations and cultures
  • High level of self-motivation, leadership, positive attitude, drive for achievement and a strong work ethic

Technical Skills:

  • Exposure to cutting edge BI tools such as Tableau, SAP Analytics Cloud and Power BI
  • Experience in using process mining and other means to analyze a business process and recommend where opportunities to enhance exist
  • Understand where analytics, RPA and AI can be deployed to increase efficiency as well as quality and compliance whilst reducing manual effort
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft tools (Excel, Outlook, Word, Visio, PowerPoint)
  • Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Power Platform (Power Query, Power Automate, Power Apps) would be advantageous
Basic Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma, and 8 years of Data and Analytic and Technology programs experience, OR Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Data & Analytics or Finance, and 6 years’ experience OR master’s degree and 4 years’ experience
Preferred Qualifications and Experience:
  • Experience working in a multinational or global Finance organization
  • Experience in biotech or pharmaceuticals industry a plus
  • Demonstrated understanding of PTP best practices
  • Knowledge of S/4 HANA – leveraging FIORI, CDS and Enterprise HANA to drive process improvement

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As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. Employment decisions regarding recruitment and selection will be made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state and local laws. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact [email protected] for assistance.

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