Finance at AstraZeneca has a clear vision to become trusted partners, creating value and leading change. As such, Finance has a pivotal role to play in shaping our long-term financial health, partnering to deliver great results through insight, delivering excellence in financial operations and safeguarding AstraZeneca’s assets and reputation.

Finance Analyst – Transactions


  • Ensure timely and accurate processing of all SmartPay transactions on a day to day basis

  • Business support and training for all users of SmartPay

  • Compliance Process Management – To support the Finance control function in areas such as, but not limited to,:

    • SOX / FCF Framework

    • Compliance

    • Reporting e.g LCC pack

  • Finance support for Disclosure reporting

Accountabilities Summary:

  • Transactional processing of all SmartPay items

  • Compliance Process Management and Issue resolution – for SmartPay

  • Finance control and compliance

Finance Process Management (95%)

  • Processing of all contracts through SmartPay in a timely and compliant manner.

  • Work with shared service teams on issue resolution of HCP/HCO payments

  • Support the wider business with issue resolution in relation to payment queries.

  • Ensure regular reviews of KPI’s and SLA’s for SmartPay transactions .

Compliance Process Management

  • Responsible for reporting on and evidencing a variety of Financial controls within the framework on a periodic basis – in relation to their area of accountability

  • Responsible for reporting transactions that fall within the Financial Control Framework e.g. Vendor setups for HCP and HCO Responsible for review and enhancement of the relevant controls.

  • Data Analytics – exception reporting for Local Compliance Committee

  • Quarterly reporting to LCC for all HCP and HCO spend/Uses

  • Co-ordination of and support for any Finance Compliance Audits

Issues and System Management

  • Provide local expertise for complex HCO and HCP payment query escalation

  • Support master data maintenance work for SmartPay, e.g. Cost centre / product set ups

Qualifications and experience


  • Significant administrative or related experience

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office to include Word Power point and Excel

  • Payment processing experience

  • Analytical and structured approach to tasks

  • Relationship management skills


  • ABPI code experience

  • SAP experience

  • DocuSign

  • Previous experience within an accounting team

  • Proven experience of working independently on a wide range of areas

Reporting Line, Structure or Org Chart, Key Working Relationships

  • Reports to Head of Financial Control and Supply Chain

  • Key working relationship with Finance team FieldForce, Compliance team

Opening date 04/10/2021

Closing date 18/10/2021

Competitive salary and benefits apply

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