At Baxter, we are building a best-in-class Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) organization. We are implementing a transformative program which will streamline processes, enhance systems, improve forecasting accuracy, strengthen business partnerships and enhance opportunities for personal skill-building and professional growth.
We are looking for a Senior Financial Analys t to support the European Supply Chain organization. This position will be a key member of the Global Supply Chain FINANCE team .
The jobholder will be responsible for the monthly financial reporting and review processes in the different areas in EMEA Supply Chain e.
g ECEMEA or and will be also actively involved in Forecast and Budget as well support strategic processes.
This position interacts with the business partners within the EMEA Supply management team and also liaise with the EMEA FP&A & Accounting Center of Expertise (CoE) leadership teams , regional Decision Support, and Regional Manufacturing Finance team, US Headquarters and build partnerships with the local country organizations as needed
This is a full time position.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Responsible for monthly financial reporting and review process for SC P&L : plan and run reviews with various stakeholders;
consolidate, analyze and deliver comprehensive monthly reporting packages / communicate on results to Senior Management within both the Functions and Finance,
Coordinate the planning and forecasting processes, in charge of data consolidation and analysis, preparation of the presentation to EMEA and GLOBAL OPS Senior Management
Ensure quality, accuracy, and timeliness of the monthly reports, forecasts, and the annual budget / strategic plan preparation
Load budget and forecast adjustments into system
Responsible for CAPEX planning and reporting process for SC EMEA.
Partner with FP&A Regional, Local, and Corporate resources within commercial and manufacturing / supply chain organizations to understand, drive and support decision making ensuring alignment with strategic objectives
Coordinate escalation / identification of issues and advise Finance leadership of potential business and / or operational risks
Perform strategic ad hoc reporting and financial analysis to assess business performance and facilitate decision making and business support Supply Chain / EMEA ops initiatives as required
Support Finance leadership with process improvement , policy development, and / or strategic initiatives (e.g., business systems, processes, and / or policies)
Qualifications / Competencies
Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or related field required
Demonstration of key finance competencies and qualifications and typically 5 + years of relevant experience with financial planning and reporting
Strong knowledge of financial statements (P&L and Balance sheet)
Expert in technical and financial knowledge, including understanding of : internal control requirements and accounting principles as well as understanding of relevant business / operations environment
Excellent analytical skills with familiarity with accounting, financial analysis and reporting
Excellent financial modeling skills preferred, experience in statistical modeling techniques is a plus
Experience with JD Edwards (JDE), Hyperion Planning, and Cognos required
Self-starter with excellent analytical skills and decision-making capabilities
Excellent communication and strong interpersonal skills
Expert in PowerPoint and Excel
Ability to work in a team-oriented environment, often cross-functionally
Ability and willingness to travel both domestically and internationally as required
English : Native or bilingual proficiency required
Other language with Professional proficiency a plus