Baxter

Regional Controller with German

Recruiter
Baxter
Location
Warsaw, Mazovia
Salary
Market-competitive pay and benefits
Posted
29 Nov 2023
Closes
29 Dec 2023
Ref
JR - 120039
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Regional Controller with German

This is where you save and sustain lives

At Baxter, we are deeply connected by our mission. No matter your role at Baxter, your work makes a positive impact on people around the world. You'll feel a sense of purpose throughout the organization, as we know our work improves outcomes for millions of patients.

Baxter's products and therapies are found in almost every hospital worldwide, in clinics, and in the home. For over 85 years, we have pioneered significant medical innovations that transform healthcare.

Together, we create a place where we are happy and successful and inspire each other. This is where you can do your best work.

Join us at the intersection of saving and sustaining lives—where your purpose accelerates our mission.

Summary

At Baxter, we are building a best-in-class accounting organization. We are implementing a transformative program which will streamline and standardize processes, strengthen control over the company’s financial statements, and provide best-in-class accounting expertise to business partners, as well as enhance opportunities for personal skill-building and professional growth.

About the Job

Regional Control for the DACH region is part of our Accounting Center of Expertise (CoE) team within the Controlling organization.

The role of the Accounting CoE is to ensure the accuracy and integrity of US GAAP and statutory financial statements for entities across the EMEA region, provide expertise in complex accounting matters and decisions, and build strong partnerships with EMEA Baxter Business services center, local country finance, commercial to support financial and accounting processes in compliance with US GAAP and statutory requirements and company’s policies and procedures.

What will you be doing?
  • Supporting the development and providing strong leadership to the Controlling team, leading a team of accountants.
  • Ensuring completeness, accuracy, and timeliness of the reporting by overseeing US GAAP, statutory, tax accounting, and reporting for the DACH region entities (Germany, Austria, Switzerland).
  • Ensuring adherence of processes to the company's policies and procedures, internal and external audit requirements, and local rules and regulations to support the strengthening of financial processes and controls.
  • Working closely with EMEA Baxter Business Services and Service Delivery partners in the execution of end-to-end finance processes.
  • Maintaining strong relationships with key stakeholders: local business, operations, and decision support management.
  • Acting as a reference point for all complex accounting and tax issues, supporting local, regional, and global projects by providing financial expertise in such.
  • Being an active advocate of the finance function.by maintaining a focus on continuous process improvement.
Who are we looking for:
  • Accounting Controlling Expert with 8 years of professional experience.
  • Proven experience in a regional role and external audits.
  • A person with knowledge of local GAAPs for the countries in scope, and a tax matters expert (US GAAP knowledge would be an asset).
  • Inspiring Leader with excellent communication skills, diplomatic, flexible and “can do” mindset.
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English and German.
  • In terms of education, a Master’s degree in Finance/Accounting or a qualified ACCA/CIMA is required.

Additional requirements:

  • Ability and willingness to travel internationally as required in less than 10% amount of working time.
  • Experience in JD Edwards (Oracle) would be an advantage.
  • Additional hours at critical times (e.g. month-end) may be required. Also, and on an exceptional basis, the role may require a Public Holiday.
What we offer:

It is a challenging opportunity for you and also a chance to work in a diverse team with a great mix of people. Joining Baxter means joining a team that you can truly learn from!

We encourage our employees to develop their skills to meet the demands of an ever-changing work environment, providing them with opportunities to achieve personal and professional goals that will make them valuable contributors throughout their careers. If you have an interest in this great opportunity and think you can make a difference then this could well be the role for you.

We can offer a great benefits package including professional examination support and an excellent career path, we are a Platinum-approved ACCA employer.

Benefits:

  • Probation period of 3 months and then for an indefinite period.
  • Competitive salary, annual bonuses, recognition award program.
  • Corporate culture based on our values: collaboration, speed, courage, and simplicity.
  • Possibilities for development on a personal and professional level in one of the leading global MedTech companies.
  • Package of benefits including Private medical care (Lux Med), Life Insurance, and Multisport card.
  • Bax4U - cafeteria/lunch cards (300 PLN monthly).
  • PPE program with very attractive conditions available for each employee after 3 months.
  • Fully covered language courses (English or other languages according to business needs).
  • Co-financing of holidays and an additional 2 days off from work annually.
  • Great Warsaw office location - Powiśle!
For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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