Baxter

Senior Financial Analyst

Recruiter
Baxter
Location
Gurgaon, Haryana
Salary
Market-competitive pay and benefits
Posted
15 Apr 2024
Closes
06 May 2024
Ref
JR-123059
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Senior Financial Analyst

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, 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:

The job holder’s primary area of responsibility includes several different aspects of FP&A data validation, FP&A System Applications Development, Support, and Maintenance. This individual will become familiar with many different monthly, quarterly, and annual financial planning & reporting processes as well as the required data management activities related to each. Additionally, there will be significant interaction with system application IT Teams, FP&A COEs, and Global FP&A finance stakeholders involved in these processes during the validation and any subsequent adjustments or updates that may be needed.

Who we are: Baxter’s FP&A Systems team manages Global Finance Systems and works closely with regional Finance Center of Excellence (COE) teams, the Global FP&A Team, and the Finance Global Design Center (GDC). Together, they determine the target state of Baxter’s Financial Planning Systems for optimal planning & forecasting cycles as well as regular operational performance reporting. Additionally, they are in charge of executing the various initiatives necessary to align strategic objectives with the global financial processes, system capabilities, and key business and IT initiatives.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Analyze existing system requirements and business flows using current systems engineering methods and technologies.
  • Manage the FP&A System ticket queue, appropriately investigating and resolving issues or assigning to tier 3 IT resources.
  • Develop strong functional knowledge and business stakeholder relationships.
  • Assist with the annual FX, walk across entries, restatements, and Cash Flow processes.
  • Establish and manage governance processes around the various data submissions.
  • Assist with the System Change Management processes, contributing to design, test, and validation activities.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert related to data flow and system integrations, assisting general finance users and the FP&A System support team with investigations, development activities, and general support.
  • Provide blended technical/business support of FP&A systems that can include pulling and analyzing large volumes of data, understanding back-end database structure, and consulting on the integration of applications and reporting tools.
  • Provide ongoing recommendations for system and process improvements to improve customer experience and drive down ticket volumes.
  • Be part of an innovative team, advancing new ideas to automate current processes and workflows.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment, comfortable navigating conflicting priorities and ambiguous problems.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to articulate business rules required for data accuracy and consistency.
  • Time Management and the ability to prioritize will be key, as there will be periods of higher activity related to planning & reporting cycles, creating stringent timelines for deliverables.
  • Solid business knowledge & commercial acumen.
  • Ability to adapt quickly and effectively to changing business needs.
  • Excellent analytical & organizational skills.
  • Strong communication, both verbal and written – this will be essential when working with customers and translating “technical” functionality into explanations for business associates.
  • Act with the highest level of compliance and integrity with sense of accountability and exhibit Baxter’s Culture Levers: Speed, Simplicity, Courage, Collaboration
  • Advanced MS Office skills, especially Excel.
  • Strong technical background/experience with SQL, Cognos BI, Alteryx, Power BI and Oracle EPM Cloud / Hyperion Planning and SmartView.
  • Working knowledge of DBMS and EDM concepts is highly desirable.
  • Background of ERP Systems as JD Edwards and knowledge of Snowflake architecture is a plus.
  • Ability to critically review and interpret technical documentation preferred.
  • Understanding or Ability to Quickly Learn financial processes related to Balance sheet, Cash flow or Manufacturing is preferable.
  • Digitally savvy, able to navigate easily in a virtual world.

Key Finance Competencies

  • Financial Analysis and Decision Support.
  • Business Performance Management.
  • Technical Support and Guidance.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Engineering or Computer Science Degree with a strong business background in Finance or Business Administration Degree with a strong technical background.
  • Minimum 5-7 years of significant experience in a role that exemplifies the business and technical skills desired.
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