EMEA Team Lead A2R - Manufacturing

Warsaw, Mazovia, Poland
Market-competitive pay and benefits
14 Jun 2024
14 Jul 2024
JR - 127623
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant
EMEA Team Lead A2R - Manufacturing

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.


EMEA A2R Manufacturing Team Lead is managing a team of up to 8 Analysts supporting the regional processes with the day to day running of operations.

The Team is responsible for manufacturing entities within the EMEA region (standard cost, manufacturing variances, and related sub-processes), working closely with local plant controllers to ensure accounting processes reflect accurately plant performance.

This role requires an understanding of complex accounting matters, quick problem-solving skills, and collaboration with other finance, and non-finance teams. Daily, person in this position will coordinate activities with other accounting teams (e.g., inventory, expenses, liabilities, etc.) to ensure completeness of the close process.

What will you be doing?
  • Supporting the A2R Manager with the month and quarter-end reporting and close activities.
  • Building, managing and developing a team, conducting regular 1:1 meetings with team members, creating new opportunities and providing continues improvement culture within team members.
  • Reviewing manual journals (as needed with adequate supporting documentation), reserves such as E&O, NRV etc. and manufacturing variance analysis.
  • Reviewing and approving account reconciliations in Blackline per established deadlines, responding to queries from local country finance in a timely manner.
  • Providing audit support and supporting regional and global reporting requirements such as monthly Balance Sheet & P&L Flux analysis, and monthly/quarterly/annual close processes.
  • Ensuring adherence of processes to company's policies and procedures, internal and external audit requirements and local rules and regulations; supporting the strengthening of financial processes and controls.
Who are we looking for?
  • Finance professional with at least 5 years of accounting experience (knowledge of JDE, Blackline, Alteryx and W-Desk is an advantage).
  • Experienced People Leader (minimum 2 years leading a team) with proven experience in a multinational environment (audit experience will be an asset).
  • Expert of US GAAP or IFRS would bring additional value to the team.
  • Strong Analyst with excellent interpersonal skills, who can be diplomatic and who will present flexible and “can do” attitude.
  • In terms of education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Finance/Accounting (part qualified ACCA/CIMA/CPA will be an advantage).
  • And of course, fluent English speaker with strong reporting tools knowledge including MS Excel.

What we offer:

  • 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 and an extra day off for your birthday!
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan.
  • Great Warsaw office location - Powiśle!
For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below. 

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