Senior Financial Analyst

Senior Financial Analyst

Senior Financial Analyst

Job Overview

Location
Opelika, Alabama
Job Type
Full Time Job
Job ID
32655
Date Posted
8 months ago
Recruiter
Albert Thomas
Job Views
64

Job Description

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:

Under minimal supervision, responsible for the full consolidation of financial statements for either reporting, forecasting, or planning purposes. Additionally, participates in special projects and analysis of business unit results and issues.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (these are primary responsibilities of the role and the incumbent will perform other duties as assigned):

  • Consolidate all aspects of forecasts, budgets, and actual financials with analysis of results.
  • Support other functions including marketing, sales, or operations with forecasts, budgets, and analysis of monthly results.
  • Prepare general month-end close journal entries.
  • Perform account analysis for budgeting purposes. Reviewing trends of balance sheet accounts to better forecast and budget these items.
  • Perform special projects with heavy financial analysis and provides recommendations.

Job Requirements (Education, Experience and Qualifications):

  • Self-starter with strong analytical skills and decision-making capabilities.
  • Excellent communication and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Strong technical and financial knowledge, including understanding of internal control requirements and accounting principles as well as understanding of relevant business environment.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment, often cross-functionally.  
  • Working knowledge of PC applications (ie. Excel/Access).
  • Strong analytical skills with familiarity with accounting, financial analysis and reporting.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Ability to manage tasks concurrently· Owns career and is accountable for managing own development.

Key Finance Competencies

  • Financial Analysis and Decision Support
  • Business Performance Management
  • Accounting and Reporting Integrity

Physical / Safety Requirements

  • Duties may require overtime work, including nights and weekends
  • Use of hands and fingers to manipulate office equipment is required
  • Position requires standing and walking for extended periods of time 

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor\'s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field (or country equivalent)
  • Demonstration of key finance competencies and qualifications and typically 4 + years of relevant experience with financial planning and reporting

Benefits

A critical component of our company’s vision is to be a best place to work.  As part of this commitment, we provide our employees with comprehensive compensation and benefits. 

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance coverage immediately upon hire
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Retirement Savings – Choose from pre-tax and/or Roth after-tax savings; Baxter matches 3.5 percent on your first 4 percent of contributions and provides a non-matching contribution of 3 percent of eligible pay each year
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program – Purchase Baxter common stock each month at a 15 percent discount through payroll deductions with no brokerage fees
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Pre-Tax Commuter Benefits
  • Educational Assistance Program
  • BeWell@Baxter – Global health and wellness program with access to resources and benefits to help focus on staying well through education and prevention, taking action to make healthy changes and dealing with chronic or acute conditions
  • Business Resource Groups – Employee-run affinity groups that drive multi-cultural awareness and engagement at Baxter; provides a forum for employees to share knowledge, ideas, and personal experiences

Equal Employment Opportunity

Baxter is an equal opportunity employer. Baxter evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic.

EEO is the Law 
EEO is the law - Poster Supplement
Pay Transparency Policy

Reasonable Accommodations

Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities globally. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please click on the link here and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.

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