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Finance Manager I, Corporate Consolidations

Req #: 1800006A_en
Location: Deerfield, IL US
Job Category: Finance
Date Posted: 1/2/2018 4:31:59 PM
Baxter International


Finance Manager I, Corporate Consolidations
Baxter International
Deerfield, IL 

About Baxter

Baxter provides a broad portfolio of essential renal and hospital products, including home, acute and in-center dialysis; sterile IV solutions; infusion systems and devices; parenteral nutrition; surgery products and anesthetics; and pharmacy automation, software and services. The company’s global footprint and the critical nature of its products and services play a key role in expanding access to healthcare in emerging and developed countries. Baxter’s employees worldwide are building upon the company’s rich heritage of medical breakthroughs to advance the next generation of healthcare innovations that enable patient care.


The Corporate Consolidations Manager I supports the Baxter global monthly, quarterly and annual consolidated close process and will have high visibility access to senior leadership supporting Baxter’s global Finance organization.

Note: This team requires detailed technical accounting knowledge with high proficiency in balance sheet analytics and statement of cash flow preparation for a complex multi-national company.

Critical Responsibilities

•    Manage global Baxter consolidated close process and oversee compilation of consolidated balance sheet and consolidated statements of cash flow to support the monthly close, 10-Q, 10-K, and quarterly earnings release processes
•    Partner with GBUs, region finance teams, Investor Relations, Tax, Treasury and Global Planning to ensure accurate/timely reporting and consolidation of monthly financial data, including required GAAP/management adjustments, and accounting support 
•    Lead team to deliver monthly analysis over global balance sheet and cash flow fluctuations
•    Responsible for quarterly cash flow and working capital analysis presentation to Global Planning, Corporate Controller, and Treasurer
•    Support preparation of 10-Q and 10-K footnote disclosures
•    Maintain proper controls environment
•    Act as primary business partner to internal and external audit teams to support interim and quarterly cycles, including S-Ox
•    Provide accounting support for Tax and Treasury initiatives, including reporting, repatriation and legal entity formation / liquidation
•    Research / resolve various technical accounting matters
•    Support business development integration activities
•    Focus on strengthening processes and improving analysis/cycle time for monthly consolidation, while maintaining the appropriate level of internal controls
•    Manage a team comprising of a SFA Senior Financial Analyst and FDP (Financial Development Program) Analyst


Job Requirements

•    Strong analytical skills and decision-making capabilities
•    Strong knowledge of GAAP accounting principles and financial statement analysis (including statement of cash flows)
•    Strong interpersonal, communication, and collaboration skills
•    Ability to contribute ideas to address business issues  
•    Good at managing others – establishes and communicates expectations, motivates individuals, and provides honest and specific feedback
•    Ability to manage multiple, competing priorities and escalate or resolve issues appropriately.  Proven ability to meet financial deadlines
•    Working knowledge of systems including Hyperion and JDE 
•    Education and/or Experience: Degree in Accounting, CPA, Typically 7+ years of related experience

A Career That Matters

Baxter’s employees are united in a mission to save and sustain lives. We are passionate about applying scientific innovation to meet the needs of the millions of people worldwide who depend on our medically necessary therapies and technologies. We focus on increasing access to healthcare, innovating in crucial areas of unmet need, and pursuing creative collaborations that bring our mission to life for patients every day

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