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Financial Analyst Supply Chain Western Europe

Req #: 180007D5_en
Location: Dublin, L IE
Job Category: Finance
Date Posted: 3/29/2018 12:48:42 PM
Baxter International


About Baxter
Baxter provides a broad portfolio of essential renal and hospital products, including home, acute and in-centre 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.
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.
The Role
We are looking for a Financial Analyst to support the European Supply chain organization, with a focus on UK Operations (55M)  & regional Europe (incl BDCE WH(115M ). 
This position will be a member of the EMEA section of the GLOBAL SC Finance team.
The jobholder will be supporting daily business and monthly financial closing (Accounting) as well as financial reporting and review processes in the different areas in SC Western Europe. also he / she will be also actively involved in Forecast and Budget processes.
The person will work closely with the members of the local and regional SC management team and liaise with the European Planning and Reporting CoE.
This is a full-time position. The candidate is expected to start in April 2018
Monthly routine
  • Supports day to day business and partner with local stakeholders to enforce control guidelines / mechanisms for the expense base. This includes implementation and maintenance of a clean cost center structure that facilitates expense reporting and analysis using JDE / Cognos tool sets
  • e.g. JDE status reports / Review PO & invoices status / coordinate invoice processing / Freight costs allocation / master data new supplier / support supplier review meeting
  • support financial analysis on special projects (VIP, transformation) including Capex tracking
Month end :
  • Prepares / books / reviews general month-end close journal entries / accruals / chargeback
  • Monitor pre close results
  • Responsible for reconciliation of balance sheet accounts
  • Prepares monthly CC reports to provide transparency and drive ownership
  • Responsible for monthly financial reporting and review process: plan and run reviews with various stakeholders e.g Day 3 pre close, day 5 Flash report, MOR and deep dive UKIN / OTH cluster

Coordinates the planning and forecasting processes, in charge of data consolidation and analysis, preparation of the presentation to EMEA OPS Senior Management


  • The ideal candidate will have a Business or Finance related university degree combined with previous experience > 1 year as FA / Controller gained in a multinational environment.
  • We are looking for a highly-committed personality – a good communicator who enjoys working with various Teams
  • Strong knowledge of financial statements (P&L, BS)
  • Strong systematic and analytical approach to problem-solving, and ability to manage complex situations
  • Hands-on approach, willingness to learn, high energy, self-starter (proactive)
  • Ability to communicate effectively across all levels of management is a must
  • Ability to work under pressure and strict deadlines
  • Demonstrated teamwork
  • Fluent English is essential; any other languages are beneficial
  • Excellent computer skills : JDE & Excel is a must , Hyperion and Cognos Skills would be highly regarded
  • Comfortable presenting financial information, able to interact with people from different functions and cultural backgrounds (culturally flexible), able to handle confidential data and to focus on detailed data / analysis as well as the “big picture”
Baxter is an equal opportunity employer. Baxter evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic.
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