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Sr Spec, IT-IR Audit, Direct Tax

Req #: JR - 107099 Location: Bengaluru, Karnataka, India Job Category: Information Technology Date posted: 11/16/2023


This is where we value your strategic mindset, technical expertise and passion for innovation. If you are someone who has the ability to transform strategies into actionable plans while also demonstrating empathy and a willingness to assist others, this might be the right opportunity for you. Your contributions will make a significant impact on Baxter's mission to save and sustain lives.

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    Well-Being Benefits

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    Professional Development

  • Support for Parents

  • Employee Assistance Program

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Sr Spec, IT-IR Audit, Direct Tax

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.

About Us

Nothing changes if nothing changes, which is why Baxter is transforming our global IT function—into one that will strengthen partnerships and enable smarter, more efficient and connected business processes. In the dynamic healthcare industry, we need to be ready to face new challenges and opportunities. As we learn, we must be agile and innovative to reveal new ways of working. Technology and our digital capability will help create a more efficient and innovative ecosystem to enable our employees, customers and products to drive better outcomes for patients worldwide. 

We are at the critical intersection where robust IT infrastructure and networking support meets the physicians, nurses and care givers who save and sustain lives. Together, we can build upon Baxter’s rich heritage to advance the next generation of transformative healthcare innovations. Together, we can change how IT meets healthcare. Together, we are Baxter. 

This is where technology fuels purpose-driven work. Where your purpose accelerates our mission.

Title: Sr Spec, IT – IR Audit, Direct Tax

Location: Bangalore

Your Role

Gather, understand, and document business objectives, specifications, and technical design on small to medium sized projects based on a solid understanding of business requirements. Analyze business needs, document requirements, build test scenarios and complete unit and system integration testing. Manage project tasks and provide regular status. Become a SME (SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT) of applications and partner with application support teams for issue resolution.

What you’ll be doing

  • Identify, assess, and resolve business problems for assigned applications and processes
  • Collaborate with Product Owner, Business Analysts, and other IT functions on medium and large sized system enhancements
  • Define, design and document business and integration flows/processes.
  • Develop test scenarios/scripts and execute testing, obtaining objective evidence that meets each test.
  • Develop Standard Operating Procedures to standardize tasks for consistency in operations
  • Work with 3rd party, other IT teams, and/or business partner when issues are found; manage issues to closure.
  • Helps create, manage, and enforce IT Controls, validation and change control, policies, and procedures.
  • Manage system enhancements/releases.
  • Put together work plans, track project work. Independently manage own work.
  • Serve as product engineer for agile or SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) based project teams.
  • Communicate status, solutions, and concerns. Disseminate information in a timely manner within the team.
  • Perform tasks with minimum direction, independently manage complex problems, guide others

What you’ll bring

  • Management of stakeholders and their expectations.
  • Ability to work with cross-functional matrixed teams to deliver on a common goal.
  • Interpersonal skills and development of relationships with team members, peers, leaders, and customers.
  • Working knowledge of lean product principles and strong knowledge of software development lifecycle
  • Foundational project management skills (projects involving internal and external stakeholders) with ability to meet tight deadlines and prioritize workloads
  • Solid communication (verbal and written) skills and attention to detail
  • Sense of urgency with strong follow-up skills. Must be detailed oriented and able to work in a matrixed team setting 
  • Experience working vendors and third-party providers on product features, releases, and issue resolution.
  • Must be able to work with others in different time zones
  • Willingness to learn new skills

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field Information Technology, Computer Science or Engineering etc.
  • 6+ years of experience in Information Systems, experience in multiple areas of IT
  • Experience related to Software as Service (SaaS)
  • Experience with ITSM Process; experience with Service Now or Jira is preferred

Function Specific:

  • Expertise / understand cloud technologies, preferably Blackline, Concur, GetPaid, Kyriba, Oracle EPM
  • Expertise / understand cloud technologies ​for Investor Relations\Tax\Audit – OTP, Vertex, AuditBoard, Kyriba, Concur
  • Work with third party, Finance Leadership Team and/or business partner when issues are found; manage issues to closure.
  • Experience integrating core finance applications with Internal applications (JDE and EDH) and supporting integration tools: Datastage, Control M, Mulesoft, AIP, Globalscape

EEO (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.

Reasonable Accommodations

Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please send an e-mail to [email protected] and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.

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Hear from Our Employees

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Meet Amitha, Research Associate in India

Coming from a non-healthcare academic background, my current role has offered ample opportunities to learn a lot of new things. Leaders at Baxter are motivating, help us grow and provide a collaborative environment. The role gives me opportunities to have technical discussions with peers and subject matter experts globally, to learn interacting with customers, and manage project deadlines and deliverables. I am excited about shaping my career here at Baxter

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