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Sr.Analyst, FP&A

Req #: JR - 127455 Location: Heredia, Provincia de Heredia, Costa Rica Job Category: Finance Date posted: 03/08/2024


This is where your insights influence change. As a member of the Baxter Finance team, you have the critical thinking and analytical mindset that allows you to translate data into meaningful, actionable insights that help teams learn and adapt along the way. We guide our internal partners to understand financial opportunities or realities that move Baxter forward and closer to our mission to save and sustain lives. While you often work independently with your cross-functional team, you always have the greater finance organization to lean on for support and career mentoring.

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Sr.Analyst, FP&A

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.

There hasn't been a better time to join Baxter!

About Us

Our products and therapies touch the lives of millions of people around the world every day, which is why we are passionate about ground-breaking innovations, with personalized care to all of us. For 87 years and counting, we have been at the critical intersection where the ideas that save and sustain lives meet the providers who make it all happen. And now, we are determined to realize our boldest opportunities to transform global healthcare for years to come.

Your role at Baxter

At Baxter, we are building an outstanding Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) organization. We are implementing a multifaceted program which will standardize processes, enhance systems, improve forecasting accuracy, strengthen business partnerships and improve opportunities for personal skill-building and professional growth.

This position is an extension of the local country and global Finance Team.  This position interacts with the Integrated Supply Chain (ISC) leadership team as well as in-country, regional, global and corporate finance, and business partners within the world. The role will work on strategic planning processes, annual budgeting and forecasting processes and monthly performance reviews.  In addition, the person will work with high helpful business analytics as well as drive the development of senior management presentations for the ISC function, including manufacturing, planning and fulfillment.

The position will support the operations of the Global Plants, Regional teams and support areas, including P&L, Balance Sheet and Capital

Your team

We develop quality products with the patient in mind, so our efforts are also patient-centric. That means you can be proud of our work and the value we provide to people every day.

As a large, multinational organization, you have the opportunity to expand your knowledge through collaboration with a variety of individuals, exposure to different facets of our portfolio, and a supportive leadership team that encourages ongoing development

What you'll be doing

  • Liaise with the other cross-functional leads to support the creation of budgets, forecasts and management reports, while ensuring compliance with all quality / control requirements.

  • Coordinate closely with local country business partners and finance teams to review projections, budgets and historical results

  • Load budget and forecast adjustments into system for the respective countries.

  • Ensure quality, accuracy, and timeliness of the monthly reports, balance sheet reviews, forecasts, and the annual budget / strategic plan preparation

  • Deliver a comprehensive monthly reporting package for management, including monthly reviews of budget vs. actual results and variances with P&L/cost center owners

  • Partner with FP&A Regional, Local, and Corporate resources within commercial and manufacturing/Planning & Fulfillment organizations to understand, drive and support decision making ensuring alignment with strategic objectives.

  • Coordinate customer concern / identification of issues and work with the Finance leadership of potential business and / or operational risks.

  • Perform strategic ad hoc reporting and financial analysis to assess business performance and facilitate decision making and business support.

  • Update process flows, operating manuals, training guides, and standard operating procedures as needed.

  • Support Finance leadership with operational improvement, policy development, and / or pivotal initiatives (e.g., business systems, processes, and / or policies.

What you'll bring

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or related field required or 80% Advance.

  • Demonstration of key finance proficiencies and qualifications and typically  3+years of confirmed experience with financial planning and reporting.

  • Fully bilingual (English / Spanish) required.

  • Strong Power Point and Excel skills.

  • Self-starter with strong analytical skills and decision-making capabilities

  • Knowledge of JD Edwards (JDE), Hyperion Planning, Essbase and Cognos BI preferred


This is where you make a real impact!

Are you ready to take the next step in your carrer?

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


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Hear from Our Employees

Our company is enriched by a diverse population of individuals in more than 100 countries that work to solve, innovate, manufacture and drive better healthcare options for patients around the world.

Meet Monica Weber, Senior Analyst, Finance, Singapore

“Though Finance is often referred to as a support function, I find finance to be a critical aspect of Baxter operations. The finance community is one of the most connected across the globe and, from my experience, highly regarded among business partners. Every project I support or initiative I'm involved in I try to look at the total Baxter picture and understand how it relates to the business and patients. Having that level of insight behind my work drives motivation.”

Meet Serge Vandermotten, COE Controller, Benelux

“My job has always fascinated me at Baxter. After 33 years of service, this is where I want to continue my career. I have stayed because it is a large company grounded in sound ethics and provides countless opportunities for development and innovation. It is a company that lives, progresses, and constantly develops with time. I have great pleasure in forming professional relationships with my colleagues as we learn from each other’s experiences.”

Meet Joselyn Alvarez, Senior Analyst, Costa Rica

“It is impossible to be a part of Baxter and not learn and grow. I've had the opportunity to learn valuable skills from coworkers and enjoy the relationships we have built as professionals. As a global company, Baxter always looks towards automation and improvement. I know that my work helps us be more efficient and precise in ensuring that our products are consistently available to patients.”

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