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Senior Finance Manager - Foreign Exchange and Forecast Management

Req # JR - 023843 Location Deerfield, Illinois, United States Additional Locations 40 Job Category Finance Date posted 07/08/2020

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Summary:

  • The Senior Manager of Foreign Exchange and Forecast Management will serve as an essential part of Baxter’s Treasury function. This role works to quantify Baxter’s foreign exchange exposures by applying key models and input in order to better assess risk and quantify long-term cash forecasts. Strong communication, attention to detail and a strategic mindset will be key to success.

Essential duties & responsibilities include:

FOREIGN EXCHANGE AND FORECAST MANAGEMENT

  • Provide systems and analytical support for capital markets team to develop foreign exchange exposure and long-term cash forecasts
  • Serve as a key systems expert as it relates to data collection and inputs of forecasting requiremements
  • Serve as a key resource across finance, IT and the business units in order to identify key sources of data to leverage in the development of models and risks
  • Collaborate with treasury and FPA team to develop and implement cash flow forecasting and balance sheet forecasting models to maintain hedging and FX exposure management
  • Collaborate with cash management and cash operations teams to develop and implement cash forecasting models to maintain liquidity
  • Document the processes and procedures around new forecasting processes. Create training manuals and run training sessions as needed. Assist Director of Operations in defining controls in forecasting processes and validate that policies are being followed in these areas
  • Understand and explain the flow of cash through the organization in order to better assess long-term forecast validity
  • Develops and maintains forecasting models and helps codify and enforce forecasting objectives and governance
  • Complete balance sheet exposure reporting and explain key variances from expectations
  • Regularly revisit and update models in like of changing risk tolerances and market shifts
  • Serve as a backup to our FX manager for trading and reporting requirements

Job requirements include:

  • Strong analytical skills, business acumen, judgement and decision-making capabilities
  • Strong presentation and communication skills
  • Ability to effectively influence and drive communication with diverse stakeholders
  • Ability to assemble and work in a team-oriented environment, often cross-functionally
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple, competing priorities
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field (or country equivalent)
  • MBA/CTP/CFA preferred

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