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Reporting and Transformation Specialist

Req #: JR - 070056 Location Heredia, Provincia de Heredia, Costa Rica Job Category: Finance Date Posted: 05/17/2022

Overview

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.

  • Support for Parents

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    Professional Development

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    Well-Being Benefits

  • Paid Time Off

  • 2 Days a Year to Volunteer

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  • Adaptable
  • Analytical
  • Detail-oriented
  • Easygoing
  • Results-driven
  • Team player

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Reporting and Transformation Specialist

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.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION This position will report to the Global Reporting and Analytics Director and will interact with a group of global commercial finance and FP&A (Financial Planning & Analysis) stakeholders, the Americas FP&A Center of Expertise (CoE) team, as well as the broader Americas Finance community. This position will support the establishment of meaningful standard global reports to increase efficiency and deliver insights to the organization. Who can succeed: • A change agent with ability to effectively manage and drive impactful change • People with Knowledge of data visualization, reporting & analytics tools, how to optimize performance and customer experience • Ability to lead and operate in a team-oriented environment and influence • Strong process mindset and proven success in leading business initiatives to deliver large scale process improvements • Strong ownership mentality; maintains focus on driving projects to completion and delivering output/results • Ability to effectively prioritize and manage tasks concurrently; owns career and is accountable for managing own development • Effective communicators with the ability to distill insights from complex analyses and create concise and compelling visualizations and insights to senior leadership audience MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES The FP&A Reporting and Transformation Specialist role its responsible for driving the global transformation & adoption of reporting & analytic/ AI tools to facilitate exploration and explanation of data driven cultures including the use of data visualization and analytics solutions. It will be responsible for the following activities: • Be the global process owner for designing critical global tools aligned to FP&A’s reporting strategy to meet the needs of key KPIs to help run the business (i.e global sales tool or global SGP tool) • Partner with the GDC to develop standard set of reports/ tools that meet business’ needs • Drive global transformation, transition & adoption of standard reporting & analytics tools that meet business’ needs • Help transform the finance organization mindset from backward-looking to forward-looking • Perform strategic ad-hoc reporting with heavy financial analysis tracking business performance to facilitate decision making and business support • Help develop the future KPIs required to meet business and finance strategic objectives • Increasing learning and development opportunities to improve business analytics acumen • Help improve data quality, security, and associated governance • Partner with Local County Teams, Accounting COE, FP&A Managers and Corporate teams within commercial and manufacturing/supply chain organizations to understand, drive and support decision making ensuring alignment with strategic objectives

• Effectively communicate of key design initiatives from the Global FP&A Group to key stakeholders / broader organization as appropriate, including Senior Managements

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"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."

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