Senior Financial Analyst – Nutrition DACH (m/f/d)Req # JR - 025659 Location Munich, Bavaria, Germany Job Category Finance Date posted 09/03/2020
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ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Provide financial and business support to the Country Business Unit Heads: key insights and support optimal business decision-making to all financial activities (new product launches, business cases, business strategy and other commercial initiatives).
- Manage the annual strategic and financial planning process (Plan, Forecasts, Long Range Plan and LBEs) in collaboration with key stakeholders: Business, FP&A CoE and Senior Management.
- Proactively monitor business results; leverage financial data to elevate business risks and opportunities; advise on financial implications and develop recommendations to achieve business results.
- Coordinate the preparation of the Monthly Results Review (MRR), working closely with Business Unit Heads (BUH) and FP&A CoE &the Finance Director for Germany. Participate in monthly reviews with FD and VP Western Europe.
- Actively collaborate with Commercial Excellence Team to analyze operational performance to support analysis of business and understand customer, operational and pricing trends.
- Support the BUH in identifying opportunities to improve financial performances and recommend improvements in methods, processes and reporting.
- Challenge status quo methods and actively propose improvements to streamline processes and maximize efficiencies.
- Work on projects with the defined scope of 20% with the Finance Director Germany.
- Job content may vary depending on changes in the organization and requirements for the BU.
- University Degree in Business Administration
- Minimum 5 - 7 years significative experience in broad financial roles within multinational companies, more specifically in Business Partnership role
- Pharma or Medical Products Industry background is a plus
- Solid business knowledge & commercial acumen
- Strategic thinking & sense of urgency
- Excellent analytical & organizational skills
- Strong communication, both verbal and written, and presentation skills
- Act with the highest level of compliance and integrity with sense of accountability and exhibit Baxter’s Culture Levers: Speed, Simplicity, Courage, Collaboration
- Fluency in German and very good English
- Advanced MS Office skills with emphasis on Excel and PowerPoint
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