Full Job Description
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.
You will report to the VP, Global FP&A
You will lead the Global EPM Systems and Capabilities team. Direct line management responsibilities of a team of ~7 driving the strategic direction of EPM technical capabilities and operating model to enable global consistency, scalability, and governance
You will be working closely with the Finance Digital Operations organization.
Aligns on and drives the strategic direction of the FP&A and broader EPM systems landscape to enable globally consistent efficiency of FP&A activities and integration across the wider finance domain, including consolidations, account reconciliation, master data management, reporting, and analytics
Architect a future state data model/architecture and governance structure
Responsible for leading a team to enhance, maintain and integrate systems globally with defined roles, responsibilities, outputs, and expectations
Actively seeks opportunities to capitalize on native functionality/ system capabilities to enable faster processes with more reliable outputs
Cultivate a culture of continuous improvement by proactively driving alignment of requirements across regions, functions, etc. and quickly collaborates when opposing requirements are presented
Support continuous process optimization through alignment with the Global FP&A, functional, and regional leadership
Manages the security and integrity of information within the FP&A systems landscape and coordinates with Baxter IT to manage risks/ threats
Ensures the management of the FP&A applications and coordination with key stakeholders
Drives implementation of systems and infrastructure improvements in coordination with IT and Digital Transformation Office (DTO), as required
Accountable for the testing of all functional and technical requirements and communicates status updates and results with stakeholders
Leads post-mortem assessment and sets parameters for monitoring implemented process and system improvements
Strategic thought leadership and business partnering
Deep knowledge of EPM systems (cloud-based and on-premise) and proactively stays up to date on improved functionality of existing systems and emerging technology trends, especially Oracle and EPBCS
Application Lifecycle management
IT service management
Business solution architecture and infrastructure
Ability to manage technology vendors
Ability to deliver on commitments
Achieve results in a dynamic, consistently changing and demanding environment
Perceives the impact and implications of decisions on customers
Aware and sensitive to customer needs and the requirements of the marketplace.
Global service delivery mindset
People management and talent development skills
High-level ability to influence and negotiate
Proven capability in managing Manager and supervisory level staff
Excellent problem solving, and customer service skills
Adaptable to new ideas and ways of accomplishing tasks
Education and Experience:
10+ years of directly related FP&A enabled technology experience with a strong background in transforming and maintaining applications/ tools
Demonstrated leadership and management of individuals and teams within a shared services organization (COE, GDC, Help Desk, Customer Service)
Demonstrated ability to drive alignment through collaboration, interpersonal skills, and technical skills with the ability to speak finance
Excellent communications and presentation skills; comfortable with presenting to executives
Demonstrated experience with IT Service Management (ITSM), application lifecycle management (ALM), and global scale system implementation (ERP or Planning) implementation
Expert knowledge and technical understanding of business systems functionality and capabilities
Experience developing business cases and program management
Experience with business and solution architecture design to manage the interaction of business systems, data architecture, data sets, and applications
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially in Excel and PowerPoint
Bachelors or Masters (preferred) in Finance, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Management Information Systems, Information Science or equivalent work experience
This position can be located remotely within the US, except for Colorado.
All prospective employees for this job will be required to verify that they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by October 31, 2021, subject to reasonable accommodations for individuals with medical conditions or religious beliefs that prevent vaccination, and in accordance with applicable law.
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