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.
This role is an integral part of the Global GBU Support Finance and Decision Support team. This role is high-exposure and collaborative. The manager in the role will gains intimate knowledge of Baxter’s innovative pipeline and forward-looking strategies. This role collaborates closely with GBU Finance, Global FP&A, Global Strategy, and Regional Finance teams through leading and managing two of Baxter’s key global initiatives (Vitality Index (VI) and GenSight financial business case modeling).
The role provides a great opportunity for skill development in several key areas:
Systems - This person will gain a deep knowledge and user understanding of Baxter financial systems, with focus on the increasingly in-demand GenSight system
Business Acumen – Both VI and GenSight processes create daily opportunities to interact with products (both existing and future launches) across all GBUs and Regions
Communication – Frequent communications across business leaders and geographies to achieve desired deliverables and deadlines
Financial Planning and Reporting - The role supports the Vitality Index Budget, Forecast, and LRP processes and provides variance analysis. GenSight data is utilized for Baxter’s LRP and Capital Allocation process lead by Global Strategy
Key SME for two of Baxter’s critical financial tools / processes, which impact all GBUs and Regions across the globe and data output utilized by multiple teams in Baxter (Global FP&A, Global Strategy, Global GBUs, and Global Supply Chain.
Global finance owner / lead of Baxter’s Vitality Index tools / process. Lead process, calendar, and reporting of all AOP, Quarterly Forecast and LRP VI related activities. This includes clearly communicating all timing, process and deliverables to key regional and GBU stakeholders. Lead VI Core Team responsible for the creation of VI reporting packs.
Global financial project manager / lead of Baxter’s GenSight portfolio management tool. Lead process, calendar, and reporting of all GenSight related activities. This includes coordination of feedback and leading technical enhancements to the GenSight business case module. Baxter financial lead working with our external third-party developer (GenSight), in continuous system improvements and shaping the system for future LRP cycles.
Provides support to key Baxter initiatives, such as Project Affinity, Project Endeavour, 50/25, Rapid Response, etc., when VI or GenSight data requirements are included in project scope.
Ability to effectively communicate, influence, and drive consensus with diverse stakeholders
Decisive leadership, with ability to develop alternatives, and lead decision process upon best course of action and drive implementation of that decision
Ability to think and act independently and challenge status quo
Strong business acumen and judgment as well as understanding of relevant business environment
Strong time management and problem solving skills, ability to work in a team environment, and written/oral communication skills are critical
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
5-6 years of relevant work experience
What's in it for you:
Generous Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays
Hybrid WFH Schedule
Dress for your day policy
Monthly Work/Life Balance Seminars
Medical, Dental, Disability and Life Insurance coverage immediately upon hire
Vision and other voluntary benefits and discounts
Retirement Savings – Choose from pre-tax and/or Roth after-tax savings; Baxter matches 3.5 percent on your first 4 percent of contributions and provides a non-matching contribution of 3 percent of eligible pay each year
Employee Stock Purchase Program – Purchase Baxter common stock each month at a 15 percent discount through payroll deductions with no brokerage fees
Paid Parental Leave
Family Supports – Daycare Priority Access, Discounts, Premium Access to Caregiving Database (SitterCity.com), Tutoring and Online learning support
Pre-Tax Commuter Benefits
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) for Health and Dependent Care
Health Savings Accounts (HSAs)
Educational Assistance Program
BeWell@Baxter – Global health and wellness program with access to resources and benefits to help focus on staying well through education and prevention
Premium Access to Headspace, meditation and mindfulness app
Employee Assistance Program for mental health, family, financial and legal supports
Business Resource Groups – Employee-run affinity groups that drive multi-cultural awareness and engagement at Baxter; provides a forum for employees to share knowledge, ideas, and personal experiences
Adoption Assistance Program
Additional benefits include discounts on: Motorcycle Insurance, wedding insurance, Identity theft protection, pet care plans, childcare, travel, Blackhawk tickets & more
Equal Employment Opportunity
Baxter is an equal opportunity employer. Baxter evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic.
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