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.
The position interfaces with a broad spectrum of Finance and non-Finance personnel globally – both in the businesses and across Corporate functions such as Investor Relations, Treasury, Tax, and Legal. The position provides excellent top-level exposure to the financial performance of Baxter and each of its businesses. The position also provides excellent exposure and development in U.S. GAAP and SEC rules.
What You'll be Doing:
Support the company’s technical accounting research and related accounting application, as well as accounting policy development.
Conduct organizational training, as necessary, regarding new accounting pronouncements and company accounting policy.
Effectively communicate complex accounting matters to various levels within the organization, including executive leadership.
Evaluate complex business transactions and advise regional/functional/business leadership regarding accounting implications.
Support business development activities including business combinations and purchase accounting, valuations, investments, impairment analysis, etc.
Manage evaluation of technical accounting matters with company’s external auditors.
Assist in preparation of quarterly and annual SEC filings and other external financial reporting.
Oversee various technical accounting areas which may include derivatives and hedging, pensions, restructuring, stock-based compensation, leasing, revenue recognition, etc.
Participate in the effort to maintain Baxter’s SOX compliance.
Identify and implement process improvements.
What you have:
Accounting undergraduate degree and CPA required
7+ years technical accounting background
Proven track record of working close with various groups of Finance and non-Finance personnel globally – both in the businesses and across Corporate functions such as Investor Relations, Treasury, Tax, and Legal.
Strong analytical and communication skills
Detail oriented with strong organizational skills for multi-tasking
What's in it for you:
Generous Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays
Flexible WFH opportunities
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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Pay Transparency Policy
Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please send an e-mail to Americas_TTA@baxter.com and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.