Finance Leadership Program Analyst (FLP)
Location:
Bannockburn , Illinois
Posted:
March 15, 2017
Reference:
5008G6


Description
Shire is the leading global biotechnology company focused on serving people with rare diseases and other highly specialized conditions. We strive to develop best-in-class products, many of which are available in more than 100 countries, across core therapeutic areas including Hematology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Ophthalmics, Lysosomal Storage Disorders, Gastrointestinal/Internal Medicine/Endocrine and Hereditary Angioedema; and a growing franchise in Oncology.
Our employees come to work every day with a shared mission: to develop and deliver breakthrough therapies for the hundreds of millions of people in the world affected by rare diseases and other high-need conditions, and who lack effective therapies to live their lives to the fullest.
The Financial Leadership Program (FLP) provides aspiringfinance and accounting professionals with a range of unique experiences incorporate accounting and finance to help shape them into future businessleaders. Over the course of the three-year program, accounting and financeprofessionals develop their careers through a series of two 6-month and two1-year rotations designed to challenge them to quickly adapt and add value toeach position.
As associates enter the program, each is assigned a peermentor to help introduce them to Shire's corporate culture and the values andgoals of the FLP. The cross-functional knowledge and breadth of experienceassociates gain enable them to pursue numerous career opportunities within Shire. Through formal training and on-the-job experiences, the FLP iscommitted to developing associates' financial, leadership and teamwork skillswhile exposing them to Shire's technologies, product lines and global markets .
FLPassociates are typically involved in:
-Financial Reportingand Planning - where they budget, forecast and consolidate information reportedto the external community.
-Business Analysisand Decision Support - where they analyze and consolidate financial statementsfor Baxalta business units and functions, including commercial, operations, andR&D.
-Manufacturing/CostAccounting - where they use general and cost accounting skills to processissues related to day-to-day business and manufacturing operations.
-Corporate - wherethey address a variety of high-level financial tasks and projects that spanacross business units and regions.

Start Date is June 2017

Qualifications
  • Tograduate with a Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance with at least 9credit hours in accounting. NOTE: All Analysts must have at least 12credit hours in accounting upon graduation from the program;

  • Has arecord of academic excellence- Minimum GPA 3.0
  • Possessesstrong interpersonal skills and can adapt to and work well with diversesets of situations and people, including cross cultural adaptation;
  • Is willingto travel when required. NOTE: Analysts are expected to relocate to newbusinesses;
  • Demonstratesvalues & behaviors consistent with Shire's culture and short andlong-term business needs
  • Demonstratesinitiative/drive, critical/analytical thinking, flexibility, effectivedecision-making, and relationship building skills

Equal Employment Opportunity
Shire is an equal opportunity employer. Shire 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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Reasonable Accommodations
Shire is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please call 484-595-8400 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.


A little about us:
At Shire, we help people with rare diseases and specialized conditions live their lives to the fullest.

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