Financial Analyst (Maplewood, MN)
Maplewood , Minnesota
October 21, 2017
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Job Description:

3M is seeking a Financial Analyst for the Drug Delivery Systems Division located in Maplewood, MN. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.

Job Summary:
The person hired for the position of Financial Analyst position at Drug Delivery Systems Division will have a unique career development opportunity where you will be the cross functional team member providing financial counsel to all areas of business management i.e. Business Development, Manufacturing and R&D. Counseling role includes being part of teams involved in new product launches, pricing, capital and R&D spend, gross margin optimization, operating and strategic plans, quarterly operating reviews, and monthly rolling estimates.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Provide Financial counsel to the organization leaders and multiple functional teams
  • Work with the U.S. business team and a limited number of 3M subsidiaries
  • Finance representative on global business teams, providing monthly analysis of worldwide financial results and attainment of targets
  • Engage/Partner with USAC in the U.S. P&L close each month, including necessary analysis
  • Work closely with manufacturing on driving cost down and inventory valuation for the business
  • Partner with the Research & Development organization to drive project prioritization, resource allocation, budget management, and support New Product Introduction processes.
  • Provide analysis of operating department budgets and counsel
  • Provide financial analysis of investment opportunities, new product opportunities, acquisitions and divestitures, pricing plans, etc.
  • Develop, Drive and attain the annual operating plan and monthly rolling estimates
  • Articulate results of financial analysis, influencing business thinking, and negotiating outcomes to ensure business results attainment
  • Proactively develop analysis and work with business to drive change
  • Assure full compliance with U.S. GAAP and 3M financial standards

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited university
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in Accounting and/or Finance
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in Financial Statement Analysis and Presentation
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience providing Business Counsel
  • Minimum of one (1) year of Manufacturing Financial Counsel experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • MBA in Finance, Accounting, or Economics from an accredited institution
  • CPA/CMA certification
  • Strong interpersonal/teamwork skills/abilities. Ability to interact with people at all levels
  • Project management experience
  • Minimum one (1) year of cross functional teaming experience
  • SAP experience
  • Sound analytical skills and Solid communication skills
  • Considers implications beyond own area across functions, businesses, countries
  • Ability to find alternative paths to reach objectives, proven problem solver
  • Demonstrates ability to think \"outside the box\" and embrace change

Location: Maplewood, MN
Travel: May include up to 10% Domestic
Relocation: Is not authorized


Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).

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