Senior Financial Analyst

  • Company: Bayer
  • Location: Mishawaka, Indiana
  • Posted: December 14, 2017
  • Reference ID: 1797028011
Your tasks and responsibilities
The primary responsibilities of this role, Senior Financial Analyst, are to:

  • Lead and deliver superior financial analysis that drives financial and operating performance of Customer Logistics(CL) operations and other core supply chain operations across departments;
  • Examples of analyses that have significant impact and senior visibility within the US and global business include: Customer Cost-to-Serve, Customer Profitability and Business Consolidation Options Analysis;
  • Assist the Sr. Director, CL Admin & Ops and other members of CL Leadership with leading and coordinating budget, headcount and cost center management across > 10 cost centers spanning multiple divisions;
  • Total spend under CL umbrella is over $35Mio;
  • Lead, develop, and coordinate delivery of core KPI reporting and other core monthly Logistics financial reporting and analysis for business leadership review across divisions, and in total, including variance analysis, professional reconciliations, and appropriate root cause commentary;
  • Play lead role coordinating Business Intelligence usage and skill development for the CL Adminstration & Operations group;
  • Serve as a BI Key User and develop optimal approach using the available architecture, and develop and grow skills and capabilities of our total department;
  • Play lead role coordinating Logistics interfaces on cross-business initiatives and financial analysis with US Headquarters, as well as Field Sales and other functions;
  • Regularly lead, coordinate and participate in process improvement efforts across the CL organization;
  • Lead, coordinate and participate in special projects as assigned, and provide support to major functional and cross-functional business initiatives;
  • Assess and define areas of technological advancement within the operational environment including key trends and business measurements;
  • Lead and participate in presentations to customers, internal and external, in areas of expertise;
  • Quantify and drive financial value, visibility, accountability and rigor across Customer Logistics and our commercial supply-chain;
  • Support the Sr. Director of CL Adminstration & Operations to instill a general management mindset across Customer Logistics and our commercial supply-chain;
  • Assist the Sr. Director, CL Adminstration & Operationss in providing leadership and management of core site support.

Who you are
Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field, with a minimum of 4 years of relevant experience;
  • Or Master's Degree in relative field of study, with a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience;
  • Or High School Diploma or equivalent with 7 years of relevant experience in Finance or Sales/Customer Operations for a top-tier consumer packaged goods, healthcare or consumer durable goods company;
  • Demonstrated aptitude in financial analysis;
  • At least one prior successful assignment as a financial analyst, cost analyst, business analyst, team leader or similar managerial development role preferrably in a top-tier consumer packaged goods, healthcare or consumer durable goods company;
  • Strong data retrieval, data manipulation and data analysis skills are essential;
  • Demonstrated success providing value-added analysis and business reporting to multiple functions and constituents;
  • Effective communication skills: oral, written, listening;
  • Strong interpersonal and conflict management skills;
  • Able to deal effectively with multiple levels of management and across functions to get results;
  • Strong team skills. Should effectively participate in a team environment and be able to demonstrate ability to facilitate team meetings and team work plans;
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively and efficiently use PC and mainframe computer applications: Windows, MSOffice (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint);
  • Microsoft Excel proficient user;
  • Demonstrated aptitude and experience coordinating people and resources across functions and teams to get business results;
  • Demonstrated aptitude, experience and presence successfully presenting to and communicating simply and effectively with senior managers (Directors and above) and external customers/partners on complex topics of direct import to the business bottom line;
  • Demonstrated capabilities in the following competencies: Customer Focus, Drives Results, Manages Ambiguity, Plans & Aligns and Collaborates;
  • Ability to travel up to 15%.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with activity-based costing, discounted cash flow, and other analytics methods;
  • Familiarity and experience with SAP and Data Warehouse environments and tools;
  • Previous experience in healthcare or consumer packaged Goods Company;
  • Experience in process development and process improvement.


Your application
Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.

Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans
Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.

Country: United States
Location: IN-Mishawaka

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