Sr. Financial Analyst, Investor Relations

  • Company: Baxter
  • Location: Deerfield, Illinois
  • Posted: December 20, 2017
  • Reference ID: 17000ARN
Sr. Financial Analyst, Investor Relations
Baxter International
Deerfield, IL

About Baxter

Baxter provides a broad portfolio of essential renal and hospital products, including home, acute and in-center dialysis; sterile IV solutions; infusion systems and devices; parenteral nutrition; surgery products and anesthetics; and pharmacy automation, software and services. The company's global footprint and the critical nature of its products and services play a key role in expanding access to healthcare in emerging and developed countries. Baxter's employees worldwide are building upon the company's rich heritage of medical breakthroughs to advance the next generation of healthcare innovations that enable patient care.


Responsible for supporting Baxter's communication with the external financial community, including preparation of quarterly earnings releases, conference presentation materials, and management support.

Critical Responsibilities

  • Act as key contact daily for requests from individual and retail investors.
  • Continuously track sell-side analyst estimates and expectations regarding Baxter's financial and operational performance.
  • Prepare and provide financial support materials to CEO, CFO, and VP IR.
  • Coordinate with business unit strategic planning and/or finance functions to create financial models as basis from which to guide the external analyst community.
  • Prepare analysis of product line sales detail from each business (actual, constant and forecasted).
  • Prepare competitive analysis, shareholder returns, and stock performance materials for quarterly presentation to the Board of Directors.
  • Benchmark competitor information and provide updates/recommendations to management.
  • Provide support materials (identified above) to CEO, CFO, business unit presidents and investor relations team for Analyst/Investor meetings, Annual Shareholder Meeting, etc.

    Key Qualifications

  • Self-starter with strong analytical skills and decision-making capabilities.
  • Excellent communication and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Strong technical and financial knowledge, including understanding of internal control requirements and accounting principles as well as understanding of relevant business environment.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment, often cross-functionally.
  • Working knowledge of PC applications (i.e. Excel/Access).
  • Strong analytical skills with familiarity with accounting, financial analysis and reporting.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Ability to manage tasks concurrently
  • Owns career and is accountable for managing own development

    Key Finance Competencies

  • Financial Analysis and Decision Support
  • Business Performance Management
  • Accounting and Reporting Integrity

    Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field (or country equivalent).
  • Demonstration of key finance competencies and qualifications and typically 4 years of relevant experience with financial planning and reporting.

    A Career That Matters

    Baxter's employees are united in a mission to save and sustain lives. We are passionate about applying scientific innovation to meet the needs of the millions of people worldwide who depend on our medically necessary therapies and technologies. We focus on increasing access to healthcare, innovating in crucial areas of unmet need, and pursuing creative collaborations that bring our mission to life for patients every day


    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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    Reasonable Accommodations
    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 email to or call 877-229-4748 (877-BaxHR4U) and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.

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