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Senior Financial Analyst - Financial Planning & Analysis

Company: Ottobock
Location: Austin
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

For more than a century Ottobock has pursued the mission of helping people living with limb loss or mobility challenges regain or maintain their freedom of movement. We do this through the development of leading prosthetic, orthotic and wheelchair innovation, and an unwavering commitment to delivering superior patient care experiences. As a growing healthcare company, we continue to invest in both our people and new service offerings. With more than 8,000 employees worldwide and 1,100 across North America, we are dedicated to advancing the O&P industry and improving the lives of the people served by it.We are looking for a strong Senior Financial Analyst to join out team in Austin - (hybrid work scheduled - 3 days in office)The Senior Financial Analyst - Financial Planning & Analysis will be a key member of the Ottobock North America Finance Team, reporting to the Director of Finance. The person in this role will drive the process of organizational development projects and quality enhancements within the Finance department. A strong candidate will have the opportunity to grow into the Director of Finance role overseeing a team. Such growth will be supported by on-the-job training as well as by external trainings.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:Successful job applicants will be able to perform these essential functions with or without reasonable accommodations:Own finance business partner functions supporting the business, managing and monitoring the P&L for both short and long-range scenarios.Engage and influence investments, go-to-market strategy and design, pricing strategy, productivity drivers, headcount and commissions design.Perform regular tasks for monthly closing and reporting, including variance analysis and rolling forecasting, as part of the regional and global performance reportingActively identify and implement improvement opportunities for the current financial reporting, planning and forecasting processes in close alignment with senior leadership,e.g. improve SAP cost center structure and its underlying data in order to utilize company's business intelligence and visualization tools to provide increased transparency for more effective business steeringe.g. implement SAP profit center accounting for an efficient and effective monthly performance reporting for local and global stakeholdersConduct ad-hoc analysis from top line, e.g. price-volume development by product and customer, to bottom line, e.g. personnel and operating expenses based on SAP and non-SAP dataWork with and lead the business and finance teams to drive cross functional and transformation workstreams across all aspects - people, process and technology.Establish and monitor internal controls to ensure the accounting activities are in accordance with company and legal policies and procedures.Focus on Intercompany relationships and regional cost accounting and sharing.Supervisory and/or Leadership Responsibilities:None initially, with possibility to grow into personnel management responsibilities in the future.Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:Ability to build strong and productive business partner relationships, influencing leaders and stakeholders throughout the organization, including the ability to work directly with and around senior company leadership.Strong financial planning experience required (global experience preferred).Ability to prioritize, take ownership and work independently fueled by intrinsic motivation and an outcome-oriented mindset.Analytical and structured approach coupled with hands on mentality to problem-solving aiming for excellence and continuous improvement.High reliability and data accuracy in combination with clear communication for effectiveness in team and organization across functionsEager to learn and grow with positive energy in changing environment.Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to excel in a matrix environment.Minimum Qualifications - (Education, Experience, Certification, & Licensure):Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or International Business Management (or related fields); Master's degree or MBA is a plus.5+ years working experience with exposure into project management, management consulting and / or finance/ management accounting related tasks.Advanced MS Office skills, especially Excel and PowerPointPower BI, Salesforce, SAP Analysis for Office experience is a strong plus.Conceptual and practical understanding of SAP R/3 SD, FI and CO is a strong plus.Physical Demands and Work Environment:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations must be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.The employee may be required to stand; reach with hands and arms, stoop and kneelThe employee may be required to sit or stand for long periods of timeThe employee may be required to lift, carry, push, pull or move up to 25 poundsThe employee may be required to travelThis position may be required to work more than 40 hours per weekThis position is in an open office environment which can be noisy and distracting.Ottobock is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Ottobock, Austin , Senior Financial Analyst - Financial Planning & Analysis, Accounting, Auditing , Austin, Texas

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