The Senior Financial Analyst will primarily focus on supporting the Global Procurement leadership team within the Global Products & Supply Chain business
What Financial Planning & Analysis contributes to Cardinal Health
Financial Planning & Analysis is responsible for being objective and strategic financial partners, leading collaborative cross-functional effort to drive relevant, flexible and efficient financial planning and analysis that supports our key business decisions.
Analyzes business trends
leads and aligns financial forecasts and long range planning processes with our business leaders. Drives business value by providing financial and analytical counsel to facilitate decision-marking around strategic business initiatives.
Prepares monthly financial reporting including variance and financial statement analysis. Able to clearly communicate a cohesive and concise story around business drivers behind financial data and potential implications on future results.
Creates financial models and scenarios as a key input for business planning decisions in areas such as capital deployment, sourcing, product development, marketing strategies, and acquisitions.
Manages annual budget processes, incorporating business initiatives, economic trends and operational effectiveness. Aligns budget to business strategies and gains alignment from business partners.
Performs customer and product profitability analysis and makes investment and pricing decisions. Identifies opportunities to drive revenue growth, margin expansion and a more favorable mix (i.e., driving preferred products and services).
Understands market dynamics and competitors. Conducts complex analysis, synthesizes and summarizes implications to business, influencing business partners using analytics and business understanding.
Identifies and executes upon process improvement opportunities. Demonstrates proficiency of technical tools and financial systems.
Serves as an objective financial steward with an enterprise perspective, safeguarding our company's assets. Ensures strong controls are in place and the company's intellectual property is protected.
Sr. Financial Analyst, Global Procurement Finance
As part of the Global Products & Supply Chain finance team, this role will be responsible for the support of the Global Procurement leadership team, reporting to the FP&A Manager for Global Procurement Support. This role's primary responsibility will be supporting the Global Procurement consolidations team responsible for providing analysis, reporting and support for the Global Procurement organization. This role will primarily support global consolidation reporting for Global Procurement operations, as well as acting as general support for the Global Procurement finance team. Responsibilities will include month end close activities and reporting, helping to support accuracy and understanding of the business unit results.
The Sr. Financial Analyst is preferred to be already located in Mansfield, MA area, but other locations will also be considered.
Accountabilities in Role
Support month-end close activities, including posting of journal entries, data generation and analysis, reporting, and reconciliation activity.
Support system and reporting maintenance, with a focus on continuous process and reporting improvement.
Providing clear, concise and accurate analysis of variances to plan/forecast.
Being a business partner for the Global Procurement team for capital, budgeting and forecasting.
Support various month and quarter end activities related to SEC reporting and other controls.
Manage multiple deliverables and deadlines concurrently.
Act as a key utility player across Global Procurement finance, working on ad hoc requests and initiatives as required.
Bachelors degree in business related field, or equivalent work experience
2+ years experience in related field
Demonstrated ability to work independently
Highly effective written and verbal communication skills, fluent in written and spoken English
Solid understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Strong presentation skills and ability to interact with senior leadership
Adaptability and flexibility in balancing multiple projects and changing priorities
Good teamwork skills and effective with all levels of management and across functional areas
Ability to handle highly sensitive information in a confidential manner
Advanced experience with Microsoft Office - Excel (pivot tables, v-lookup, multiple embedded formulas) and PowerPoint; Access is a plus
Experience in manufacturing/procurement preferred.
Experience with budgeting/forecasting highly preferred.
Strong knowledge of SAP & Hyperion Financial Management a plus
A Covid-19 vaccination is required in order to be employed in this position. This includes either:
2 doses of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine
1 dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine
Covid-19 Vaccination Requirement does not apply to the following:
Residents in the state of Texas
Residents in the state of Montana
What is expected of you and others at this level
Applies working knowledge in the application of concepts, principles, and technical capabilities to perform varied tasks
Works on projects of moderate scope and complexity
Identifies possible solutions to a variety of technical problems and takes actions to resolve
Applies judgment within defined parameters
Receives general guidance may receive more detailed instruction on new projects
Work reviewed for sound reasoning and accuracy
Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.