Manager Financial Planning Analysis - US Platform

Whippany, NJ, United States
Apr 30, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Your tasks and responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of this role, Manager Financial Planning Analysis, are to:

  • Align with the Division Finance Business Partner's, Research & Development Controlling, Product Supply Controlling, and International Controlling;
  • Lead frequent discussions, engage in presentations, and conduct meetings;
  • Develop and maintain Financial Schedules;
  • Be accountable for US Platform P&L's for budget, forecast and actuals by: proactively reviewing deviations, providing annotations, identifying risks & opportunities, interpreting EBIT Impacts, developing and delivering Presentations, Bridges, Waterfall charts and providing meaningful insights to CFO, VP of Controlling, Division Heads, Division Finance BP's, R&D and PS Controlling;
  • Develop and present results to Division BP's, R&D Controlling, PS Controlling and Senior Finance personnel;
  • Work in close liaison with International Controlling for US Platform P&L including Bridges, Presentations, annotations, insights, and adhoc requests;
  • Collaborate with the Manager Platform Consolidation on deliverables including Planning Calendars, Bridges, annotations, Communication Plans for Stakeholders, Risk and Opportunities, and Recommendations to ensure alignment of Platform Cost Center and P&L's;
  • Provide Value Flow and Org Unit/Respo expertise;
  • Coordinate with Local Business Services Controlling to provide consolidated Platform P&L's;
  • Provide expertise in the Financial Systems including SAP, Data One, and other required Bayer Finance Systems;
  • Design and interpret Cost Center Reports and P&L's for Actuals, Forecast, Budgets and Analysis, and researching expenses;

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:
  • BS/BA in Accounting/Business with a minimum of 10 years of overall accounting and/or controlling experience or MBA +8 years' experience providing Functional Controlling expertise in managing and reporting financial commitments;
  • High Degree of flexibility to manage multiple priorities, and to take on adhoc projects while being skilled in prioritizing workload with competing/short deadlines;
  • Ability to extract, validate and analyze data from multiple sources;
  • Ability to Present Data to Executives and Senior Management;
  • Ability to make decisions with minimal oversight;
  • Exceptional collaboration, communication and relationship building skills;
  • Experience interacting with and presenting to all levels of the organization;
  • Demonstrates experience with financial planning and reporting systems and databases;
  • Willing to travel 10%.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • MBA;
  • Experience with Consolidation and Allocations;
  • Experience with Excel, Pivot Tables, PowerPoint, SAP, Data One, Hyperion, and business warehouse tools.

  • Domestic Relocation Available

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: NJ-Whippany