Sr Financial Analyst

Lake Forest, IL, United States
Nov 19, 2020
Administration, Finance
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Working at Horizon is more than a job - it's personal. For us, success is measured by the numbers that matter most - the number of lives we touch, the number we change and those we work tirelessly to help save. We're a team of agile, out-of-the-box thinkers who are inspired to do more because we know we're a part of something bigger. We strive to build meaningful careers at a company whose values we share because when we live up to our potential, we help others live up to theirs.

Position Summary:

The role of the senior financial analyst is to provide support for key financial planning cycles and projects not limited to LRP (long range plan), Annual Plan, and monthly operating review cycles inclusive of reporting and forecasting.This analyst is the primary finance business partner to a number of functional leaders for General & Administrative functions and their respective teams. This is a critical role as we continue to expand our standard planning processes for Horizon to identify and leverage incremental operating efficiencies. This position is also inclusive of the following:

  • Prepare, analyze, and report monthly results compared to plan, forecasts and prior year for key functional leaders in support of managing their budgets
  • Track all functional projects spending as needed including accrued and analyze actuals compared to plan, forecasts and prior year
  • Develop and publish reports & presentations including analysis of monthly, quarterly and annual results versus variance to plan, forecast and prior year including identifying key variance drivers and insightful commentaries
  • Lead the creation of reporting packing for monthly results review with senior leaders in the organization
  • Develop standard processes/templates for functional submissions
  • Provide decision support including variance analysis, trends and key drivers and identifying trends in financial performance and providing recommendations for improvement
  • Provide consolidation and decision support analysis to leadership and regional partners in planning for the next fiscal year. This may include running current cost center reports, performing scenario and trade-off analyses, income statement consolidation & analysis, balance sheet reviews and headcount
  • Support the Annual Plan and Latest Best Estimate processes for functional teams including Project Spend
  • Support year-end audit and any interim information needed by Accounting/Tax organization and auditors
  • Strong financial background and solid accounting understanding - general ledger, budgeting, forecasting, financial statement analysis and project analysis
  • Prepare month-end accrual entries to correctly state the financials. Review all monthly transactions to ensure expenses are charged to the correct project/legal entity
  • Lead process standardization and improvements
  • Support Ad-hoc projects

Qualifications and Skills Required:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Entry Level to 3+ years' experience in financial planning & analysis
  • Strong financial background and solid accounting understanding - general ledger, budgeting, forecasting, financial statement analysis and project analysis
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • High attention to detail and strong analytical skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Professional, proactive demeanor
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and operate in a deadline-oriented environment

Horizon Core Values & Competencies:

  • Manages Ambiguity
  • Strategic Mindset
  • Demonstrates Self-awareness
  • Cultivates Innovation
  • Develops Talent

  • Drives Results
  • Ensures Accountability
  • Decision Quality

  • Courage
  • Collaboration
  • Instills Trust

Horizon Therapeutics plc does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. It is our intention that all qualified applications are given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors. Any individual, who, because of a disability, needs accommodation or assistance in completing this application or at any time during the application process, should contact the Human Resources Department.