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Finance Manager
Ref No.: 18-15597
Location: Emeryville, California
The Planning & Controlling ( "P&C”) Finance Manager is responsible for planning consolidation of Diagnostics Division results.
Supports Sr. Director Global Head BPA in coordination of planning process including periodic estimates, annual budget, strategic planning & monthly management reporting.
Should be a process & system expert who drives continuous improvement, implementation & general maintenance of planning system & forward-looking process to support the management decision.
Is Finance Partner to Commercial Global Functions including Global Technical Service & Training, Marketing, Supply Chain, Executive & Finance.
Financial Planning Process:
Identify opportunity to further improve the effectiveness & efficiency in financial planning process
Lead process improvement projects to drive functional excellence
Coordinate the global financial planning process including period-end closing & reporting, estimates & annual budgets
Prepare management reporting packages that track & monitor ongoing business performance
Analyze risks & opportunities & propose & track roadmap actions to deliver target
Prepare financial analysis to senior management including regular & adhoc requests
Setup & maintain the financial tool boxes e.g. fact books, run rate analysis template
Support Director Global BPA in daily operation & productivity improvement
Participate in special projects such as acquisition, integration & process improvements
Financial System:
Be financial system expert
Leverage existing systems e.g. SAP & BI in regions/global functions to further automate the reporting & process
Provide training & support to P&C community of all regions w/in the division
Coordinate system implementation or process changes with Corporate P&C, IT & various functions within the division to better meet specific business needs of the division
Business Partner to Global Functions
Be financial partner to Global Functions
Support Global Function Heads in managing financial budget, forecast & monthly reviews
Support productivity initiatives & business case

6-8 years' Finance or Accounting exp
Solid project management exp
Good understanding of end-to-end process & controls
ERP software exp (preferably SAP, BI)
Experience developing & using Excel-based models & conducting quantitative analysis (NPV, IRR)
Solid analytical & quantitative skills & ability to design analysis plans using multiple internal & external data sources
Strong organizational skills
Previous international experience desired
Excellent business partnering & ability to participate in cross divisional/functional teams
Highly motivated & self-managed
Excellent interpersonal, team & leadership skills a must
Ability to interact with executives on the Senior Leadership Team
Spanish language skills preferred