Financial/Business Analyst



Contract Type:  Regular Full-Time
Area:  Finance/Accounting
Req Id:  294008

Do you want to join an international team working to improve the future of healthcare? Do you want to improve the lives of millions of people? Grifols is a global healthcare company which, since its foundation in Barcelona in 1909, has been working to improve the health and well-being of people all over the world. Our four divisions - Bioscience, Diagnostic, Hospital and Bio Supplies - develop, produce and market innovative medicines, solutions and services in more than 100 countries and regions.


The financial/business analyst for FP&A controlling is responsible for accounting, forecasting, and reporting the results of all North America Commercial Bioscience Division.   The analyst will work with the North America Executive Leadership responsible for these departments and corporate finance to make sure the organization of over $300M expenses is meeting all financial requirements including but not limited to: budgeted spending, headcount, purchasing, monthly analysis, and compliance with all policies and procedures.


Primary responsibilities for role:

•  Providing month-end accounting, financial forecasting, and management reporting for numerous Sales. Marketing & Shared Service cost centers totaling approx. $300M in annual spending

•  Specific tasks include monthly cost & headcount results, daily sales reconciliation, invoice/purchasing support, monthly invoice reconciliation and accruals,  headcount approvals, variances analysis versus /budget/forecast by for Global & NA Commercial groups providing risks/opportunities, and providing monthly reporting of Financial targets/metrics for the NA Commercial Leadership.

•  This position is also responsible for supporting Mid-Year plan and Annual Budget process by coordinating with US-based Commercial Sales & Marketing groups on estimated operating spends & headcount

•  This position is also responsible for any ad hoc requests from various internal customers


Knowledge, skills, and abilities:

•  Mastery of MS Excel, including several functions (Vlookup, Pivot tables, ect)

•  Proven knowledge of accounting procedures and practices

• Experience with financial forecasting of cost center budgeting and experience/knowledge of IT tools such as SAP BI for budgeting and reporting

• Ability to analyze and interpret data, identify inaccuracies and prepare variance reports for executive level management reporting

• Must possess extensive knowledge of SAP as well as additional computer skills (ie Microsoft Office including excel, word, PowerPoint)

• Must possess thorough understanding of financial policies and procedures in order to ensure legal, tax, and regulatory compliance and communicate requirements to colleagues

• Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to interact and manage effectively with all levels of personnel throughout General and Administrative functions

• Must be detail oriented and have ability to prioritize work in order to meet deadlines

• Must have effective problem-solving skills, the ability to multi-tasks and prioritize work, and the confidence to proactively anticipate and avoid financial or communication issues



• Undergraduate degree in accounting/business/finance

• Minimum 6 years work experience and / or 4 year undergraduate degree in accounting/business and 2 years of work experience

• Depending on the area of assignment, directly related experience or a combination of directly related education and experience and/or competencies may be considered in place of the stated requirements.  Example:  If a job level requires a Bachelor’s degree plus 4 years of experience, an equivalency could include 8 years of experience, an Associate’s degree with 6 years of experience, or a Master’s degree with 2 years of experience.


Occupational demands:

• Standard corporate office demands


EEO Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans

Location: NORTH AMERICA : USA : NC-RTP:USNC0001 - RTP NC-Headquarters 


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