This position reports to the Chief Financial Officer of KCI and is responsible for leading and driving worldwide financial analysis, budgeting and forecasting, long-range modeling, new product and acquisition analysis, operational decision support, capital planning, internal and BOD level reporting, and maintaining the consolidation and budgeting systems for KCI.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
Business partner with all members of KCI's Senior Leadership Team (SLT), including understanding of financial needs and ensuring the finance team supports the day-to-day reporting and financial analysis. Continue to re-allocate financial resources to fit the changing needs of the business.
Identify and monitor significant business trends and significant variances to plan in revenue, expenses, headcount, capital, balance sheet and cash flow items. Alert senior leadership to issues and drive corrective action / resolve with senior management.
Lead the annual budget and quarterly forecasting processes by developing corporate targets and gaining alignment with the SLT, as well as driving business enhancement ideas.
Responsible for developing and maintaining a robust 5 year strategy model for business, including quarterly updates to the board of directors (BOD). Continually monitor current performance vs. 5 year plan and provide quarterly updates/feedback to management and the board of directors and ensure that the organization remains on track to meet long term financial goals.
Assist corporate/business development groups with acquisition and divestiture financial support.
Develops financial analysis for new products and existing product investments with global marketing and R&D groups.
Provide management with proactive and insightful observations and suggestions for improvement.
Responsible for monthly reporting to SLT and BOD Partner with Business Unit leadership in the definition and design of standardized reports that communicate key business leading indicators, drivers and results and highlight successes and opportunities for improvement proactively
Assists in development of global roll out plan for new programs and products including metric definition in conjunction with global marketing and regional business/financial leadership.
Assist in quarterly messaging of financials information with external bond holders.
Responsible for global consolidation and budget systems, including design and maintenance.
Managed cross functionally to ensure alignment across organization of key success factors and initiatives drive toward expected results.
Ability to work with/support/lead Executive Senior Management and other management to produce an outstanding budget, forecast process and work product. Ability to contribute actively to strategic planning
Bachelor degree in Business Administration, Finance or related field; CPA and/or MBA preferred
Health care industry and reimbursement experience preferred
Ten plus (10+) years experience in financial planning / analysis or consulting roles
Other Required Qualifications:
Capable of deep strategic thinking with very strong quantitative and qualitative analytical abilities and creative problem solving skills.
Must be highly organized, have a natural drive for results, be able to work on multiple projects / analysis at the same time that vary widely in scope, size, and type (assigned projects require the individual to formulate hypotheses, develop assumptions, gather data, build models, and analyze data with little guidance, minimum supervision and often in ambiguous situations).
Experience in supporting and regular interaction with senior level company executives.
Excellent skills in verbal, written, and presentation communications to all levels and types of management.
Ability to manage remote team members and drive accountability and results from afar.
Ability to lead people through a process and be able to take charge as appropriate.
Ability to completely maintain confidentiality and discretion in business relationships and exercise sound business judgment.
Demonstrated computer proficiency. Strong spreadsheet skills (MS Office applications) required. Knowledge of Oracle suite, Hyperion and Business Objects a plus.
Ability and willingness to travel, work evenings and occasional weekends.
This position reports to CFO
This position directly supervises/manages a team of approximately 40 people
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