Financial Analyst II
IDEXX Laboratories - Westbrook, ME

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Financial Analyst II - 10114594-20130208 Description
      IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. is a leader in pet healthcare innovation, serving practicing veterinarians around the world with a broad range of diagnostic and information technology-based products and services. IDEXX products enhance the ability of veterinarians to provide advanced medical care, improve staff efficiency and build more economically successful practices. IDEXX is also a worldwide leader in providing diagnostic tests and information for livestock and poultry and tests for the quality and safety of water and milk. Headquartered in Maine, IDEXX Laboratories employs more than 5,000 people and offers products to customers in over 100 countries.

      Interact with multiple managers and lines of businesses and provide consistent, accurate and quality analyses as required in monthly and quarterly closings, forecasting/budgeting, and internal reporting. In addition, a significant portion of the role will involve special project support where often the team member is the primary financial contact.

      PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
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      Participate in, and may lead aspects of, the monthly close process which includes reconciliation of internal accounts, comparing actual performance to latest financial outlook, preparing revenue and expense accruals, and reviewing accuracy of revenue, gross margin and expense information.
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      Develop revenue/expense analyses, reports and presentations; present to senior management as required.
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      Perform ad hoc financial forecasting, analysis and modeling as required.
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      Participate in the strategic planning and annual budget process as needed.
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      Work cross-functionally throughout the organization, serving as the primary financial contact if applicable.
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      Support business decisions including analysis for marketing programs, new product development and acquisitions.
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      Identify and implement processes and improvements in planning, analysis and reporting. This includes leveraging information technology to automate, streamline, and integrate processes.
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      Identify and implement processes to monitor both financial and non-financial measures.
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      Work with multiple systems including SAP, TM1, and Business Objects for use in information retrieval and analyses.
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      Monitor internal control environment. Identify gap in controls and support development of approaches to mitigate exposure.
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      Perform other duties as assigned.
      Qualifications
      EDUCATION:
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      Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance or related business concentration

      EXPERIENCE:
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      2 - 4 years of relevant financial experience

      REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
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      Knowledge in Accounting and financial analysis
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      Knowledge of internal controls and Sarbanes-Oxley requirements
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      Strong analytical ability
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      Demonstrated problem solving skills
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      Strong communication skills both written and verbal
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      Ability to present complex business ideas
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      Ability to work independently and as part of a team
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      Solid MS Office skills (i.e. Excel, Word, etc.)
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      SAP and TM1 experience preferred
      PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
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      High computer use
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      Travel may be required

      WORK ENVIRONMENT:
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      Normal office environment

      No unsolicited Employment Agency resumes are accepted.

      EOE/M/F/D/V


      Job - Finance
      Primary Location - Americas-United States-Maine-Westbrook ME
      Organization - Corporate Shared Services - 30001192
      Schedule - Full-time
      Overtime Status - Exempt
      Job Posting - Feb 11, 2013, 10:19:07 AM

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