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Principal Financial Analyst – Global Manufacturing (Open to US Remote) Jobs in Fridley, MN at Medtronic

Title: Principal Financial Analyst – Global Manufacturing (Open to US Remote)

Company: Medtronic

Location: Fridley, MN

Careers that Change LivesPreference is for position to be onsite 2-3 days/week in North Haven, CT; Minneapolis, MN; or Boulder, CO, but will consider US remote.This position reports to the Mechanical Assembly Platform (MAP) FP&A Finance Director and is responsible for consolidation of financial data and financial support and analysis for our MAP Sites and/or Contract Manufacturing (CM) organization each representing $2B in cost of goods sold. This position will provide financial business partnering support to the site Controllers, and Platform Finance and Operations leaders.

We believe that when people from different cultures, genders, and points of view come together, innovation is the result — and everyone wins. Medtronic walks the walk, creating an inclusive culture where you can thrive.

A Day in the LifeResponsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.

The key responsibilities of this role include driving strategic initiatives, discovering opportunities for cost savings, and preparing business intelligence that support strong decision matrices. This opportunity will collaborate with multiple stakeholders to understand financial drivers and provide financial visibility to influence decision making that drives successful business results. Other key responsibilities of this role are:

Perform financial planning and analysis (FP&A) activities to support quarterly forecasts and annual planning (AOP) as well as key balance sheet investments (i.e. inventory)

Own process timelines and lead team members through critical deliverable understanding and on time delivery to schedules

Participates in monthly close activities, including leadership meetings and financial reviews, to ensure integrity of financial results and appropriate management visibility

Complete monthly financial reporting, analyzing results, identifying issues, and explaining trends and variances to plan and forecast; providing insights to business partners and other stakeholders that help draw connections between finanical ratios and metrics to drive action and business results

Performs various financial analysis and assessments to proactively identify areas of risks and opportunities

Actively engages with business partners to understand financial drivers and achieve key metrics

Supports process development opportunities across the sites/businesses to bring efficiencies to processes and clarity to analysis

Support various strategic initiatives/projects through data mining, financial modeling, adhoc analysis, and reporting to influence decision-making and drive business results.

Consultant to various finance team members and a thought partner on complex business issues and analytical opportunities across the platforms/businesses and functions that enable better decision making

Bring a mindset of continuous improvement to all aspects of the job, including recurring processes and stand-alone projects

Support Operations and Finance leaders in key projects and processes as needed, such as financial systems/data mgmt. improvements and automation, capex processes, and other important analysis and deliverables

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree with 7+ years of work experience in Finance and/or Accounting (Advanced Degree with 5+ years)

Nice to Have

BA/BS in Accounting, Business or Finance

MBA, CMA or CPA, or other financial certifications

Exceptional leadership and business partnering skills

Experience with SAP and Hyperion; proficient in Excel…

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