Financial Analyst

Recruiter
Merck KGaA
Location
Bloomington
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Oct 2019
Closes
22 Oct 2019
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time

The Process Solutions Controlling team partners with the global business leaders to report on/forecast the business results as well as to build/support strategic initiatives.

Your Role:

This role will support the full Controlling team in a wide range of activities such as: consolidations of divisional results and plans; reporting/analyzing/forecasting of spending, headcount, Capex; development of templates for reporting, operating plans; supporting M&A activities/integrations; ad–hoc analytics and projects. A large part of the role will be partnering with larger Controlling team as well as key Accounting partners with the goal of supporting our business partners and gaining an understanding of the data as well as driving analytics for fact–based decisions.

Who You Are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting discipline with 2–3+ years of relevant working experience
  • Strong oral and written communications in English, able to communicate globally across cultures
  • Exceptional Excel skills (advanced user – lookups, pivot tables, etc.)
  • Attention to detail and focus on quality and timeliness; feel comfortable working with large volumes of data to create concise analysis while culling out relevant insights
  • Ability to build/improve/automate processes with significant data sets
  • Ability to work independently, balance multiple deliverables/activities and be goal/deadline oriented
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Collaborative with a positive attitude, strong work ethic and intuitively challenge the status quo.
  • Demonstrate flexibility and maintain open mind set with regards to technical challenges and changing priorities working in a global business environment.
  • Knowledge of ERP systems (Oracle & SAP, familiar with TM1, Business Objects)
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