Edwards Lifesciences Senior Financial Analyst (Expense analysis & Forecasting) in Irvine, California
Job Description / Responsibilities:
This position is an integral part of the Transcatheter Heart Valve Finance team in Irvine supporting financial planning, forecasting, accounting and reporting activities. Additionally, the position will contribute to the preparation of executive presentations and perform insightful analyses during key planning processes. A successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to build strong and trusting business partner relationships and a high level of interest in learning about the THV business.
Duties/responsibilities to include:
Responsible for assigned month-end close activities, ensuring timely and accurate reporting, and providing meaningful variance analysis and commentary.
Manage cost center finances including preparing business unit specific operating expense accruals, journal entries, and balance sheet account reconciliations.
Support development of quarterly forecasts, and annual operating and strategic plans.
Update functional expenses and headcount in the planning and forecasting system.
Calculate and analyze clinical study costs and related accruals.
Review capital expenditure requests, prepare capital spending forecasts, and conduct fixed asset reviews.
Provide management decision support through ad hoc reporting and analysis.
Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, or Economics
A minimum five years in Accounting/Finance experience (or three years of experience with an MBA)
MBA or CPA
Planning system experience
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment and to adapt quickly to change is essential.
Detail-orientation, flexibility, and a high degree of accuracy and efficiency.
Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and process improvement skills; ability to propose creative solutions to problems.
Strong communication and collaboration skills, both verbal and written, with all levels of management. Ability to develop solid rapport with internal customers.
Proven expertise in MS Office Suite, including advanced Excel, PowerPoint and proficiency in financial systems and related tools.
Edwards is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world's leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards Lifesciences has extensive operations in North America, Europe, Japan, Latin America and Asia and currently employs over 15,000 individuals worldwide.
For us, helping patients is not a slogan - it's our life's work. From developing devices that replace or repair a diseased heart valve to creating new technologies that monitor vital signs in the critical care setting, we focus on helping patients regain and improve the quality of their life.