Shire Sr Financial Analyst - Technical Operations in Bannockburn, Illinois

This position is responsible for supporting financial reporting and analysis for the Global Technical Operations Profit & Loss statement, operational reporting, and decision support. Key job responsibilities include:

  • Assist in the preparation and consolidation of budgets, long range plans, and latest views (forecasts) to support the timelines communicated by Corporate Finance. This includes the oversight of the process and coordination/consolidation of global locations and operational functions.

  • Work closely with business partners to understand budget/forecast requirements and provide overview and recommendations as necessary. Drive behavior around financial responsibility across the organization.

  • Provide monthly reporting & consolidation for the Global Tech Ops Network including manufacturing variations, P&L analysis, Headcount analysis

  • Partner with the Integration team to ensure that the Technical Operations results are accurately reflected by supporting system design and maintenance.

  • Drive process improvement and efficiencies for the entire Global Tech Ops Network by partnering with Corporate Financial Planning and Analysis, Network, and Site Finance teams.

Job Requirements:

  • Strong business acumen and the ability to manage multiple projects

  • Self-starter with strong analytical skills and decision-making capabilities

  • Ability to effectively influence and drive consensus across global cross functional teams and the ability to interact with all levels of management

  • Strong negotiation, interpersonal communication, collaboration, and presentation skills

  • Advanced knowledge of PC Applications: Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint along with a working knowledge of SAP, JD Edwards, and Hyperion

  • Ability to generate ideas, develop alternatives, rapidly decide upon best course of action and drive implementation of that decision

  • Owns career and is accountable for managing own development

Key Finance Competencies:

  • Financial Analysis and Decision Support

  • Business Performance Management

  • Business Process and Data Management

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting (or country equivalent)

  • Demonstration of key finance competencies with3 to 5 years of relevant experience with financial planning and reporting

Equal Employment Opportunity

Shire is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Shire will not discriminate against any worker or job applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, gender reassignment, non-job related mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, military service, application for military service, or membership in any other category protected under law.

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Reasonable Accommodations

Shire is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please call 484-595-8400 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Shire is the leading global biotechnology company focused on serving people with rare diseases and other highly specialized conditions. We strive to develop best-in-class products, many of which are available in more than 100 countries, across core therapeutic areas including Hematology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Ophthalmics, Lysosomal Storage Disorders, Gastrointestinal/Internal Medicine/Endocrine and Hereditary Angioedema; and a growing franchise in Oncology.

Our employees come to work every day with a shared mission: to develop and deliver breakthrough therapies for the hundreds of millions of people in the world affected by rare diseases and other high-need conditions, and who lack effective therapies to live their lives to the fullest.