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Financial Analyst

North America, USA, Minnesota, Minneapolis
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Full Time
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Job Description

The Financial Analyst will provide financial and commercial decision support. The individual holding this role will be required, with some guidance, to monitor the financial impact of his/her business function against plan and provide reliable and timely analysis to guide the business leaders in their decision-making process.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Provides financial support to the business function, under guidance of the Business Partner, or Regional Business Partner.
  • Supports the annual budgeting and forecasting processes.
  • Monitors key performance indicators and interprets financial and operational performance.
  • Tracks key operational objectives and strategic initiatives to improve the efficiency and profitability of the business function.
  • Gathers data and existing reports to develop financial models as needed for analysis and forecasting.
  • Summarizes results in formats that are comprehensive, consistent and in a format that can be used by business leaders.
  • This position is required to assure compliance of Company operations to all applicable laws, regulations and standards, good business practices and company documented procedures (including knowledge of all standards, government occupational health and environmental regulations and statutes related to the site).
  • Engage others, promote, and participate in Environmental, Health, and Safety initiatives, focusing on continuous improvement.
The Individual

Technical Knowledge and Skills:

  • University Degree (BA degree) required.
  • 3-5 years of experience or MBA plus 1-2 years of experience.
  • Experience in BI financial reporting tools such as Oracle Hyperion (preferred), SAP Business Objects or Cognos.
  • Frequent use and application of technical standards, principles, theories, concepts and techniques.
  • Provides solutions to a variety of technical problems of moderate scope and complexity.
  • Education requirements can be obtained through an educational institution or gained through equivalent work experience.


  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, inside and outside the unit.
  • Ability to work with integrity and build trust.
  • Intermediate ability using Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to clearly communicate results of analysis and provide recommendations.
  • Commitment to process improvement.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Driving Results.
  • Influencing.
  • Commercial Orientation.
  • Strategic Decision Making.
  • Stakeholder Impact.
  • Change Leadership.
About Us

Smiths is always looking for curious minds. For new colleagues who want responsibility and relish a challenge. Those who would like to use their talents to help make the world safer, healthier, more efficient and more connected.

We're proud that we've been helping propel the human world forwards during our 160 year history of innovation. By looking at things differently. By adapting and never standing still. And by always thinking big.

Today we're an aligned global business of five divisions and around 22,000 colleagues that touches the lives of millions every year across five vibrant global markets.

In Smiths Medical, one of the five divisions of Smiths Group, we touch the lives of millions of people every day. Our colleagues are focused on providing innovative, lifesaving solutions for patients around the world.

So whether you're an experienced professional or just starting out on your career, our global scale and focus on growth means great career opportunities for the right colleagues. There's never been a better time to join Smiths. And help us create the future.

We offer a fun, fast-paced, inspiring and collaborative work environment with opportunities to learn and contribute at all career levels.  Innovation is part of who we are, with industry-leading products across a broad spectrum of medical device categories and a strong new product development pipeline. In addition to a competitive compensation package, Smiths Medical offers a comprehensive benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k and much more!

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