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Libertyville IL Full Time Posted: Friday, 15 March 2019
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As a member of our Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis team, your work will be used for strategic decisions, deliver against shared commitments, and identify or substantiate potential areas of opportunity to improve service to internal customers. You will build your professional experience by partnering directly with senior leaders and executives to develop annual operating plans, forecasts, and assess progress on key initiatives. By sharing your insights from financial reporting and analytics, you will shape the future of how Hollister makes a difference in the journey of life for our customers, colleagues, and communities.


You will use your judgment to know when to focus on the detail ensuring accuracy and timeliness, and when to identify themes or trends in the data. Additionally, you will partner with your colleagues from around the world and in other corporate functions to identify innovative ways to do things differently to achieve our shared goals. Your work will be focused on an assigned client group contributing to the success of the process from a global perspective.


Financial Support, Planning, Analysis for Corporate Units - 50%

  • Support the development of the Annual Plan, Midyear Review, and year-end Projection deliverables for Corporate Units
    • Lead and align Corporate Unit functions (example: IT or HR) in the preparation of the Annual Plan, Midyear Review, and Projection financial requirements, presentations, narratives, and creation of their expense, capital, and headcount planning forecasts
    • Support cost center managers with the creation of their forecasts in the planning system (currently SAP BPC)
    • Determine capital versus expense classifications for spend, and support planning and preparation of capital requirements along with depreciation forecasts, as needed
  • Analyze and perform month-end financial support for specific Corporate Units:
    • Monthly and annual reporting with variance analysis (primarily expenses)
    • Review and approval of spending (including reviewing invoices)
    • Review cost centers to verify all expenses are included and if necessary, record the appropriate accruals
    • Work closely with the General Accounting department and Corporate Units associates to ensure proper recording of expenses and capital (alignment of statutory reporting to management reporting)
  • Provide financial support for all Corporate Units as needed:
    • Provide financial support for key deliverables and strategic initiatives
    • Preparation and review of project documentation and/or AFE (Authorization for Expenditure) financial information for accuracy
    • Prepare Return on Investment and NPV analysis for projects as needed

Financial Support, Planning, Analysis for Corporate FP&A Department Deliverables - 40%

  • Support the development of the Strategic Plan (financial component), Annual Plan, Midyear Review, Projection, and prior period Recast processes
  • Support financial reporting and presentations for Corporate FP&A, senior leaders, and executives
  • Support and cross-train on critical FP&A responsibilities including application tools (deliverables, reporting, processes, SAP BPC, SAP R/3, EDW/BW)
  • Support financial reporting system apllications (SAP BPC, SAP R/3, EDW/BW) projects including system upgrades, design changes, data integrity efforts
  • Capability to provide business user financial training/support
  • Develop standard or ad hoc financial reports using SAP BPC or SAP R/3

Other - 10%

  • Personal and team development projects
  • Identify process improvement and cost savings opportunities
  • Provide support on various financial planning and analysis projects and processes
  • Prepare ad hoc reports and analysis for management

Work Experience Requirements

  • Number of Overall Years Necessary: 3-6
  • 3+ years in a financial analytical role with demonstrated business partnership

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Accounting
  • MBA (preferred)
  • CPA (preferred)

Specialized Skills/Technical Knowledge:

  • Strong analytical skills
  • High level of communication skills, both oral and written
  • Ability to understand business needs and support the organization with value added analysis and insight
  • Comfortable providing recommendations to senior leaders and executives
  • Ability to work across multiple layers of the organization
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and handle multiple demands with support of management
  • Exceptional follow-up skills, high-level of accuracy, and initiative to provide added-value
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products, in particular Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Proficient in software applications like SAP BPC, SAP R/3, EDW/BW (preferred)


Hollister Incorporated is an independent, employee-owned company that develops, manufactures, and markets products for ostomy care, continence care, and wound care and develops educational support for patients and healthcare professionals. We have been in business for more than 95 years. Our products are sold in more than 90 countries and we have manufacturing and distribution centers on three continents. At Hollister Incorporated, we are passionate about the work we do, and we are committed to making life more rewarding and dignified for our Associates and for the people who use our products and services. A career at Hollister Incorporated can take many paths, all of them leading to rewarding opportunities.

Hollister is an EO employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability

Job Req ID: 27220

Libertyville IL, United States of America
Hollister Incorporated
Hollister Incorporated
3/15/2019 7:07:20 PM

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