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Sr Financial Analyst, Finance

Company: Horizon Therapeutics
Location: Buffalo Grove
Posted on: May 5, 2022

Job Description:

Working at Horizon is more than a job - it's personal. For us, success is measured by the numbers that matter most - the number of lives we touch, the number we change and those we work tirelessly to help save. We're a team of agile, out-of-the-box thinkers who are inspired to do more because we know we're a part of something bigger. We strive to build meaningful careers at a company whose values we share because when we live up to our potential, we help others live up to theirs.

Position Summary:

The role of the senior financial analyst is to provide support for key financial planning cycles and projects not limited to long range plan, annual plan, forecasting and monthly review cycles. This role will support the commercial team for the Gout and Neuroimmunology business units as a finance business partner to the commercial functional leaders and their respective teams. This is a critical role as we continue to support our growing commercial business units with standard planning processes for Horizon to identify and leverage incremental operating efficiencies. This position is also inclusive of the following:


  • Prepare, analyze, and report consolidated Horizon periodic results compared to plan, forecasts and prior year for key functional leader in support of business performance for operating expenses.
  • Develop and publish reports & presentations including analysis of monthly, quarterly and annual results versus variance to plan, forecast and prior year including identifying key variance drivers and insightful commentaries.
  • Evaluate all functional spending as needed including accrued expenses and analyze actuals compared to plan, forecasts and prior year.
  • Provide decision support including variance analysis, trends and key drivers and identifying trends in financial performance and providing recommendations for improvement. This may include running current cost center reports, performing scenario and trade-off analyses, income statement consolidation & analysis, reviews and headcount.
  • Contribute to reporting requirements for monthly business reviews, Executive Committee and Board of Directors as well as reference analysis for Horizon.
  • Lead and develop process standardization and improvements including to share information, identify best practices and improvement opportunities, communicate upcoming requirements, etc.
  • Present monthly results to the functional leaders and work with them to identify root causes of variances and potential mitigation strategies that can be undertaken to improve performance.
  • Support year-end audit and any interim information needed by Accounting/Tax organization and auditors.
  • Engage in cross-functional teams to support company-wide initiatives
  • Ensure accounting transactions and month-end closing requirements are effectively completed in accordance with U.S. GAAP and company policies in an accurate and consistent manner.
  • Support Ad-hoc project.

    Qualifications and Skills Required:
    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance.
    • 3+ years' experience with progressively responsible roles focused on finance, accounting and financial planning and analysis.
    • Strong financial background and solid accounting understanding- general ledger, planning, forecasting, financial statement and project analysis.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • High attention to detail and strong analytical skills.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office, SAP and Planful a plus.
    • Professional, proactive demeanor.
    • Strong business acumen.
    • Strong interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to manage multiple priorities and operate in a deadline-oriented environment.

      Horizon Core Values & Competencies:

      • Manages Ambiguity
      • Strategic Mindset
      • Demonstrates Self-awareness
      • Cultivates Innovation
      • Develops Talent

        • Drives Results
        • Ensures Accountability
        • Decision Quality

          • Courage
          • Collaboration
          • Instills Trust

            Horizon requires all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated, as a condition of employment, with Pfizer that has been fully approved by the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) or one of the vaccines currently granted emergency use authorization by the FDA such as Moderna or Johnson & Johnson. Fully vaccinated is defined as two weeks after your final dose of the Pfizer, Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccine. We will provide medical and religious accommodations as required by law.

            Horizon Therapeutics plc does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. It is our intention that all qualified applications are given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors. Any individual, who, because of a disability, needs accommodation or assistance in completing this application or at any time during the application process, should contact the Human Resources Department.

Keywords: Horizon Therapeutics, Buffalo Grove , Sr Financial Analyst, Finance, Accounting, Auditing , Buffalo Grove, Illinois

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