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Bayer Senior Financial Analyst NA Performance Management in Creve Coeur, Missouri

Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. Its products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. At Bayer you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give them the power to change.

Senior Financial Analyst NA Performance Management


The primary responsibilities of this role, Senior Finance Analyst North America Performance Management, are to:

  • Prepare, coordinate and analyze balance sheet for financial presentations and reports for Bayer Leadership;

  • Support managing the monthly forecast consolidation process and assure accuracy of financial data in the planning systems (Data.One and HFM);

  • Partner with Cash Credit Analysts, and Marketing Business Partner to ensure accurate monthly forecast reviews with management teams;

  • Manage forecast reporting and support the regional forecast utilized byCO-PM, NA-FBP and C-FBP;

  • Provide monthly variance analysis for balance sheet/cash that reflects a timely and accurate picture of changes from a business driver perspective vs. Budget, Forecast and Prior Year;

  • Ensure accuracy of financial statements through review and approval of monthly account reconciliations;

  • Validate accounting treatments considering the complexity of business models and regional aspects;

  • Provide business insights through reporting and analysis while tracking and communicating business risks and opportunities;

  • Help drive budget and long-range planning process through alignment with Commercial Operations, C-FBP and CO-PM;

  • Lead cash integration for NA in partnership with the Global Controlling Integration team;

  • Provide financial support to create metric reporting and own implementation;

  • Define business steering requirements;

  • Have a continuous improvement of financial forecasting tools, processes, accuracy and metrics reporting.


Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting or finance related program;

  • Strong financial, accounting and controlling background with at least eight years (or six years with a M.B.A.) of experience;

  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills (including complex formulas, PowerPoint waterfall charts and tables);

  • Experience with Data.One or HFM/Hyperion Planning system data content and data extraction techniques.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • M.B.A.;

  • Experience with CropScience industry background;

  • Focus on customer support and driving consensus across multidisciplinary teams;

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills;

  • Business acumen, supported by strong analytical skills;

  • Proven business partner;

  • Knowledge of key commercial and financial drivers;

  • Strong agility and capable of working in a complex, ambiguous work environment;

  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple assignments to meet tight deadlines;

  • Strong team orientation and ability to leverage relationships / networks to get leadership questions answered promptly;

  • Strong leadership and influencing skills.


Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.

Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans

Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.

Location: United States : Missouri : Creve Coeur

Division: Enabling Functions

Reference Code: 325181

Contact Us

Email: hrop_usa@bayer.com