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Senior Financial Analyst - External Reporting Team

21000BEW Requisition #

Careers that Change Lives

This position is a remote-based position on interim basis due to Covid19 Pandemic. Upon approval of ‘Return to Office” site guidelines, this role will require the individual to work onsite.

This role serves as a member of the Global Controllership team, which is responsible for systems, processes, and procedures associated with closing the books and supporting the control environment. 

This position will report to the Sr. Director of External Reporting. The primary responsibilities for this position are to support Medtronic’s External Reporting initiatives including preparation of Medtronic plc’s SEC filings including the annual 10-K and quarterly 10-Q filings, benefit and retirement plans, and annual Irish Statutory Accounts (Directors’ Report, Consolidated Financial Statements, and Entity Financial Statements of TopCo Parent). The ideal candidate enjoys working in a dynamic environment, managing several competing assignments, and being part of a team. The ideal candidate is looking to progressively take-on additional responsibilities and possesses strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills.

This position will provide a wide array of assignments and experiences and will require the ability to work well and partner with a multitude of organizations and levels (including senior level executives) within Global Finance, Investor Relations, Legal, Public Relations, Treasury, Tax, Compensation & Benefits, and Medtronic’s portfolios, operating units, and regions.

We seek out and hire a diverse workforce at every level: We need fresh ideas and inclusive insights to continue to be an innovative industry leader — that’s why we make it a point to seek out, attract and develop employees who are patient-centric, passionate, and who represent the same wide variety of life experiences as our patients.

A Day in the Life

Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.

  • Assist in the preparation of the annual 10-K and quarterly 10-Q filings including preparation of financial statements, MD&A, footnote disclosures, and supporting schedules, to ensure compliance with SEC reporting requirements. Participate in preparation of annual Irish Statutory Accounts reporting requirements. Review analysis and disclosures and provide meaningful feedback. Ensure high quality work is achieved while meeting necessary deadlines.  Proactively partner with a variety of business, functional, and regional partners to provide financial support.
  • Actively participate in and lead various Special Projects as assigned by management. Special Projects include a multitude of analysis, reporting, benchmarking, and ad hoc requests that require the ability to obtain necessary information from internal and external sources and prepare comprehensive, cohesive, and understandable presentations. Assist in implementation of process improvements, including usage of DMAIC strategy and tools (A3) for improving processes.
  • Assist with preparations for, and present during quarterly financial statement review with CFO, Global Controller, and Assistant Controller of Accounting and Policy.
  • Assist with addressing technical accounting, reporting, and disclosure questions which may be raised by our global business partners.
  • Assist with the preparation of the financial statements for the benefit and retirement plan audits including 11-K filings where applicable.
  • Act as liaison between Medtronic and the external auditors (PwC) for quarterly review and annual audit procedures.
  • Assist with the continuous improvement of the global finance policy portal including assisting with the updates and posting of policies as needed.
  • Maintain a high level of understanding of current and proposed/pending accounting and reporting requirements that may impact Medtronic through self-study, outside/web-based seminars, and active participation in professional organizations and personal networks. 

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree with 4+ years of work experience in Finance and/or Accounting (Or Advanced Degree with 2+ years)

Nice to Have

  • 4+ years of business experience with emphasis in accounting or finance including 4+ years of public accounting/SEC Reporting experience
  • Experience with U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (U.S. GAAP), financial controls, and other authoritative accounting and reporting guidance
  • Interest in learning and becoming knowledgeable in preparation of annual Irish Statutory Accounts (Directors’ Report, Consolidated Financial Statements, and Entity Financial Statements of TopCo Parent)
  • Active CPA
  • Big 4 public accounting experience and/or SEC external reporting experience
  • Ability to work effectively with several levels of management, including senior level executives, and partner with a variety of business, functional, and regional partners to provide financial support
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Applications (Teams, Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and desire and ability to learn financial applications (Wdesk, SAP, Hyperion Essbase)
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organization and analytical skills and ability to work in a fast-paced environment and adapt to rapidly changing priorities while consistently delivering on time/high quality results, including interest and/or experience with visual management tools and processes
  • Must demonstrate good judgment, tact, discretion, and diplomacy in decision making support
  • A high degree of initiative and self-motivation and desire to learn in a continuous improvement environment
  • Ability to manage and manipulate data to develop financial analysis
  • MBA/potential interest in pursuing MBA or other professional degrees
About Medtronic

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life.  We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)

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