At Baxter, Finance plays a central role in driving business performance. Baxter’s finance professionals understand Baxter’s business environment, use financial tools and techniques to evaluate business opportunities, and communicate this back to the organization. These skills combined with the Finance function’s access to data and intelligence about the business, its performance and risks, and opportunities are integral to making key business decisions.
Clear, perceptive and unbiased reporting is the foundation of Baxter’s Finance function. It is imperative that the function makes solid, fact-based decisions when assessing issues and risks, and identifying opportunities for improvement. Because Finance owns or handles most financial data, the function ensures that the information Baxter uses and publishes is accurate and suitable to its intended purpose.
A career in Finance at Baxter offers an opportunity to join a team of professionals committed to providing proactive leadership that ultimately drives decision-making and performance. Finance professionals at Baxter collaborate with colleagues in virtually every function and area in the company. This includes partnering with colleagues worldwide in the more than 100 countries in which Baxter operates.
In today's ever-evolving business environment, it is important to provide finance professionals with continued development and learning opportunities that extend beyond the scope of their own experience. Multiple committees focus on identifying and providing these types of opportunities. In addition, the Global Finance Training Program provides comprehensive training that allows finance professionals to refine their current skills and learn new ones while pursuing a range of career paths within the function. Finance professionals at Baxter can develop their careers in roles supporting manufacturing, operations, corporate finance and specialty areas such as Treasury, Tax and Audit.
The successful finance professional at Baxter must have relevant finance and accounting experience, as well as a bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting (or its equivalent). In addition, Baxter looks for talented and driven finance professionals who have experience in: