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Philips Senior Manager – HTS & Professional Service Solutions North America in Alpharetta, Georgia

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In this role, you have the opportunity to

In this role, you have the opportunity to be the "Right hand" to the Vice President for the HTS & Professional Service Solutions North America, providing bandwidth and depth of insight. Oversee the financial and business management of the HTS & Professional Services portfolio

You are responsible for (but not limited to)

  • Employs financial insights and business acumen to influence business strategy; Is dedicated in engaging business management to achieve financial and business goals.

  • Advises on opportunities to accelerate financial performance (growth, cost reduction, asset utilization, etc); influences decision making on the portfolio; identifies and assesses new business opportunities.

  • People/team management: Model of Leadership competencies and Finance values/ways of working; Builds high performing teams; attracts, retains, develops and provides opportunities for staff to gain critical experiences to the benefit of Global finance and the Finance employee base

  • Drives the financial forecast and will articulate and defend it in reviews; Drives financial planning activities (SR, AOP, RoFo) in the entity; Drives achievement of cost reduction strategies for the organization

  • Advises on and supports decision making throughout the BU organization.

  • Initiates and leads change with senior management; Actively leads (change agent role) senior entity management (GM, functional leads) on key decisions impacting financial performance

  • Directly communicates with stakeholders to articulate business performance; articulates the financial performance of the entity, providing the business context, opportunities, and risks; supports the management of risk and complexity w/in the BU

  • Articulates the overall direction of the planning process; ability to define the key assumptions underpinning the detailed planning; accountable for the financial forecast with the ability to articulate and defend it in reviews

  • Ensure financial and business controls are followed in all aspects of business operations.

  • Provide financial analysis to give management insight about margins, efficiency and cost structure. Recommend actions with the ultimate goal to continually improve our efficiency versus competition in the fast-changing environment.

  • This is a hands-on role that requires managing several tasks and projects simultaneously and shifting priorities as the demands of the business evolve.

You are a part of

Our mission to improve the lives of 3 billion people per year by 2030. Every day we move closer to achieving our goal by crafting state of the art solutions that lead to confident diagnosis, improved care, and increased quality of life for patients. We enable our employees to create a legacy in life through their work and support their development through people-centric learning, total rewards, and personalized development planning programs. Our research and business provide unique opportunities to develop cutting-edge clinical solutions and deliver meaningful solutions in the healthcare space.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • MBA or CPA

  • 10+ years of progressive Finance and Management roles

  • 5+ years' Management experience, leading large, heavily matrixed, globally dispersed teams. Demonstrated focus on coaching, talent development, and continuous learning through hiring, development and timely performance feedback

  • Provides direction to the organization, exercises power to influence decisions and obtain resources and represents the organization on critical strategic issues.

  • Proven depth of business knowledge and strong general business insight; Astute Financial analytics used to draw key conclusion, to provides insights and knowledge to make financial decisions and engage non-finance management in steering the business

  • Proven ability to make judgments, the flexibility to change with dynamic situations and the creativity to overcome problems with solutions.

  • Strong Technical Accounting Knowledge. Ongoing awareness of changes external to the department and translates these into related changes, processes, and practices

  • Strong Visual Analysis and Representation Skills. The ability to translate data into a visible form that highlights important features including commonalities and anomalies. The visual representations make it easy for users to perceive the salient aspects of their data quickly.

  • Ability to marry financial constructs with business knowledge, to partner with general and functional management to drive financially-sound business decisions

  • Models understanding of Philips ways of working/values, cultural expectations/norms; Models Cross-cultural relationship management

  • Political acumen; recognizes organizational and business differences and works to effect alignments

  • Change agent; Initiates and leads Finance staff/teams and stakeholders to or through change. Adept at the implementation of change through effective communication and leadership techniques

  • Must be able to push back without breaking relationships and be able to assess and prioritize various partner interests.

  • Ability to see synergies/alliances and opportunities across a broad business portfolio and to then break this into a manageable plan for execution.

  • High motivation and organizational skills. The individual must help to steer the organization toward its objectives and persevere even when challenges arise. Several activities must be balanced simultaneously and reprioritized as the demands of the business evolve.

Your team

You will report to the Head of Finance – Monitoring & Analytics and will be based in Alpharetta, GA.

In return, we offer you

The ability to collaborate with, learn and grow from colleagues in a highly complex, global organization where you can use your strengths to help drive strategic business initiatives for Philips. Additionally, we provide you a dynamic working environment in an innovative business, paired with a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and a supportive atmosphere where you can sharpen your talents with new challenges and career opportunities.

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum at http://www.philips.com/b-dam/corporate/corporateblog/2016/PhilipsChronicDisease_5.jpg . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/working-at-philips/working-at-philips.html on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog at http://www.usa.philips.com/a-w/our-people/life-at-philips.html . Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech.html , or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/faq.html .

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As an equal opportunity employer, Philips is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.

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