1+ months

Sr Financial Business Process Analyst

Winnipeg, MB R3B
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Those who join Emergent BioSolutions feel a sense of ownership about their future. You will excel in an environment characterized by respect, innovation and growth opportunities. Here, you will join passionate professionals who advance their scientific, technical and professional skills to develop products designed-to protect life.


Finance Business Services (FBS) is a highly motivated team responsible for developing and managing overall accounting processes and systems that result in efficiency, quality, and enhanced decision support. The Senior Financial Business Process Analyst, reports to the Director, Finance Business Services and Process Improvement and is a key member in supporting delivery of SAP and Global Business Services (GBS) process improvements. This individual will work collaboratively with the Companys finance, IT, and operating teams to support the execution of the overall global strategy for finance processes improvement. This role will partner with stakeholders at all levels to understand business requirements and translate them into a plan, build consensus on approach, and then work with IT and the business to execute to agreed timelines. Finally, this role will proactively seek out opportunities to leverage digital technology and automation to lower financial operations and compliance costs.

Assess the utility and integration of existing financial systems (SAP, OneStream, TM1 etc.) by making recommendations for processes and upgrades where necessary
Identify inefficient/ineffective business processes, develop remediation strategies, secure commitment, and coordinate the implementation of changes with IT and the business
Support the development of performance metrics for key processes within the finance and accounting department
Support the development of process and controls within the essence of digital transformation [including the potential of robotic process automation and artificial intelligence].
Provide support to finance managers in maintaining implementation of the continuous-improvement initiatives within their respective functions
Advise on best practices and key technology solutions that enable efficiency within processes; including BlackLine, Ariba, RPA, Microsoft PowerBI & Power Automate and Service Now, while also working with the business and GBS to ensure what new tools may be needed
Participates in the site operational excellence / continuous improvement working group to share ideas, best practices and leverage cross-functional execution of lean initiatives
Maintain interaction and relationships with stakeholders to understand business requirement and support and drive the development of scalable business processes
Assist with the annual audit and quarterly reviews of the company, as required
Supports readiness for mergercquisition and divestiture activity, as required
Strong organizational and analytics skills
Systematic problem-solving skills and mindset
Network and participate with thought leaders within and outside the industry to further process excellence within GBS


Education: Bachelors Degree Required Accounting, Finance, Information Technology, other appropriate business-related degree

Experience: Minimum of 5 yearsaccounting experience, including experience within finance transformation or accounting

Certifications: Certification/Licensure preferred - CPA, CIA, or CISA

Knowledge & Skills:
Extensive knowledge of the design of ERP systems with an emphasis on SAP ECC and S/4 Hana
Knowledge of SOX and/or internal controls
Knowledge of public company accounting and disclosure requirements using US GAAP
Demonstrated history in delivering large scale Finance and Accounting projects/programs
Knowledge of emerging technologies (i.e., machine learning, robotics, artificial intelligence, blockchain, natural language, optical character recognition, etc.) and development of use cases to modernize finance.
Skilled at identifying and evaluating new technological developments and determining their appropriateness for the business.
Ability to effectively influence decision-making and process adoption at senior levels
Ability to work within and manage through complex environments
Strong interpersonal, organizational, and analytical skills
Ability to think creatively and solve problems
Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Knowledge and Skills:
Big 4 public accounting, Fortune 500 accounting or finance transformation experience
Project Management Professional (PMP) or continuous improvement certification at the Green or Black belt level
Experience in the biotechnology and manufacturing sector; experience with government contracting is an asset
Knowledge of analytical tools (PowerBI, Tableau, Python, etc.)
Knowledge of Microsoft Power Automate, and Smartsheet
Knowledge of SuccessFactors
Knowledge of OneStream
ERP System Implementation, specifically S/4 Hana

Per CDC guidelines, Emergent strongly recommends that all employees working on site are vaccinated to help ensure their safety, as well as the safety of fellow employees. This includes the use of good judgment when determining when the CDC guidelines advise that you stay home when ill.

There are physical/mental demands and work environment characteristics that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. This information is available upon request from the candidate.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform all essential functions.

Emergent BioSolutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and values the diversity of our workforce. Emergent does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Information submitted will be used by Emergent BioSolutions for activities related to your prospective employment. Emergent BioSolutions respects your privacy and any use of the information submitted will be subject to the terms of our Privacy Policy<> .

Emergent BioSolutions does not accept non-solicited resumes or candidate submittals from search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions approved agency list. Unsolicited resumes or candidate information submitted to Emergent BioSolutions by search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions approved agency list shall become the property of Emergent BioSolutions and if the candidate is subsequently hired by Emergent BioSolutions, Emergent BioSolutions shall not owe any fee to the submitting agency.


Protecting and Enhancing 1 billion lives by 2030 focuses our energy to improve the quality of life for individuals around the world, giving them the opportunity to experience the fullness of life.

Our drive towards this vision informs all of our actionswhether it is our approach to product development, manufacturing, encouraging employee health and wellness or giving back to the communitywe strive every day to achieve this shared goal.


  • Stand shoulder to shoulder no matter what
    • We combine our best thinking and communicate openly to support each other.
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  • Own it always
    • Every person at Emergent is engaged and accountable for delivering on our commitments.
  • Compete where it counts
    • We set the right goals and respect each other as we conquer them together.


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Posted: 2022-04-29 Expires: 2022-10-28
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