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Sr. Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A)

Waltham, Massachusetts

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Job ID 21000LD2

Available Openings 1

Position Specific Information

Excellent opportunity for a Senior finance leader. Experience in project accounting and finance a must. preferrably in an R & D or engineering environment. Position is in Global R & D.

Global Research & Development

Our Global Commitment to Deliver

Around 3 million individuals worldwide suffer from renal failure. With innovative products and therapies we define highest standards for the dialysis treatment of patients with chronic kidney failure and extracorporeal therapies for organ support.

Our Global Research & Development (GRD) activities enable us to develop products efficiently and to systematically promote the exchange of knowledge and technology between regions. Our intention to develop innovative products that are not only of the highest quality, but are also affordable so that caregivers and patients can benefit from them.

Click to Learn more about the Global Research and Development Organization!


The Sr. Manager, FP&A manages the coordination and preparation of diverse reports, analyses, forecasts and plans on an ongoing basis for the assigned business unit(s). The incumbent selects, develops and evaluates the assigned team(s) to ensure maximum efficacy and efficiency of operations within the assigned function(s).


  • Manage the tactical execution of short- and long-term objectives through the coordination of activities with a direct responsibility for results, including costs, methods, and staffing.
  • Lead the review and submission of key performance indicators (KPIs) on a routine basis; analyzing critical data and preparing presentations for management review and discussion.
  • Manage the coordination and preparation of diverse business plans, forecasts, analyses and reports for management review on a routine or ad hoc basis.
  • Provide critical financial summaries for acquisition-related impacts to budget and/or forecast submissions on an ongoing basis.
  • Contribute to the maintenance of the integrated planning model; making required changes as they affect the assigned business unit(s).
  • Oversee the filing of all applicable government reports on a routine basis.
  • Provide leadership, coaching and development plans for all direct reports to maintain an engaged and productive workforce; partnering with Human Resources on employee matters.
  • Provide technical guidance.
  • Assist with various projects as assigned.

Global R & D Finance

  • Act as key contact and responsible for Internal Control System (ICS) related activities and processes for the assigned area, coordinates appropriately with internal and external counterparties where relevant.
  • Act as key contact for internal stakeholders in Accounting- and Treasury departments in relevant topics in the assigned area.
  • Maintain employee master data where required for IT tools (e.g. Anaplan, Magic Cube, Planview).
  • Function as an individual contributor role, with the potential to become a people manager over time based on business needs and conditions.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Additional responsibilities may include focus on one or more departments or locations. See applicable addendum for department or location specific functions.


The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


May be responsible for the direct supervision of various levels of financial analysis staff.


Bachelor’s Degree required; Advanced Degree desirable.


  • 6 – 8 years’ related experience.
  • 3+ years’ experience as a Manager preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage one or more departments.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license preferred.
  • Strong computer skills with advanced proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and email applications.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with business warehouse (BW) systems (e.g., BEx, SAP, Query Designer, etc.).
  • Detail oriented with strong analytical and organizational skills.
  • Strong time-management skills with the ability to multitask concurrent priorities in an organized manner.
  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to effectively lead cohesive and productive teams.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to effectively communicate with all levels of management.

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Fresenius Medical Care North America maintains a drug-free workplace in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.