Grifols Shared Services North America, Inc Senior Financial Analyst in Los Angeles, California

Grifols is a global healthcare company whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of people. Our three divisions –Bioscience, Diagnostic and Hospital–develop, produce and market our innovative products and services to medical professionals in more than 100 countries.

We are committed to fostering an environment that creates continuous learning opportunities and encourages professional development and growth. As a company devoted to improving the health and well-being of people, we are looking for talented professionals worldwide. Make a difference and join us in this challenging and rewarding enterprise.

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Senior Financial Analyst


Grifols, a global multi-billion dollar healthcare company, is seeking to hire a Senior Financial Analyst within its Plasma Operations Controlling team based in Los Angeles, California. The Senior Financial Analyst, reporting to the Finance Manager, is largely responsible for providing support and expertise as the Finance Business Partner to cross-functional teams within the Company. He/She will also be responsible for in-depth expense analysis, the preparation and consolidation of various management reporting requirements, assisting with monthly financial close activities, and providing support for various corporate growth initiatives.

Primary responsibilities for role:

  • Assists with the financial control of contracts by drafting/reviewing financial executive summaries and tracking compliance with commitments/obligations & rebates;

  • Gathers, prepares, consolidates and analyzes data for monthly financial management reporting (actuals vs budget/forecast, expense analysis, cost trending review, etc.), including that for the North America management committee, corporate KPI scorecards, and various other reporting;

  • Assists with internal expansion and/or acquisition initiatives, including assisting with the integration of Finance/Accounting processes and systems, and new donor center onboarding activities of other functions (e.g. Operations, Accounts Payable, Vendor Master);

  • Performs the financial analysis of BS and P&L activity to identify gaps in operating expenses, as well as to identify potential cost savings. Follows through on assisting with drafting and implementing initiatives to address the root cause of issues;

  • Assists with the quarterly Financial Statement Reviews and yearly Audits, including SoX compliance, through preparation of audit schedules/reconciliations and addressing auditor follow-up questions/requests when required;

  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of Corporate Finance policies and procedures to help ensure proper and consistent application within Grifols Plasma Operations;

  • Contributes to the Finance team's role in supporting the Real Estate and Facilities teams (CapEx) with CIP tracking, RCE status review and closures, reviews/reclassifications of repair & maintenance expenses, open CapEx Purchase Order analysis, and other financial analysis as needed;

  • Provides assistance with the team's monthly financial close responsibilities;

  • Assists with ad-hoc requests received from management and business partners from other departments (e.g. Operations, Corporate Accounting, IT, etc.);

  • Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires review of a variety of factors. Exercises judgement within defined procedures and practices to guide other department heads or staff on appropriate action. Builds productive working relationships internally and externally.

Additional Responsibilities :

  • Designs and enhances processes where possible.

  • Works with management to ensure all processes are properly documented and compliant with internal and external regulations.

  • Reviews existing and proposed regulations and recommends appropriate courses of action.

  • Acts as Finance subject matter expert on projects with other functions.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong knowledge of IFRS/US GAAP standards, general accounting practices/procedures, financial analysis, and end-to-end business processes.

  • He/she must be able to write cohesive, knowledgeable, intelligible financial reports and possess the ability to effectively organize the functions under his/her control.

  • Excellent software skills in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Access are essential.

  • Must be a highly self-motivated, detail-oriented individual with the ability to prioritize and multi-task activities in a deadline-driven environment.

  • Previous experience with SAP a plus.

  • Strong interpersonal, communication, analytical and planning skills are required to effectively work with financial and non-financial personnel at all levels.

  • Must have the ability to work on semi-routine assignments following established procedures with minimal direct supervision.

  • Proficient at demonstrating technical and analytical skills, professional creativity, collaboration with others and independent thought.


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field required. CPA preferred.

  • 5 years or more of well-rounded financial experience required. Pharmaceutical or biotech industry experience preferred.

  • Depending on the area of assignment, directly related experience or a combination of directly related education and experience and/or competencies may be considered in place of the stated requirements. Example: If a job level requires a Bachelor’s degree plus 4 years of experience, an equivalency could include 8 years of experience, an Associate’s degree with 6 years of experience, or a Master’s degree with 2 years of experience.

This job description is intended to present the general content and requirements for the performance of this job. The description is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Managers and supervisors may assign other duties as needed.

Occupational Demands Form # 9:

Work is performed in an office environment with exposure to electrical office equipment. Frequently sits for 6-8 hours per day. Repetitive hand movement of both hands with the ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists. Light to moderate lifting and carrying objects with a maximum lift of 30lbs. Occasional travel within the United States. Interacts with others, relates sensitive information to diverse groups.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

EEO Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans

Location: USA- North America

2410 Lillyvale Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90032 USA

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