B. Braun

  • Senior Financial Analyst– Active Devices

    Job Locations US-PA-Bethlehem
    Requisition ID
    B. Braun Medical Inc
    # of Openings
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    8am - 5pm
    Corporate/Sales/ B. Braun of Canada/ BIS/ CeGat
  • Overview

    With a nationwide sales team and several manufacturing locations, B. Braun Medical has become a leading full-line supplier of healthcare products and services in the U.S. The company is committed to delivering innovative products and services with unmatched quality, superior technology, and cost-effectiveness, while maintaining environmental responsibility. Through its "Sharing Expertise®" initiative, B. Braun promotes best practices for continuous improvement of healthcare products and services. B. Braun employs over 4,500 people in the USA. B. Braun Medical Inc. began its operations in the USA in 1957. Initially, the company manufactured and sold disposable plastic syringes. During the 1980s and early 1990s, the company undertook several expansions and enlarged its product line of disposable medical devices. With the acquisition of McGaw, Inc. in 1997, including Central Admixture Pharmacy Services, Inc. (CAPS®), B. Braun dramatically broadened its product lines and services to U.S. customers.


    U.S. Facilities and Operations:


    Supporting product sales are a network of nationwide marketing and manufacturing locations. Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, is home to the U.S. Corporate Headquarters along with the marketing offices of the Hospital, Outpatient Markets (OPM), Renal Therapies, Vascular Interventional, International, and OEM Divisions. Central Admixture Pharmacy Services, Inc.(CAPS®) is also managed from this location. The nearby Allentown, Pennsylvania, facility manufactures Needle-free products, IV Safety Catheters, Anesthesia Systems, Introducers, Pharmacy Admixture products. Vascular products including Right Heart Catheters and Interventional Accessories are also manufactured in Allentown. The Irvine, California facility produces IV Solutions, Basic and Specialty Nutrition, Drug Delivery, and BTC products. Infusion Pump Systems are manufactured in Carrollton, Texas and IV administration and IV and Irrigation sets are produced in the Dominican Republic.


    Position Summary:


    The Senior Financial Analyst – Active Devices supports the Cost Accounting Manager in the efficient and detailed analysis of financial results and projection of future results of our Texas manufacturing and service operations. Also responsible for improving current business processes using SAP functionality to support end users and to resolve problems. The Senior Financial Analyst is responsible for delivering reliable and timely data as a basis of management’s decision making.


    Responsibilities: Essential Duties

    • Financial planning and analysis of operational results in the Texas plant. In accordance with division guidelines, policies and practices, implements and maintains internal control systems to ensure the safeguarding of company assets and proper financial reporting.
    • Monitor and report purchase price variances and assist purchasing during quarterly forecasts.
    • Report and analyze production order variances.
    • Calculate and forecast warranty revenues, expenses and liabilities.
    • Maintains and improves cost systems to provide accurate, timely information used to determine profitability and performance of the plant.
    • Forecast resource requirements for the infusion system and automated compounding service departments and report monthly income statement for these service departments.
    • Monitor, report and forecast inventory levels at the Texas plant and ensure cycle counting procedures are followed.
    • Preparation of monthly and annual unit volume reports.
    • Report and forecast capital expenditures for Texas operations and track fixed assets.
    • Conduct monthly business reviews with Texas operations leadership team.
    • Improve and automated business processes through collaboration with IT.
    • Analyses and preparation of cost accounting procedures together with other statistical and routine reports, including any desirable analysis of monthly departmental reports.
    • Analyses of general economic, business, and financial conditions and their impact on the company’s financial results.
    • Preparation of ad-hoc analyses and reports as required by management.

    Expertise: Knowledge & Skills

    • Computer skills to include MS Applications such as Excel with advanced formulas, Access database knowledge and Power Point Presentations. Excellent SAP knowledge.
    • Experience with cost accounting, financial accounting principles and project management
    • Strong analytical skills, excellent verbal and written communication, very good presentation style, multiple tasking, planning and organizing, good judgment, experience in working in an international environment.


    Expertise: Qualifications - Experience/Training/Education/Etc



    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
    • 5-7 years of experience in accounting or financial planning & analysis


    • MBA/CPA

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.



    Braun offers an excellent benefits package, which includes healthcare, a 401(k) plan, and tuition reimbursement. To learn more about B. Braun and our safety healthcare products or view a listing of our employment opportunities, please visit us on the internet at www.bbraunusa.com Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities /Women/ Veterans/Disabled.


    Through its “Sharing Expertise®” initiative, B. Braun promotes best practices for continuous improvement of healthcare products and services.


    Responsibilities: Other Duties:


    The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this position. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed in this description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.


    Physical Demands:


    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    Work Environment:


    The 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. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


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