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Posted 7 months ago on Oct. 2, 2019

Director of Finance - Image Guided Therapy

Full-time in Andover, MA
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Philips is a hospital & health care company headquartered in the Cambridge, MA area with 10000+ employees. Philips has a 3.3-star InHerSight Score, based on 1,181 ratings from 82 employees. 23 employees have left comments about their experience working for the company on InHerSight.

Job Title

Director of Finance - Image Guided Therapy

Job Description

In this role, you have the opportunity to be the "Right hand" to the Modality Vice President for Imaging Systems, providing bandwidth and depth of insight.  Oversee the financial and business management of the Operations for iGT Modalities


  • Employs financial insights and business acumen to influence business strategy; Is proactive 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 PH 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 PH Sector 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 sr. 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 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.  Re commend 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.

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

  • MBA or CPA
  • 15+ years of progressive Finance and Management roles
  • 7+ years Management experience, managing 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 acumen; 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.
  • Proven 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 implementation of change though effective communication and leadership techniques
  • Must be able to push back without breaking relationships and be able to assess and prioritize various stakeholder interests. 
  • Ability to see synergies and opportunities across a broad business portfolio and to then break this into a manageable plan for execution.

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

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. Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways. Learn more by watching this video.

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog. Once there,you can also learn about our recruitment process, or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions.

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