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We are searching for a Senior Financial Planning Analyst to join our team in Waltham, MA.

The Senior Financial Planning Analyst will analyze financial data, synthesize results into logical conclusions, and summarize findings in reports tailored to the appropriate audience. The Senior Financial Planning Analyst will work with Manager to prepare recommendations to management for establishing and achieving key metrics.

Key Attributes

  • Positive, can-do attitude

  • Detail orientated, analytical

  • Ability to work well with others in team orientated structure

Essential Duties and responsibilities

This position will take the lead providing financial planning and analysis of WK Healths Divisional Senior Leadership cost centers. This role will require a high level of interface with Division FP&A team, Business Unit finance contacts, accounting group contacts and Division senior leadership.

The Senior Financial Analyst role will also be involved providing data and analytics for the Wolters Kluwer Health Division cost & expense to help Division FP&A VP drive actionable insights and assess levers for improvement of the P&L.

In addition, this role will support the WKHs monthly financial processes to ensure forecasts and actuals are accurately recorded in planning system of record. The Senior Financial Analyst will play an important role supporting Division FP&As critical deliverables across multiple processes as needed.

Specific Duties: (Individual)

  • Support WK Health Division Monthly and Quarterly Highlights reporting, covering Cost Expense analysis and commentary on monthly results..

  • Under guidance from management, assess cost & expense analytics, reporting and presentation summaries for Division deliverables to corporate and broader analytic standards for use across Division Business Units finance.

  • Work closely with Division finance and broader Division organization (BU Finance, Accounting, Corporate FP&A, etc.) on day by day basis to pinpoint cost & expense issues for remediation and develop recommendations to improve results.

  • Overall responsibility for the planning, analysis, forecasting/budgeting and reporting of Divisional Department functions. Help improve budgeting and forecast accuracy across Division Cost Centers.

  • Directly support monthly financial planning process to ensure all P&L data for WK Health Emerging market entities are supported and reflected in planning tool. Work with key stakeholders to identify process improvements and ensure timely and accurate forecasts.

  • Excellent potential for growth and career development within Division Finance, Business Unit finance opportunities, among others.


  • 3+ years of experience in a corporate financial analysis role.

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent of experience in Accounting or Finance.

  • Ability to work well within a fast paced, dynamic environment.

  • Detail oriented; able to multi-task; strong organizational skills.

  • Other Knowledge, Skills, Abilities or Certifications:

  • Prior experience with Great Plains, SQL and/or SAP or other business intelligence tools strongly preferred but not essential.

  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) are a must.

  • Experience with Workday preferred (as HR portal and interacting with tool to analyze resource data).


Wolters Kluwer U. S. Corporation and all of its subsidiaries, divisions and customer/business units is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Associated topics: analysis, bi, business, business finance, examiner, financial analyst, financial reporting analyst, government, regulation, strategy

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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