Controller - Product and Portfolio / Operations

Job Description

Now’s our time to inspire the future of healthcare together.

Siemens Healthineers is a leading global medical technology company with over 170 years of experience and 18,000 patents. More than 48,000 dedicated colleagues in over 70 countries are driven to shape the future of healthcare. We stand with our customers around the world to support them in delivering high quality care to their patients. An estimated 5 million patients across the globe benefit every day from our innovative technologies and services in the areas of diagnostic and therapeutic imaging, laboratory diagnostics and molecular medicine, as well as digital health and enterprise services. This is what truly matters to us.

Join our team now at Siemens Healthineers as Head of Product and Portfolio Controlling / Operations in Mountain View, CA.

This is a role well suited to an ambitious professional, looking for the next step in their career. As a Head of Product and Portfolio Controlling / Operations, reporting to the Head of Ultrasound Finance, you will be responsible for:

  • Managing cost controls, budgeting and forecasting processes, financial analysis and reporting, and accounting procedures for Ultrasound’s SCM and R&D functions worldwide.
  • You effectively execute Ultrasound’s short term and strategic financial targets, defining and implementing the financial reporting metrics for both, SCM and R&D functions.
  • You provide strategic guidance based on sound financial analysis to the Heads of both functions on key investment decisions and presents options with detailed financial implications to the leadership of the business line

This position may suit you best if you are familiar with what is below, and would like to do develop your career with Healthineers

  • You have responsibility for ensuring Ultrasound's competitiveness by driving product cost reductions across the entire portfolio and creating exceptional transparency of entire cost base at HQ, factories and countries
  • You provide leadership to your direct management team and their respective teams through setting goals which aligned with company's core value drivers and manages the execution of goals through coaching and mentoring.
  • You create a financial framework which allows the optimization of the ROI of strategic product development decisions and supports the most time and cost-efficient execution of projects
  • You are responsible for functional, short- and long-term forecasts and budgets, creating exemplary transparency on risks and opportunities as well as corresponding mitigation options
  • You ensure strict adherence to Siemens Healthineers’ financial reporting guidelines, internal controls framework and meeting all deadlines during monthly financial closing process
  • Liaise and build strong collaboration with all internal functions and Senior Leadership
  • Hire, develop and retain a diverse, highly qualified staff and provides ongoing performance feedback
  • Serve as a role model for the Finance Community and beyond by living and promoting ownership culture and foster the professional development of individuals

Required skills to have for the success of this role

  • BS/BA Degree required – Finance, Business Administration or applicable degree - Advanced Degree Preferred
  • 10 plus years of Finance/Business Administration experience with 5 years in a leadership role, ideally in a legal entity and/or factory setting
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of relevant financial processes and value flows from accounting (current knowledge of local GAAP + IFRS), tax, treasury and ERP perspective 
  • Excellent business understanding capability and strong analytical skills for timely and accurate financial analysis driving prompt and effective decision making
  • Excellent communication and reasoning skills; ability to interface with cross-functional internal and external stakeholders (customers, authorities, banks) proactively and effectively
  • Willing to travel up to 20%

At Siemens Healthineers, we value those who dedicate their energy and passion to a greater cause. Our people make us unique as an employer in the med-tech industry. What unites and motivates our global team is the inspiration of our common purpose:  To innovate for healthcare, building on our remarkable legacy of pioneering ideas that translate into even better healthcare products and services. We recognize that taking ownership of our work allows both us and the company to grow. We offer you a flexible and dynamic environment and the space to move beyond your comfort zone to grow both personally and professionally.

If you want to join us in transforming the way healthcare is delivered, visit our career site at

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As an equal-opportunity employer we are happy to consider applications from individuals with disabilities.

Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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