Stamford, Connecticut

Job Summary

Zimmer Biomet is a world leader in musculoskeletal health solutions. Our team members are part of a company with a heritage of leadership, a focus on shaping the future, and a mission dedicated to alleviating pain and improving the quality of life for people around the world.

Responsible for managing all financial forecasting and planning processes of Zimmer Biomet, as well as, supporting the consolidation and reporting process for the company (with a concentration on working capital, capital expenditures and other balance sheet metrics).

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Present monthly actual results versus forecast and prior year actuals to CFO and Finance Leadership team
  • Analyze forecast versus actuals, plan and prior forecasts and provide recommendations on actions needed
  • Develop long range targets and annual operating plan targets around key strategic financial areas
  • Partner with Treasury and Accounting to oversee the cash management office and decisions on quarter end and year end cut offs
  • Provide insights to rolling forecasts on a month to month basis
  • Work cross functionally to resolve issues and gain alignment on financial forecasts
  • Provide oversight/guidance to staff team members
  • Ensure best practices are reviewed and implemented within all groups supported
  • Oversee aspects of data gathering, interpreting, processing, consolidating, and reporting financial results.
  • Stay abreast of changes in reporting requirements and accounting developments, and interprets the effect on Zimmer Biomet.

This is not an exhaustive list of duties or functions and might not necessarily comprise all of the essential functions for purposes of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Expected Areas of Competence

  • Ability to lead a team and work independently in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are required.
  • Must understand discounted cash flow analysis, ROI, payback, etc.
  • Need a diverse understanding of multiple finance areas. Knowledge of balance sheet and Cash Flow modeling are preferred.
  • Need an understanding of accounting within a global organization. This includes items such as foreign exchange, inter-company mark-ups, inter-company charges and allocations, and tax issues.
  • Must be able to effectively use standard desktop software (Excel, PowerPoint, databases, etc.) as well as fully integrated ERP systems (examples include SAP, JD Edwards, Oracle).
  • Must be flexible, able to multi task and meet deadlines.
  • Must be able to effectively delegate and distribute assignments.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with a diverse group including the Global Finance organization, Senior Management outside of the Finance function, and the Executive Management group.
  • Must be able to identify and take ownership of significant issues as they arise.
  • Must be able to make concise, effective, and professional presentations to senior management.
  • Must be able to quickly analyze issues, determine what other persons or groups are needed to address the issue, and take necessary steps to assemble the group to drive resolution.
  • Must be willing to take an active role in mentoring and developing staff. Must understand culture differences within a global company and be able to effectively communicate and work with those globally.

Education/Experience Requirements

  • B.S. degree in finance or accounting, MBA is preferred.
  • Minimum of 6 years’ experience in accounting/finance.
  • Experience managing and developing a staff of finance professionals is required, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • C.P.A. or C.M.A. is preferred.

Travel Requirements

Up to 10%

Additional Information

Position will be located in Warsaw, IN or Stamford, CT


At Zimmer Biomet, we believe in The Power of Us, which means that we are stronger together. We are committed to creating an environment where every team member feels included, respected, empowered, and celebrated.

Stamford, Connecticut

Zimmer Biomet Team Members share the singular purpose of working to restore mobility and improve the quality of life for patients around the world. With operations around the world, we’re looking for Team Members who would like to make a difference in people’s lives.

We hire talented and highly motivated people with a range of skills, experiences, and backgrounds to fulfill roles in careers such as engineers and clinicians, or in quality and regulatory affairs, manufacturing, marketing, sales, and information technology, to name just a few.

Your chance to push the boundaries of innovation and make a valued contribution to helping people around the world find renewed vitality starts here. If you’d like to learn more about becoming a Zimmer Biomet Team Member, here are some Frequently Asked Questions.

If you’re ready to take the next step toward becoming a Team Member, use the Job Alert Feature to set up Zimmer Biomet job alerts and receive email notifications when relevant positions become available.

Log in to access your profile and job search tools. First-time visitors, create a new account.

Or, search for an independent sales representative position.

Recruitment Fraud Alert

Zimmer Biomet is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. M/F/Disability/Veteran

Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws:  Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) PosterEqual Employment Opportunity (EEO) PosterSupplemental Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) is the Law PosterEmployee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA) PosterPay Transparency Notice Poster

U.S. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. Zimmer Biomet participates in E-Verify to confirm work authorization. View the E-Verify posters in English or Spanish, as well as the Right to Work poster in English or Spanish.

We invite all interested and qualified candidates to apply for employment opportunities.

Similar jobs