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Job ID :
49100BR
Location :
US - Massachusetts - Waltham
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Job Description
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of $18 billion and more than 55,000 employees globally. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics and increase laboratory productivity. Through our premier brands – Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services – we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive support.

All of our employees share a common set of values - Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement. Our ability to grow year after year is driven by our ability to attract, develop and retain world-class people who will thrive in our environment and share in our desire to improve mankind by enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

This finance leader will have direct exposure to the Laboratory Products Division (LPD) senior leadership team and six business units. This role is responsible to coordinate and consolidate month-end close and forecasting processes of the worldwide LPD Finance team and reports directly to the LPD Sr. Finance Manager.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Drive the monthly forecast (Management Business Review) and annual budget processes.
  • Coordinate with Finance counterparts around the global to help ensure that the detailed requirements and deliverables are met.
  • Prepare the monthly and quarterly performance package and provide a thorough analysis of variances to current plan.
  • Advise management on key financial drivers. Work with management team on controlling expenses.
  • Analyze financial and business performance against key business metrics and document pertinent financial highlights that will enable management to determine progress against strategic / business plan and budgets.
  • Drive process and coordinates inputs for Strategic Planning Process (STRAP).
  • Assist in the design of systems and processes to gather and report business critical information.
  • Ensures our finance team adheres to all company policies and procedures as established.
  • Maintain high-level of knowledge regarding the company’s products and plans.
  • Ad hoc analysis and special projects as assigned.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or MBA in Accounting or Finance.
  • Prior experience in an FP&A or Sr. Financial Analyst role.
  • Excellent problem solving skills with attention to detail; ability to step back and analyze the overall business impact.
  • Willingness to dig into details and analyze variances and trends.
  • Excellent financial modeling skills.
  • The successful candidate also has very good overall business skills; he/she does not limit the scope of responsibilities to FP&A, but helps to develop solutions to broad business issues. Experience in a global manufacturing organization is desired, as is experience in installation of financial systems and development of product cost methodologies.
  • Strong knowledge of Excel, Powerpoint, and Hyperion Financial Management (HFM).
  • Superior quantitative and analytical capabilities with Advanced Excel and Powerpoint skills; Strong financial systems capabilities (HFM, CMR, SAP).
  • Must be able to work well under pressure, handling multiple tasks in a complex environment with strong written, oral communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills, able to manage priorities and workflow.
  • Ability to travel 10% of time.



Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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