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Job ID :
46996BR
Location :
US - California - South San Francisco
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Job Description

Position Summary:

The Finance Director will lead the Genetic Science Finance team, manage the CE and qPCR BUs’ financials (total revenue of ~$900M), partner with Division leaders to develop and execute strategies to drive growth and profitability, and team with finance functions across Thermo Fisher to drive improvement to the BUs’ P&Ls. The Director will also lead the monthly / quarter close, annual AOP and Strategic Planning, new product launch, and contract pricing / Licensing valuation processes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and coach a high performing team
  • Serve as a key member of the BU Leadership Team and identify & execute opportunities to drive revenue growth and profitability improvements
  • Manage the BUs’ P&Ls and Balance Sheets, and work with functional partners to provide key insights to the business to drive actionable opportunities for growth
  • Lead the monthly and quarterly business reviews, help develop the BUs’ strategic action plan and manage the annual operating plan process
  • Partner cross-functionally with Operations, Commercial, and Strategic Pricing Teams to identify growth and profitability opportunities to improve overall business performance

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree in finance, accounting or other business related disciplines (MBA preferred)
  • 10+ years of experience
  • Life Sciences experience preferred
  • Experience leading multinational teams
  • Ability to partner with management at all levels and to lead major projects and initiatives
  • Excellent analytical skills that lead to actionable growth opportunities
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work effectively across a matrix organization
  • Proficiency with MS Excel and PowerPoint
  • Systems experience: COGNOS, Hyperion, SAP, E1
  • Business modeling and forecasting, including strong understanding of pricing models, sales trends, financial statements and valuation drivers

Key Success Factors:

  • Enthusiasm to work as a team player and a team leader
  • Applies strong technical and analytical skills to influence strategic business decisions
  • Demonstrates strong business acumen
  • Ability to manage multiple and competing priorities
  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritize to meet deadlines
  • Confidence to interact with all levels of the organization
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills are a must




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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