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About Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of $17 billion and 50,000 employees in 50 countries. 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. Our five premier brands – Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services – offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive support. For more information, please visit www.thermofisher.com.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is searching for a Senior Finance Manager that will lead the Clinical Next-Generation Sequencing Division (CSD) Strategy and Innovation team, responsible for setting and executing the strategy for a high growth division. He/she will be the primary liaison between Marketing, R&D, and Strategic Accounts on all financial matters, representing the Division’s interests. The role will supervise two to three direct reports and will report directly into the Sr. Director of Finance (CSD). This position will be located in South San Francisco, California.

Essential Functions:

  • Develop and coach a high performing team
  • Financial Planning & Analysis leadership with timely, accurate, value-added information, supporting the Division’s R&D portfolio, demand generation activities and capital investment decisions
  • Develop long range financial scenarios to facilitate strategic planning and capital deployment decisions
  • Partner cross-functionally to provide financial guidance on contract analysis, pricing strategy and business alternatives to drive overall business performance
  • Provide in-depth analysis of business drivers and market dynamics
  • Develop forecast tools and benchmarks/metrics for operations, implement common and consistent processes, strong internal controls, and provide monthly (and periodic) reporting packages on overall business results
  • Lead analytical support for special projects, including business integration planning and modeling for new businesses, products, collaborations, and other investment opportunities

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
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritize to meet deadlines
  • Ability to navigate and influence in a matrix organization
  • Confidence to interact with all levels of the organization

Education and Experience:

  • BA/BS degree in finance/accounting or other business related disciplines (MBA a plus)
  • 7+ years of finance/accounting related experience
  • Diagnostics industry experience preferred
  • Strong understanding of financial statements and financial system structures
  • Demonstrated track record of developing high performing teams
  • Expertise in Microsoft Office tools, particularly complex business modeling in Excel
  • Systems experience: COGNOS, Hyperion Essbase, SAP, E1. Experience with Siebel a plus

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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