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Job ID :
37660BR
Location :
United Kingdom - Basingstoke
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Job Description

When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work that supports a powerful mission. With revenues of $18 billion and a track record of stability and consistent growth, we’re uniquely able to give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

Responsibilities:

Working within Thermo Fisher Scientific’s Speciality Diagnostic Group, within the Microbiology Division (MBD), this role is a fantastic opportunity for a recent graduate who is looking for a role that offers training and support to become a fully qualified accountant.

We’re looking for somebody who wants to build a strong financial career within a global organisation that enables individuals to reach their best through continuous challenges and expansive opportunities. Working within a team of experienced finance professionals, you’ll be helping a business that is dedicated to delivering quality products that help society.

The successful candidate will work within the Commercial Finance team as a Commercial Finance Analyst supporting the division’s commercial analysis, generating ground-breaking insights into both its current performance and future performance trajectory, particularly in the areas of price, margin and product mix.

Key responsibilities:

  • Support the month-end process in reporting revenue, price, mix and margin performance versus AOP (the annual operating plan), prior year and forecast;
  • Support the monthly re-forecasting process in the areas of revenue, price, mix and margin;
  • Support the AOP process with revenue, price, mix and margin reporting and analysis;
  • Produce on-going analysis as required to support the business’ understanding of its revenue, price, mix, margin and wider commercial performance;
  • Support the commercial functions in developing and maintaining ‘lead’ KPIs in areas such as pipeline size, opportunity conversion rates, opportunity closure lead times and churn rates;
  • Support the commercial functions with financial modeling on key business cases, such as product launches, product dis-continuations, promotional campaigns and marketing initiatives;
  • Participate in Practical Process Improvement (PPI) projects across the business as the need arises, playing an active role and supporting analysis requirements;
  • Play an active role in both wider financial and commercial projects as the need arises;
  • Work on other ad hoc tasks as required

We are looking for someone who:
  • Communicates openly, with the ability to effectively communicate with non-finance people;
  • Exhibits flexibility and actively seeks new ways to grow and be challenged;
  • Embraces continuous improvement and looks for opportunities to constantly improve processes;
  • Is curios to understand business performance with an analytical mind able to translate this into insights for others;
  • Can be a key positive influencer within the wider finance team, encouraging team work and cross functional collaboration;
  • Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of customers;
  • Has courage to challenge and hold self and others accountable; and
  • Is disciplined in approach to quality, attention to detail and is focused on delivery


Minimum Qualifications and Experience:
  • Undergraduate degree or higher, preferably in a Finance, Business, Maths or Science discipline
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong desire to study for a professional accountancy qualification (CIMA, ACCA or ACA)

Preferred Experience:
  • Working experience of Cognos BI, SAP and Hyperion all advantageous



At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 50,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Apply today http://jobs.thermofisher.com



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