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About Thermo Fisher Scientific
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. With revenues of $12 billion, we have approximately 39,000 employees and serve customers within pharmaceutical and biotech companies, hospitals and clinical diagnostic labs, universities, research institutions and government agencies, as well as in environmental and process control industries. We create value for our key stakeholders through three premier brands, Thermo Scientific, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services, which offer a unique combination of innovative technologies, convenient purchasing options and a single solution for laboratory operations management. Our products and services help our customers solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics and increase laboratory productivity. Visit www.thermofisher.com.

Job Description

Job Title: Forecasting & Reporting Manager
Reports To: Head of FP&A
Group/Division: Finance
Career Band: 6
Job Track: Professional
Position Location: Horsham, West Sussex
Number of Direct Reports: 0

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Head of Financial Planning & Analysis, this role is an integral part of the BU FP&A function providing a link between the Business Partnering function, LT and Division Finance.

Taking ownership of all the financial forecasting models within the BU finance team, the candidate will be required to coordinate, consolidate and report up all of the financial forecasts to includes weekly flash forecasts, annual budgets, monthly forecast changes and periodic S&OP forecasts. Additional relationships will need to be developed in order to bring us closer to our customer teams to add more clarity to our longer term forecasting process.

The role will require working closely with the Finance BP’s, colleagues in Division, and peers around the devision in bringing best practice into the BU forecasting and reporting.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To prepare weekly financial forecasts to division
  • To prepare and consolidate monthly forecasts including bottoms up cost refresh and headcount forecast
  • To consolidate and draft MBR / QBR deck.
  • Ownership of site S&OP process, including all forecast models behind the data
  • Co-ordination of resource modelling and other metrics with BP’s and Global S&OP team
  • To be responsible for building further relationships with customer teams globally, to leverage other information which may exist in terms of customer pipeline / forecasts
  • Responsible for working with SF.com team and client services group globally to ensure data adherence in systems
  • Ownership and development of financial forecast models including storage, distribution and packaging
  • Development, with BP support for customer profitability models and ownership of resulting tools
  • Liaise with S&OP and BP teams to identify data and requirements to support revenue forecasting models globally.
  • To undertake ad hoc duties as directed and agreed with the Head of FP&A.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Professional Accountancy Qualification (ACCA / CIMA preferred)
  • Proven experience of working in a commercial or Analytical environment supporting and influencing all levels of an organization
  • Ability to work both independently and in a group setting with little direction
  • Experience developing financial / business models
  • Advanced Excel Skills required
  • Highly IT literate
  • Customer focused
  • Good time management, ability to meet tight deadlines and to work under pressure
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, experience presenting to management
  • Flexibility to work as required at busy times

Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria: (List 3-5 key quantifiable skills or position requirements that the candidate must have to be considered for this position.)

  • Professional Accountancy Qualification (ACCA / CIMA preferred)
  • Proven experience of working in a commercial or Analytical environment supporting and influencing all levels of an organization

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