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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.

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Job Title: Manager Finance

Reports To: Patrick Lauwers

Career Band: 8

Job Track: Management

Position Location: Carlsbad, CA

Number of Direct Reports: 3

Relocation (if applicable): No

Job Description – Sr. Manager HFM & CMR

The Manager CMR & HFM serves as the key responsible within the Systems team of the Life Sciences Solutions Group to ensure integrity of Corporate Management Reporting (CMR), Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) and the integrity between CMR, HFM and other financial reporting tools, including Quarterly Business Reviews (QBR) and Divisional Reporting.

This role will be the main contact with the corporate financial reporting team of Thermo Fischer Scientific and will be responsible to manage changes in corporate reporting requirements. This position requires the candidate to have excellent communication skills, a systems mindset, a strong understanding of management reporting systems, a natural bias towards resolving issues and driving process improvements and people leader experience.


  • Lead a team responsible for CMR, HFM and maintenance of mapping in our Financial Data Quality Management tool (FDM)
  • Coordinate monthly close reconciliations and daily month-end close team meetings with both the Systems team as well as our Finance business partners
  • Maintain integrity and consistency between CMR, HFM, Hyperion Planning and Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW)
  • Maintain CMR Divisional Reporting and collaborate with the Manager EDW and the Sr. Manager Hyperion Planning to ensure consistency of divisional allocations between reporting systems
  • Use data mining and analytical tools to resolve inquiries and issues raised by internal customers relating to HFM, CMR, FDM and Divisional Reporting
  • Coordinate with Corporate to ensure proper and timely implementation of corporate reporting requirements in CMR, HFM and FDM
  • Support Divisions to solve reporting issues for Quarterly and Monthly Business Review meetings (QBR/MBR)
  • Analyze and ensure alignment of EBITA and Organic Growth for actuals and AOP in different reporting systems
  • Collaborate with business partners (including Projects team and various FP&A teams) to drive process improvement and system enhancement


  • Bachelor’s degree with 10+ years of experience in financial reporting systems
  • Prior people leader experience
  • Experience with E1, SAP, HFM, FDM, CMR or similar systems
  • Understanding of data mining, systems setup and management reporting
  • Bachelor in Finance/Accounting (MBA or CPA preferred but not required)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Natural bias towards continuous improvement. Project management experience and exposure to PPI/Kaizen methodologies are considered an advantage

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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