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Job Description
Job Title: Senior Commercial Finance Analyst
Location: Basingstoke
Working hours: 35 hours per week including an early finish on Fridays
Package includes: Competitive salary, 25 days holiday (plus 8 bank holidays), life assurance cover, subsidised private medical insurance, pension scheme.

When you’re part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do challenging work, and be part of a team that values performance, quality and innovation. As part of a successful, growing global organization you will be encouraged to perform at your best. With revenues of $17 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

Role Overview:
Working within Thermo Fisher Scientific’s Speciality Diagnostic Group, within the Microbiology Division (MBD), we’re looking for somebody who wants to continue building 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 Senior Commercial Finance & RFP Analyst providing analysis & support for the division’s large global tenders and also EMEA business finance support and challenge to all commercial functions, driving better decisions and ultimately maximizing revenue growth.
This position is a strategic role on the Commercial Finance team and is responsible for reporting and analysis to support the Microbiology Division Finance, Sales and Marketing teams.

Key responsibilities:
  • Partner with Sales Managers & Corporate Account Managers from the global Commercial Sales teams on new business tenders and existing business re-quotes. This involves extraction of data from Cognos &/or Access, & using this to develop & adapt relevant excel models to provide a solid financial case and analysis to ensure optimum pricing & margins decisions.
  • Develop reporting to track Revenue of Group Purchasing Organisations (GPOs) & large global accounts vs AOP & vs tender commitments, providing variance explanations to Finance leadership & Commercial VP.
  • Partner with the Marketing & Product Management teams to produce NPV analysis for new products & track the success of marketing campaigns.
  • Support the EMEA Commercial Finance & Global RFP Manager to build the annual revenue AOP & regular forecasts with the provision of Global & Large value accounts information.
  • Support the EMEA finance team with monthly and quarterly close & forecasts process as required.
  • Documentation and validation of business critical processes.
  • Drive continuous improvement (PPI) activity in area of responsibility.
  • Provide support to the Commercial organization as assigned.
  • Play an active role in key projects as the need arises.
  • Work on other ad hoc tasks as required.
Minimum Qualifications and Experience:
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, including an ability to effectively communicate with non-finance people
  • Previous experience of working closely with commercial functions and being able to demonstrate results delivery through those relationships
  • The candidate should have the ability to manage multiple assignments, has good judgment and prioritizes projects and time effectively. A strong intellect, drive, analytical skills, communication skills are all expected in this role.
  • Strong problem solving, data analysis and teamwork skills are essential
  • Either already a professionally qualified accountant (CIMA, ACCA or ACA) or a desire to study for qualification
  • Undergraduate degree or higher
  • Desire for career advancement within Thermo Fisher
  • Excellent skills with MS Excel, MS Access
  • 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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