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Job Description
The Finance Manager, LPD Operations has high exposure to senior executives within the Laboratory Products Division (LPD). The holder of this position is responsible for overall management of Operations financial planning and analysis processes, supporting LPE business unit and manufacturing sites with tools and processes to enable effective management of the business as well as meeting all corporate reporting requirements
Successful candidate will demonstrate effective experience in the following key areas:
• Managing diverse teams
• Maintaining effective internal control environment
• Managing working capital
• Partnering with functional leaders, manufacturing and supply chain management
• Implementing and maintaining effective financial reporting processes

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead weekly and monthly reporting activities ensuring timely and accurate submissions from sites
  • Create, simplify and improve divisional reporting tools used by finance teams and business leaders
  • Support site finance teams with solving data integrity issues and serve as divisional expert in key reporting and consolidation for manufacturing operations activities
  • Work closely with functional leaders (Practical Process Improvement (PPI), Quality and Strategic Operations) to drive operations cadence and develop business analytics that provide meaningful insight to Business Unit and Division leadership
  • Own global PPI forecasting and reporting
  • Support Sr. Director, Finance with preparation of key monthly and quarterly business review materials and outlooks
  • Collaborate with Division and BU FP&A teams on reporting requirements and ad hoc requests
  • Lead Annual Operating Plan process coordination ensuring all timelines and reporting requirements are met
  • Support regular balance sheet review process for the Division
  • Support ad-hoc reporting/ projects as well as being a resource for the business unit on various accounting and reporting issues

Preferred characteristics:

  • The successful candidate is personable, highly ethical and thrives in a collaborative environment
  • He/she has excellent proactive communication capabilities, identifying and addressing issues via candid dialogue
  • Track record of forging solid and positive professional relationships with peers and upper management and can operate effectively in a matrix reporting structure
  • Strong manufacturing operations orientation with demonstrated experience partnering with Operations leaders to drive cost optimization
  • Possess strong leadership and team building skills
  • Exceptional analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Self-motivated with high bias for action and accountability
  • High level of energy; can bring a passion to excel. Able to energize and influence a wide spectrum of people, including senior finance and operations professionals
  • Ability to balance priorities and thrive in a complex global business environment
  • Drives a culture of accountability

Job Requirements:

  • An undergraduate degree in Business, Finance, or Accounting is required; an MBA or CPA is strongly desired
  • An ideal candidate will possess excellent academic credentials and a strong aptitude in financial analysis
  • Experience in the Life Sciences industry is desired
  • He/she should have a minimum of 3+ years of progressively responsible business experience
  • Experience in a global manufacturing organization is desired
  • Strong knowledge of Excel (i.e., financial models and analysis), Power BI reporting tool (or equivalent), PowerPoint, and Hyperion is preferred

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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