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Position Summary:

Provide global financial support for the Thermo Fisher Scientific Global Business Services departments with emphasis on Sourcing.

Key Responsibilities:

· Work cross-functionally with all GBS Departments: Sourcing (Direct & Indirect), Real Estate, PPI, Strategic Pricing, Aviation, Building, and Strategic Operations to plan, forecast and report costs.
· Ensuring proper processes are in place to track savings for Direct and Indirect Sourcing.
· Provide decision support to Sourcing groups through routine actionable reports and as needed ad-hoc analysis.
· Member of Operations Finance Team, produce quarterly reports and analysis for Operations Leadership Council (OLC) including Productivity Savings Trends and Leakage analysis.
· Coordination, completion and review of month end close process, post close reporting cycles.
· Prepare DM Key Commodity Inflation report used in quarterly Earnings call script.
· Preparation & presentation of Monthly/Quarterly results and Forecasts.
· Coordination, preparation and compilation of the Annual Operating Plan.
· Oversight and ownership of shared financial tools: Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) model, Make/Buy, Payables Calculator, FX Calculator, Sourcing Scorecard
· Prepare and communicate Annual Commodity Inflation guidance for Direct Materials.
· Provide directional guidance to divisional sourcing teams on FX-related mitigation opportunities, periodic updates of FX tracking tool.
· Approvals of appropriation requests, RFDs, SOWs, Invoices, personnel changes, etc.
· Take high level direction and work independently to drive execution of department goals.
· Conduct quarterly Indirect Travel Compliance and communicate to Sr. Management.
· Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

· Proficiency in the following areas: financial analysis and reporting, forecasting, internal control and technical accounting knowledge.
· Strong business acumen as well as the ability to make logical assumptions, identify trends, incorporate external and internal information, and effectively benchmark results against appropriate baselines.
· The ability to identify and champion productivity improvements through Practical Process Improvement (PPI).
· Strong written communication skills, along with clear and concise verbal skills, are required The ideal candidate will have the ability to obtain operational buy-in with easy to understand analysis and presentations with the ability to engage in communication at the executive level.
· Proven history of leading cross functional teams as well as the ability to build organizational relationships with customers, peers and operating partners.
· The ability to recruit, develop and manage professional teams and the ability to provide constructive feedback through performance and development processes.
· It is required that the candidate has the ability to manage multiple assignments, has good judgment, and prioritizes projects and time effectively.
· The ideal candidate will have a commitment to continuous learning, show career progression and development, and seek opportunities to stretch capabilities.
· Excellent skills with MS Excel and MS PowerPoint are required; skills with Oracle, HFM, SAP, COGNOS and MS Access are preferred.

Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:

· Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business or other relevant background
· Advanced Qualification Preferred (CPA, MBA, or MS)
· Experience managing the budgets of a large IT technical projects
· 7-10 years of Financial Management


· Travel: Minimal requirement, typically 1-2 times per quarter. Travel to Waltham in Q3 for Annual AOP, Pre-QBR trips as needed to various company sites


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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