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About Thermo Fisher Scientific
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of $18 billion and 55,000 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 four premier brands – Life Technologies, Thermo Scientific, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services – offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive support.

Position Summary:
Provide financial control, analysis, recommendations and general business support for the Product Management within the Global Research and Safety Market Division (RSD). Ideal candidate will have the ability to drive business decisions through effective communication with Senior Management.

· Coordinate with all levels of management to gather, analyze, and communicate recommendations regarding financial plans, acquisition activity, and operating forecasts to ensure optimal business decisions.
· Develop vendor reporting systems in order to measure and describe supplier performance
· Manage and liaise with self manufacturing partners on annual and quarterly forecasts in addition to portfolio additions
· Conduct special studies (pro-formas) to analyze complex vendor actions and prepare recommendations for policy, procedure, control, or action.
· Prepare monthly/quarterly financial reports including expense monitoring and month-end-close responsibilities.
· Provide analytics and metrics to support ongoing supplier rationalization and revenue/margin initiatives
· Provides clear, concise and accurate presentations/analysis to Senior Management with minimal lead time
· Lead and develop a team of finance professionals to increase the overall finance talent bench Perform other related duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
· Demonstrate proficiency in the following areas: financial reporting, internal control, forecasting, analysis, and technical accounting knowledge.
· Exhibit leadership, initiative, and embrace the Thermo Fisher Scientific 4-I values of Integrity, Intensity, Innovation, and Involvement.
· Strong business and industry knowledge as well as the ability to make logical assumptions, identify trends, incorporate external and internal information, draw conclusions from ambiguous data, and effectively benchmark results against appropriate baselines.
· Identify and champion productivity improvements through Practical Process Improvement
· 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
· Recruit, develop, and manage professional teams and the ability to provide constructive feedback through performance and development processes.
· Manage multiple assignments, has good judgment, and prioritizes projects and time effectively.
· Commit to continuous learning, show career progression and development, and seek opportunities to stretch capabilities.
· Excellent skills with MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and COGNOS are required; skills with Data Warehouse, Oracle, SQL, and other database management systems are preferred.

Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:
· Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business or other relevant background
· Advanced Qualification Preferred (CPA, MBA, or MS)
· 3-5 years experience managing a team of professionals
· 10+ years of progressive relevant work experience required
· International experience preferred

This position has been approved for Relocation Assistance.

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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