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Job Description

This position is an integral part in supporting the Synthetic Biology business unit within the Biosciences Division (BID). The role will provide insight into the financial performance of the business, while providing financial support to translate strategy into business tactics. The candidate will be responsible for assisting with the financial analysis, planning, and reporting activities for Synthetic Biology, and will partner with the business leaders to develop actions and recommendations to enable the business to achieve its financial objectives.

Key Objectives of the role:

  • Manage the financials and provide key insights to the business to drive actionable opportunities for growth
  • Support financial reporting and monthly / quarterly close process for business unit
  • Serve as finance lead for new product launches & Licensing / M&A opportunities
  • Provide coaching and development to 1 financial analyst
  • Partner with finance functions across LSG to drive improvement throughout the P&L (Operations, Commercial, etc)
  • Coordinate with Product Management, R&D, and Market Development to provide the business with analytics needed to drive growth and take market share

Minimum Qualifications (must have)

  • BS Degree in Finance or Accounting
  • Minimum 9 years of relevant experience, including 2+ years of supervisory experience
  • Ability to work with management at all levels and lead major projects and initiatives
  • Ability to manage multiple and competing priorities
  • Excellent analytical skills that lead to actionable growth opportunities
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work effectively across the organization
  • Significant experience with MS Excel and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications (nice to have)

  • MBA and / or CPA preferred
  • Experience with Hyperion Essbase, Hyperion Planning, Hyperion Financial Planning, CMR, SAP and E1 a plus


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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