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Job Description


  • Partner with the Business Director to drive top line growth in the segment
  • Partner with the R&D Director to drive on time completion of critical product development stages. Including the tracking of expenses and other important data to drive accountability on key projects
  • Drive creation and assist in delivery of executive presentations
  • Analyze the global financial information of the Business Segment and assist in the evaluation of alternatives to drive growth.
  • Drive the development and preparation of annual strategic plan, annual budget, monthly forecasts, and monthly results analysis.
  • Drive continuous improvement and standardization in processes within the business segment. Understand key business segment operating metrics (price realization, volume performance, R&D spending, Marketing spending, etc.) and measure performance to the established metrics.
  • Provide financial information to make sound business decisions (e.g., pricing, promotions, rebates).
  • Perform special projects and ad-hoc financial reporting as required.


  • An undergraduate degree in Finance or Accounting is required; an MBA is strongly desired. An ideal candidate will possess excellent academic credentials, a strong aptitude in financial analysis, as well as a technical foundation in accounting.
  • The successful candidate will be a well-rounded finance professional with a process-driven focus. He/she should have a minimum of 5-10 years of progressively responsible business experience. Experience in a multi-site, global manufacturing organization is desired.
  • Strong knowledge of Excel (i.e., financial models and analysis), Cognos reporting tool (or equivalent), Powerpoint, and Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) is required.
  • The successful candidate should expect domestic and international travel of 15%.


The successful candidate is personable, highly ethical, and thrives in a collaborative environment. He/she has excellent, open, and proactive communication capabilities, identifying and addressing issues via an open, candid dialog.

Additional characteristics include:

  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Self motivated with high bias for action.
  • Track record of developing meaningful relationships at all levels within an organization – at both the business unit and divisional level, and can operate effectively in a matrix reporting structure.
  • High level of energy; can bring a passion to excel. Able to energize and influence a wide spectrum of people, including senior financial and operational professionals.
  • Possess a strong set of personal and business values that coincide with those of the 4Is.
  • Believes in and demands accountability.
  • Ability to thrive and manage in a complex, global business environment.

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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