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About Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of $17 billion and 50,000 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 five premier brands – Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services – offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive support. For more information, please visit www.thermofisher.com.

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Job Title: Sr. Financial Analyst

Reports To: Sr. Manager Finance

Group/Division: LSG

Career Band: 7

Job Track: Finance Professional

Position Location: Carlsbad, CA

Number of Direct Reports: 0

Day/Shift (if applicable): N/A

FLSA Status (Exempt/Non-Exempt): Exempt

Relocation (if applicable): N/A

Position Summary:

As an integral part of the Genetic Sciences Division Finance team, this role will support the consolidation and reporting of the Division’s financial results and performance. This position offers the right candidate an opportunity to join a growing and dynamic Division and provides a significant opportunity for career development and growth.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the preparation and consolidation of the MBR, QBR, STRAP, and AOP for the Division
  • Understand key business drivers and provide management with accurate, timely, and relevant information for decision-making
  • Interface effectively in a fast paced, dynamic environment with all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrate judgment and tact to establish effective working relationships across the LSG matrix organization
  • Ensure consistent reporting and communication across GSD business units and drive alignment with Operations, Commercial, and Shared Service functions
  • Help support the integration of acquisitions into divisional consolidated reporting
  • Manage shared divisional operating expenses
  • Drive continuous improvement and automation of key processes
  • Utilize the 4Is (integrity, intensity, innovation, involvement) while maintaining a positive attitude and acting as a team player

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • BS or BA in Finance or related field required. MBA and/or CPA preferred
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience in a finance role with hands-on experience in providing financial analysis to drive key business decisions within the context of a matrix organization and/or corporate environment
  • Strong financial modeling, analytical and problem-solving skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to establish credibility and indirectly influence others, building effective partnerships throughout the organization (e.g., internal customers, FP&A, senior leadership)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interpret and summarize financial analysis results in a clear, concise, accurate manner
  • Desire to formulate and drive process improvements, with confidence to challenge the status quo
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize responsibilities, and meet deadlines
  • Display maturity in dealing with highly confidential and sensitive financial information
  • Foresight to anticipate implications of decisions (i.e., ability to proactively address problems)
  • Systems experience, including, but not limited to: E1, SAP, EDW, Hyperion Planning, HFM/CMR
  • Technical ability to effectively navigate interplay between financial systems


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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