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Thermo Fisher Scientific Financial Analyst III in Carlsbad, California

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When you join us at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll be part of a smart, driven team that shares your passion for exploration and discovery. With revenues of $22 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

This knowledgeable and dynamic Financial Analyst III has financial reporting responsibility for the Global IT Finance Organization. The Global IT Finance group supports all Thermo Fisher Scientific and, as a result, this position interacts with all Business Units within the Corporation. This role supports Global IT capital expense management and Commercial Digital Technology’s (CDT’s) full P&L management. CDT is responsible for our companies two premier websites ( and This role is responsible for the development of AOP, forecasts, variance analysis, AR financials, and ad hoc financial analysis. As a crucial member of the finance team, this role provides timely and accurate analysis, decision support and reporting to ensure sound financial operations. This Financial Analyst III will build strong business partnership with stakeholders and provide timely and accurate analysis, decision support and reporting to ensure sound financial operations.

Responsibilities :

  • Providing financial planning and analysis support to the Global IT Shared Service organization during Annual Plan and Forecast periods.

  • Coordination, completion and review of month end close process and post close reporting cycles.

  • Reporting and reviewing monthly operating expense spending and capital spending, and identify the contributing factors driving variances to AOP and Forecast.

  • Demonstrated history driving businesses processes to improve performance and customer ease of use.

  • Partner closely with the Global IT Finance Management as well as the entire Global IT Management and Operations team.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field.

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in Finance or Accounting role

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Ability to build organizational relationships with customers, peers and operating partners.

  • 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/MS PowerPoint are required; Oracle, HFM, COGNOS are preferred.

  • Ability to work cross-functionally with individuals and teams from different areas, drive accountability and continuous process improvement in daily activities.

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

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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.