Thermo Fisher Scientific Senior Director Finance-Financial Planning & Analysis in Needham, Massachusetts

Job Description

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.

How Will You Make an Impact?

Reporting to the VP of Finance, this position is responsible for leading financial planning and analysis activities supporting the Pharmaceutical Services Group (PSG). Key responsibilities include: focus on month end reporting and analysis, leading and coordinating planning and forecasting activities, and ad hoc FP&A support as required. This position will work closely with the VP of Finance for PSG, the PSG Finance Leadership Team, and the PSG Group President on a daily basis. PSG is a $3B+ group within Thermo Fisher Scientific that supports customers seeking services for drug development, clinical trial support, and finished dosage manufacturing

What will you do?

Month End Financial Analysis:

  • Oversee Group month end consolidation activities and ensure compliance with Corporate timelines and expectations, including but not limited to the tracking of information needed to report on the progress of acquisitions versus the targets set at the time of the deal.

  • Build and maintain the Group monthly financial reporting and analysis package. Monthly package and analysis to include:

  • Key P&L and scorecard drivers

  • Gross Margin analysis focusing on revenue (volume and pricing), direct material spend, and operating expenses

  • Working capital analysis

  • Weekly Revenue and Bookings analysis

  • Lead PSG in coordinating the preparation of consolidated Monthly and Quarterly Business Review (MBR/QBR) presentations

Planning and Forecasting:

  • Assist VP of Finance with all key annual operating plan tasks including:

  • Target setting

  • Developing annual operating plan guidance

  • Building AOP calendar – key deliverable due dates, review meetings, etc

  • Building the AOP management review package

  • Assist in preparation of AOP presentation to Corporate

  • Drive adherence to timelines

  • Coordinate with Corporate / Shared Service organizations on allocation changes

Lead the monthly outlook and quarterly flash processes

How will you get there?

Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance.

Advanced degree a plus. Certified Public Accountant a plus

Experience

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:

  • Hyperion experience – particularly HFM/Essbase

  • Strong analytical skills with attention to detail (emphasis on accuracy and timeliness) while being able to step back and analyze the overall business impact.

  • Proven people and project management experience with successful results.

  • Ability to work cross-functionally and manage by influence across a global organization.

  • Outstanding leadership, communication and interpersonal skills. Proven as an experienced, confident and mature manager

  • 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.

  • Engaged, process-driven leader, who values frequent interactions and dialog with subordinates, peers, and the company’s leadership team.

  • High level of energy; can bring a passion to excel. Ability 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.

  • Drives accountability

  • Ability to thrive and manage in a complex business environment

  • Ability to professionally present results and financial analysis to the PSG Leadership Team

  • Ability to define, quantify and link the metrics used to measure progress on key strategic initiatives.

This position has been approved for relocation assistance.

About Thermo Fisher Scientific

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.