Thermo Fisher Scientific Sr. Financial Analyst in Waltham, Massachusetts

Job Description


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The Sr. Financial Analyst is responsible for performing analytics on revenue, margins, inventory, capital expenditures and headcount, as well as providing business partnering support to functional leaders. The position reports to the Senior Finance Director of the Bremen, Germany site and works closely with the business unit and site leadership team. The position will be located at our Waltham, MA facility.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to analytical process to drive impactful business decisions based on key performance indicators for a strategic Business Unit of Thermo Fisher Scientific

  • Partner with cross-functional business teams at various sites to manage functional spending reviews

  • Provide financial analysis around business expense reduction initiatives and capital expenditures

  • Help to implement pacing mechanisms with functional leaders for revenues, margins, inventory, capital expenditures and headcounts within a mixed system landscape

  • Key involvement in annual operating budgeting process

  • Provide business intelligence on business unit performance, opportunities and challenges

  • Contribute to dive deeps and complex analysis to understand variances to budget, prior quarters and prior years (bridges)

  • Drive continuous improvement and standardization of reporting

  • Act as a trusted business partner for functional leads in and outside the site

  • Perform special projects and ad-hoc financial analysis as required

  • Recommends opportunities for financial improvements

Minimum Requirements

  • Must have a Bachelors Degree from an accredited university in the field of Finance or Accounting

  • Must have a minimum of 5 years corporate finance experience (preferably within a matrix organization)

  • Must have demonstrated solid FP&A skills

  • Must be comfortable in presenting financials to Executives and Management

  • Must be able to drive business and partner with cross functional teams to achieve company goals

  • Must be willing to work extra hours when needed, especially during month and year end close

Preferred Skills

  • Hyperion

  • MBA

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