Thermo Fisher Scientific Financial Analyst III in Woodland Hills, California

Job Description

About Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of more than $20 billion and approximately 65,000 employees globally. 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, deliver medicines to market and increase laboratory productivity. Through our premier brands – Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services – we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive services.

The Financial Analyst III is part of the Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) team supporting a business unit within Thermo Fisher Scientific. As a member if the FP&A team, the financial analyst will be responsible for a variety of reporting and analytical functions. The analyst will develop and maintain reporting and analysis to multiple areas of the organization including commercial, senior management, and R&D. In addition the analyst will provide ongoing support of other finance and accounting functions as the needs of the business may require.


  • Manage and consolidate master financial data

  • Direct financial support, analytical, reporting, budget templates including the coordination of all the financial requirements/data templates and system uploads (AOP, weekly/daily forecasts and monthly / quarterly management reporting cycles)

  • Prepare MBR/QBR templates (Monthly/Quarterly Business Reviews) with analysis and commentary to reflect the state of the business

  • Report performance vs. budget and forecast to management

  • Work closely with the Accounting organization in financial statement reviews

  • Support monthly close including reconciliation of results to management reporting system (Hyperion). Manage financial reporting from the local ledger to HFM/S9 (Hyperion Financial Management) for corporate consolidation

  • Provide internal reporting and reviews with departmental management to support financial reporting activities

  • Reclassification of cost center charges as needed

  • Continuously update revenue and expense forecast data

  • Supports development of Annual Operating Plan P&L at a site level and completion of the ongoing forecasts site wide and across the geographies

  • Prepare financial model for New Product introduction projects or other ad hoc projects to assist decision making process

  • Prepare, co-ordinate and distribute the monthly and quarterly management reports for actuals, plan & forecasts emphasizing historical results, budgets, forecasts, and trends

  • Create and analyze the monthly, quarterly results and AOP to ensure financial information has been recorded accurately

  • Perform actual to budget variance analysis, providing business commentary and highlighting key risks/savings

  • Perform various ad-hoc analysis as required by the business

  • Recommend process improvement options

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field

  • 3 years of work experience in Finance or Accounting, with a solid understanding of financial reporting and analysis

  • Strong analysis and analytical thinking skills

  • Excellent skill set in MS Office products including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

  • Individual must be professional and able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization while consistently delivering accurate work products and managing multiple deadlines

Key hiring criteria will include but are not limited to:

  • Exceptional financial analysis skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience extracting data from and loading data to financial systems

  • Experience in data management and data consolidation

  • Experience working in multi-site and multi- currency environment

  • Ability to work effectively as a team member in a complex business environment

  • Excellent organizational, project, and time management skills with ability to multi-task

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.