Careers at ThermoFisher Scientific


What Story Will You Tell?
Apply Now >>    
Job ID :
Location :
Switzerland - Basel
Job Description
Thermo Fisher Scientific is the world leader in serving science, enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. With annual revenue of more than $20 billion, we employ approximately 65,000 people in over 50 countries.

Fisher Clinical Services GmbH is part of Thermo Fisher Scientific Corporation, a world-class company serving the scientific community and healthcare industry. We are leaders in providing clinical supply chain management services and clinical supplies distributed to patients worldwide. More about our site: www.fisherclinicalservices.com

For our location in Allschwil/Basel we are looking for a

Senior Manager FP&A

The Senior Manager, FP&A will be responsible for managing the forecasting and planning process for the Fisher Clinical Sites in Basel and Weil am Rhein. He/she is expected to lead the overall Budget process with all corresponding tasks. This person will manage a team and be a strong business partner to the Finance and Commercial leadership by initiating and implementing actions to drive accountability, proactive insight, strong business intelligence, creating awareness to business issues and opportunities and analytics. This person will perform analysis by building financial models and deciphering variances.

Your tasks:
  • Support achievement of Revenue and EBITA targets through rigorous and transparent financial reporting, business and operational metrics reporting, financial planning and analysis throughout the business to support business review and decision making in a timely and comprehensive manner.
  • Own financial reporting, consolidation and analytical support for P&L, headcount, capital, FX and working capital as per required timelines; oversee development of annual budget, analytics and meet forecast requirements in a timely manner.
  • Drive focus on profitability and costs; regularly review costs and expenses with respective departmental / functional heads to adhere to budgets / targets.
  • Drive focus on productivity through rigorous reviews of initiatives at department / functional level and support initiatives to enable target achievement.
  • Analyze client wise trends on service lines’ revenue / profitability / price elasticity to support pricing initiatives as well as increase share of wallet.
  • Provide financial modeling and scenario analysis for strategies and initiatives as identified by leadership team.
  • Drive and maintain financial reporting with emphasis on corporate standard alignment.
  • Support articulating financial and business impact of operational decisions
  • Focus on continuous process improvements and challenging the status quo to streamline processes, identify root cause countermeasures and deliver actionable results.
  • Participate, support or lead special projects – both within finance and cross functional
  • Ad-hoc financial reporting as required.

Your profile:
  • Degree in finance, accounting or similar is required; an ideal candidate will possess excellent academic credentials, technical foundation in accounting, as well as broad business and operational finance capabilities.
  • The successful candidate will be a well-rounded financial analyst with an operational focus. He/she should have a minimum of five to eight years of progressively responsible business experience.
  • Superior quantitative and analytical capabilities with Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills; Strong financial systems capabilities specifically with Oracle CMR.
  • Must be able to work well under pressure, handling multiple tasks in a complex environment and competing timelines.
  • Able to energize and influence a wide spectrum of people, including senior financial, commercial and operational professionals.
  • Ability to prioritize workload independently and strong commitment to deliver in a fast paced environment with high quality work.
  • Experience in managing a team
  • The successful candidate is bright, personable, highly ethical and thrives in a collaborative environment.
  • Track record of developing meaningful relationships at all levels within an organization – at both the business unit and divisional level.
  • High level of energy and intensity; can bring a passion to excel.
  • Strong drive to standardize and streamline processes
  • Ability to thrive and manage in a complex business environment.

We offer:
  • Employment with an innovative, future-oriented organization
  • Outstanding career and development prospects
  • Company pension scheme and other fringe benefits
  • Exciting company culture which stands for integrity, intensity, involvement and innovation


Apply Now >>    
Join our Talent Community

If you're ready to make a difference in the world, you can do it here.