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Sr. Financial Analyst – Service

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of $20 billion and 65,000 employees in 50 countries. 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 and increase laboratory productivity. Our four premier brands - Life Technologies, Thermo Scientific, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services - offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive support. For more information, please visit www.thermofisher.com.

This position is responsible for financial business partnership to the Service Leader and leadership team of Service within Molecular Spectroscopy Business Unit. In addition to supporting strategic growth initiatives the candidate will drive effective reporting, forecasting and accountability processes to support tactical execution of the business.

Primary Job Responsibilities:
  • Lead efficient and effective global reporting, forecasting and accountability processes for the business service line
  • Key decision-making business partner; analyzing and advising on:
    • Business opportunities / contracts / quotes
    • Pricing strategies, margin analysis and product positioning
    • Headcount and other investment proposals
    • Parts Inventory
  • Lead deep dive analytics into business challenges to support corrective action planning and strategic decision making
  • Coordinate with Services business team driving meaningful analytics and reporting into the business – working closely with sales operations and commercial leadership
  • MBR/QBR reporting and presentation of financials
  • Drive reporting, forecasting and accountability process for spending within the product line
  • Work with sales operations and strategic pricing to evaluate price/volume levers and the effectiveness of promotions
  • Coordinate the development of the Annual Operating Plan for the service lines
    • For organic revenue growth, ensuring alignment between business unit and commercial objectives and targets
    • Coordinating volumes with global and site operations teams

Preferred characteristics:
  • The successful candidate is personable, highly ethical and thrives in a collaborative environment.
  • He/she has excellent proactive communication capabilities, identifying and addressing issues via candid dialogue
  • Track record of developing high levels of credibility and forging solid and positive professional relationships with subordinates, peers and upper management and can operate effectively in a matrix reporting structure
  • Strong commercial orientation with demonstrated experience partnering with business leaders to drive growth
  • Exceptional analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Self-motivated with high bias for action and accountability
  • High level of energy; can bring a passion to excel. Able to energize and influence a wide spectrum of people, including senior financial and operational professionals.
  • Ability to balance priorities and thrive in a complex global business environment
  • Drives a culture of accountability

Job Requirements:
  • An undergraduate degree in Finance or Accounting is required; an MBA or CPA is strongly desired
  • An ideal candidate will possess excellent academic credentials and a strong aptitude in financial analysis
  • He/she should have a minimum of 5+ years of progressively responsible business experience, including managing global teams
  • Experience in a global manufacturing organization is desired
  • Strong knowledge of Excel (i.e., financial models and analysis), Cognos reporting tool (or equivalent), PowerPoint, and Hyperion is preferred
  • The successful candidate should expect travel 0% - 25%

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.
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