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ThermoFisher Scientific Manager, Finance in Waltham, Massachusetts

Work Schedule

Other

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Office

Job Description

About Thermo Fisher Scientific:

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $42 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving sophisticated analytical challenges, improving patient diagnostics and therapies or growing efficiency in their laboratories, we are here to support them! Our distributed team of more than 120,000 colleagues delivers an outstanding combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services and Patheon. For more information, please visit www.thermofisher.com .

Job Description

Job title: Finance Manager

Band 7

Location: Waltham, MA

Reporting to: GBS Finance Director

Job Summary:

The FP&A Finance Manager plays a crucial role in providing financial business partnering support to our Global Business Services (GBS) and Corporate Finance leaders. As a member of a global collaborative team, the Finance Manager is responsible for various key responsibilities and tasks. The ideal candidate has a proven record as an experienced high potential talent demonstrating drive, ambition, financial and analytical acuity, and emotional intelligence.

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the key Finance business partner for Global Business Services (GBS), including key support for multiple VPs / functional leaders.

  • Lead the GBS functions monthly close and forecast process.

  • Lead the consolidated forecast and Annual Operating Plan (AOP) process.

  • Provide decision support analysis to the GBS functional leaders and Corporate Finance leadership team through routine financial updates and as needed ad-hoc analysis.

  • Lead the CAPEX reporting and forecasting process.

  • Coordinate and prepare the GBS Quarterly Business Reviews.

  • Review monthly accounting journal entries and provide variance analysis on operating expenses.

  • Support standardization and continuous improvement of existing processes within the organization, promoting efficiency and effectiveness.

  • Other ad hoc projects as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance (MBA or CMA/CPA/CFA preferred)

  • 6 years of financial management experience

  • Strong leadership skills working with global teams, driving accountability, and continuous improvement efforts.

  • Communication: Clear and concise written, verbal and interpersonal skills.

  • Proficiency in the following areas: financial analysis and reporting, forecasting, and technical accounting knowledge.

  • Strong business insights as well as the ability to make logical assumptions, identify trends, incorporate external and internal information, and effectively benchmark results against appropriate baselines.

  • Proven history of working cross functionally and build organizational relationships with customers, peers, and operating partners.

  • It is required that the candidate can manage multiple assignments, has independence of judgment, and prioritizes projects and time effectively.

  • Excellent judgment and problem-solving skills, including negotiation and conflict resolution.

  • Embodies Thermo Fisher Scientific values of Integrity, Intensity, Innovation, and Involvement

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrates strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a keen attention to detail and ‘zooms in or out’ based on the audience and data at hand.

  • Ability to elevate discussions and materials to a senior leadership level.

  • Navigates the interplay between all financial systems (E1, SAP, EDW, Hyperion Planning, HFM/CMR).

  • Balances multiple projects with ease.

  • Operates well in a fast-paced, heavily matrixed environment.

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.

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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