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Job Description

The position is a key role to lead all FP&A activities for multiple critical business divisions of Life Science Solution Group (LSG) in Thermo Fisher scientific in Japan. As a strategic business partner, the position will closely work with a VP-level Commercial Leader in Japan as well as global Finance counterparts for assigned business divisions, and contributes to the business divisions’ performance improvement by providing insightful financial analysis and support for execution.

Job Responsibilities

  • Support leading and managing financial planning and review processes:
    • Forecast, track, analyze revenue and commercial P/L as well as preparing monthly/quarterly business review package
    • Monitor performance indicators, highlighting trends and analyzing causes of variance
    • Communicate with Commercial Leader for financial performance
    • Measure and identify opportunities to improve financial performance
    • Support preparing annual operating plan, monthly and mid-term forecasts, and long-term strategic plan
    • Develop financial models and analysis to support strategic initiatives
    • Perform complex financial analysis to support management decision making process
  • Liaise with Global division/Commercial/Finance and APAC Commercial/Finance teams
  • Coach and develop a team member to build a cohesive, high-performance team


  • Strong business acumen
  • Ability to work effectively in a matrix organization in multi-national companies
  • Be able to work in a fast paced environment and has change management experience
  • A self-starter with highest standards of accuracy and precision; highly organized
  • Articulate with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to think creatively, highly-driven and self-motivated
  • Ability to influence activities of peers


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance, or equivalent knowledge
  • 3+ years experiences in FP&A or Commercial Finance roles
  • Thorough understanding in financial accounting
  • Strong command in English and Japanese
  • Hands-on experience in ERP (SAP/Oracle) and analytical tools (Hyperion)

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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