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Job Title: Sr. Financial Analyst
Reports To: Wes Hartman; Sr Manager, Finance
Position Location: Carlsbad, CA

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.

Position Summary:
Thermo Fisher Scientific has an immediate need for a dynamic and experienced Senior Financial Analyst to support the Life Science Solutions Group. This role will closely interact with the operations teams in supporting strategic growth initiatives, analytics and reporting as well as the ongoing day to day activities. This position will be located in Carlsbad, CA and will provide for future growth opportunities within the finance organization.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Lead month-end and quarter-end executive reporting process; be able to communicate the findings and action items clearly to the leadership team
  • Assist with annual planning cycle by facilitating global STRAP/AOP process with the operations and corporate FP&A teams
  • Drive financial data analytics, defining relevant information and interpreting the results for the purpose of determining past financial performance and potential risks and opportunities for the future performance
  • Develop various financial reports for forecasting, trending, budgeting and results analysis
  • Drive financial analysis, interpretation and communication of key issues and metrics to leadership along with recommendations for course correction
  • Track Operational Metrics / KPIs and manage performance
  • Lead projects to improve the operational and financial effectiveness of the finance department as well as supported business partners
  • Analyze and provide financial guidance on Make vs. Buy decisions with business partners
  • A strong knowledge of cost accounting is a plus
  • Participate and provide required leadership in facilitating various teams’ initiatives and projects;
Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
  • BA degree in finance/accounting or other business related discipline
  • 5+ years of finance related experience
  • Systems experience: Hyperion Essbase; EDW
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access
Key Success Factors:
  • Self-initiative and sense of ownership in work
  • Must possess self-motivation, enthusiasm, a positive attitude and ability to perform as a team player. Must possess problem solving skills and be results oriented
  • Work well under pressure and able to prioritize to meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills are required
  • Must be able to interface effectively with all levels of the organization
  • Must demonstrate judgment, tact and diplomacy in dealing with internal and external customers as well as the ability to handle confidential and proprietary information
  • Accuracy is required in performing all functions of this position. Providing timely, accurate, relevant information and analysis is a must
  • Ability to extract key message from various data sources is required

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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