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As the world leader in serving science, we empower our people to advance innovative technologies, develop meaningful solutions, and build rewarding careers. With revenues of $20 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our 65,000 extraordinary minds the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

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We currently have an opportunity for a Finance Professional at our Madison, Wisconsin facility, with the possibility of being able to work remotely. The position is a Lead Financial Analyst/Finance Manager position.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the budgeting and forecasting processes including variance analysis
  • Lead monthly, quarterly and annual close activities
  • Lead the team preparation of the quarterly business review presentations; provide insight and support to the business units
  • Establish growth targets by country and product line including participation in the five year planning process
  • Oversee the annual sales quotas for 300+ sales force
  • Monitor commercial progress to established KPI’s; analyze and recommend areas for improvement along with proposed solutions
  • Collaborate with the finance team to identify issues, resolve problems and speed up processes; be a process champion for the team working closely with the site PPI leader
  • Be a strong business partner to the Commercial Vice President and Directors
  • Be a strong business partner to the Finance Director and the Commercial Finance Vice President
  • Analyze and interpret financial results and forecasts, providing key business and financial guidance to the organization in an executive summary fashion
  • Analyze financial information to recommend or develop efficient use of resources and procedures, provide strategic recommendations and maintain solutions to business and financial problems
  • Ad-hoc financial analysis, analytical modeling, and consolidation reporting via the use of multiple financial systems

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of experience as a financial or business analyst
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or related field
  • Experience with ERP systems (preferably SAP)
  • Experience with data warehousing tools (preferably CMR)
  • Experience with Hyperion or Oracle/Essbase
  • Experience in a large, multi-currency, international operating company
  • Advanced Excel skills

Basic Requirements:

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to comfortably interact with all levels of management
  • Demonstrated ability to manage change in a matrix organization
  • Strong finance / accounting / analytical skills
  • Demonstrated innovative and creative thinking and problem solving
  • Strong sense of urgency and initiative
  • Strong analytical abilities, intellectual curiosity
  • Advanced use of Microsoft Excel & Microsoft Access
  • Proficient use of MS Office software (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Willingness and ability to travel 10-15%

Preferred Requirements:

  • MBA or CPA
  • Project Management Certification

Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria: (List 3-5 key attributes, skills, or requirements that the candidate must have to be considered for this position)

  • 10+ years of experience as a financial or business analyst
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or related field
  • Strong analytical abilities, intellectual curiosity
  • Demonstrated ability to manage change in a matrix organization
  • Advanced Excel skills

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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