Sr. Finance Manager

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. Carlsbad , CA 92008

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description:

The candidate will be responsible for driving and managing key operating mechanisms in the global business such as Forecasting and Strategic Planning, provide key Data insight / foresight, as well as partner with business leaders to develop actions and recommendations to enable the business to achieve its financial objectives. Great opportunity to join a large growing business and partner with leadership to execute on both short-term and long-term goals.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Finance lead for two SBSs with ownership for operating mechanisms such as STRAP, AOP, monthly forecasting and reporting, Quarterly business reviews, and Monthly business reviews

  • Primary business partner for key segment and product line leaders, providing financial insight and recommendations to deliver our financial objectives and growth strategies

  • P&L management with a focus on spend allocation, timely execution of project spending, and R&O management

  • Principal finance partner for the enabling functions (Sales, Marketing, R&D, and HR)

  • Lead return on investment analysis within the SBS and develop financial scenarios and models to facilitate strategic planning and capital deployment decisions

  • Demonstrate FP&A leadership with timely, accurate, and value-added information

  • Assist in financial reporting processes including Quarterly/Monthly Business Review (QBR/MBR) package preparation

  • Partner cross-functionally to drive both SBS and BU level projects from planning to execution

  • Drive a continuous improvement approach with a focus on automation, enhancing processes, and elevating business partner support where applicable

  • Support BU Consolidation group on submissions and deadlines

  • Liaise with Division FP&A and Systems team to drive reporting integrity and accuracy

  • Develop, coach, and provide leadership to two direct reports

  • Foster a culture of diversity and inclusion and be a role model leader for the core set of values in the organization: integrity, intensity, innovation, and involvement

  • Support other initiatives, special projects, requests and ad-hoc financial analysis as required

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelors' degree in Accounting or Finance (CPA and/or MBA preferred)

  • 8 years of professional experience in the accounting and finance fields desired

  • Strong leadership, management, and teamwork skills

  • Systems experience preferred, including, but not limited to: EDW, Hyperion Planning, CMR

  • Knowledge of PowerBI or Business Intelligence Tools helpful

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to interpret and summarize financial analysis results in a clear, concise, and accurate manner

  • Enthusiasm to work as a team player and a team leader

  • Demonstrates strong business acumen

  • Ability to navigate and influence in a matrix organization

  • Confidence to interact with all levels of the organization

  • Desire to formulate and drive process improvements, with confidence to challenge the status quo

  • Technical ability to effectively navigate interplay between financial systems

  • Applies strong technical and analytical skills to influence strategic business decisions

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission-enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

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Sr. Finance Manager

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