Senior Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis

Thermo Fisher
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Job Details

  • Location: New York, NY, 10261
  • Date Posted: 1 month ago
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Category: Accounting
  • Req Number: 205214BR-4
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When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.

Location/Division Specific Information
Eastern/Central Time Zone-Based
Laboratory Chemicals Division

How will you make an impact?
The Senior Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis will serve as the finance lead for the Laboratory Analytical Reagents Business Unit (LAR) within the Laboratory Chemicals Division (LCD). This position is responsible for driving business decisions through effective analysis and communication with senior management. This is an exceptional opportunity for a motivated self-starter to drive significant value to the organization, while gaining career growth and development.

What will you do?
• Lead and influence the reporting, analysis, forecasting, Monthly Business Review (MBR), and Annual Operating Plan (AOP) processes, and help to drive the long-term strategic plan that’s critical to the success of the Business Unit
• Coordinate with the VP/GM and senior management to gather, analyze, and communicate recommendations regarding financial plans, acquisition activity, and operating forecasts to ensure optimal business decisions
• Identify risks and develop mitigation strategies: to include both financial risk and business performance risk
• Drive business case preparation and financial analysis, including financial modeling to ensure appropriate resource allocation and return on investment
• Provide leadership among the finance team, constantly setting a higher standard of expectation and helping to develop a world class finance organization
• Lead through system and data complexities to streamline processes and enable smart business decisions
• Set the example of continuous process improvement, and drive the company’s PPI Business System across the business and function
• Drive consistency and process improvement at the Site, Business Unit, and Division level.
• Identify, lead, and support profitable growth initiatives
• Ensure accuracy, quality, and integrity of financial data

Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting required; MBA preferred

• Minimum 7+ years of progressive finance experience, with a focus on analyzing and interpreting data to evaluate business performance and drive effective business decision making
• Experience in a large, multi-currency, international operating company
• Business modeling and forecasting, including strong understanding of pricing models, sales trends, and drivers of financial performance
• Proven track record of business leader support

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
• Strong leadership skills and proven ability to adapt leadership style to different situations and people
• Innovative and creative thinking and problem solving
• Ability to be adaptive and thrive in a fast-paced, changing environment
• Ability to manage in a complex, matrixed environment
• Ability to communicate (both written and verbal) effectively with senior management
• Global experience a plus
• Expertise in Microsoft Office tools, particularly complex business modeling in Excel
• Systems experience: COGNOS, Hyperion Financial Management / Essbase / Planning, Power BI a plus

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 100,000+ 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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