Senior Director, Finance at Thermo Fisher Scientific

Posted in Other 1 day ago.

Location: West Hills, California

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Job Description

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, our Finance teams are important to our business and functional teams to make educated, sound decisions that drive our Mission and make us a stable and trusted industry leader. From Financial Planning & Analysis, Tax, Treasury, Financial Reporting, Audit, Investor Relations, Strategy & Corporate Development to Accounting, our Finance functions have a diverse and global presence, providing significant opportunities to develop outstanding career experiences and perspectives. Ranked #95 on the 2021 Fortune 500 list and with revenues of more than $40 billion, you'll discover endless opportunities to grow an exciting career as part of the world leader serving science.

Group Summary

As the Senior Director of Finance, you will play a crucial role in our Transplant Diagnostics Division, leading the finance function and driving strategic financial planning and analysis based in Los Angeles, CA. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams, including senior executives, to determine financial goals and implement initiatives that impact division success. This is a high-visibility position where you can make a meaningful difference and drive the financial success of our division.

What You Will Do

  • Lead the finance function for the Transplant Diagnostics Division, ensuring detailed execution of financial processes and controls.

  • Develop and implement financial strategies and plans to support divisional goals and objectives.

  • Provide financial analysis and insights to support decision-making and drive business performance.

  • Lead the annual budgeting and forecasting processes, ensuring accuracy and alignment with strategic objectives.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop pricing strategies and optimize profitability.

  • Lead and analyze financial data on a regular basis, ensuring accurate and timely reporting.

  • Participate and lead where appropriate finance efforts related to new business opportunities, including but not limited to partnerships and M&A activities.

  • Lead and develop a finance team that consistently demonstrates strong work behaviors, fostering a culture of teamwork, growth, and continuous improvement.

How You Get Here


Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field. Equivalent experience in the industry will also be considered. MBA or CPA qualification is a plus.


  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in a senior finance leadership role, preferably within the life sciences industry.

  • Strong expertise in financial analysis and effective planning abilities.

  • Background of leading diverse global financial consolidations in an accurate and timely manner.

  • Experience with SAP, Oracle HFM and Microsoft Office tools is highly preferred.

  • Outstanding understanding of business operations and the ability to analyze financial data to provide practical suggestions for improvement.

  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively engage and influence individuals at all levels.

  • Experience efficiently implementing financial systems and processes to drive efficiency and accuracy.

  • Proven track record to set and achieve financial goals, while maintaining a proactive and driven approach.

  • Track record of success in a fast-paced, constantly evolving environment, adept at effectively juggling and addressing different tasks.

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Compensation and Benefits

The salary range estimated for this position based in California is $192,700.00-$260,000.00.

This position may also be eligible to receive a variable annual bonus based on company, team, and/or individual performance results in accordance with company policy. We offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package that our U.S. colleagues and their families can count on, which includes:

  • A choice of national medical and dental plans, and a national vision plan, including health incentive programs

  • Employee assistance and family support programs, including commuter benefits and tuition reimbursement

  • At least 120 hours paid time off (PTO), 10 paid holidays annually, paid parental leave (3 weeks for bonding and 8 weeks for caregiver leave), accident and life insurance, and short- and long-term disability in accordance with company policy

  • Retirement and savings programs, such as our competitive 401(k) U.S. retirement savings plan

  • Employees' Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) offers eligible colleagues the opportunity to purchase company stock at a discount

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