Sr. Finance Manager - Operations Fin at Thermo Fisher Scientific

Posted in Other 11 days ago.

Location: Tewksbury, Massachusetts

Job Description:

Job Description

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue of approximately $40 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, increasing productivity in their laboratories, improving patient health through diagnostics or the development and manufacture of life-changing therapies, we are here to support them. Our global team of more than 100,000 colleagues delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services, Patheon and PPD.

How you will make an impact:

Chemical Analysis Division - MCS BU is a $700M business within the Analytical Instrument Group, which offers Measurement Control & Sample Identification solutions serving pharma, industrial, governmental, and academic markets. Primary office at Tewksbury, MA, USA.

Our Operations Finance function is responsible for providing oversight and support for our fast-paced and solution oriented Supply Chain teams. By leading activities such as planning, budgeting, forecasting, productivity, and close exercises, while improving analytics, forecasting and reporting skills, you will help shape the success of our business areas for senior leaders and the Operations teams. You will develop robust abilities as part of this fast-paced function by interacting with a broad number of internal business partners and building organizational capabilities to drive profitability & customer satisfaction.

Seeking a Sr. Finance Manager within the Operations Finance team to support senior leaders across multiple sites in data analytics, financial reporting and forecasting processes to help craft the success of the business. This role would suit an individual with a passion for data analytics and a real desire to develop and succeed within a fast paced, innovative global function!

What you will do:

  • Lead all aspects of the following areas within a P&L accountable business: Productivity Analysis, Costing, Inventory, CAPEX & Investment

  • Drive improvements and accountability for Gross Margin analysis

  • Facilitate the monthly review of cost/spend with the leadership team

  • Lead the Monthly and Quarterly Business Review (MBR/QBR) for Operations

  • Provide Financial support to the S&OP process

  • Own the Annual Operating Plan & Strategic multi-year plan through strategic financial analysis in collaboration with Site Leadership Team

  • Perform financial evaluation and handle all capital expenditure to ensure profitable business decision

  • Identify and make recommendations that optimize business processes and reporting to improve financial performance

  • Influence decision making by evaluating business plans and capital investments

  • Lead, develop and inspire the team to meet the business and Finance objectives

How you will get here:


  • Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Finance field


  • 7-10 years of relevant working experience

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Significant experience within Operations Finance, FP&A, or Controlling

  • Business partnership experience

  • Ability to handle large sets of data, creating accurate reports with responsibility for the quality and integrity of results

  • Highly analytical with strong business sense

  • Organized multitasker: workload prioritization, enable to meet tight deadlines while achieving results, especially in a fast-paced, high-growth environment

  • Continuous Improvement approach: Identify process and control gaps and champion improvement initiatives through Practical Process Improvement (PPI)

  • Financial competence, including deep familiarity with concepts of forecasting, budgeting and variance analysis, as well as in root cause data interpretation,

  • Excellent skills with MS Excel are required; Oracle, HFM/CMR, SAP are preferred

  • Effective spoken and written communication skills are required to collaborate with various partners

  • Strong team building skills and ability to work with a diverse group of people even if geographically dispersed

  • Self-motivated, higher level of flexibility and strong work ethic with the goal to get the job done

  • Customer focus mentality and behavior

  • Exhibit leadership, initiative, and the Thermo Fisher Scientific 4-I values of Integrity, Intensity, Innovation, and Involvement.

Travel requirements

  • Less than 10% domestic/international travel required

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 90,000 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.

Apply today!

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.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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