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Job Description Summary
Finance Manager supporting the Corporate Functions – reporting to the Sr Manager of Finance. The position plays an integral role in providing finance and business guidance around strategic and daily / weekly / monthly finance activities related to the operating budgets of several corporate teams. The role partners with senior management on key decision making and provides financial support to drive results.
Job Description Responsibilities include:
Provide day to day finance support and context to the corporate teams in managing operating budgets.
Drive development and preparation of annual operating (AOP) and strategic plans for the supported corporate teams.
Lead month-end close and forecast activities.
Work closely with Corporate FP&A team providing monthly, quarterly and annual finance requirements
Lead the reporting process by ensuring the timely communication of executive summary reporting packages, enhanced with value-add charts and graphs.
Provide insights and analytics to the business partners to support achievement of the business’s goals and objectives.
Provide financial support to the M&A team.
Prepare finance and business presentations, including monthly and quarterly business review schedules.
Drive continuous improvement and standardization of processes within global corporate functions.
Complete ad hoc requests and lead special projects as needed.
Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance and related work experience with in-depth knowledge and understanding of the Income Statement and Balance Sheet and demonstrated career progression. MBA or CMA / CPA / CFA preferred.
5+ years of relevant work experience in a finance role providing financial analysis to drive key business decisions in multinational matrixed organization
Strong management and leadership skills working with cross-functional teams, and driving accountability and process improvements
Excellent knowledge of Hyperion or equivalent financial application program, advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills
Strong business acumen as well as the ability to make logical assumptions, identify trends, incorporate external and internal information, and effectively benchmark results against appropriate baselines
Excellent judgment and creative problem-solving skills including negotiation and conflict resolution
Willingness to dive into details to find answers and solve problems; high level of energy
Possess a strong set of personal and business values that coincide with those of the 4Is
Demonstrated ability to easily move between strategic discussions and tactical finance topics/execution, as well as working with ambiguity and new concepts.
Additional Salary Information: There is some flexibility on level of experience as related to this role, and the salary range is flexible as well. We offer a great yearly bonus opportunity and benefits package, along with growth opportunities in a financially-focused and dynamic setting.
Internal Number: 101595BR
About Thermo Fisher Scientific
Thermo Fisher Scientific is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of more than $24 billion and approximately 70,000 employees globally. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics, deliver medicines to market and increase laboratory productivity. Through our premier brands – Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services – we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive services.