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Thermo Fisher Scientific Finance Manager - Worldwide - Join A $35B Industry Leader! in Waltham, Massachusetts

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.

The Finance Manager will partner with Director Finance, Commercial for Clinical Diagnostics Division to drive profitable growth strategies for the Division. This position provides strategic decision-making support to Commercial leadership to help them drive top and bottom line results. The role also partners closely with Division FPA team and Business Unit Controllers to align on financial expectations.

Location: preference is Fremont, CA. However, hiring manager is open to Carlsbad, CA; San Diego, CA; South San Francisco, CA; Boston/Waltham, MA; Pittsburgh, PA. Flex work schedule and fully remote work available but candidate must be in one of these regions.


  • Work with Commercial Finance Director to develop a 5-year strategic plan for the Division (Commercial portion) in partnership with the Commercial and Business Unit teams to drive profitable growth

  • Work with Commercial Finance Director to build the Annual Operating Plan for the Division (Commercial portion) in collaboration with the Business Units

  • Drive Monthly and Quarterly business reviews with Division leadership and provide deep analysis of business trends and forecasts

  • Design and improve regular (daily/weekly/monthly) reporting and tracking mechanisms with a bias towards actionable insights. Develop metrics and analytics to understand and improve commercial execution.

  • Partner with Marketing leadership to develop an understanding of Market size, Market share and growth

  • Partner with Contracts Administration and Pricing team to support contracts and pricing to ensure compliance on volume and pricing

  • Partner with Compensation and Commissions team to develop annual quotas, approve commissions payments and accruals

  • Partner with HMD and other distributors to become a subject matter expert on business going through these channels and the associated costs

  • Become a subject matter expert on all financial aspects for Commercial overall

  • Work collaboratively with several members of Division Finance and Business Unit Finance teams to build a robust financial process for WW Commercial with established interlocked processes with Business Units and Regions. Be able to guide junior members of the teams in driving a strong established process

  • Be the go to person for the Regional Finance leaders for North America, Europe and International for any process questions related to Commercial Finance. I expect this role to work closely with all Regional Finance leaders

  • Any ad hoc activities or projects as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Degree in Accounting or Finance (CPA, CMA or MBA is desirable)

  • Proven, long-standing and tangible experience in financial analysis, reporting, and accounting leadership for Commercial, Operations, R&D, and overall business environments within a large, professionally managed operating company

  • Experience in US GAAP

  • Demonstrated history of driving businesses to improved performance

  • Customer focused mindset and behavior

  • Strong track record of accurate and timely financial reporting

  • Strong team building skills and the proven ability to work with a diverse group of people

  • Hyperion Essbase (HFM) and retrieve experience preferred (SAP beneficial)

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English

  • Minimum of 6 years of professional Finance/Accounting experience.

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.