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Thermo Fisher Scientific Finance Project Manager in Waltham, Massachusetts

How will you make an impact?

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do challenging work, and be part of a team that values performance, quality and innovation. As part of a successful, growing global organization you will be encouraged to perform at your best. With revenues of $35 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world!

What will you do?

The Finance Project Manager role is within global finance project team that supports multiple teams within finance or in cross functional initiatives where finance representation is required! The role will focus on ensuring the accounting requirements for projects are gathered and that there is a seamless flow between the accounting transactions and the consumption of this data in other areas of finance such as management reporting and indeed multiple divisions or groups within Thermo Fisher. The position requires flexible work hours and the ability to travel 15-25%, if required.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead multiple projects for finance whilst providing proper and timely communications, address organizational change and training according to project needs.

  • Supporting business partners to drive accounting & reporting innovation, including ad hoc process improvement utilizing technology.

  • Supporting the integration team and other resources on project execution primarily within the finance area, collaborating closely with other workstream leads as the need arises within the project parameters.

  • Involved in planning, design of projects, ensuring all projects are delivered on time, within budget and within scope and all finance requirements are met.

  • Engage partners in both the finance and IT organizations to drive alignment between the functional and technical aspect of initiatives, with regular steering group reporting.

  • Use PPI Business system to identify problems that can be resolved with either a system solution or implementation project. Adding to project funnel for longer term team roadmap.

How will you get here?

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • 2+ years Project Management Experience in Finance Projects

  • 5+ year finance experience across multiple disciplines

  • Proven ability to lead groups, manage project deliverables, and maintain client relationships

  • Experience with manufacturing or retail operations, including distribution center/warehousing operations, quote to cash processes.

  • Demonstrated expertise with various industry project management methodologies including AGILE/SCRUM, Waterfall.

  • Experience working in a multinational company with proven ability to lead effectively and drive results in a matrixed management operating environment

  • Understanding of financial accounting and impact to reporting systems

  • Understanding of Process Improvement Methodology and tools

  • Excellent analytical and technical skills allowing for quick decision making and direction setting.

  • Ability to communicate across all levels within the business.

  • Organizational skills and ability to multitask across various projects simultaneously

  • Accuracy and attention to detail for stakeholder reporting.

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 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.

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.

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.

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