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Thermo Fisher Scientific Financial Analyst III in Waltham, Massachusetts

Position Summary:

The Financial Analyst III is a key member of the Global Manufacturing Operations Team. The position will be based in US - Waltham, Massachusetts and will report directly to the Sr Finance Manager, Operations and Services Clinical Diagnostics Division. The Clinical Diagnostics Divisions is made up of 5 Business Units with 4 major sites across North America and Europe with annual revenue over $1 billion.

Scope of Responsibilities

  • Consolidate and analyze Operations data such as Manufacturing performance & efficiency (Spend, Absorption, Variance, Activity Based & Standard Costing, Utilization, Fixed & Variable cost structure etc.) budgets and income statement forecasts to evaluate and execute against CDD Division’s goals

  • Monitor the Operations KPIs and drivers for our business and understand, highlight, and investigate any causes of variance

  • Build and automate dashboards to provide Operations visibility

  • Support Operations Practical Process Improvement (PPI) and productivity scorecard

  • Maintain and improve the tools and systems for our Operations financial reporting, and provide recommendations to automate the monthly reporting packages where possible

  • Interact with management teams and advisors on ad hoc requests and projects

  • Prepare monthly and quarterly results presentations for the executive team

  • Support the actual, forecast and budgeting process

Preferred characteristics:

  • The successful candidate is personable, highly ethical and thrives in a collaborative environment

  • Excellent proactive communication capabilities, identifying and addressing issues via candid dialogue

  • Track record of developing high levels of credibility and forging solid and positive professional relationships with peers and upper management and can operate effectively in a matrix reporting structure

  • Exceptional analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills including demonstrated utilization of BI tools to measure KPI’s and drive forward looking analytics

  • Self-motivated with high bias for action and accountability

  • High level of energy; can bring a passion to excel.

  • Ability to balance priorities and thrive in a complex global business environment

  • Ability to drive culture of accountability

Job Requirements:

  • An undergraduate degree in Business, Finance, or Accounting is required; an MBA or CPA is strongly desired

  • An ideal candidate will possess excellent academic credentials and a strong aptitude in financial analysis

  • Experience in the Diagnostics and Medical Devices industry is desired

  • Minimum of 1-2 years of progressively responsible business experience

  • Experience in Operations Finance

  • Strong knowledge of Excel (i.e., financial models and analysis), Cognos reporting tool (or equivalent), Power BI, PowerPoint, and Hyperion is preferred

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.