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Thermo Fisher Scientific Sr. Financial Analyst, Corp. FP&A in Waltham, Massachusetts

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $35 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, improving patient diagnostics and therapies or increasing productivity in their laboratories, we are here to support them. Our global team of more than 90,000 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 and Patheon. For more information, please visit www.thermofisher.com.

Position Summary:

We seek an enthusiastic Finance professional with excellent analysis and communication skills to join the Corporate Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) team supporting the Chief Financial Officer’s (CFO) Office and business leadership to help them achieve their financial commitments. The Financial Analyst will be a key member of the business team supporting reporting activities, including trend analysis and monthly reporting and forecasting for total company down to Earnings Per Share (EPS).

In this role the Financial Analyst will own and drive value-added analytics for weekly, monthly and quarterly results and outlook to support Company Leadership Team (CLT), CEO Leadership Summits, Earnings Call and Investor Analysts Meetings. Being part of a team where collaboration is key, you will get a clear understanding of the total company structure (products and divisional relationships), full Corporate FP&A reporting requirements to support the CFO office, and the reporting/messaging to our investors.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide value-added analytics that highlight key trends, variances, forecasts and anticipatory analysis for total company. This includes analysis of the total company Corporate Expenses, Key Financial Metrics, Cash Flow Statements, Free Cash Flow (FCF) analysis and forecast, Capital Expenditures, Return on Invested Capital, and Working Capital metrics.

  • Act as a key liaison with divisional financial leaders regarding compliance with corporate FP&A requirements including timely and accurate submissions.

  • Support end-to-end analysis for:

  • Specific supporting requirements for Quarterly Earnings Calls including Interest and Other income, Capital Expenditure, Working Capital, Free Cash Flow, Return on Invested Capital

  • Development and presentation of material that drives standardization across a global company including Quarterly Business Review and Budgeting templates

  • Lead preparation of Division Presidents Meeting (DPM) and Finance Leadership Team (FLT) presentations

  • Aid with preparation of Board of Directors and Analyst Day presentations

  • Provide financial modeling support for total company long term strategic model and quarterly guidance

  • Provide QC support of reporting and analytics that go into the Earnings release package

  • Develop reporting solutions that ‘raise the bar’ in terms of analytical insight and user experience

  • Provide support for acquisition integration activities

  • Perform ad-hoc analyses as required involving foreign exchange, tax, acquisitions/divestitures, synergy tracking, Balance Sheet and Income Statement line-item analysis.

Minimum Education and Experience :

  • 5 years relevant work experience in a finance role within an operating business

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Economics, Statistics, MIS or related fields

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to translate and articulate business impact in financial terms

  • Strong Excel and modeling skills. Be willing to learn programming languages like VBA and visualization tools like Power BI to transform financial data and analysis

  • Strong skills and working knowledge of HFM / CMR / PLN or equivalent financial program

  • Strong communication skills with ability to work with key members of the corporate executive team and the finance leadership team

  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a cross-functional team. Exceptional customer focus

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.