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Thermo Fisher Scientific Finance Director, Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis in Waltham, Massachusetts

When you're part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll do important work that supports a powerful mission. With revenues of more than $24 billion and a track record of stability and consistent growth, we're uniquely able to give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world

How you will make an impact:

As a key member of the Corporate Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) team supporting the Chief Financial Officer's (CFO) office, this position plays a leadership role in supporting corporate finance reporting, analytics and key total company metrics. This role is also responsible for developing presentations and analysis for the Company Board of Director meetings, the Company Leadership Team (CLT), Earnings Calls and Investor Analyst meetings.

What you will do:

  • Manage corporate presentations / analysis associated with the following:

  • Board of Directors, Analyst Day, Company and Financial Leadership Teams, Division Presidents and Annual Leadership Meeting

  • Perform reporting and analytics related to the following actual and forecasted financial areas:

  • EBITA analysis, total company cash flow, balance sheet, working capital, return on invested capital, return on equity, debt and interest and capital expenditures

  • Obtain an in-depth working knowledge of the following financial areas:

  • Stock compensation, share count, taxation

  • Assist in creation of the CFO's script for the quarterly earnings calls

  • Collaborate closely with the CFO to develop the long-term financial model along with coordinating / consolidating the long-term strategic plan and process

  • Work with Investor Relations on the development of presentations including annual Analyst Day

  • Lead, develop and direct workflow of two direct reports

  • Provide support for acquisition integration activities

  • Update and manage the CFO dashboard

  • Assist in core reporting processes by owning and managing the Annual Operating Plan (AOP) timeline and Quarterly Business Review (QBR) templates

  • Perform special projects and ad-hoc financial reporting as required

How you will get here:


  • Advanced degree in accounting or finance or related work experience with in-depth knowledge and understanding of the Income Statement, Balance Sheet, and Cash Flow Statements


  • 8-10 years relevant work experience in a finance role with hands-on experience in providing financial analysis to drive key business decisions

  • Strong management and leadership skills and experience in owning and leading projects.

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

  • Proactive in identifying and addressing issues via an open, candid dialog; limits surprises.

  • Highly collaborative and demonstrated ability to work effectively with cross functional teams to drive process improvement.

  • Self-motivated with high bias for action and a passion to excel.

  • Excellent knowledge of HFM, or equivalent financial application program, and Excel

  • Highly ethical; possesses a strong set of personal and business values that coincide with those of the 4Is.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Ability to thrive and manage in a fast-paced, complex, global business environment

  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving abilities.

  • Critical attention to detail and accuracy with a penchant for action

  • Excel power user and significant experience with financial modeling and analysis

  • Strong teamwork and project management skills

  • Strong working knowledge of HFM / CMR or equivalent financial application program

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, veteran status, age or disability status.