Finance Business Partner

Thermo Fisher
Horsham, Norfolk, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
23 Jun 2022
23 Jul 2022
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Job Description

Job Title: Finance Business Partner
Location: Horsham

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, our Finance teams are critical to our business and functional teams to make educated, sound decisions that drive our Mission and make us a stable and trusted industry leader. From Financial Planning & Analysis, Tax, Treasury, Financial Reporting, Audit, Investor Relations, Strategy & Corporate Development to Accounting, our Finance functions have a diverse and global presence, providing significant opportunities to develop outstanding career experiences and perspectives.

How you will make an impact:

The Clinical Trials Division (CTD) is part of the Pharma Services Group (PSG), a cohesive group of businesses that play a critical part in delivering life saving and life-enhancing therapies for tens of thousands of patients globally. CTD partners with pharmaceutical and biotech customers around the world to ensure the right patients get the right therapies in the right doses at the right time.

Seeking a Finance Business Partner who will be an integral part of FP&A finance team to partner the business and support the delivery of our near and long-term financial objectives. The scope of responsibilities includes all FP&A planning, analysis & reporting to achieve financial goals and initiatives to support a growing organization.

What you will do:
  • Monitor and analyze financials, including monthly and quarterly reporting (revenue, gross margin, OPEX, Key Performance Indicators, CAPEX).
  • Support monthly /quarterly /annual forecasting and budgeting process(i.e. support MBR, QBR, AOP, etc.).
  • Build and update dashboards, PowerPoint and other business intelligence tools by data-mining in various systems.
  • Independently investigate data issues and/or information given, ask pertinent questions and identify root causes, collaborate with functional business partners and system support to improve data quality.
  • Collaborate with business partners to generate key assumptions and drivers for decision support, independently conduct ad hoc data analysis to identify business insights and observations.
  • Analyze the profitability of products and services, identify P&L drivers including manufacturing and SIOP to identify risks and opportunities, and drive actions.
  • Translate business inputs into financial assumptions, build and maintain forecast models to project future business trends, results, etc. covering areas including revenue, new product launch, pricing, operating expense, CAPEX etc.
  • Proactively learn and adopt new systems and tools to improve analytics capability and accuracy.

How you will get here:
  • Qualified accountant (CIMA, ACCA, ACA).
  • Proven experience in finance business partnering/FP&A.
  • Prior experience in a large global company and highly matrixed organization.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
  • Proficient user of systems (i.e. SAP, Hyperion, Hyperion planning, Power BI, Cognos, excel, PowerPoint, etc.).
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, able to summarize and present information in a concise and effective manner.
  • Attention to detail and consistently delivering high quality work. Ability to learn quickly, prioritise multi-tasks in deadline driven environment.
  • Interpersonal effectiveness and rapport building.
  • Self-directed, as well as being a phenomenal Team player.
About Thermo Fisher Scientific:

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue of approximately $40 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, increasing productivity in their laboratories, improving patient health through diagnostics or the development and manufacture of life-changing therapies, we are here to support them. Our global team of more than 100,000 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, Patheon and PPD. For more information, please visit

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