Financial Analyst III - Pittsburgh

Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc.
20 Oct 2019
23 Oct 2019
Contract type
Full time

Position Summary:
The Financial Analyst III provides analytical, reporting, and strategy support to the Portfolio Management team. They will gain exposure to upper management and gain experience with supplier negotiations and strategy development. They are expected to become an integral member of the Portfolio Management team and assist in making strategic business decisions and drive additional profitability for the company. This position provides a unique opportunity for a motivated self–starter to demonstrate their ability to add significant value to the Customer Channel Group.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Complete annual and quarterly forecasts for financial metrics with minimal guidance from management, and present forecast to business leaders.
  • Manage chart of accounts in line with GAAP.
  • Develop, track, report, and analyze key financial metrics for Portfolio Management, including supplier growth rates, portfolio expansion and supplier rebates.
  • Communicate risks and opportunities to expected results and develop contingency plans to deliver on the financial commitments.
  • Provide analytical support (proforma's, margin analysis, category analysis) in order to drive business decisions. Understand drivers of profitability, challenge current business assumptions in order to formulate and recommend opportunities for financial improvements and participate in their implementation.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

  • Key Competencies:

  • Demonstrated ability to make logical assumptions, incorporate external and internal information, and effectively benchmark results against appropriate baselines.
  • Ability to manage process change, identifying and breaking down barriers.
  • Strong written communication skills, along with clear and concise verbal skills. Ability to effectively communicate complex financial analysis to business leaders and to obtain operational buy–in.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple assignments, prioritize projects and time effectively.
  • Commitment to continued learning, shows career progression and seeks opportunities to stretch capabilities.
  • Ability to act independently, within supervisor guidelines.
  • Effectively builds relationships both internally and externally.
  • Expert user of Excel (advanced formulas, pivot tables, etc.); advanced skills with PowerPoint, Data Warehouses, COGNOS, preferred.

  • Non–Negotiable Hiring Criteria:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other relevant background.
  • 2 – 5+ years of prior work experience

  • This position has not been approved for Relocation Assistance

  • If you are an individual with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation to complete any part of our application process, click here for further assistance.

    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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