remoteSenior Financial Analyst

Recruiter
Thermo Fisher
Location
Paisley, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Oct 2020
Closes
02 Nov 2020
Ref
131372BR
Job role
Accountant
When you're part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll do important work that supports a powerful mission. With revenues of $20 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.
A rare opportunity has arisen at Thermo Fisher to join the Financial Planning & Analysis Team as a Senior Financial Analyst. This person will be a Self-starter with a strong commercial intelligence and literacy skills.
This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Commercial Finance Partner to gain experience within an exciting and flourishing industry sector and work for a leading global Life Science organization.
This position within the EMEA Commercial Financial Planning & Analysis team is designed to bring a high level of analytical experience coupled with the ability to provide commercial guidance to Senior Sales leaders and help shape the commercial success of the business. Reporting straight line into the Research Manager this position will join an established and experienced team. It is essential the successful candidate contributes from day one therefore we are looking for someone that has already worked in a commercial FP&A role previously.

What will you do?

As a Senior Financial Analyst, you'll be directly supporting Senior Sales leader(s) on revenue and opex forecasting, planning and analysis. This will require an individual to be able to act as a strategic advisor to their Sales leader - this is broader than purely a financial reporting role.
• Responsible for the design, development, deployment and maintenance of all internal FP&A reports
• Preparation of the forecast and quarterly business review
• Business partnering with key internal and external stakeholdersrticipating in the annual strategic planning processes. This will include establishing assumptions, spreadsheet modelling, consolidation, analysis
• Responsibility for preparing ad-hoc financial analysis to support senior management decisions
• Reviewing and updating cost and expense reports, and analysing variations ensuring alignment with the forecast
• Interacting daily with the FP&A Managers of the different businesses within the organization and under the of the Research Manager, the candidate will have to develop both standard and ad-hoc analytical reporting processes to support the Senior Sales leader(s) and to provide valuable business insights regarding revenue and costs

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

Previous experience in an FP&A role with strong data management experience
Advanced MS Excel: modelling / forecasting with judgement experience
Strong business acumen and analytical skills with a demonstrated ability to gather, analyse and present data and ability to challenge where necessary
Strong stakeholder management experience as you'll be working very closely with Directors
Finance related Degree, Statistics, Economics or similar field (or equivalent working experience)
Strong attitude toward problem-solving and data-driven change management

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 65,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission-enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Apply today http://jobs.thermofisher.com
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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