Sr. Operations Finance Analyst

Petaluma, CA, USA
Nov 09, 2017
Dec 04, 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
**Job Description**


As the world leader in serving science, we empower our people to advance innovative technologies, develop meaningful solutions, and build rewarding careers. With revenues of $20 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our 65,000 extraordinary minds the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

Explore the professional possibilities at Thermo Fisher Scientific, and join us.

**Our Petaluma, CA facility currently has an opening for a Sr. Operations Financial Analyst to support our Laboratory Products Division within our Life Sciences Solutions Group of Thermo Fisher Scientific.**

**Duties Include, but not limited, to the following:**

+ Develop a business partnership with functional operations and supply chain leadership to assist in decision making and achieve desired business results by positively driving accountability

+ Drive operational productivity, identify productivity gaps, and assist in creating action plans for gap closure

+ Partner with R&D to assist and support project cost tracking processes to better support the business

+ Ensure compliance with Corporate Accounting Policies and Sarbanes-Oxley requirements

+ Analyze and clearly articulate financial consequences of potential actions to help drive informed decision making

+ Facilitate the reporting of financial metrics and scorecards that track the success of sourcing initiatives, cost savings projects, capital spending, and working capital management

+ Support and drive efficient processes around daily, weekly, and monthly key business metrics

+ Perform detailed financial modeling for business cases related to capital projects and cost savings initiatives including ownership of the review and approval process.

+ Develop quoting and margin analysis models for current and new products

**Basic Qualifications**

+ Must have a Bachelors' Degree in Finance, Accounting, or Economics from an accredited university

+ Must have at least 5+ years of progressive finance or operational experience

+ Strong EXCEL skills and excellent communication skills are required

+ Self-motivated with the ability to multi-task, work under pressure, and meet tight deadlines

+ Strong analytical skills and ability to identify key drivers of financial performance, particularly in a manufacturing environment

**Preferred Skills**

+ High energy and confident ability to influence a continuous improvement culture

+ Experience with and understanding of ERP systems in a manufacturing environment

+ Commitment to excellence and high standards

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.