Sr Financial Analyst-Remote at Thermo Fisher Scientific

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Job Description

Key Responsibilities:
  • Build technological solution for the business processes and have knowledge of overall automation tech stack, including RPA for finance and accounting processes.
  • Re-design finance and accounting processes, finalize technical solutions, work with various development teams based on the proposed solution.
  • Streamline financial reporting processes, complete documentation, evangelize the technology solutions and provide required trainings to Finance groups
  • Automate monthly/quarterly & year end reporting packages using suitable technologies like Workiva, dodeca and other reporting tools.
  • Significant knowledge of accounting and finance best practices and experience participating in, or leading, transformation projects to help clients optimize all elements of their accounting and finance organization
  • Document and maintain clear, concise functional and technical specifications for financial reporting applications and business system processes and cross functional support to IT team to write custom Business Rules and/or Calculation Scripts for custom logic to facilitate budgeting and forecasting needs for Workflow automation tools like Workiva and Dodeca implementation
  • Provide technical insight into the determination of technical inadequacies and/or deficiencies that affect the functional area's ability to support and meet organizational goals
  • Collaborate with technology and functional leaders to create a technical roadmap for enterprise-based products
  • Drive standardization of tools, processes, and reporting solutions that facilitate key business insights across the division through collaborative partnerships with Commercial, Business Unit, FP&A, and Corporate Systems teams
  • Assist with the integration of Hyperion applications with existing processes, including budgeting, forecasting, financial consolidation and close, and data warehouse/management reporting
  • Experience with various Blackline modules; development and implementation are required
  • Demonstrated experience with: refining organizational design; business process analysis and process mapping to improve the effectiveness, efficiency and control of transactional and decision support processes; consolidations and shortening the financial close; implementing financial close and account reconciliation technology; designing and implementing corporate performance management - budgeting, planning and forecasting processes and technology; accounting systems optimization; and improving management and external reporting
  • Build cross-functional relationships and work collaboratively across functions to coordinate completion of cross-functional deliverables
  • Perform an As-Is/To-Be Gap Analysis to identify differences between business process flows as they are now, and what they will be in the future. Make comprehensive recommendations covering all aspects of implementing the new processes.
  • Provide an executive summary to address the performed analysis, possible strategies to address risk, and a risk mitigation plan
  • Coordinate with customers and/or technical staff to resolve issues with software applications.
  • Design, develop and establish KPIs to monitor analysis and provide strategic insights to drive growth and performance
  • Analyze data in support of proposed projects, business cases, and system requirements.
  • Drive continuous innovation and communication to both your operations & other business partners.
  • Support overall data strategy of centralization, consistency, automation, and visualization. Consider data as a key strategic business asset and seek to enhance and optimize wherever possible.


Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems / Computer Science / Engineering or Finance or equivalent experience
  • Experience with Workiva, Dodeca and various Blackline modules; development and implementation is required
  • 5+ years' practical work experience in Finance, IT, Project Management, Consulting or Accounting roles.
  • 1+ years management experience preferred, managing a direct or matrix team in defining responsibilities, setting, and tracking deliverables and prioritizing and executing projects.
  • Strong knowledge of FP&A activities, with a process improvement mindset. Demonstrated work experience with corporate financial systems SAP, ERP, BPC Management Reporting and Financial Consolidation processes
  • Microsoft Office (Strong proficiency in MS-Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with a customer service focus.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work and collaborate with


Preferred Qualifications
  • Proficiency in Excel (macros, index, conditional list, arrays, pivots, lookups) and SQL
  • Ability to display complex quantitative data in a simple, intuitive format and to present findings in a clear and concise manner.
  • Capable of investigating, familiarizing, and mastering new data sets quickly.
  • Vision and drive to evaluate processes for efficiency and effectiveness and continuously improve
  • Strong analytical skills needed to synthesize large quantities of data, identify trends and drivers, and distill them into insightful analysis
  • Ability to build partnerships, influence decisions, and work in a collaborative style
  • Ability to learn new tools and systems to 'super-user' levels. Experience with ERP systems
  • Experience implementing Blackline modules (Tasks, Reconciliations, Matching, Journals, etc.)
  • Ability to manage competing demands, prioritize workload, and manage multiple responsibilities against deadlines
  • Ability to identify and act quickly on opportunities. Strong analytical, attention to detail, and problem-solving skills


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Thermo Fisher Scientific

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Thermo Fisher Scientific operates in the Biotech industry. The company is located in Waltham, MA. Thermo Fisher Scientific was founded in 2022. It has 61393 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 497 open jobs at Thermo Fisher Scientific, click here.
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