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Company: Thermo Fisher Scientific
Location: Plainfield, IN
Career Level: Director
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $35 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 sophisticated analytical challenges, improving patient diagnostics and therapies or growing efficiency in their laboratories, we are here to support them. Our distributed team of more than 90,000 colleagues delivers an outstanding 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 and Patheon. For more information, please visit

How you will make an impact

Do you want to be a part of a high impact Finance organization in a fast-growing, dynamic environment? The Director, Finance position will lead, drive, and develop the Viral Vector Services Reporting Team. We need an experienced leader who will directly report to the Sr. Director of Finance to ensure financial reporting integrity, accuracy, and consistency for our internal and external partners, and provide strategic thought leadership for our business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Be a strong business partner to the Sr. Director, Commercial Operations and Sr. Director, Business Management to drive commercial strategy for an exciting and rapidly growing business!
  • Support pricing strategy and sales deal valuation, including strategic deal oversight through profit and loss evaluation critical insights
  • Lead the VVS Finance organization through efforts to improve the S&OP process; provide oversight and leadership of the demand portion of the global S&OP process
  • Develop global processes that are scalable, efficient and effective in meeting the evolving needs of fast-growing VVS organization
  • Coordinate and drive finance support for VVS in PSG Integrated offers- such as deal valuations across service lines, intercompany policy and process implementation, and general representation of the VVS business unit as it relates to PSG-wide commercial finance initiatives
  • Own revenue data governance for VVS- work closely with group Commercial Finance team to support client level analytics and/or service line reporting, and data clean-up initiatives
  • Collaborate across the PSG Commercial organization, VVS Sites and with the other members of the organization to identify issues, resolve problems and speed up processes; drive alignment and consistency across a global organization
  • Support Division/Site Finance and Business Management in creating world-class contract management and support improvement of sales to revenue analytics
  • Ad-hoc financial analysis and analytical modeling via the use of multiple financial systems
  • Set the example of cross-functional involvement and continuous operational improvement

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of dynamic experience, including experience in a multinational, multi-site environment
  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, or related field
  • Strong and persuasive communicator: able to establish credibility within a fast-paced environment and in the context of providing outstanding business partnering support
  • Desire to formulate and drive operational improvements
  • Demonstrated focus on being able to translate data and metrics into predictable, valuable business insights.
  • Strong results orientation, bias for action
  • Experience with ERP systems (ie. SAP, SAP Analytics Cloud)
  • Experience with CRM tool (ie.
  • Hyperion or Oracle/Essbase skills
  • Sophisticated Excel skills

Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:

  • Experience leading change in a matrix organization
  • Must have an outstanding attention to detail and strong process orientation
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and implement while delivering consistent, accurate and reliable work
  • Experience operating independently with broad guidance against a framework of defined business objectives in a matrix environment
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to apply those skills to influence and make an impact
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

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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