Thermo Fisher Scientific Controller in Greenville, North Carolina

Job Description

Job Description

When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.

How Will You Make an Impact?

The Controller is the key player in the management and oversight of all compliance and accounting activities at our Greenville, North Carolina site. This person will be in charge of managing and developing a team of three, as well as overseeing the activities performed by shared services for the site. Demonstrated analytical, forecasting and financial modelling skills, with the ability to translate complex situations into information that will support the profitability and growth of the business is required. This is a fantastic opportunity for a professional who thrives in a busy work place, and is well-versed in working closely with senior management.

In addition to the above, this role is also key in the development and tracking of Key Performance Indicators (KPI) and related operational analysis and other areas as required.

What will you do?

  • Work closely with business segment Finance Directors and key business Leaders to drive financial objectives and support

  • Provide financial analysis and recommendations to support development of the company’s overall business strategy, acting as a true business partner to the site leadership.

  • Manage the month end accounting close, ensuring accurate and timely results that are in accordance with US GAAP and the Thermo Fisher accounting policy

  • Review and analyze internal financial data to identify issues, opportunities and trends to provide business owners and senior leaders with financial analysis input that will drive decision making including project profitability, productivity analysis, and return on investment

  • Collaborate on major investment proposals to ensure timely execution of the strategy and limitation of risk associated with delay or lack of investment.

  • Install and maintain a proper control environment and culture to limit business risk and exposures.

  • Ensure proper communication between Corporate, Business Units and Site financial communities.

  • Lead people to implement change, understand consequences and obtain commitment through coaching, training, and clear objective setting to meet the site’s short term needs and long term ambition.

  • Develop department members to be key leaders within the organization.

  • Build and sustain employee engagement by creating a culture of efficient execution and an environment in which individuals and teams can excel and continuously improve.

  • Collaborate with Global Business Services and the Corporate Accounting and FP&A functions

  • Protect assets by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing internal controls and maintain accuracy of standard cost.

How will you get there?

Education

  • BS/BA in Accounting/Finance. Master’s Degree Preferred

  • CPA required

Experience

  • 8-10 years of related experience with success in a manufacturing environment

  • Advanced Excel skills

  • Expereince with SAP and Hyperion preferred

  • Experience with Blackline Software a plus

  • Experience with Practical Process Improvement initiatives

This position has been approved for relocation assistance.

About Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of more than $20 billion and approximately 65,000 employees globally. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics, deliver medicines to market and increase laboratory productivity. Through our premier brands – Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services – we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive services.

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.

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.