Job Description:

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of $17 billion and 50,000 employees in 50 countries. 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 and increase laboratory productivity. Our four premier brands - Life Technologies, Thermo Scientific, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services - offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive support. Job Title: Financial Analyst - Commercial Systems (12 month FTC) Reports To: Director, Finance FPA Group/Division: Anatomical Pathology Division/Specialty Diagnostics Group Career Band: 6 Job Track: Professional Position Location: Runcorn, UK Position Summary: The Commercial Systems Financial Analyst will support all aspects of the business' commercial reporting and development of its key commercial system, Cognos BI Key Responsibilities: · Lead the business on Cognos BI through supporting ad hoc reporting requests and creating & maintaining standard reports · Continuously develop the Cognos BI system to ensure its potential is maximized across the business · Manage the daily maintenance of the Cognos BI system by assuming 'super user' status, training new and existing users, creating effective system governance and managing master data · Continuously develop monthly reports to provide ground-breaking insights · Manage the monthly forecasting and annual AOP process for revenue and commercial margin · Play an active role in key projects as the need arises · Manage the monthly cycle for revenue and commercial margin reporting, including all variance analysis, price delivery and bonus achievement · Provide regular and insightful reporting to the business on KPIs such as price list adherence and regional / country / market / sales person / product range performance · Provide regular reporting to the business on the performance of marketing initiatives · Work on other ad hoc tasks as required Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria: * Undergraduate degree or higher * Professionally qualified accountant (CIMA, ACCA or ACA) * Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel Minimum Requirements/Qualifications: · Working experience of Cognos BI, SAP and Hyperion all advantageous · Strong communication skills, including an ability to effectively communicate with non-finance people · Previous commercial reporting and systems experience · A self-starter with experience of creating insightful reports from scratch · Experience of overcoming imperfect/incomplete data to deliver robust system reporting