Financial Analyst in Framingham, Massachusetts at SCIEX

Date Posted: 5/8/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: SCI002228

About Us

SCIEX – An operating company within Danaher’s Life Sciences platform

SCIEX helps to improve the world we live in by enabling scientists and laboratory analysts to find answers to the complex analytical challenges they face. Our leadership in LC-MS and CE-MS have made us a trusted partner globally to those who are focused on basic research, drug discovery, food and environmental testing, forensic toxicology, clinical research and diagnostics. With over 40 years of innovation, we continue to redefine what is achievable in routine and complex analysis.

We are seeking smart, team-oriented people who have purpose and are committed to helping us deliver Answers for Science. Knowledge for Life. ™ Our global team, located on every continent, is our greatest strength, bringing diverse perspectives and breakthrough thinking. With the power of the Danaher Business System behind us, it’s our people who have made us the industry leader. Come join our winning team. Visit us at

Sciex offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates' and their families' lives. 

Sciex is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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This role is responsible for the coordination, preparation and analysis of monthly, quarterly and annual forecast submissions for SCIEX including revenue, headcount planning and expenses.  This position provides financial administrative and analytical support to the Manager of FP&A through the comparison of actual results to those planned.  The position is responsible for ensuring the proper consolidations are completed and reconciled to financial actuals and forecasts are provided to Corporate Danaher.

  • Partners with business leaders to adjust forecasts, complete gap analysis and ensure targets are met.
  • Support Preparation of the Annual Plan.
  • Provided pricing support and analysis to SCIEX business units driving profit improvement.
  • Prepares and publishes weekly reporting for management to understand booking and revenue trends.
  • Provide preparation and planning schedule for the budget and forecast cycles throughout the year.  Ensures Corporate Schedule for reporting is maintained and on time.
  • Ensures timely weekly and monthly expense reporting, variances to forecast and comparative analysis to prior year.
  • Supports Month End close procedures for SCIEX.
  • Collection, analysis and submission of business statistics including Core Growth, Vertical Market Trends and other analysis as needed for the business
  • Ad Hoc Analysis as needed
  • Analytical Orientation and Skillset.  High problem-solving/analytical acumen supported by strong quantitative and spreadsheet skills.
  • Strategic/Operational Combination.  Must be able to think strategically and view the big picture, but at the same time must be hands-on and detail-oriented and able to get work accomplished.
  • Bias for Action/Drive for Results.  Capable of juggling competing priorities and attaining results in a high-performance, fast-paced environment. Works with a sense of urgency and drives issues to closure – gets it done.
  • Creative and Solutions Focused.  Maintains a drive for continuous process improvement.  Helps drive for solutions.
  • Effective Communicator - Strong communications skills both written and oral and is able to influence peers, subordinates and superiors.  Effectively explains assumptions in analysis.  Open to critique.
  • Relationship Building/Collaboration.  Approachable, likable, and accessible.  
  • Relates to others in an open and accepting manner and initiates and develops relationship as a key priority.  
  • Strong team-orientation; treats others with respect; and effectively works across business, regional, and functional boundaries. 
  • Demonstrated ability to take a collaborative and consensus-building approach to solving problems.
  • Integrity.  Displays and operates in a way that never compromises ethics and integrity.

The incumbent of this position must possess the following traits: 
  • Ability to work in a team and facilitate teamwork.
  • Possess high energy and a dynamic personality, change agent
  • Possess a high-level of integrity and ethics.
  • Strong communication skills (one-on-one, writing skills, presentation skills).
  • High stress tolerance and be open-minded.
  • Comfortable in a lean environment.
  • Must be organized and possess strong time and management skills in a deadline driven environment.  Flexibility for work hours that extend beyond a normal day.
  • Fast thinker with good judgment and decisiveness.
  • Have a high sense of urgency.
  • Results oriented.
  • High detail orientation.
  • Pursuit of excellence vs. perfection.

Job Requirements


  • BS in Finance or Accounting, CPA, CMA, or MBA desirable.
  • 4-6 years of experience with preference to the Life Science Industry. 
  • Very strong Microsoft Office and Oracle Applications experience. 
  • Strong proficiency with Office Applications, MS Excel, Access, Power BI.
  • Proficiency with Hyperion EPM Tools (Hyperion Planning/ESSBASE, HFM, SmartView, AdHoc).
  • Proficiency with Oracle OBIEE.
  • Data mining capability with variously sourced information feeds.
  • Familiarity with Time Management/Planning Tools (eTime).
  • Demonstrated capacity for working independently, but can readily seek the counsel of others.  
  • Comfortably with ambiguity and quickly shifting priorities.
  • Strong analytical modeling skills.
  • Exposure to M&A due diligence and integration.

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 62,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $16.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,300% over 20 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team. SCIRSR