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Thermo Fisher Scientific Site Finance Manager in Saint Louis, Missouri

Job Title: Site Finance Manager

When you are 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. Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $30 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 complex analytical challenges, improving patient diagnostics and therapies or increasing productivity in their laboratories, we are here to support them. Our global team of more than 80,000 colleagues delivers an unrivaled 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 www.thermofisher.com

Location/Division Specific Information

San Francisco, CA/US Biologics - Cell Therapy

How will you make an impact?

Due to recent expansion, we are hiring for a Site Finance Manager that will own the deployment of the financial infrastructure at a new site that is under construction in San Francisco, California! In this newly crafted role, you will be a key member of the ERP implementation team tasked with installing SAP S4 Hana. You will serve as the link between the San Francisco site and division finance leadership located in St. Louis. In addition to the installation of finance modules, you will build close partnerships with local managers who are leading the implementation of other modules in SAP, including but not limited to materials management, warehouse management, and production modules. Following the successful implementation of SAP S4/Hana, you will transition into the traditional Site Finance Manager role, assuming responsibility for day-to-day site support, financial planning, financial reporting, and administration of internal controls.

What will you do?

  • Partner with other finance team members to deploy financial policies and processes at new manufacturing facility.

  • Lead the implementation of FI module at the site, ensuring that the implementation is aligned with financial policies and processes.

  • Provide detailed advice to support the implementation of other modules that are included with the SAP S4/Hana ERP installation.

  • Provide daily financial support to local on-site team.

  • Conduct site level month end close responsibilities.

  • Prepare monthly forecast and annual operating plans.

  • Other projects and duties as assigned.

How will you get here?


  • Bachelor's Degree in accounting and/or finance, MBA a plus, CPA a plus.


  • Demonstrated ability in accounting, reporting, and/or financial analysis

  • SAP S4/Hana experience is a requirement; Hyperion experience is a plus.

  • Experience related to fixed asset and property accounting is preferred

  • Experience in a manufacturing accounting preferred

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Ability to coordinate and prioritize results, reacting calmly to pressure and changing priorities

  • Strong attention to detail, complimented by excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Proven track record working with professional discretion and confidential information

Physical demands/factors:

  • Ability to function in a constantly evolving environment

  • Ability to balance multiple priorities simultaneously

Please note there will be 25% of travel required for this role

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 80,000 extraordinary minds has an outstanding story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission-enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, veteran status, age or disability status.