Senior Financial Analyst

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POST DATE 8/24/2016
END DATE 12/17/2016

PerkinElmer WALTHAM, MA

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Senior Finance Analyst for the North American
Diagnostics Systems & Services business - a core $170M
segment of the growing Diagnostics Division within
PerkinElmer. Support development of annual operating
plans, monthly forecasting, monthly operational
reporting, as well as new products/contract impact
analysis for the Diagnostics instrument and reagent
businesses in North America. This position reports to
the Senior Finance Manager, Reporting & Analytics.
Job Responsibilities:
Support internal financial and operational reporting
for the North American Diagnostics division. Assist with
the preparation of materials for presentation to the
division president
Develop detailed understanding of business revenue,
ASP, and margins by product line along with the business
segment market, profitability, and business trends
Partner with functional and product line leaders to
analyze consolidated results, identify trends, and
develop projections. Provide commentary and
recommendations for divisional management.
Support the consolidation, analysis and development of
the North American Diagnostics long range and annual
operating plans, monthly forecasts and business reviews
Partner with Controller & Collection teams to
understand reported results and the impact of revenue
recognition / accounting adjustments on financial
Conduct key sales deal / contracts pricing analysis;
provide recommendations to Sales & Marketing leadership
to optimize business profitability objectives
Perform analytical modeling as required by the
organization to assess the economic viability of Merger
& Acquisition transactions and/or proposed new products.
Participate in operational due diligence exercises as
required to identify operational risk or potential
Participate, as needed, in process improvement
initiatives across businesses focused on improving
forecast accuracy, cost savings & selling effectiveness
Help develop and maintain necessary data and reporting
related to the market and competition including market
size, market share, pricing, and market opportunity
* BA/BS required.
* Ideal candidate has 5+ years of progressively
responsible operational finance, business planning
or forecasting and analysis experience
* Must be self-motivated, have high intellect, be
proactive and results oriented
* Must communicate effectively with all levels of the
company; possess strong analytical & leadership
skills; have solid business judgment; be attentive
to detail and see the big picture
* Strong systems skills & extensive experience with MS
Excel / Powerpoint is required
* Experience with reporting/budgeting/forecasting
software SAP & HFM a strong plus
* Database and Business Objects experience a plus
* Life Sciences/Biotech experience is desirable but
not essential
Company/Division Summary:
PerkinElmer is a leader in human health. Whether it's
testing newborns for life-threatening disorders,
supporting scientists in finding better cures, or
helping doctors treat disease, our focus on human health
extends beyond the lab and into hospitals and homes.
With our innovative screenings and treatments, and our
ongoing development of advanced life science tools, we
help generate earlier medical insights, more accurate
results, and more effective therapies.
The Diagnostics Division of PerkinElmer focuses on
maternal, prenatal and postnatal clinical diagnostics,
cord blood banking and newborn screening & testing
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