Waltham, United States
Business Operations and Analytics
Permanent | Full Time
This is Hybrid role to work on-site few days a week.
Imagine a world where you could detect health issues sooner to treat them more effectively. Where food and water are always safe, even in remote corners of the earth. And where scientific and medical research are enhanced to solve the greatest challenges of our times. At PerkinElmer, we imagine this world every day. Then, we innovate and collaborate to make it happen everywhere.
Our dedicated team of about 14,000 employees worldwide, pioneers scientific technologies for better detection, imaging, and informatics to help our customers work to create healthier families, improve the quality of life, and sustain the well-being and longevity of people globally.
If you are seeking a meaningful, impactful, and stimulating career, look no further.
As an integral member of the Life Sciences Finance team, this Principal Analyst will be responsible for developing and driving insights and analytics for the Informatics cloud software business unit ($0.2B). This role will engage directly with the business unit teams to deliver actionable reporting that will help drive overall performance.
Partner cross-functionally with the Informatics business unit team to identify and implement value-added financial reporting
Enable business leadership to make informed and sound decisions by leveraging insights and data analytics
Provide financial support for monthly / quarterly reporting, forecasting, and annual planning processes
Drive financial modeling and scenario planning for strategic business cases, long-range plan, and ad hoc requests
Collaborate with the Life Sciences finance team and the global Commercial finance teams in preparation for business reviews, particularly focusing on KPIs and performance metrics
Develop enhanced tools to track and analyze sales, prime margin, OCOGS, and operating expenses on a recurring basis; identify trends, performance drivers, risks / opportunities, and mitigation plans
Lead automation and process improvement efforts throughout the business and finance function, optimize reporting, processes, and analytics to provide best-in-class business partnership
Bachelors degree with 8+ years experience in Corporate Finance or Masters degree in business management, accounting or finance with 2+ years experience.
Bachelors degree with 4+ years experience in corporate finance for a multi-national, matrixed organization
Experience in the software/technology or life sciences industry is strongly preferred
Possesses a strong sense of ethics and high level of integrity
Strategic thinker, self-starter with strong sense of ownership, bias for action and results, always driving improvements, simplification & transparency
Ability to prioritize, manage expectations, and deliver on commitments
Ability to communicate, partner, and influence both cross-functionally and in a matrixed environment across all levels of the organization
Executive presence and ability to work closely with the senior leadership team in a fast-paced environment
Must be an analytical thinker with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to adapt to changing priorities and deadlines
Pays attention to detail and accuracy of information
Familiarity with Netsuite, HFM, Essbase, TIBCO Spotfire, Salesforce and OpenAir a plus
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