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Director Finance Global Operations

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  • Waltham, MA

Status Regular Job ID JR-011457 Recruiting Region Americas


An integral member of the Global Operations Finance team, the Director of Finance is responsible for providing timely, relevant and accurate planning, reporting and analysis of PerkinElmer’s Global Operations organization. This role reports to the Vice President of Finance & CFO of Global Operations and plays a key role in supporting senior leadership while partnering across the company’s supply chain organization.

The successful candidate will improve overall visibility of business drivers and insights, serving as a catalyst for informed decision making through proactive analytics.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead the Decision Support activities of the Global Operations Finance team, driving standard analytics across the company’s manufacturing sites and central functions such as Sourcing, Transportation and Logistics.
  • Lead a team of three including two direct reports and influence the global team of twenty-five finance professionals.
  • Drive operating leaders to deliver financial commitments.
  • Perform timely and accurate consolidation and reporting of actual results, prepare monthly forecasts.
  • Drive the annual operating plan process within Global Operations.
  • Standardize financial planning, reporting and analysis, fully leverage financial systems and create meaningful KPIs to track business performance.
  • Deliver monthly and quarterly management reporting package and relevant financial analysis while identifying business drivers and variances to plan, prior year, and prior quarter. Analyze current and past trends and develop key performance indicators.
  • Ensure the integrity and consistency of financial data across the various financial reporting systems and processes.
  • Demonstrate insightful and proactive use of financial analysis techniques, tools, systems and concepts enabling strategic partnering to senior/business leaders in order to drive business results.
  • Optimize processes, systems and tools for reporting and analyzing key business drivers.
  • Coordinate monthly and quarterly financial close and reporting within Global Operations and between Corporate FP&A and Corporate Accounting.
  • Manage and develop staff and build strong collaborations across the company. 
  • Partner with Corporate functions to ensure compliance with corporate policies, and alignment of processes.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance with 10 to 15 years of related business experience with demonstrated record of success.
  • Proven interpersonal and team skills. Effectively communicates, influences, and engages all levels of the organization.
  • Translates technical decisions/strategies into business terms and implications; produces clear, understandable documentation geared for all audiences.
  • Demonstrated business acumen including process orientation, systems integration and strategic thinking skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and build teams.
  • Demonstrated quantitative analytical and accounting skills required.
  • A very strong proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint and other MS Office applications.

A strong proficiency with financial systems (Hyperion, S

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