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Principal Financial Analyst

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  • Waltham, MA

Status Regular Job ID JR-010410 Recruiting Region Americas


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. With over 11,400 employees around the globe, we pioneer scientific technologies for better detection, imaging, and informatics to help our customers make a profound impact on the world. We provide support with advanced services to ensure optimal operations.

In the role of Income Statement Senior Finance Analyst, Region FP&A, you will work cross functionally with Finance and Business Leadership to deliver financial forecasting, planning and analysis to drive financial performance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support business partners in business reviews, operating rhythms (monthly and quarterly closes), and FP&A related interactions
  • Partner with Business and Finance Leaders to complete planning and forecasting processes. Proactively identify, communicate risks & opportunities in all financial measurements
  • Drive streamlined, real-time and actionable dashboards focused on key commercial performance indicators
  • Provide finance support for commercial systems roadmap
  • Provide financial modeling to properly evaluate strategic business decisions
  • Independently deliver ad-hoc analysis on existing business performance to improve company performance
  • Other tasks as directed by Finance and Business Leadership

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or finance 
  • 2-3 years of finance experience, preferably in a Financial Leadership Development Program
  • Strong analytical & financial modeling skills: able to clearly link financial results to operational and market drivers
  • Strong PC skills: experience with financial systems/applications such as SAP, Hyperion, Business Objects etc. Microsoft Suite of product knowledge required.

Personal Profile:

  • Competitive team player: Self-motivated, high energy individual. Desire to win and drive towards outsized performance
  • Comfortable working with Senior Management.  Builds constructive and effective relationships. 
  • Effectively communicates with and engages all levels of the organization verbally and in writing; produces clear, understandable documentation geared for all audiences
  • Detail focused. Allocates time and resources efficiently, able to adapt to shifting priorities. Meets challenging deadlines with speed and quality.
  • Strategic thinker; strong bias for action and with a results-orientation always driving towards simplification and transparency


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