Sr. Financial Analyst - R&D, Ion Torrent

Life Technologies - Ion Torrent - South San Francisco, CA

Posted 755 days ago
  • Experience
    Mid-Senior level
  • Job function
    Finance
  • Employment type
    Full-time
  • Industry
    Financial Services
  • Employer job ID
    10923BR
  • Job ID
    3631124

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Job description

Life Technologies Corporation (LIFE) is a global biotechnology tools company dedicated to improving the human condition. The company was created from the merger of Invitrogen Corporation and Applied Biosystems in November of 2008.
Life Technologies customers do their work across the biological spectrum, working to advance personalized medicine, regenerative science, molecular diagnostics, agricultural and environmental research, and 21st century forensics. LIFE’s systems, consumables and services enable researchers to accelerate scientific exploration, driving to discoveries and developments that make life even better.
With annual sales in excess of $3 billion, LIFE employs approximately 9,000 people in more than 100 countries and possesses a rapidly growing intellectual property estate of approximately 3,600 patents and exclusive licenses.
Life Technologies is a publicly traded company trading on the NASDAQ under the symbol LIFE.

Life Technologies has an immediate need for a Senior Financial Analyst, supporting the Ion Torrent business in South San Francisco, CA location.

Making Life Even Better
When it comes to the vision of shaping discovery and improving life, no other company can match the breadth of products and sevices in the life sciences field to meet this vision than Life Technologies. Created through the combination of biotechnology leaders Applied Biosystems and Invitrogen, Life Technologies' systems, consumables and services enable researchers to accelerate scientific exploration, driving to discoveries and developments that improve the human condition and the world around us. Our customers do their work across the biological spectrum, working to advance personalized medicine, regenerative science, molecular diagnostics, agricultural and environmental research, and 21st century forensics. With historical sales of approximately 3.5 billion, a presence in more than 100 countries, and a rapidly growing intellectual property estate of over 3,600 patents and exclusive licenses, we are poised to truly shape the world of science. Join a team of more than 10,000 employees around the world who are engaged, curious, insightful, responsible and driven to make life even better.

Essential Functions
The Sr. Financial Analyst position supports the Ion Torrent R & D organization with regards to financial analysis, planning, and forecasting. Key focus will include coordinating the budgeting/forecasting process, providing decision-making information and insights, supporting value creation activities, and identifying/leading process improvements initiatives. The successful candidate will work well under limited supervision on projects involving independent judgment, initiative, and tact in a fast paced dynamic environment.

Experience Requirements

  • Requires a minimum of 5+ years of relevant experience in budgeting, planning and managing financial reporting.
  • Proficiency in MS-Excel is a must
  • Experience with Hyperion Planning, SAP and E1 is a plus
  • Experience supporting an R&D business unit preferred
  • Hands-on, detail and solution oriented with understanding of big picture
  • Excellent communications-oral, written and presentation skills
  • Other responsibilities will include and not limited to:
    • Interface effectively with all levels of the organization
    • Provide cost center budgeting, planning and analysis support
    • Leading the Monthly Close and Management reporting process for the R & D Org
    • Coordinate all capital spend requests for the Ion Torrent business
    • Partner with the Ion Finance and Lifetech Corp teams ensuring that key deliverables for financial close, actual and forecast reviews are met.
    • Provide monthly and quarterly R&D excellence initiatives
    • Perform other ad-hoc analysis or related duties as required and/or assigned
    • Education :
      Bachelor's Degree or the equivalent education and experience are required. MBA preferred.

      Life Technologies is a equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.

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