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Thermo Fisher Scientific Senior Commercial Systems Analyst in Bern, Switzerland

This role will be working remotely and we welcome applications from all European countries.

When you’re part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do challenging work, and be part of a team that values performance, quality and innovation. As part of a successful, growing global organization you will be encouraged to perform at your best. With revenues of $30 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

Working in Thermo Fisher Scientific’s, Microbiology Division. The Senior Commercial Systems Analyst plays a key role in the Commercial Finance team. This individual will join a small, tight knit team, to help maintain and enhance our various BI and reporting systems. The successful candidate will have solid understanding of a variety of systems and will act as a Subject Matter Expert for data, systems and analytics.

This is a great opportunity to build a long-term career within a global organisation that enables individuals to reach their best through continuous challenges and expansive opportunities. Working within a team of experienced professionals, you’ll be helping a business that is dedicated to delivering quality products that help society.

Time will be divided between leading the improvement, maintenance and support of the existing systems/processes and working on an array of exciting and challenging projects to deliver new features, capabilities, and analytics. You will get the opportunity to work with talented people from across the business, and to use your creativity and problem-solving skills to overcome obstacles, building novel and robust MI/BI products.

Key Responsibilities:

Business partnering & Analysis

  • Working closely with leadership level stakeholders to deliver commercial insights and solutions.

  • Partnering with data owners to identify and correct any data that gives rise to integrity/consistency issues

Data Visualization & Analytics

  • Partnering with Commercial, Sales Ops, Marketing and finance teams to understand and implement commercial analysis using the available BI tool sets. This involves the extraction of data from available sources to provide easy to consume meaningful analysis in the form of reports and dashboards

  • Provide expert data driven insights to push more profitable growth, including product segmentation and highlight to decision makers opportunities of higher margin products.

  • Create, maintain and monitor exception reports around Cognos BI data

Process development & Improvement

  • Lead the global deployment, improvement, and maintenance of the Cognos BI system

  • Drive continuous improvement (PPI) activity in area of responsibility both process and system

  • Work with business and technical application owners to optimize the flow of data through the organization and into Cognos/DataMart’s

Financial Reporting & forecasting

  • Support and lead the Month end and AOP processes from a BI system point of view

Key Skills & Qualifications:

  • Experience of working with financial and commercial data

  • Significant Cognos BI experience

  • Experience of translating user requirements into formal report development specifications

  • Strong skills in accessing and using analytical tools (SQL, Excel, Relational Databases)

  • Knowledge of Data Warehousing

  • Experience of working with multiple data sources, overcoming imperfect and incomplete data

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including an ability to effectively communicate with non-finance people

  • Experience of working in a non-structured environment and a drive to improve process

  • A self-starter with experience of creating insightful reports from scratch

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel, including VBA

  • Previous experience of SAP and Hyperion also advantageous

Desirable Qualifications & Experience:

  • Degree in Science/Engineering/Mathematics/Economics or Business/Finance/Accounting disciplines

  • Wider Cognos experience, including Framework Manager, Event Studio, Report Bursting, Cognos Security

  • Practical experience of ETL (Extract/Transform/Load)

  • Practical experience of Data Warehouse design and deployment

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 90,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Apply today

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

We offer motivating and multi-divisional tasks in an innovative and international working environment.

Please send in your application, including a cover letter, CV (in one document) in English. Please apply via by 02/12/2021. Reference: 185687BR. Please apply as soon as possible, the position will be filled as soon as suitable candidate is found.

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Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.