Senior Financial Analyst

Job Posted 5/2/2022
Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc.
5731 W. Las Positas Blvd
Hercules, CA
United States
Category BioTech
Job Description

Bio-Rad is looking for a bright, dynamic Senior Financial Analyst to join the Bio-Rad Clinical Diagnostics Group (CDG) Finance team at our corporate headquarters in Hercules, California.


As a Senior Financial Analyst at Bio-Rad, you will be a key member of the Global CDG FP&A team.  You will be working with a highly visible and motivated group of FP&A professionals.  You will partner with Global functional and business leaders to prepare budgets, forecasts, monthly financial analysis and reporting, and to provide ad-hoc analysis for decision support purposes through the use of Data Analytics concepts.


We are looking for a creative problem solver that is highly motivated, curious, and technically proficient with a strong sense of ownership and business ethics to deliver quality work on a daily basis.  We are looking for someone with a strong analytical background, proactive, process improvement mindset and strict attention to detail that has the ability to build relationships with finance and non-finance business partners.


  • Support business teams in the annual operating budget and forecast process.

  • Prepare monthly variance analysis of actuals to forecast and budget, explain and investigate any major discrepancies, and understand key business drivers.

  • Participate in monthly close process and review meetings with business partners.

  • Develop sound value driven analytics to boost value creation for stakeholders, through Data Analytics and other tools.

  • Identify business process improvement opportunities, develop solution options, engage management and stakeholders to align on decisions, and implement approved plan.

  • Work with other groups to perform critical assessments in cost reduction projects, cost per product, product portfolio decisions, return on investment analysis, and other important decisions and projects impacting the group.

  • The candidate should be a proactive leader exhibiting strong influencing capabilities with business partners and a willingness to maintain open and transparent communication across the organization.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Finance, Accounting or related field.  Advanced degree preferred.

  • 3+ years of experience in finance or related area.

  • Prior experience supporting product portfolio analysis, R&D and/or Marketing function at a Biotech company preferred.

  • Familiar with Data Analytics methods, concepts, tools and experience in building models based on these methods.

  • Proactive leader exhibiting strong influencing capabilities with business partners and a willingness to maintain open and transparent communication across multiple levels, functions and geographies of the organization.

  • Proven ability to build strong relationships with finance and non-finance business partners.

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills with a high degree of attention to detail.

  • Strong MS Excel Skills and overall proficiency in MS Office.

  • Experience with Enterprise level Accounting and Planning software desired; Essbase and SAP preferred.

  • PowerBI or related experience preferred.

  • RStudio, Python, SQLite, or other analytical tools a plus.


Vaccination Requirement:


Due to the higher threat of more infectious and deadly COVID-19 variant strains emerging, Bio-Rad has a mandatory vaccination policy requiring its US employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. New hires will be asked to upload their vaccination card into our electronic database hosted by ClearPass, who specializes in securing electronic medical information, within 3 days of their start date. With this policy, Bio-Rad joins a growing list of companies that are prioritizing sound science and available facts to best ensure the ongoing safety of its employees and the community.


About Bio-Rad:


Bio-Rad is a global leader providing a broad array of clinical diagnostics and life science research products. With a team of more than 8,000 employees and a global network of operations serving our customers, we help people live longer, healthier lives.


Bio-Rad was founded over six decades ago and has continued to provide the healthcare industry with innovative and useful products that help life science researchers accelerate the discovery process and medical diagnostic labs obtain faster, better results.


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