Finance Leadership Development Program (2023 Cohort)

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Finance Leadership Development Program (2023 Cohort)

Full Time
  • Responsibilities

    When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals. Our staff members are committed to making a difference in our organization, for our client partners and the patients we serve. We seek individuals with proven competencies and strong character to help lead our organization now and into the future.


    The Thermo Fisher Scientific Finance Leadership Development Program (FLDP) is crafted to accelerate early career development of high potential college graduates to prepare them for upwardly mobile careers within finance at Thermo Fisher Scientific. The program is run by a dedicated Finance Leadership Development Program Manager with oversight by the CFO and company Finance Leadership Team.


    The FLDP prepares participants for roles of increasing responsibility through a combination of rotational assignments, structured learning, formalized feedback, and mentoring. Program participants will have the opportunity to interact with senior finance leaders and participate in various key financial initiatives.

    Rotation examples include:

    • Financial Planning & Analysis

    • Internal Audit

    • Cost Accounting (Manufacturing)

    • Commercial Finance

    • Strategic Pricing

    • General Accounting

    • Division Finance

    • Corporate Development

    • Finance Data and Analytics

    The FLDP program affords participants an outstanding chance to create results, quickly gain credibility and develop a strong company network throughout their two years. Prior to graduating from the program, participants will work with the Program Manager to identify full time roles they will interview for across the finance organization for full time placement upon graduation.


    FLDPs will complete a 2 year program consisting of 4 rotations which will include at least two 6-month rotations in the Boston Metro area or Carlsbad, CA; and one to two 6-month rotations in Carlsbad, CA, Pittsburgh, PA; Greenville, NC; or Boston Metro. Geographical flexibility IS REQUIRED during the program and also upon completion of the program. Relocation assistance is provided.


    • Full time student completing bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, Economics, Finance, or similar degree between December 2022 and June 2023

    • Preferred GPA of 3.5 or higher

    • Strong desire and motivation to develop a career as a future leader in the finance function

    • Strong quantitative, analytical, and problem-solving skills

    • Finance related work or internship experience

    • Results oriented through initiative, ownership, and accountability

    • Must be geographically flexible. This is required during and upon completion of the program

    • Applicants must have unrestricted US work authorization. Forms of CPT and OPT are forms of restricted work authorization.

    At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 100,000 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.

    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.

    We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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  • About Us

    As the world’s leader in serving science, Thermo Fisher Scientific's professionals develop critical solutions—and build rewarding careers. They help customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment, making sure food is safe, and so much more. When you #StartYourStory with Thermo Fisher, you are guaranteed meaningful work - both personally and professionally.