Senior Financial Analyst

Waters Corporation


Milford, MA

Why you should apply for a job to Waters Corporation:

  • 4.5/5 in supportive management

  • 60% say the CEO supports gender diversity

  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.


    Position summary


    The Principal Financial Analyst is a trusted business partner to the Consumables and Lab Automation Portfolio Owners  in enabling and delivering long term sustainable growth for the company.  This role is a key member of the Consumables and lab Automation team in deploying resources to create maximum value for the company. This position plays a critical role in the development and implementation of financial, strategic and growth objectives aimed to provide long term profitable growth for the company.


    • Primary business partner to the Consumables and lab Automation Portfolio Owners, supporting the management team in driving, establishing and achieving financial targets. Provides business and financial counsel to ensure that business objectives are attained.
    • Provides insights and analyses that assist the organization in making sound business decisions to enable sustainable revenue growth through full P&L management.
    • Partners with business leaders to develop the annual operating plan (AOP)
    • Supports all planning, month-end, and ad hoc financial analysis activities in assigned areas of focus
    • Identifies performance trends/financial risk and makes recommendations for improvement
    • Builds quality business cases, founded in data and validated assumptions, to justify spending.  
    • Drives cross-functional alignment, obtaining productivity and synergies
    • Delivers quality reporting, financial planning and finance processes
    • Fosters a culture of strong financial discipline and business integrity
    • Liaises with key stakeholders, such as WD finance, corporate finance, treasury, tax, legal, compliance to ensure alignment and effectiveness of the finance operations
    • Introduces measures and enhances existing controls to ensure that activities are processed by the company’s policies, procedures and in line with audit and compliance requirements
    • Develops innovative initiatives to enhance internal efficiency and effectiveness, using technology as an enabler.
    • Actively engages in promoting diversity and inclusion across the function


    • Degree in Accounting or Finance; preferably MBA and/or CMA or CPA certification
    • 6-8 years of progressive finance experience
    • Proficient in US GAAP, SAP experience a plus
    • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel
    • Experience in scaling growing business is strongly preferred
    • Operates with integrity, transparency and humility
    • Acts as a true company owner to advance the overall interests of Waters
    • Carries a broad global perspective of markets, tech, and trends
    • Balances clear strategic thinking and accountability in execution to deliver results
    • Actively creates the conditions for Waters’ people and teams to succeed

    Company Description

    Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT), the world's leading specialty measurement company, has pioneered chromatography, mass spectrometry and thermal analysis innovations serving the life, materials, and food sciences for more than 60 years. With more than 7,000 employees worldwide, Waters operates directly in 35 countries, including 15 manufacturing facilities, with products available in more than 100 countries. Our team focuses on creating business advantages for laboratory-dependent organizations to enable significant advancement in healthcare delivery, environmental management, food safety, and water quality.   

    Working at Waters enables our employees to unlock the potential of their careers. Our global team is driven by purpose. We strive to be better, learn and improve every day in everything we do. We’re the problem solvers and innovators that aren’t afraid to take risks to transform the world of human health and well-being. We’re all in it together delivering benefit as one to provide the insights needed today in order to solve the challenges of tomorrow. 

    Diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our core values at Waters Corporation. It is our responsibility to actively implement programs and practices to drive inclusive behavior and increase diversity across the organization. We are united by diversity and thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products, our customers and our community. Waters is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or protected Veteran status. 

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    About the company

    Industry: Technology: Research

    Waters Corporation, a global leader in analytical instruments, consumables, and software, has pioneered innovations in chromatography, mass spectrometry, and thermal analysis serving the life, materials, and food sciences for more than 60 years. We ensure the safety of medicines, the purity of food and water, and the quality and durability of products used every day by ...

    Why you should apply for a job to Waters Corporation:

  • 4.5/5 in supportive management

  • 60% say the CEO supports gender diversity

  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.