Waters Corporation

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Financial Analyst III

Financial Analyst III

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Waters Division
Regular Full-Time

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Company Description

For over 50 years, Waters Corporation has developed innovative analytical science solutions to support customer discoveries, operations, performance, and regulatory compliance. Specifically, the company designs, manufactures, sells, and services high performance liquid chromatography, ultra performance liquid chromatography, and mass spectrometry technology systems and support products primarily in the United States, Europe, Japan, and Asia. Our innovations enable significant advancements within the pharmaceutical, life science, biochemical, industrial, food safety, environmental, academic and government industries. Waters is a publicly traded corporation (NYSE:WAT) with more than 6,500 employees and is represented in over 100 countries around the world.



Waters Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. 


Waters Corporation is currently seeking a Financial Analyst III to support our Informatics organization within the Waters Global Products Group.  This position provides accounting, analysis, reporting, budget & forecast support, and is responsible for assisting the operational directors with analyzing the business and initiating change through the strategic use of information.

 Informatics:  Responsible for helping the business team manage the Global software business.  This position will provide support for the development of models supporting product commercialization, month-end close, reporting, and departmental budgets & forecasts. 


  • Provide financial support to the Informatics team including weekly dashboards, month-end close, budgets, forecasts, reporting, and ad hoc financial analysis
  • Work in collaboration with business team to drive and own the software capitalization process
  • Provide financial support for the development of models for software pricing and commercialization decisions, and product development portfolio management
  • Interact with colleagues of all levels to resolve accounting related issues
  • Team player who will perform ad hoc financial models and reports as well as other duties as assigned or required




Ideal Candidate:

  • Candidate will possess a BS in Finance/Accounting or related business degree, MBA a plus, with 5 years of progressive accounting experience preferably within a publicly traded software company or manufacturing company
  • Position requires advanced analytical skills along with organization, attention to detail, and a commitment to quality/timely output
  • Must be able to work closely in a team environment with all levels of an organization, and have the communication skills and poise to do so effectively
  • A driven, self starter who can initiate and complete projects in a timely manner
  • Position requires a blend of solid accounting and financial analysis
  • SAP/BW/BPC preferred with advanced systems skills and data management/Excel skills (pivots, v-lookups, automation techniques)


Key Words

Financial modeling, revenue recognition, budgeting, forecasting, software, SAP, software capitalization