Senior Financial Analyst, Manufacturing

Waters Corporation
May 7, 2022
Wilmington, DE
Job Type


Impactful opportunity is available at TA Instruments, a subsidiary of Waters Corporation. This position will be based out of New Castle, DE and work in a hybrid setting of in-office and remote work settings.

TA Instruments is looking for an experienced Financial Analyst who will be responsible for analyzing the Financials of our the Manufacturing Department and for making recommendations to improve Manufacturing efficiencies.


  • Responsible for monthly analysis of Manufacturing Financials and explaining variances to budget and forecast
  • Estimate the monthly forecast of the Manufacturing Financials and explain any variances to budget or previous forecasts.
  • Recommend programs to improve productivity and efficiency and reduce costs in the Manufacturing area.
  • Participate in the annual cost roll process and understand the impact on the Financials.
  • Collaborate with financial team and order processing team, as well as various business leaders
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance.
    • MBA or CPA strongly desired but not required


  • 5+ years of experience in Manufacturing Financial Analysis and/or Accounting or Cost Accouting
  • Complete understanding and application of accounting principles, concepts, practices, and standards.
  • Problem solving skills in order to develop solutions to a variety of complex problems.
  • Analytical skills to collect, summarize and interpret financial results.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to effectively deal with employees and business leaders within the group and outside Finance.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work activities in order to meet deadlines. The ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Self-starter able to work under general direction, plans and arranges own activities to accomplish objectives.
  • High degree of computer literacy with accounting enterprise software and Microsoft applications including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
    • Advanced Excel experience required (V Lookups. Pivot tables, etc.)
    • Office 365 and SAP experience a plus.

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.

Key Words

cost accounting, financial analysis, accounting, excel, manufacturing


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