Finance Analyst - R&D

Job ID
# Positions
Exp. (Yrs)
Experienced (non-manager)
Full Time
Domestic Travel Required
% Domestic Travel
Int'l Travel required
% Int'l Travel
Company Vehicle
Working from Home Office
Relocation Eligible
Works with Chemicals
Lifting required

Company Overview

FMC Corporation is one the world’s leading specialty chemical companies. We are proud that our chemistries are helping to grow the world’s food, enabling new innovations in the pharmaceutical delivery, enhancing foods and beverages, contributing to a more sustainable energy supply, improving health, and advancing the manufacture of hundreds of essential products.


FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives. Your education and professional experience are valued and put to use from day one. Your success at completing key initiatives can result in a varied, progressive and fulfilling career with FMC.


With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility and customer intimacy, we foster “The Right Chemistry” in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets. In short, If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.


The Financial Analyst will provide independent support to the R&D Finance Director (FD) related to all Ag R&D and will be an integral part of the FMC R&D Finance Team.  



  • Prepare a monthly financial forecast for FD through recollection of information from Dupont and FMC Legacy and all the regions
  • Design and issue a monthly financial reporting package for FD, including All Ag R&D cost and headcount summary.
  • Prepare quarterly project reports to analyze internal and external costs by region
  • Consolidate all the regional & global function R&D cost center and capital during the budget process
  • Summarize the regional and global function budget information for inclusion in the all Ag FMC budget presentation
  • Summarize capital plan with information from the regions
  • Serve as a member of the R&D Finance team, attending calls/ meetings and providing financial guidance when necessary
  • Identify opportunities to improve efficiencies and reduce costs. Work closely with Procurement to identify cost reduction opportunities globally.
  • Prepare financial slides for the FD presentations to Ag and Corporate management.
  • Monitor monthly costs and prepare analysis by region
  • Assist in the design and implementation of any new process due to the integration.
  • Assist in the design and implementation of any new project management or reporting system.
  • Monitor the consultant costs and service period globally to ensure compliance to FMC policy.
  • Work closely with Corporate Tax Department to ensure expenses are provided the appropriate accounting treatment with regard to intercompany transfer pricing
  • Provide day to day financial support to R&D Directors and staff.
  • Financial modeling for product innovation (PI) projects (NPV, ROI, etc.) for all regions FMC Legacy except EMEA
  • Special projects as assigned including projects initiated by FMC Ag Philadelphia


Required Education

Required Education:

  • Undergraduate degree in Finance or Accounting required
  • MBA- Finance preferable



  • Experience in matrix organizations
  • Minimum of 7 years “relevant” experience in financial functions and at least 2 of them in global environments
  • Chemical or pharmaceutical industry background
  • Demonstrated skills in financial management, analysis, accounting and reporting
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a complex global organization
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and improve business processes
  • Demonstrated ability to have an impact through business and/or financial leadership
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and tenacity for bringing issues/projects to closure
  • Self-starter who is results and improvement-oriented.  Ability to take initiative, work independently or as a member of team, and report back at milestones
  • Solid understanding of accounting and skilled in financial analysis 
  • Excellent computer skills particularly Power Point and Excel and SAP
  • Strong Financial Modeling knowledge
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills



  • Learning agility
  • Teamwork
  • Technical acumen
  • Results Oriented
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Cultural Agility


EEO Statement

FMC employees enjoy competitive compensation, a menu of work/life benefits and opportunities to continue developing their skills and building their career. FMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status. FMC supports a drug-free workplace. 


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