Battelle Memorial Institute Director, Financial Support in Columbus, Ohio

Battelle is guided by a founding mission. We invest our knowledge, talents and resources, helping our customers achieve their most important goals. We apply scientific rigor and creativity, succeeding where others may fail, and we invest in our communities, making the world better for generations to come. All of us share a common purpose: to solve the greatest challenges of today and tomorrow.

Our 22,000 employees work at the forefront of scientific innovation to tackle critical challenges in security, human health, manufacturing, energy and environmental management. Battelle’s work is grounded in the belief that science, technology and a passion for excellence can make industries more competitive and the world a better place.


Works as part of the Business Unit (BU) Finance team, part of the CFO organization, as the financial support lead. Responsible for the direct management of staff. Primary activities include business partnership and advisor, business financial services, compliance and governance. Provides task leadership for Finance staff and applies knowledge to complete assignments within defined schedules as well as supporting initiatives and special assignments as needed.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Manages financial reporting, analysis, planning activities for a business unit with P&L accountability.

  • Advises the BU general manager and business line managers on business, financial, strategy, and performance matters.

  • Responsible for management and development of direct-report staff involved in financial analysis and project control.

  • Coordinates within the CFO organization with accounting, government compliance, and financial planning and analysis, and pricing teams, and across Battelle contract research business operations, other business unit financial managers and directors, and executive management.

  • Provides leadership and recommendations in the efficient operation and improvement of business processes and systems pertaining to business unit finance.

  • As needed, coordinates and oversees finance activities at US-based subsidiaries


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field and at least 14 years' experience; at least 8 years' supervisory/management experience OR a Master's degree with 8-10 years experience.

  • Finance , accounting, or auditing experience at a mid- to large size US government contractor is strongly preferred.

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The above statements are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, activities and skills required of staff members. No statement herein is intended to imply any authorities to commit Battelle unless special written permission is granted by Battelle's Legal Department.


Battelle’s competitive benefits program includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family.

Battelle provides employment and opportunities for advancement, compensation, training, and growth according to individual merit, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, genetic information, disability, veteran-status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable Federal, state, or local law. Our goal is for each staff member to have the opportunity to grow to the limits of their abilities and to achieve personal and organizational objectives. We will support positive programs for equal treatment of all staff and full utilization of all qualified employees at all levels within Battelle.

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