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Job Description

Thermo Fisher Scientific has an immediate opening for a Staff Accountant (Accountant III) at its Franklin, Mass facility.

Job Duties:

  • Perform monthly financial close activities including update and maintenance of the General Ledger, analysis of account variances and reporting of results to management.
  • Perform weekly Revenue, Orders, and Backlog reporting to management.
  • Coordinate and maintain monthly accruals and standard journal entries.
  • Perform monthly analysis of general ledger account variances and reconcile changes.
  • Assist in month-end closing activities, including departmental expenses, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, and General Ledger accrued accounts.
  • Performs daily revenue and cost transaction posting.
  • Assist on key efficiency metrics to enforce multiple site efficiency.
  • Assist in the preparation of internal and external reporting packages, taking advantage of opportunities to enhance usefulness and efficiency.
  • Prepare for and participate in internal and external audits.
  • Ensure compliance with Thermo Fisher Policies and Procedures.
  • Assist with Sarbanes-Oxley documentation and compliance.
  • Performs FIM/HFM Entry
  • Assist in the development and preparation of the Annual Operating Plan and site forecast development/updates.
  • Performs account analysis support to the Accounting Manager & B/U Finance Director.
  • Participation and utilization of PPI methodology.

Other Job Requirements:

  • Perform special projects and ad-hoc reporting as required.
  • Perform other accounting duties as assigned by management.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • N/A

Educational Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline required.

Experience Qualifications:

  • Requires no less than 3+ years of related accounting experience.
  • Working knowledge of GAAP Accounting Principles.
  • Ability to multi-task and work independently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong team-building skills and the proven ability to work with a diverse group of people.
  • Proficiency in MS Office including Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong track record of accurate and timely financial accounting.
  • Ability to work independently; self-motivated; high bias for action.
  • Experience with MAPICS, SAP, and HFM is a plus.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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