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Job Title: Accounts Assistant
Division: Chromatography & Mass Spectrometry
Location: Hemel Hempstead
Band: 3

Company Information
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of more than $20 billion and approximately 65,000 employees globally. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics, deliver medicines to market and increase laboratory productivity. Through our premier brands – Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services – we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive services.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Coding and posting of purchase-, costs invoices and expense notes into the ERP system
  • Prepare payment batches for both internal and external vendors via the netting and the internal banking system.
  • Deal with suppliers’ (both IC as external) questions/complaints and in cases where invoices are under dispute
  • Ensure the month end Intercompany balances ( AP/AR ) are agreed and reconciled
  • Support various financial colleagues in the day to day operation to be able to cover them during absence.
  • Makes sure that documents are stored and archived according to the rules that are set by the law.
  • Responsible for interacting with customers and internal departments to successfully collect payment information on past due accounts.
  • Calls and follows-up on customer accounts based on past due analyses and input from sales order processing and service coordination.
  • Identifies internal issues causing customer disputes and escalates to the correct internal departments
  • Maintains records necessary to present an accurate view of conversations with customers and internal departments, which includes accurate notes within the system and maintaining an orderly filing system.
  • Apply cash receipts to customer invoices and proactively work with customers and bank to resolve discrepancies.
  • Balance, reconcile and record cash entries to the general ledger.
  • Preparation of the month end balance sheet file for review by the Finance, ensuring all transactions are documented
  • Carry out the monthly netting cycle and cash flow requirements
  • Draw up various specs that are linked to vendor transactions (i.e GR/IR balance)
  • Other duties as assigned

Person Specification:
  • Good verbal and written communication skills, ability to work across all levels and functions.
  • Demonstrates strong organisational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks with different priorities
  • The ability to work in a busy and pressurised environment
  • Self-motivational

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 65,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Apply today http://jobs.thermofisher.com

Contact Elena Lambrianides directly if you have any questions- elena.lambrianides@thermofisher.com


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