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Thermo Fisher Scientific, by CMD (Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry Division), is actively seeking a Credit Analyst at Villebon (91).

Position Summary:

An opportunity exists for an ambitious professional to be part of the accounting function in support of Thermo Fisher Scientifics’ Financial Shared Services. Thermo Fisher Scientific is a technology leader, providing the market with a wide offering of process instrumentation devices and services. This position offers the right candidate a significant opportunity for career development and growth.

Key Responsibilities:

•Maintaining policy & procedures – including SOX compliance
•Conducting the local financial monthly closing process; providing monthly Reporting & metrics on; DSO, AR aging and unapplied cash to European management.
•Analyze the Allowance for Doubtful Accounts on a monthly basis and make recommendations for write offs.
•Analyze delinquent accounts and reports on highest risk accounts including recommendations and local actions for resolution. Monitors and ensures timely communication of credit concerns to the European management.
•Identifies internal issues causing customer disputes and proactively works with internal departments to identify and assist with the implementation of permanent solutions to ensure cash performance is maximized..
•Maintains records necessary to present an accurate view of conversations & meetings with customers and internal departments, which includes accurate notes within the system and maintaining an orderly filing system.
•Provides analysis and interpretation of the customers’ financial status for proper evaluation of risk and the establishment of proper credit limits.
•Prepares recommendations and makes credit approval decisions on new accounts.
•Evaluate credit hold status and make decisions to place or release hold.
•Embody Thermo Values in dealing with internal & external customers
•Communicate and Negotiate with Sales teams regarding credit decisions.
•Collections and working capital management including Calls and follows-up on customer accounts based on past due analyses and input from sales order processing and service coordination.
•Reconciles cash receipts to customer invoices and proactively work with customers and internal departments to resolve discrepancies.
•Ensure company’s credit policy is accurate and current, making recommendations when necessary to adjust the policy on a case by case basis.
•Perform special projects, duties and ad-hoc reporting as required.
•Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

•5 years experience in a similar position.
•Fluent in English plus French both verbally as written - additional languages are preferable
•Effective/Strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills.
•Demonstrated history of driving improved performance in cash collection.
•Strong analytical and organization skills with the ability to diagnose a problem and implement corrective action.
•Strong team building skills and a proven ability to work with a diverse group of people.
•Goal oriented and self motivated with high bias for action.
•Ability to establish priorities, work independently, and proceed with objectives without supervision
•Must be able to meet tight deadlines and capable of leading and partner with internal projects or initiatives
•Strong knowledge of Excel (i.e. financial calculations and analysis)
•SAP experience preferred

Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:

•Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business or related field required
•5+ years of related work experience

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 55,000 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 .
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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