Accountant III (PSG) - Finance at Thermo Fisher Scientific

Posted in Other 1 day ago.

Location: Swedesboro, New Jersey

Job Description:

Job Description

Company Information:

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, our Finance teams are important to our business and functional teams to make educated, sound decisions that drive our Mission and make us a stable and trusted industry leader. From Financial Planning & Analysis, Tax, Treasury, Financial Reporting, Audit, Investor Relations, Strategy & Corporate Development to Accounting, our Finance functions have a diverse and global presence, providing significant opportunities to develop outstanding career experiences and perspectives. Ranked #97 on the 2022 Fortune 500 list and with revenues of more than $40 billion, you'll discover endless opportunities to grow an exciting career as part of the world leader serving science.

How you will make an impact:

Patheon, by Thermo Fisher Scientific, is a Life Science specialty logistics provider. Our focus on product integrity across the full supply chain including samples, urgent care and trade product is best-in-class and aligned with Life Science Quality Assurance requirements. Our industry business intelligence across multiple clients, adherence to regulatory requirements and deviation prevention mechanisms provides both tangible and intangible cost savings. This is why the largest global pharmaceutical companies have come to rely on us to support their very specific logistics needs.

What you will do:

As the Accountant III, reporting to the Controller, you will facilitate general ledger month-end close by preparing journal entries in accordance with company policy and GAAP; reconcile inter-company accounts and bank accounts; facilitate monthly reconciliations and analyses of general ledger asset and liability accounts; calculate and track rebates; prepare international VAT/GST returns and state sales and use tax returns, and work on special projects incorporating research/analysis as requested.

A Day in the Life:

  • Prepares financial reports to analyze revenues, costs, expenses, transactions, and trends related to financial performance and report results to managment

  • Prepare for and actively participate in internal and external audits

  • Conduct balance sheet flux analysis, including commentary on material variances

  • Assist in the preparation of financial reporting packages, taking advantage of opportunities to improve usefulness and efficiency

  • Maintains fixed asset register and depreciation schedules

  • Works closely across all of finance and with other business departments

  • Handles Intercompany balancing and reconciliation each close period

  • Complete ad hoc analyses and projects as needed

How you will get here:

Key Success Factors:

  • Possess solid working knowledge, along with experience working within the "Accounting standards" (GAAP and IFRS) and internal controls

  • Meticulous attention to detail and solid analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Dedication to continuous improvement

  • Possess team-building skills and the proven track record of working with a diverse group of people

  • Ability to develop high levels of credibility and forge solid and positive professional relationships

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Flexibility in scheduling due to business requirements (i.e., month-end close)

  • Ability to work independently with changing priorities; self-motivated; high bias for action

  • Challenges the status quo; introduces and proactively seeks out new insights and solutions to strengthen our performance

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or related field required

  • Master's degree with a concentration in accounting or finance or CPA preferred

  • Ideally 3 - 5 years of multifaceted accounting experience

  • MS Office 365 with advanced knowledge of Excel

  • International tax experience (a plus)

  • Experienced with accounting systems (Hyperion, CODA experience a plus)

Travel requirements:

Less than 10% domestic/international travel required.

We offer competitive salary, an annual incentive bonus plan, and a range of other employee benefits including 401(k) U.S. retirement savings plan, Employees' Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), paid time off and tuition reimbursement!

Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Watch as our colleagues explain 5 reasons to work with us. As one team of 100,000+ colleagues, we share a common set of values - Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement - working together to accelerate research, solve complex scientific challenges, drive technological innovation and support patients in need. #StartYourStory at Thermo Fisher Scientific, where diverse experiences, backgrounds and perspectives are valued.

Apply today!

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.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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