Accountant
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Location Paisley, United Kingdom
2d ago

Due to internal promotion we have an excellent opportunity for an ambitious part qualifiedAccountant to join our team based in Paisley .

This is an exciting opportunity to work in an expanding Centre Of Excellence in an organisation considered a global leader in its field which offers great career development and opportunities.

The centre provides financial controllership in the region for two of the Thermo Fisher Scientific groups Life Sciences Solutions and Special Diagnostics.

We are responsible for a large number of entities reporting a total of $2 Billion of revenue per year. This role will be responsible for our SDG business for Finland

What will you do?

  • Ensuring the timeliness, accuracy, and completeness of monthly close activities
  • Preparing accounting entries
  • Evaluating entries for completeness and accuracy
  • Reviewing general ledger activity, researching and correcting account discrepancies
  • Performing balance sheet account reconciliations, including general ledger accounts and sub ledger accounts
  • Researching and resolve any reconciling items on a monthly basis
  • Performing variance analysis including current-to-prior month / quarter / year fluctuations
  • Management reporting to Corporate through Hyperion
  • Supporting the preparation of Statutory Accounts where required
  • Preparing and submitting of government and other agency returns, including but not limited to Tax returns and government statistics returns
  • Coordinating accounting entries with other departments and accounting system modules
  • Ensuring compliance with Corporate Accounting policies, procedures and controls (Sarbanes-Oxley Act)
  • Actively participating in the company PPI initiative to ensure process improvements
  • Ad-hoc activities as required
  • Who we are looking for ?

  • Experience of month end reporting, statutory accounts, management accounting, balance sheet reconciliations & VAT returns
  • Previous experience in a large scale organisation would be beneficial
  • Highly motivated and detail oriented individual with excellent communication, computer and organisational skills
  • Ability to prioritise and follow through in a fast-paced, multitask environment
  • Excellent attention to detail as accuracy is required in performing all aspects of the role
  • Proficient in MS Excel
  • Ability to work well under time constraints
  • Working knowledge of ERPs (E1 or SAP) (Desired but not essential)
  • High level of proactivity to drive continuous improvement
  • What do we offer?

    We can offer excellent opportunities to progress your career along with training and a chance to be a part of a growing successful organization.

    Attractive base salary & bonus to be discussed

    On site subsidised gym facilities & free on site car parking

    Core benefits include BUPA healthcare coverage, Life Assurance policy (4 x base salary), Employee Assistance Program, Stakeholder pension scheme, 33 days annual leave plus including bank holidays

    Flexible benefits include dental scheme, option to upgrade or extend BUPA cover, Cycle to Work scheme, subsidized gym memberships, travel insurance, retail discount & more

    About us :

    Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $25 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

    Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, improving patient diagnostics and therapies or increasing productivity in their laboratories, we are here to support them.

    Our global team of more than 75,000 colleagues delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services and Patheon.

    With Thermo Fisher Scientic, it’s not just a career. It’s a chance to realise your best professionally and personally.

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