Accountant

Thermo Fisher Scientific Durham, NC

About the Job

Responsibilities:

  • Prepares monthly journal entries in accordance with GAAP and Company policies
  • Performs key balance sheet reconciliations
  • Prepares required sales, excise, VAT, and other tax-related documents
  • Prepares routine and ad hoc reporting to support business requirements
  • Maintains GL account structure and mappings
  • Loads data into various financial systems
  • Assists in Internal and External Audits
  • Responds to internal customer queries
  • Assists with cycle count observations at US-based warehouses

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience and working knowledge of commonly used Accounting concepts, practices, and procedures (GAAP)
  • Proficient computer skills and technical knowledge in using accounting systems, Microsoft Office, email, web searches and database entry
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple and diverse projects with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated success and ability to effectively interact with other disciplines within the Company such as sales, customer service, and distribution
  • Ability to appropriately represent Company to internal and external clients
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Deadline and detail orientated
  • Regular attendance and punctuality is a condition of employment and an essential function for any position within the Company
  • Ability to accurately understand and follow established Company policies, procedures and objectives
  • 5% domestic travel

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or other relevant background
  • Strong written communication skills, along with clear and concise verbal skills
  • Excellent skills with MS Excel
  • Knowledge of Cognos and PLNR reporting
  • Experience with transacting in multiple currencies
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience