Associate Accountant

Thermo Fisher
Paisley, Renfrewshire, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
24 May 2022
12 Jun 2022
Job role
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Job Description

The job: Associate Accountant

We have an opportunity based in Inchinnan for an experienced professional to join us in the role of Associate Accountant. This is an exciting opportunity to work in our expanding centre of excellence in an organization considered a global leader in its field. The successful candidate will be the associate accountant for our manufacturing entities based in the UK, Germany & Sweden, supporting the Specialist Diagnostics Group of Thermo Fisher Scientific.

The role requires a highly motivated and detail-oriented individual with excellent communication skills. The candidate must have the ability to prioritise and follow through in a fast-paced multitasking environment.

What will you do?

  • Manage the daily tracker for banking activity
  • Management of suspense accounts
  • Working cross functionally with the other finance and non-finance teams based both on site and remotely, particularly the Treasury department
  • Quarterly IHB interest calculations
  • Running monthly FX revaluations
  • Performing balance sheet account reconciliations for internal and external bank accounts
  • Supporting the wider team with monthly closing activities
  • Ensuring compliance with Corporate Accounting policies, procedures and controls (Sarbanes-Oxley Act)
  • Support requests from external and internal auditors as well as various groups companywide.
  • Complete ad-hoc projects as requested

Who we are looking for:
  • Proactivity to drive continuous improvement
  • Excellent communication skills to interact at various levels inside and outside the organisation
  • Proficient in MS Excel
  • Working knowledge of ERP (SAP) (Desired but not essential)
  • Working knowledge of Hyperion (Desired but not essential)

What's in it for you:
  • Competitive salary & Benefits package
  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holiday allowance
  • Private healthcare, Critical Illness Cover & Life Assurance as Standard.
  • Onsite gym.

About us:

About Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue of approximately $40 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, increasing productivity in their laboratories, improving patient health through diagnostics or the development and manufacture of life-changing therapies, we are here to support them. Our global team of more than 100,000 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, Patheon and PPD. For more information, please visit

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