CAD International Controller / Sr. Accounting Manager

Thermo Fisher
Winsford, Somerset, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
28 Sep 2022
12 Oct 2022
Job role
Experience level
At Thermo Fisher Scientific, our Finance teams are crucial 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 unique career experiences and perspectives.

Ranked #95 on the 2021 Fortune 500 list and with revenues of more than $35 billion, you'll discover endless opportunities to grow a rewarding career as part of the world leader serving science.

How you will make an impact:

Our Chemical Analysis Division (CAD) is an operating division within Analytical Instrument Group (AIG), providing broad offering of instruments, consumables and services is seeking a Sr Accounting Manager / International Controller. The successful candidate will lead and execute accounting, controls, and compliance procedures to ensure timely and accurate financial reporting, consistent with USGAAP and local reporting requirements for CAD International sites. In addition, the position holder will provide technical accounting mentorship, identify and recommend operational and compliance related improvement opportunities, and support leadership in achieving of business objectives.

What you will do:
  • Evaluates efficiency and effectiveness of accounting processes. Recommends and implements changes to policies and processes to strengthen control environment.
  • Designs, implements, and monitors processes, controls, and systems.
  • Ensures compliance with U.S. GAAP, Sarbanes-Oxley requirements, company policy, approval authority matrix and standard operating procedure
  • Applies knowledge and provides mentorship on sophisticated financial accounting transactions
  • Verifies accuracy and completeness of financial statements and supplementary reporting with accounting procedures and controls and through balance sheet reviews.
  • Leads fulfillment of internal and external audit requirements
  • Participates in the formulation of solutions to operational issues beyond finance department
  • Drives continuous improvement and utilizes systems to increase controls and efficiencies
  • Listens proactively and collaborates across functional lines
  • Ensures effective data security and controls within ERP, financial systems, and data flows
  • Exercise sound data stewardship - following data policies (retention, privacy, security) and detailing procedures
  • Other ad-hoc duties as required and/or assigned
How you will get here:

  • An undergraduate degree in Accounting or related area is required
  • A CPA preferred
  • Minimum of 8+ years' experience in Accounting, Audit or finance, preferably in a manufacturing environment and including prior supervisory experience.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
  • Excellent understanding of financial accounting standards and internal controls
  • Proficient user of Excel, Hyperion experience is desired
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills
  • Takes personal accountability for decisions and actions
  • Challenges the status quo. Introduces and proactively seeks out new insights and solutions to strengthen our performance.
Travel requirements
  • Less than 25% domestic/international travel required
At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 90,000 extraordinary minds have an outstanding story to tell. Join us and contribute to our outstanding mission-enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

Apply today!

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