Part-Qualified Accountant

Thermo Fisher
Paisley, Renfrewshire, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
30 Nov 2022
29 Dec 2022
Job role
Experience level
Part qualified
Job Description

Position Summary:
We have an excellent opportunity for an ambitious part-qualified Accountant to join our team based in Paisley. This is an exciting opportunity to work in an expanding European finance team in an organisation considered a global leader in its field which offers great career support, development and opportunities.

The centre provides financial controllership in the region across various Thermo Fisher Scientific groups, including Life Sciences Solutions, Special Diagnostics and Laboratory Products. Currently we are responsible a large number of entities reporting a total of $2 Billion of revenue per year.

  • Gain understanding of financials and the picture they paint of the business
  • Providing analysis and commentaries of monthly performance
  • Ensuring the timeliness, accuracy, and completeness of monthly closing activities
  • Preparing accounting entries
  • Performing balance sheet account reconciliations - researching and resolving items, on a monthly basis
  • Management reporting to Corporate through Hyperion
  • Working cross-functionally with other finance and non-finance teams
  • Month-end operations, supporting requirements to close out month
  • Handling accruals and adjustments
  • Preparing and submitting of government and other agency returns
  • Ensuring compliance with Corporate Accounting policies, procedures and controls (Sarbanes-Oxley Act)
Skills Required:
  • Passion, commitment and desire to succeed
  • High motivation and detail orientation with excellent computer and organisational skills
  • Ability to flourish working with people to find innovative new solutions
  • Experience of month end reporting, management accounting, balance sheet reconciliations
  • Ability to prioritise and follow through in a fast-paced, multitask environment
  • Excellent communication skills with confidence to deal with various stakeholders
  • Proficient in MS Excel
  • Prior exposure to statutory accounts, tax & VAT returns would be advantageous
  • Previous experience in a large-scale organisation would be beneficial
  • Working knowledge of ERPs (SAP) desired but not essential
  • Part-Qualified Accountant (CA, CIMA or ACCA)
  • Great opportunity to join a buzzing Finance centre of a global organisation
  • Development and study support
  • Part-flexible working hours and some working from home possible
  • Onsite subsidised gym and coffee shop
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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