Part Qualifed Statutory Reporting Accountant

Thermo Fisher
Paisley, United Kingdom
16 Sep 2020
16 Oct 2020
Job role
Experience level
Part qualified
Due to continued growth, Thermo Fisher Scientific has an excellent opportunity an ambitious Part Qualified Statutory Reporting Accountant 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.

Division Specific Information
The position is in the Accounting and Reporting team of our European Centre of Excellence. 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.

Location: Paisley

What will you do?

  • Ensure the timeliness, accuracy, and completeness of finance activities.
  • Assist the team in the preparation of statutory financial statements for a number of EMEA legal entities.
  • Prepare accounting entries.
  • Evaluate entries for completeness and accuracy.
  • Review general ledger activity, researching and correcting account discrepancies.
  • Research and resolve any reconciling items on a regular basis.
  • Management reporting to Corporate through Hyperion.
  • Coordinating accounting entries with other departments and accounting system modules.
  • Co-ordination with the wider organisation and external auditors to ensure compliance with local regulations.
  • Work with project team and fellow team members to assist in the transition of work to the COE.
What are we looking for?
  • Experience of month end reporting, statutory accounts, management accounting & balance sheet reconciliations.
  • 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.
  • A keen eye for detail.
  • Fully proficient in MS Excel.
  • A working knowledge of ERPs (E1 or SAP) would is desirable - but not essential.
  • A second European language would be beneficial - but not essential

What 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.

Apply today!

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