Intercompany Associate Accountant

Thermo Fisher
Paisley, United Kingdom
16 Sep 2020
18 Sep 2020
Job role
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Due to expansion we have an excellent opportunity for an ambitious Associate Accountant to join our Intercompany Team based in Paisley. This is an exciting opportunity to work in an expanding Centre of Excellence in an organisation considered a global leader in its field which offers great career development and opportunities.

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. This role will be responsible for our SDG business for UK & IE.

What will you do:
  • Processing Intercompany invoices in a timely and accurate manner resolving any issues
  • Monthly analysis of goods received but not invoiced (GRNI)
  • Review and clear aged intercompany items >90 days
  • Agree intercompany balances with appropriate counterparty for month-end close
  • Book any month-end adjustments as required to reconcile intercompany relationships
    Prepare and agree intercompany netting payments with counterparty
  • Process intercompany netting payments and allocate any payments/receipts on a monthly basis
  • Perform balance sheet account reconciliations for Intercompany and GRNI accounts. Research and resolve any reconciling items on a monthly basis
  • Assist Sarbanes-Oxley team with walkthrough and control testing performance and coordination
  • Assist with requests from external and internal auditors as well as various groups companywide
  • Complete special projects as requested

Who we are looking for:
  • Experience of high volume intercompany or Accounts Payable environment
  • 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
  • Excellent attention to detail as accuracy is required in performing all aspects of the role
  • Proficient in MS Excel
  • Ability to work well under time constraints
  • Working knowledge of ERPs (E1 or SAP) (Desired but not essential)
  • High level of proactivity to drive continuous improvement

What we offer:
  • On site subsidised gym facilities
  • Free on site car parking
  • Pension
  • Annual incentive plan
  • Private medical insurance
  • A variety of flexible benefits
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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