Part Qualified Cost Accountant

Thermo Fisher
Paisley, Renfrewshire, United Kingdom
05 Nov 2020
04 Dec 2020
Job role
Experience level
Part qualified
Thermo Fisher Scientific has an excellent opportunity for an ambitious and driven part Qualified Cost Accountant.
The successful candidate will Support multiple locations across EMEA, ensuring consistent application of inventory accounting principles. Providing analysis and support excess and obsolescence reserves based on corporate policy for manufacturing sites and EMEA wide Sales Orgs.

Location: Paisley

What will you do?
  • Create and maintain SKU level standard costs in accordance with corporate policies and generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Collaborate with manufacturing personnel on structure and validity of BOM and routing data. Collect and study data to determine costs of business activities.
  • Assist in the analysis of financial data and extracts and assess relevant information; interpret data for the purpose of applying past financial performance to future standards.
  • Develop financial reports from various accounting and information systems (specifically E1, SAP and EDW) for use in forecasting, trending, and results analysis. Validate accuracy of the financial results.
  • Provide support as required for cost benefit analysis related to projects and/or programs.
  • Reconcile ending inventory balances on monthly basis. Serve as owner of transactional data assocated with inventory moves.
  • Manage the excess and obsolete inventory reserves based on guidance from corporate policy.
  • Actively participate and provide leadership in various projects to improve the operational and financial effectiveness of the plant related to the standard costs of individual SKUs.
  • Use various software applications, such as spreadsheets, relational databases, statistical packages, and graphics packages to format data and assemble reports.
  • Participate in annual budgeting and standard cost roll.
  • Perform other related duties as required and/or assigned.

What are we looking for?
  • Must be able to interface effectively with all levels of company employees.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills are required.
  • Requires a functional knowledge of manufacturing and cost accounting.
  • Accuracy is required in performing all functions of this position.
  • Self-Initiative and organization skills are extremely valuable to ensure a smooth office operation.
  • Must possess self-motivation, enthusiasm, a positive attitude and and ability to perform as a team player.
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or the equivalent education and experience are required.
  • Excellent opportunity for professional seeking career tracks in Accounting, FP & A and/or Operations.
  • Part qualifed CIMA or ACCA.
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!

When you're part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll do challenging work, and be part of a team that values performance, quality and innovation. As part of a successful, growing global organization you will be encouraged to perform at your best. With revenues of $20 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

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