Part Qualified Accountant

Recruiter
Thermo Fisher
Location
Paisley, Renfrewshire, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
03 Mar 2021
Closes
04 Mar 2021
Ref
143640BR
Job role
Accountant
Experience level
Part qualified
The role:We have an excellent opportunity for an ambitious Accountant to join our team based in Paisley. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a European finance team in an organisation considered a global leader in its field which offers great career support, development and opportunities. We provide financial controllership in the region for two of the Thermo Fisher Scientific groups - Life Sciences Solutions and Special Diagnostics Group (SDG). We are responsible for a large number of entities reporting a total of $2 Billion of revenue per year. This role will support the LSG businesses for France and Nordics.Key responsibilities will include:• Understanding the 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 any reconciling items on a monthly basis• Management reporting to Corporate through Hyperion• Working cross functionally with the other finance and non-finance teams based both on site and remotely• Preparing and submitting of government and other agency returns, including but not limited to VAT returns and government statistics returns• Ensuring compliance with Corporate Accounting policies, procedures and controls (Sarbanes-Oxley Act)Who we are looking for:• An individual with a passion, commitment and desire to succeed. Highly motivated and detail oriented with excellent communication, computer and organisational skills• Someone who flourishes working with people to find innovative new solutions• Previous experience in a large scale organisation would be beneficial• Experience of month end reporting, management accounting, balance sheet reconciliations • Prior exposure to statutory accounts, tax & VAT returns would be advantageous• Ability to prioritise and follow through in a fast-paced, multitask environment• Ability to work well under time constraints• Proficient in MS Excel• Working knowledge of ERPs (E1 or SAP) (Desired but not essential)What we offer:• On site subsidised gym• Free on site car parking• Pension• Private Medical Insurance• Flexible benefits• Opportunity to work with some of the brightest minds in the industry• "First of it's kind" products

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