Accounts Payable Assistant

Recruiter
Thermo Fisher
Location
Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
22 Jul 2021
Closes
09 Aug 2021
Ref
167536BR
Job Title: Accounts Payable Assistant
Requisition ID: 167536BR


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.

How will you make an impact?

This role supports the finance function and financial controller with accounts payable, accounts receivable, cashbook activities and maintaining the general ledger. It also supports general administration activities.

What will you do?
  • Monitoring aged debts to increase cash flow
  • Record invoices and credit memos in accounting system
  • Month end duties, including, but not restricted to, standard journal entries, accruals, prepayments
  • Raise monthly billing invoices
  • Assist in setting up job router for invoice processing
  • Follows established procedures for processing receipts, cash, etc.
  • Record Supplier invoices in accounting system and secures required payment approval for company disbursements
  • Perform account reconciliations and processes transactions in multiple currencies
  • Sets up payment runs for UK and overseas suppliers
  • Provide reports for external and internal auditors
  • Develop Sarbanes-Oxley documentation
  • Administer expenses system to process employee expenses
  • Provide coverage (backup) to support other accounting duties when necessary
  • Other financial or accounting tasks as required

How will you get here?
  • Ability to multi-task and exercise discretion while handling sensitive information
  • Strong skill set in MS Office products including Excel and Word
  • Capacity to act as a self-starter and as a team player with strong follow-up skills
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, percentages, etc.
  • Proficiency in performing research
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Team player and self-motivated with good attention to details
  • Good verbal and written communication
  • Flexibility to work as required at busy times such as month-end

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission-enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

We offer motivating and multi-divisional tasks in an innovative and international working environment.

Please send in your application, including a cover letter, CV (in one document) in English. Please apply via http://jobs.thermofisher.com/. Reference: 167536BR. Please apply as soon as possible, the position will be filled as soon as suitable candidate is found.

If you have questions about Thermo Fisher Scientific and/or the position - please contact Lauren Amatt on 020 4518 4412

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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