Associate Accountant

Thermo Fisher Scientific
03 Aug 2017
14 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description:

Associate AccountantInchinnan, Paisley The successful candidate will be a highly motivated and detail oriented individual with excellent communication, computer and organisational skills. The candidate must be high-potential and have the ability to prioritise and follow through in a fast-paced, multitask environment. Working within the German accounting team ensuring all transactions are posted in a timely manner. This is a high volume, high pressure role which requires additional hours to be worked over month end to ensure that everything is completed within tight deadlines Responsibilities: * 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. * Support requests from external and internal auditors as well as various groups companywide. * Complete special projects as requested. Requirements: * Accounting experience. * German Language preferred * Proficient in MS Excel * Ability to interact with all levels of personnel. * Good communication skills, attention to detail and good judgment. * Initiative and organizational skills are a must to ensure the timely completion of a large volume of work. * Knowledge of DATEV system preferred *IND-EMEA

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