Accountant - 1 Year Fixed Term Contract

Recruiter
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Location
Paisley
Salary
Competitive
Posted
03 Aug 2017
Closes
14 Aug 2017
Sectors
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:

Accountant 1 Year Fixed Term ContractInchinnan, Paisley Responsibilities include: * Perform month-end account analysis, researching and correcting account discrepancies. * Preparation of statutory accounts including liasing with auditors and accountancy advisor and ensuring timely completion within internal and external deadlines. * Completion of entity balance sheet reconciliations and also review of other entity rec's to ensure accuracy and compliance with SOX and internal accounting standards. * Perform variance analysis including current-to-prior year fluctuations. * Generate general ledger and financial reports from the accounting system and review for accuracy. * Assists in maintenance of documentation of policies, procedures and controls * Prepare, enter and review other team members journal entries. Evaluate journal entries for completeness and accuracy. * Completing special projects as requested. Requirements * Part qualified Accountant - finalist * Corporate accounting experience, with some Public Accounting firm experience preferred but not required * Experience of producing statutory accounts. * Proficiency in Microsoft Office suites is required and proficiency in ERP system, i.e. Oracle or SAP, is preferred but not required. * Ability to work well under time constraints * A quick learner and strong problem solving, analytical, and multitasking skills to excel in a very dynamic, fast-paced environment. Preferred * Second language - Spain. * Industry experience. * Highly motivated * Detail oriented * Excellent communication, computer and organizational skills. * Some knowledge of US GAAP * Must be able prioritize and follow through on tasks * Self-starter / able to work with limited guidance * Able to develop creative solutions to complex issues *IND-EMEA

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