Associate Accountant (Cash & Banking)

Thermo Fisher Scientific
31 Oct 2017
15 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
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 $18 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. Responsibilities: Manage specific bank accounts throughout the month, ensuring all entries posted either manually or automatically, investigating and resolving any differences. Working with A&R to clear cash in transit accounts Working with A&R and Treasury to ensure mapping rules are set up correctly. Perform balance sheet account reconciliations for bank accounts. Research and resolve any reconciling items on a monthly basis. Perform balance sheet account reconciliations for cash in transit accounts. Research and resolve any reconciling items on a monthly basis. Prepare journal entries. Evaluate journal entries for completeness and accuracy. Ensure the timeliness, accuracy, and completeness of monthly close activities. Processing Intercompany recharges in a timely and accurate manner resolving any issues 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. 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. Minimum Qualifications: Accounting experience, with some Bank Reconciliation experience preferred but not required Proficient in MS Excel Ability to work well under time constraints Ability to communicate well in writing as well as verbally Problem solving initiative Knowledge of SAP and E1 preferred At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 55,000 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.