Accountant III
Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc.
Lagunilla, Costa Rica
hace 2 días

Job Description

When you join us at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll be part of a smart, driven team that shares your passion for exploration and discovery.

With revenues of $22 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.

Position Summary :

The Finance Shared Services Center (SSC) for the North America Region will be comprised of a high performing team responsible for the timely delivery of standardized financial processes on behalf of Thermo Fisher Finance and their business partners within the Commercial and Manufacturing operations.

When fully formed, the group will perform certain accounts payable, accounts receivable, and general accounting activities from the regionally centralized location.

This role will be responsible for conducting key general accounting activities such as Month End and Quarter End close, Intercompany, Fixed Assets, Financial Reporting, Account Reconciliations and General Ledger for the NA region.

The objective of this role is to enable NA Finance SSC to meet their business objectives by providing quality general accounting analysis and overall business support for the Center Leadership and local division / country colleagues.

Key Responsibilities :

  • Monitor and control activities related to General Accounting (GA) processing system(s) to assure correct accounting reporting
  • Support components or portions of the GA responsibilities inclusive of Intercompany, General Ledger, Fixed Assets, Balance Sheet Reconciliations, Month End Close, Statutory & Financial Reporting, and US GAAP General Ledger reporting
  • Prepare reports of findings and recommendations to Regional Center Finance leadership
  • Perform period end financial close activities and meet all related deadlines
  • Prepare monthly journal entries as needed
  • Facilitate quarterly Balance Sheet review meetings
  • Handle accounting policy and procedure inquiries, ad hoc reporting and analysis requests, provide periodic customer / center training
  • Ensure customer needs and relationships are fulfilled and enhanced through proactive involvement and interaction
  • Serve in a liaison role with the North America Finance departments
  • Assist General Accounting Lead and General Accounting Team Leaders as needed; participate in or lead special projects that require creative and analytical skills
  • Develop and assist in automating processes utilizing innovative technical and processing solutions
  • Support necessary financial applications
  • Maintain complete and accurate standard operating procedures and support control documentation requirements (SOX) where required
  • Experience with SAP, JDE, Oracle preferred
  • Fluency in English Required
  • Minimum Requirements / Qualifications :

  • BS Degree or equivalent in Accounting is required
  • CPA / MBA preferred, public accounting experience a strong plus
  • Minimum 4 years of experience
  • Proficiency in PC skills (MS Excel, Word, Powerpoint) required
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with diverse groups and individuals
  • Demonstrated ability to work on own initiative
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with SAP, JDE, Oracle preferred
  • Fluency in English and Spanish Required
  • This position has not been approved for Relocation Assistance.

    Residence Card free of condition will be required in case you are not a Costa Rica citizen

    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.

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