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Statutory Accountant III

Employer
Thermo Fisher
Location
Langbank, Port Glasgow, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Job Role
Accountant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science. Each one of our 100,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and give to our singular mission-enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

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 $40 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:

Thermo Fisher Scientific have an excellent opportunity for an individual to join the External Reporting Team in Paisley. This is an exciting opportunity to work in an expanding Global Business Service Centre which offers great career development and opportunities. The successful candidate will be a crucial team member working alongside a colleague to ensure accurate reporting.

What will you do?
  • Preparation of statutory financial statements for a number of European legal entities.
  • Coordinate and manage external audits, ensuring adherence to the external reporting timetable
  • Responsible for resolving technical accounting matters
  • Complete/coordinate local statistical reporting requirements set by authorities
  • Preparation of year end board packs and report financial performance to stakeholders.
  • Monitor tax compliance calendar and liaise with third party advisers to ensure that all returns, tax filings and payments are submitted timely.
  • Work with the wider team on PPI (process improvements).
Who we are looking for:
  • Professional accounting qualification (CA, ACCA or CIMA).
  • An individual with a passion, commitment and desire to succeed. Highly motivated and detail oriented with excellent communication, stakeholder management skills, computer and organisational skills
  • Demonstrates the highest level of integrity, trust and strong compliance orientation.
  • Experience of statutory reporting, management accounting and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Prior exposure to tax returns & year end reporting would be advantageous
  • Previous experience in a large-scale organisation would be beneficial
  • Ability to prioritise and follow through in a fast-paced, multitask environment and to work well under time constraints
  • Proficient user of MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Working knowledge of ERPs (E1 or SAP) (Desired but not essential)

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