Thermo Fisher Scientific Accounting Manager in Franklin, Massachusetts

Job Description

Essential Job Functions and Accountabilities:

  • Perform financial statement preparation, review, and analysis.

  • Perform monthly financial close activities including update and maintenance of the General Ledger, analysis of account variances and reporting of results to management.

  • Coordinate and maintain monthly accruals and standard journal entries.

  • Perform monthly analysis of general ledger account variances and reconcile changes.

  • Assist in month-end closing activities, including departmental expenses, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, and General Ledger accrued accounts.

  • Assist on key efficiency metrics to enforce multi site efficiencies.

  • Supports sites with requests and required analytics.

  • Assist in fixed asset accounting, ensuring that capitalization/depreciation policies are followed and that assets are physically tracked in and out of the facility.

  • Assist in the development and preparation of the Annual Operating Plan and forecast updates.

  • Assist in the preparation of internal and external reporting packages, taking advantage of opportunities to enhance usefulness and efficiency.

  • Prepare for and participate in internal and external statutory audits.

  • Ensure compliance with Thermo Policies and Procedures.

  • Assist with Sarbanes-Oxley documentation and compliance.

  • Assist with government compliance audits for the ASP program.

  • FIM/HFM Data Entry

  • Lean Accounting transformation and project implementation.

Other Job Requirements:

  • Perform special projects and ad-hoc reporting as required.

  • Perform other accounting duties as assigned by management.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Direct supervision for a staff of 3

  • Direct supervision for an FLDP participant role

  • Provide strong mentoring to direct reports and FLDP participant

Educational Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Accounting

  • MBA / CMA is a plus

Experience Qualifications:

  • Requires 5 + years of related accounting experience.

  • Requires 3 + years of related manufacturing experience.

  • Requires prior experience with preparation and review of financial statements.

  • Strong working knowledge of GAAP and technical accounting.

  • Ability to drive businesses to improved processes and performance.

  • Ability to multi-task and work independently in a fast-paced environment.

  • Strong team-building skills and the proven ability to work with a diverse group of people.

  • Proficiency in MS Office including Excel, Word, and Outlook.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong track record of accurate and timely financial accounting.

  • Ability to work independently; self-motivated; high bias for action.

  • Experience with MAPICS, SAP, and FIM/HFM is a plus.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.