Thermo Fisher Scientific Accounting Supervisor in Allentown, Pennsylvania

Job Description

When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.

Location/Division Specific Information

Allentown PA

How will you make an impact?

The Accounting Supervisor is responsible for supporting accounting operations for the North America Clinical Trials Division. The ideal candidate is high-energy and a strong business partner.

What will you do?

  • Prepare the monthly financial reports

  • Ensures accurate and timely processing of transactions

  • Analyzes and reviews financial data

  • Reconcile and analyze all Balance Sheet Accounts

  • Responsible for accounts payable, payroll and cash applications

  • Proactively lead projects related to process improvement and system upgrades

  • Ability to manage multiple initiatives to ensure long term operational excellence

  • Develop Key Performance Indicators and metrics to drive performance

How will you get here?


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting Required

  • CPA Required


  • 5 – 10 Years Accounting Experience

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Strong Analytical capabilities

  • Requires critical thinking and problem solving skills

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

  • Process Improvement / Project Management

  • Strong Microsoft Excel, Visual Basic, PowerPoint, Access experience

  • Strong written communication skills, along with clear and concise verbal skills, are required

  • Proven history of participating on successful cross functional teams as well as the ability to build organizational relationships with peers and operating partners

  • The ideal candidate will exhibit leadership, initiative, and the Thermo Fisher Scientific 4-I values of Integrity, Intensity, Innovation, and Involvement

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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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.