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Job Description:

Thermo Fisher Scientific is seeking a Senior Accountant to join our team in Carlsbad, CA. The successful candidate will primarily support the Group Accounting function of the Life Sciences Solutions Group (LSG), a $4B+ business across 175 ledgers globally.


  • Ensure the timeliness, accuracy, and completeness of monthly close activities
  • Prepare journal entries and reconciliations
  • Assist with pension accounting including preparation of the pension financial statements
  • Assist with the purchase accounting for new acquisitions and ongoing integration
  • Provide support for internal and external audits
  • Global monthly balance sheet review
  • Intercompany transaction and reconciliation support
  • Fixed Asset approval process
  • Complete special projects as requested


  • Degree in Accounting
  • 3 to 5 years of accounting experience at a large public international corporation OR 3 to 5 years at a public accounting firm.
  • Most recent role must be within an accounting function
  • Strong understanding of US GAAP
  • History of being responsible for multiple accounting areas or experience in multiple accounting functions.

Key Success Factors:

  • Self-motivated individual with strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks in order to meet deadlines
  • Inquisitive individual that thinks globally and has the ability to apply sound judgment based on US GAAP and fundamental finance concepts
  • Demonstrated ability to interact well with all levels within the organization
  • Experience with SAP, JDE Enterprise One, and Hyperion Financial Management desirable
  • Quick learner with an ability to excel in a very dynamic, fast-paced environment


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.
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