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Job ID :
35377BR
Location :
Germany - Hennigsdorf
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Job Description
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of $17 billion and 50,000 employees in 50 countries. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

As one of the largest biotechnology companies in Germany, we research, develop and produce innovative biomarker diagnostics and distribute our products in more than 65 countries. B•R•A•H•M•S is based in Hennigsdorf near Berlin, which is home to about 280 of the company’s 550 employees worldwide.

For our Finance team we are looking for a

Senior Financial Accountant (m/f)
Location: Hennigsdorf bei Berlin

In this role you are responsible for meeting the deadlines for the monthly, quarterly and year-end close process as well as directly supporting the Manager Finance & Accounting with the overall control environment at Business Unit level. Additionally, you will be an integral part during the consolidation process of around 20 legal entities belonging to the ‘Biomarker’ Business Unit.

Your responsibilities:

· Perform senior-level accounting activities including journal entries, account reconciliations and analysis.
· Oversee and assist Accounts Receivables, Accounts Payables, Fixed Assets and Intercompany reconciliations.
· Main contact person for all accounting or tax related matters.
· Prepare and review VAT & other Tax filings.
· Prepare Cost Recharge Agreements with Intercompany entities for cross-charges.
· Ensure compliance with Sarbanes Oxley and corporate internal control polices, working closely with the stakeholders and Manager Finance & Accounting Manager to develop world class internal controls.
· Establish documentation and procedures in compliance with the corporate accounting policies.
· Promote “best practices” – suggest and drive improvements to existing processes.
· Provide analysis and support to finance and operations leadership to ensure proper controls and business management.
· Assist with internal and external audits by taking a lead in preparation/coordination and other miscellaneous projects and duties as assigned also on Divisional level.

Qualifications:

· Fully qualified Professional Certified Management Accountant (Bilanzbuchhalter/International/IHK) or similar education is required.
· Proven accounting experience in a Financial Accounting role (with manufacturing background preferred).
· Knowledge of commonly used German Accounting Standards (HGB) and US-GAAP, practices and procedures according Sarbanes-Oxley required.
· Very good understanding of Financial Statements and German Tax regulations (VAT, corporate income and trade tax, tax calculations).
· Ability to accurately process high volumes of work, prioritize duties, meet deadlines, and work independently while maintaining strong relationships with internal and external customers.
· Proven analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to develop high levels of credibility and forge solid professional relationships with all levels of the organization, including upper management.
· Team-oriented focus paired with a hands-on attitude and the readiness to be flexible in work schedule as business requirements dictate (month-end close).
· SAP and Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) knowledge preferred.
· Effective oral and written communication skills in German and English.

We offer:

· Employment with an innovative, future-oriented organization.
· Outstanding career and development prospects.
· Company pension scheme.
· Exciting company culture which stands for integrity, intensity, involvement and innovation.

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 50,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission.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, disability or any other legally protected status.

Interested?
We are looking forward to receive your application. Please refer to the above Job ID and include your salary expectations as well as your period of notice.

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