Thermo Fisher Scientific acquired FEI Company in September 2016 as a part of Analytical Instruments Group (AIG) in the newly-formed Materials and Structural Analysis Group (MSD).
With more than 60 years of innovation and leadership, Thermo Fisher Scientific enables customers to find meaningful answers to questions that accelerate breakthrough discoveries, increase productivity, and ultimately change the world. Thermo Fisher Scientific Materials & Structural Analysis division designs, manufactures, and supports the broadest range of high-performance microscopy workflows that provide images and answers in the micro-, nano-, and picometer scales. Combining hardware and software expertise in electron, ion, and light microscopy with deep application knowledge in the materials science, life sciences, electronics, and natural resources markets, the worldwide Thermo Fisher Scientific team of 50000 employees is dedicated to customers' pursuit of discovery and resolution to global challenges.
MSD is seeking a Revenue Accountant to join its Asia Pacific Japan (APJ) Revenue Team in Singapore, reporting to the Financial Reporting and Revenue Compliance Controller. This is an exciting opportunity to work for a nanotechnology company and be exposed to a range of revenue projects, issues and transactions.
Be 1st-level reviewer for APJ revenue transactions and ensure that they are in compliance with US GAAP and internal compliance procedures and corporate policies and liaise with SSD finance controllers and internal customers as needed.
Handles month-end close including preparing journal entries for system sales revenue recognition/system acceptance/training/software revenue, revenue/cogs reconciliation report, shipped-not-revenued (SNR) report and related balance sheet schedules.
Liaises with internal and external auditors, leading walkthroughs and resolving queries as required.
Supports ad-hoc analysis and data gathering using the various revenue systems, including Microsoft CRM, QAD and EPM.
Supports initiatives as required, which includes process improvements, and other ad hoc projects as assigned.
The incumbent should possess/be the following:
A relevant Accounting /Finance Business degree - such as Bachelor of Accountancy
Minimum 3 years of BIG 4 audit experience
Able to demonstrate a good knowledge of revenue accounting processes and systems, with exposure to a MNC environment being a plus
Able to demonstrate technical knowledge in detail in Revenue Accounting and US GAAP
Adaptable to changes in the work environment and is not afraid to challenge the status quo
Familiar and conversant with internal control processes and corporate governance
Excellent problem solving and analytical skills with an attention to detail
Capable of working under pressure and meeting strict reporting deadlines
Demonstrates team work and collaborative approach to work
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (oral, written, presentation)
Able to travel 10%