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Job Description: Accountant III

Position Details:

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

• Responsible for performing, maintaining and managing intercompany accounting; record and maintain intercompany balances and settle balance through the netting process

• Complete account reconciliations and resolve reconciling items timely and independently
• Ensure accuracy and reliability of general ledger/trial balance
• Coordinate and maintain monthly recurring and ad-hoc journal entries supported by adequate documentation
• Perform monthly analysis of general ledger account variances and reconcile changes

• Sales Tax Reporting

• Customer Credit Manager – review all customer credit applications and make suggestions for Credit terms per the company credit matrix policy.

• Maintain Customer Database in Macola Accounting System adding and modifying customers

• Maintain all Sales Tax Exemption certificates, and resale certificates for customers, audit on an annual basis for compliance.

• Property & Business Tax Reporting

• Concur Expense Report review, coding, and journal entry
• Prepare for and participate in internal and external audits

• Ad Hoc Reporting and assistance as needed

• Assist on key efficiency metrics to improve performance
• Assist or lead process improvement teams

• Adherence to GAAP and Corporate Accounting Policies and Procedures

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

• Ability to develop high levels of credibility and forge solid and positive professional relationships with peers and upper management

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required

Team player

Must be flexible, detail oriented and able to work under pressure to meet deadlines

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

Able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing

Knowledge of GAAP

Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:

Minimum two years related work experience

Excel skills at Intermediate/Advanced level, including use of pivot tables and VLOOKUP

Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment

Self-motivated with high bias for action and problem solving

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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