Careers at ThermoFisher Scientific

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US - Massachusetts - Waltham
Job Description
The Senior Internal Auditor will conduct internal financial audits and risk assessments including testing and documenting financial records for integrity and transaction accuracy. S/he will prepare audit plans and understands the specific issues to be evaluated. S/he will execute internal audits within established business process controls and reports discrepancies. S/he will develop formal written reports to communicate audit results to management and makes recommendations as appropriate. May facilitate work of external auditors during on-site visits and requires audit knowledge and skills in finance/accounting.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Perform audits resulting in assurances that our internal controls and processes meet world-class standards
  • Work closely with management teams in developing audit findings and recommendations regarding business process optimization, profit improvement, internal control and compliance
  • Participate in annual Sarbanes-Oxley assertion and attestation process
  • Participate in a variety of special projects
  • Assist with the development of risk assessments and audit plans
  • Assist in establishing common processes, policies, and procedures across a multi-location, international company.
  • Provide support for internal investigations as required.
Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
  • 5-7 years audit or industry accounting experience – CPA and public accounting preferred
  • Bachelors Degree in accounting or finance, certification a plus
  • Strong 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 subordinates, peers, and management are prerequisites to success in this position
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and focus on exceeding goals and results.
  • Self motivated and ability to work independently
  • Effective communication skills
  • Proven track record of meeting deadlines while working on multiple deliverables
  • Must be able to travel 30-40%
Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:
  • Sarbanes-Oxley audit/financial experience
  • Prior audit experience through either the public accounting sector or internal audit
  • Strong accounting background

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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