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Job Title: Accounts Payable Specialist

Division/Business Unit: Chemical Analysis Division / Franklin Financial Shared Services

Location: Franklin, MA

Reports to: Accounts Payable Supervisor

Thermo Fisher Scientifics’, Chemical Analysis Division generates apx., $1.3 billion in annual revenues with 3,700 employees. Financial Shared Services located in Franklin, MA supports multiple businesses that total apx. $425M in related volume and is focused on instrument manufacturing and services with industry demographics of environmental, laboratory, & process applications. The division is headquartered in Tewksbury, MA with multiple operations throughout the world.

Job Summary:
An opportunity exists for an ambitious professional to be a team player within the accounting function of the CAD Financial Shared Services Team (CAD FSS) supporting a $425M group of businesses for Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. The main focus of this role will be to support the RMSI entity on all Accounts Payable functions. This position offers the right candidate a significant opportunity for career development and growth.

Essential Job Functions and Accountabilities:
  • Applies fundamental accounting theories and concepts to support the Franklin Shared Service, Accounts Payable processes.
  • Assist with A/P invoice processing, vendor payment strategies, and work flows to meet monthly cash flow goals.
  • Maintain monthly cash sheet.
  • Supports Thermo programs by ensuring compliance with approved policies and procedures.
  • Assist with the setup and maintenance of new and existing vendor assignees.
  • Assist with the weekly check run process and data transfer to Bank of America for check or ACH processing.
  • Build and manage relationships with vendors, improving communication reducing potential vendor shutoff issues.
  • Assist with the monthly Accounts Payable close (includes Intercompany, Aging, Cash Sheet, Unvouchered, Accruals and Reconciliation processes.

Other Job Requirements:
  • Support the Accounts Payable Supervisor with new vendor review and setup.
  • Perform other accounting duties as assigned by management.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • N/A

Educational Qualifications:
  • BS degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline required.

Experience Qualifications:
  • Requires 2+ years of Accounts Payable experience.
  • Intermediate proficiency in MS Office including Excel, Word, and Outlook is required.
  • Excellent communication skills are required.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment is required.
  • Experience with automated MAPICS XA ERP systems is a plus.

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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