Careers at ThermoFisher Scientific

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US - Pennsylvania - Allentown
Job Description
  • Good Manufacturing Principles in all areas of responsibility
  • Demonstrate and promotes the company vision.
  • Oversees and manages the monthly close process
  • Supervises and mentors transactional accounting staff including Inventory, Fixed assets, A/P, and General Ledger accounting
  • Ensures compliance with GAAP, SOX requirements and company policy; recommends changes to strengthen control environment
  • Assists with annual audits, quarterly reviews, internal control testing and internal audit projects
  • Assists in the development and maintenance of accounting policies and procedures
  • Develops opportunities to continually improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the accounting organization
  • Uses PPI to drive processes improvements and eliminate waste
  • Stays abreast of US GAAP pronouncements and trends
  • Reviews journal entries and account reconciliations; verifies proper and timely journal entries are created
  • Utilize Excel and other software to provide useful analysis tools and reports
  • Ensure revenue assurance and compliance with all revenue recognition rules
  • Assist in the development of the Annual Operating Plan
  • Review monthly financial results to determine significant t variances to Plan and prior year. Perform industry accepted ratio analysis to ensure figures are in-line with management expectations and all variances have been researched and explained.
  • Other duties and special projects assigned that fall within the general expected scope of the position


  • BA in Accounting
  • 8-10 yrs progressive accounting experience
  • Process improvement and internal control experience preferred
  • Knowledge of accounting and financial systems; implementation experience a plus
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred, not required

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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