Senior Staff Accountant
Thermo Fisher Scientific - Tewksbury, MA

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The Senior Staff Accountant is responsible for the management of revenue recognition, internal and external commissions accounting, and the financial support of the PAI commercial function.

Key Responsibilities
  • Manage all revenue related month end close activities and ensure proper internal controls are in place
  • Identify improvement areas across the revenue function in regard to manual and system processes. Support and participate in projects contributing to improvement areas.
  • Review and monitor revenue related activity to ensure revenue recognition is in accordance with GAAP. Interact with corporate technical accounting director to ensure compliance with GAAP and corporate accounting policies, as applicable
  • Interact with commercial team and staff to monitor and assess internal and external commission plans and accounting
  • Calculate commission accruals to properly match with revenue and ensure accurate and timely payments occur
  • Support Annual Operating Plan process in regard to revenue, bookings, comp planning and spend
  • Partner with commercial operations and manufacturing operations teams to continuously improve processes for increased efficiency, proper controls, and a better customer experience
  • Provide leadership team with budget vs. actual data on a monthly basis
  • Ad-hoc analysis as required

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
  • BS in Accounting or Finance
  • Keen prioritization of tasks and focus on deliverables of significant importance
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines
  • Understanding of technical accounting and GAAP related principles
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the proven ability to build and maintain relationships and communicate professionally to all levels of an organization
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Ability to work as part of team environment and individually
  • Strong communicator (oral, written and electronic)
  • Understanding of internal controls and Sarbanes-Oxley requirements

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with Sales Force Dot Com a plus
  • ERP experience desirable, specifically Intuitive or large scale systems

Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:
  • 4-6 years Progressive Accounting experience (mix of private & public accounting beneficial)
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite

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