Thermo Fisher Scientific Senior Corporate Accountant in Durham, North Carolina

Job Description

What will you do?

  • Work with 3rd party tax company to complete quarterly VAT filing for Netherland holding entities

  • Review and work with global sites to resolve any intercompany AP/AR/loans discrepancies.

  • Perform various balance sheet account reconciliations.

  • Review and signing off on various account reconciliations and ensure that SOX control related to these holding entities

  • Submit various journal entries by working with Cognizant (outsourced service provider) accountants to submit them to Blackline,

  • Confirm various intercompany balances (AR/AP/loans)

  • Work with Cognizant to complete depreciation expense run for the month

  • Work with Cognizant to complete various holding entities SAP to Cognos financial submission

  • Work with treasury and tax and to submit necessary journal entries for all Corporate entities intercompany loans

  • Work with tax team to complete the Netherlands tax filing

  • Work with the Netherlands financial reporting team to complete the Netherlands financial reporting

  • Perform FX analysis for corporate entities and submit necessary adjusting entries

  • Support other projects as assigned

How will you get there?


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration, or related field is required. CPA is preferred.


  • Four to six years of progressive experience in Accounting, Controls, Audit, or Finance roles.

  • Pharmaceutical industry experience is not required but preferred.

Highly detail-oriented and organized, ability to meet a constant stream of deadlines, proven ability to work both independently and collaboratively with different levels of employees, superior analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Proven ability to work with multi-disciplinary teams in a matrix environment and provide guidance, as necessary.

  • Effective written, interpersonal, and presentation skills.

  • Ability to set and successfully meet deadlines while working on multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Strong understanding of US GAAP.

  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and various accounting software and programs (i.e SAP, Blackline, Cognos, etc).

  • Ability to navigate novel or non-recurring path-finding situations requiring the development of new concepts and imaginative approaches.

This position has not been approved to provide relocation assistance

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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.