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Thermo Fisher Scientific Manager, External Reporting in Waltham, Massachusetts

How you'll make an impact

When you're part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll do important work that supports a powerful mission. With revenues of more than $30 billion and a track record of stability and consistent growth, we're uniquely able to give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

What you'll do

As a Manager of External Reporting you will work closely with the Director, External Reporting in performing, assisting with, and/or coordinating all aspects of Thermo Fisher's Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reporting activities, including preparation and review of disclosures and XBRL; analyzing cash flows and other significant or unusual transactions. In addition, you will support the team in the following ways:

  • Lead and support External Reporting efforts

  • Assist in preparation of SEC quarterly and annual reports in accordance with US GAAP and SEC reporting rules, including financial statements, footnote disclosures and XBRL exhibits

  • Assist in the preparation of quarterly earnings releases and related GAAP to Non-GAAP reconciliation package

  • Prepare standalone financial statements for the company's employee benefit plans for submission to the Department of Labor (DOL)

  • Analyze balance sheet accounts during quarterly close

  • Query and collect data to support compliance with Government reporting requirements

  • Assist with analysis of certain technical accounting areas as needed, including accounting for defined benefit plans and restructuring

  • Support technical accounting team efforts

  • Assist in preparing, developing and deploying training materials for field finance teams

  • Assist in providing/reviewing content in quarterly newsletters for world-wide finance team

  • Assist accounting personnel worldwide with select US GAAP accounting issues as required

  • Assist with efforts in support of M&A activity as needed

How you'll get here

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting and Certified Public Accountant (current active or inactive license)

  • 5+ years of accounting experience, including 3+ years of Big 4 accounting firm experience

  • Experience with US GAAP, SEC reporting and familiarity with internal controls over financial reporting

  • Strong project management skills

  • Experience with complex, multinational enterprises preferred

  • Excel expertise with advanced knowledge of pivots and formulas

  • Self-motivated with a bias for action

  • Effective oral and written communication skills

  • Experience with Hyperion or other financial databases preferred

  • Acting with integrity and demonstrating strong professional judgment

  • Maintain a positive attitude and desire for continuous improvement

  • Demonstrating resilience and adaptability to changing business priorities

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 80,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission-enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Apply today

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.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, veteran status, age or disability status.