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At Thermo Fisher Scientific, our Finance teams are important to our business and functional teams to make educated, sound decisions that drive our Mission and make us a stable and trusted industry leader. From Financial Planning & Analysis, Tax, Treasury, Financial Reporting, Audit, Investor Relations, Strategy & Corporate Development to Accounting, our Finance functions have a diverse and global presence, providing significant opportunities to develop outstanding career experiences and perspectives. Ranked #92 on the 2022 Fortune 500 list and with revenues of more than $40 billion, you'll discover endless opportunities to grow a rewarding career as part of the world leader serving science.

Job Title: Sr AR Accountant

Report to: AR Manager

Position Summary:

The position is a Senior Accountant role in one of the Accounting (AR) teams. They will be responsible for accounts receivable and credit control process.

What you will do:
• Understand and follow the... company's revenue recognition policy
• Handle day to day operations of Order to Cash functions including billing, cash application, customer deposits etc.
• Work cross-functionally with FP&A, Commercial and Customer Services teams to support any outstanding discrepancies on AR
• Supervise staff members in AR team
• Perform month end closing according company's policy, responsible for the BS accounts breakdowns prepare to make sure high quality control
• Review customer accounts on a regular basis to maintain an appropriate level of credit risk
• DSO forecast and gap analysis
• Participate in various finance projects and initiatives to drive improvements in execution
• Be a key team member to build a cohesive, high-performance team

How you will get here:

• University or College degree / degree in accounting or finance is an advantage

• Technical accounting and internal controls knowledges and experiences
• Comfortable working in a fast paced environment
• Quick leaner with logical thinking
• Strong analytical skills
• A self-starter and great teammate

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
• 3+ years of experience or Relevant working experience
• Boki 2nd Grade or similar experience is required
• Native Japanese, business level English.
• Highly skilled in Microsoft excel and Word
• Experience of credit management is a plus
• Experience in any ERP is desired, SAP or JDE work experience is a plus


We offer competitive remuneration, quarterly incentive plan bonus, healthcare, and a range of employee benefits. Thermo Fisher Scientific offers employment with an innovative, forward-thinking organization, and outstanding career and development prospects. We offer an exciting company culture that stands for integrity, intensity, involvement, and innovation!

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 90,000 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! http://jobs.thermofisher.com

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.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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