Waters Corporation

  • Financial Analyst II

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    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    ERA, a Waters Company, is looking for an experienced Financial Analyst at the Golden Colorado location. You will be responsible for International Billing, Credit Management, Collections, and Cash Applications along with various general accounting activities at month end. You will be a key member of a 6 person finance team and have an integral role in enhancing the business decisions made by the company through your attention to detail and accuracy along with the financial expertise you bring to your functions.


    International Billing & Collections Operations

    • Manage and maintain the invoice delivery process based on customer and internal requirements.
    • Point of contact for all international invoice billing disputes. Responsible for resolution of disputes and correcting invoicing if required.
    • Minimize risk and potential bad debt exposure through credit analysis, evaluation and setting credit limits for both new and existing customer accounts.
    • Implement appropriate activities to collect accounts receivable balances while maintaining a focus on the customer experience.
    • Contact customers for collection per established credit and collections policy.
    • Monitor and report key business metrics on accounts receivable activities.
    • Process international cash applications from the various methods of payment and reconcile the bank activity on a daily basis.

    General Accounting

    • Record financial activity and reconcile account balances for all assigned accounts at month end.
    • Provide variance analysis and reporting on assigned accounts as needed at month and quarter end.
    • Responsible for headcount reporting, payroll posting and payroll reconciliation for the site.
    • Assist with various ad hoc analytical and reporting projects.
    • Provide support to Finance Team in annual budget process.
    • Document and implement internal control procedures on assigned processes.
    • Other duties for the finance team as requested.



    • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business is required.
    • Minimum of 2+ years relevant work experience in a similar role.
    • Experience with Great Plains and Seibel is strongly preferred.
    • SAP and Business Warehouse reporting is desired.
    • Strong professional communications skills both verbal and written in this customer facing role.
    • Advanced skills in Excel including pivot tables and other data analysis tools.
    • Thorough understanding of the Order to Cash cycle.
    • Knowledge of US GAAP and Sarbanes Oxley controls.







    Company Description

    Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT), the world's leading specialty measurement company, has pioneered chromatography, mass spectrometry and thermal analysis innovations serving the life, materials and food sciences for 60 years. With approximately 7,000 employees worldwide, Waters operates directly in 31 countries, including 15 manufacturing facilities, and with products available in more than 100 countries.


    Waters Corporation's businesses include Waters, TA Instruments, VICAM, ERA, and Nonlinear Dynamics.


    Waters creates business advantages for laboratory-dependent organizations by delivering ultra performance liquid chromatography (UPLC), high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), chromatography columns and chemistry products, mass spectrometry systems, laboratory informatics solutions, and comprehensive service programs to enable significant advancement in healthcare delivery, environmental management, food safety, and water quality.



    Diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our core values at Waters Corporation. Celebrating diversity is important to us. We thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products, our customers and our community. Waters is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or protected Veteran status. 


    Key Words

    Accounting, International Billing, Credit, Collections, Cash Applications, Accounts Receivable, Account Reconciliations, Financial Analysis


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