Summary: We are looking for a proactive, highly motivated self-directed individual with high standards and expectations of her/himself. Owns the financial forecasting, budgeting, data gathering and analysis processes. Provides leadership to improve financial results in the areas of sales, gross profit, operating profit and working capital. Drives initiatives to reduce the indirect costs; ensures all targets and go-gets are pushed down to actionable level. Drives training / culture change with departmental leaders.
Key Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
Financial data gathering, preparation, analysis, and distribution of reports and recommendations around financial plans, operating forecasts, statistical reports, cash flow projections, acquisition activity, new business planning for various business units
Provide analysis and recommendations on improvement of sales, discount and gross profit performance
Make recommendations to management regarding cost savings or profit-generating opportunities
Manage and develop departmental spending controls and analyze spending vs budget and forecast
Manage and improve commission plans and payouts
Assist in the development of forecast, budget, strategic plan, and other financial reporting requirements.
Analyze proposed financial actions and prepare recommendations for changes in policy, procedure, control, or action.
Establishment and/or use of existing databases to retrieve relevant information for use in analyzing current performance and determine future plans and forecasts
Miscellaneous and/or ad-hoc financial projects, analysis and administrative duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, or related disciplines.
5 years of experience as a Financial Analyst with a global, multi-site manufacturing company.
5 years' experience in Financial data gathering, preparation, analysis, and distribution of reports and recommendations around financial plans, operating forecasts, statistical reports, cash flow projections, acquisition activity, new business planning for various business units.
Advanced proficiency of Microsoft Office products (especially Excel) required.
Must have 5 years' experience with large automated accounting and reporting systems (Oracle and HFM preferred), including data extract and report compilation.
3 years working knowledge of SOX, controls and procedures.
MBA in Accounting, CPA.
Oracle and HFM reporting system preferred.
Proven track record in problem solving and strong analytical skills.
Fluent in English
Strong analytical/problem solving skills
Results oriented with focus on achieving overall business objectives
Change management oriented (embrace challenges)
Operates at all levels within the organization
Capable of managing multiple responsibilities
Working knowledge of SOX, controls and procedures
Must have the ability to think strategically
Hands on and highly motivated
Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The "EEO is the Law" poster is available at: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf.