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Danaher Corporation Senior GL Accountant - UK or EU Remote based – Nordic Accounts in Amersham, Bucks., United Kingdom

Cepheid is a leading molecular diagnostics company that is dedicated to improving healthcare by developing, manufacturing, and marketing accurate yet easy-to-use molecular systems and tests. We develop and manufacture diagnostics tests that improve patient outcome all over the world.

We are currently seeking our next star to join us in the role of Senior GL Accountant supporting the Accounting Manager activities, including Month End, Quarter End and Year End tasks for one or more specific entities in the Nordics. This will include Project Management with a focus on the set-up of accounting processes for these new entities.

As Senior GL Accountant you will:

  • Establish and maintain the general accounting reporting and practices for the organisation.

  • Compile and analyse financial information to prepare and/or review necessary journal entries for properly stated ledgers and financial statements in accordance with regulations (e.g., GAAP) and company policy.

  • May perform bookkeeping or account management duties. Includes accounts payable, cost accounting, cash management and Controllers responsible for only accounting.


  • Journal Entries preparation Reconciliations of accounts

  • Prepare flux analysis and comment on variances

  • Support the external provider with the preparation of Statutory Accounts

  • Dealing with the Internal (SOX) and External Audits Responsible for equity grant accounting, payroll booking & related activities

  • Support global projects VAT and Tax preparation Fixed Assets accounting

  • Support US GAAP reporting and SOX compliance

  • Support the monthly close in accordance with US GAAP while ensuring proper maintenance of statutory financials. This includes interfacing with Corporate Accounting, with external accounting firms and the external auditors.

  • Support the EMEA Finance strategy of Operational Excellence and Continuous process Improvement


​Education and Experience :

  • Bachelor’s degree with related work experience or

  • Master’s degree in field with related work experience.

  • Audit firm experience a plus

Knowledge and skills:

  • Fluent in English and

  • Nordic language advantageous

  • SAP experience preferred

  • Microsoft Excel advanced user

  • Ideally knowledge of US GAAP

  • Accuracy - Attention to Detail

  • Teamwork – Good communication skills

  • Ability to work in an International environment

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We're innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you'll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.

Danaher is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance, and long-term incentive.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.At Danaher, we value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

Operating Company: Cepheid