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Danaher Corporation Senior Manager - FP&A (COE) in Bangalore, India

Be part of something altogether life-changing!

Working at Cytiva means being at the forefront of providing new solutions to transform human health. Our incredible customers undertake life-saving activities ranging from fundamental biological research to developing innovative vaccines, new medicines, and cell and gene therapies.

At Cytiva you will be able to continuously improve yourself and us – working on challenges that truly matter with people that care for each other, our customers, and their patients. With associates across 40+ countries, Cytiva is a place where every day is a learning opportunity – so you can grow your career and expand your skills in the long term.

Forming part of the Biotechnology segment at Danaher, we bring together dedicated technical expertise and talent to develop the next generation of life-changing therapeutics.

The Finance COE Leader for Cytiva is responsible for Leading a team of 39 Finance professionals who own multiple aspects of the financial reporting processes and support analytics across the Finance organization.

This position is part of the India COE located in Bangalore and will be on-site. At Cytiva, our vision is, to advance future therapeutics from discovery to delivery.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Manage and mentor a team of 30 associates and 9 contingent workers on site (including 6 people leaders with a solid reporting line). Through the tasks and deliverables assigned to the COE team, support in the execution of Danaher weekly, monthly, quarterly close, forecasting, and budgeting deliverables without delays.

  • Liaise with Finance partners across the organization as required, based on the support that the COE team provides to their areas. Ensure service levels are adequate and performance expectations are met. Coordinate ad-hoc analytics based on business needs

  • Support with headcount tracking and forecasting activities across the global Cytiva organization.

  • Focus on continuous process improvement automation and standard work creation. Leverage DBS to optimize and continuously improve processes and systems, including support in developing and executing strategies to improve forecast accuracy in commercial and cost metrics.

  • Maintain timely HR protocols for the local team (e.g. hiring and onboarding, P4G / D4G setting and tracking, mid-year reviews, training agenda). Keep turnover below 5% along with maintaining adequate engagement across the local team through successful implementation of engagement survey actions. Foster and nurture a healthy team culture on-site, including adherence to future of work guidelines.

    The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or Business Administration or equivalent knowledge or experience with demonstrated progressive financial experience, including finance leadership experience (management of offshore finance support teams highly desirable).

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and financial reporting systems (Oracle Bioprod, SAP and OneStream preferred).

  • Strong analytic skills, proven ability to summarize complex data sets into key takeaways for the senior leadership team along with a clear ability to link financial results to operational performance drivers, generate alternatives and create positive outcomes

  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects and priorities, adapt to changing priorities, and execute ad hoc requests.

  • Career-motivated, dedicated manager who is interested in learning, growth, and advancement.

At Cytiva we believe in designing a better, more sustainable workforce. We recognize the benefits of flexible, hybrid working arrangements for eligible roles and are committed to providing enriching careers, no matter the work arrangement. This position is eligible for a hybrid work arrangement in which you can work part-time at the Company location identified above and part-time remotely from your home. Additional information about this hybrid work arrangement will be provided by your interview team. Explore the flexibility and challenge that working for Cytiva can provide.

At Danaher we bring together science, technology and operational capabilities to accelerate the real-life impact of tomorrow’s science and technology. We partner with customers across the globe to help them solve their most complex challenges, architecting solutions that bring the power of science to life. Our global teams are pioneering what’s next across Life Sciences, Diagnostics, Biotechnology and beyond. For more information, visit www.danaher.com.

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.

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