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Danaher Corporation Manager, Accounting in Brea, California

In our line of work, life isn’t a given - it’s the ultimate goal. When life takes an unexpected turn, our technology and solutions enable caregivers to make informed diagnostic decisions to improve patient care. This is our shared purpose at Radiometer and what unites all +4000 of us - no matter our roles or where in the world we’re located. Creating impactful innovations like ours, doesn’t happen overnight - it requires uncompromising persistency, passion, and a desire to make a difference. Here, you can learn, grow, and chart an uncommonly diverse career.

Radiometer is proud to work alongside a community of six fellow Diagnostics Companies at Danaher. Together, we’re working at the pace of change to improve patient lives with diagnostic tools that address the world’s biggest health challenges.

The Manager, Accounting for Radiometer is responsible for leading our Financial Shared Service for Radiometer Americas. The manager will be responsible for all aspects of accounting, reporting, tax, and compliance.

This position is part of the Radiometer’s Finance organization located in Brea, CA and will be on a hybrid work schedule. At Radiometer, our vision is to improve global healthcare with reliable, fast, and easy patient diagnoses.

You will be a part of the Finance team and report to the Senior Manager, Accounting. If you thrive in a in a dynamic leadership role and want to work to build a world-class Finance organization—read on.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Manage and oversee the daily operations of the accounting department.

  • Complete the monthly close process and complete required corporate reporting.

  • Actively seek to improve systems and processes that support financial closing.

  • Establish and enforce proper accounting methods, policies, and principles.

  • Coordinate and complete annual audits (internal audit, sales and use tax audit, property tax audit, and others) and lead SOX compliance and monitoring.

  • Reporting of all taxes for the region.

  • Manage the accounting system at the company, drive system changes when needed and train associates on proper use of the system.

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field.

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license.

  • Minimum of five years overall accounting work experience with at least three years supervisory experience in accounting/financial reporting areas.

  • Experience leading a finance team in a fast-paced, growth-oriented company.

  • Advanced understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and the ability to apply GAAP to new and existing transactions.

  • Experience with Revenue Recognition Policies, including Multi-Element arrangements.

  • Strong working knowledge of FASB Lease Determination rules.

It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:

  • MBA or Master’s degree in finance or related field is preferred.

  • Customs/Duties experience.

  • Transfer pricing experience.

  • Previous finance experience in a manufacturing environment.


At Radiometer 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 Radiometer can provide.

The salary range for this role is $115,000 to $125,000. This is the range that we in good faith believe is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range. This range may be modified in the future.

This job is also eligible for bonus/incentive pay.

We offer comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.

Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.

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.

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