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Danaher Corporation Senior Accountant, Revenue Recognition in Brea, California

Wondering what’s within Beckman Coulter? Take a closer look.

Join a team where you can be heard, be supported, and always be yourself. At Beckman Coulter, a Danaher company, we’re building a culture that celebrates backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives of all our associates. At first glance, you’ll see we are dedicated to advancing and optimizing the laboratory to move science and health care forward for more than 80 years. Look again and you’ll see we are invested in you and you’ll have the opportunity to build a meaningful career, be creative, and try new things with the support you need to be successful. You’ll find the Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) , which makes everything possible. You’ll also see a company that investors trust—our culture of continuous improvement has helped us outperform the S&P 500 by more than 5,000% over the past 25 years.

And no matter where you look at Beckman Coulter, at the heart of what we do, you’ll witness our shared purpose—helping realize life’s potential—in action. Our work helps improve millions of lives.

We hope you’ll see yourself here, too.

What you find at Beckman Coulter —and within yourself — might just change the world!

This position is part of the Finance and Accounting department and will be located in Brea California. The vision of Finance and Accounting is to provide financial accounting, reporting, analytical and decision support to management.

You will be a part of the Revenue Recognition accounting team and report to the Senior Manager, Accounting responsible for Beckman Coulter’s revenue and lease accounting procedures.

If you thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic role and want to work to build a world-class finance and accounting organization—read on.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Reviewing and evaluating complex sales and lease contracts to assess compliance with lease and revenue accounting in accordance with U.S. GAAP, company policies and procedures.

  • Assisting and working closely with the North America commercial sales team and customer service representatives regarding contracts, implication of contractual language, and its effects on revenue recognition and leasing classification.

  • Researching and staying current on technical accounting matters and being a resource for technical matters.

  • Collaboration with external and internal auditors of the revenue and lease accounting processes.

  • Perform monthly and quarterly close procedures related to revenue and lease accounting to ensure company results are reported timely and accurately.

  • Build a foundation of the company’s business model, including product offerings, customer base, and sales and contract structuring.

  • Develop analyses to validate and support accounting assumptions used.

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Bachelor Degree in field with 5+ years’ experience OR Master Degree in field with 3+ years’ experience OR Doctoral Degree in field with 0-2 years’ experience (Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting or Finance)

  • Advanced competency in Excel

  • Presentation experience

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

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license

  • Big 4 Accounting firm experience.

Beckman Coulter, a Danaher company, offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates’ and their families’ lives. Whether it’s a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits at danaherbenefitsinfo.com. We believe you’ll like what you see.

At Beckman Coulter, we’re driven by a sense of wonder for what we can create—and what we can become. Here, you’ll accelerate your career while driving innovation that improves lives. You’ll work hard and try new things, with guidance from committed leaders, powerful DBS tools, and the support of a global organization. As part of the Danaher family of 67,000 associates across the globe, your possibilities for growth and development are unparalleled.

We believe that creativity and innovation thrive when the most diverse set of voices are heard, and that’s why we’re taking concrete steps to ensure that we’re fostering an inclusive and engaging workplace for our team. If you’d like to learn more, read stories from our associates on our Careers Blog (https://jobs.danaher.com/global/en/blog) or contact one of our recruiters.

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 here (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .

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

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 here (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .

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