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Danaher Corporation Senior Accounting Manager - Americas in Brea, California

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team!

We are looking for a multifaceted Sr. Accounting Manager to lead Radiometer Americas’ Financial Shared Services organization comprised of 15 associates. The ideal candidate will have the ability to operate at a strategic level while being capable of driving all aspects of accounting and tax that includes general accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable and collections for all Radiometer entities in the Americas including, but not limited to Radiometer America, Hemocue US, SenDx, and Radiometer Mexico.

Key responsibilities:

  • Manage and lead all aspects of the accounting department and collections team.

  • Complete the month end close process and required corporate reporting.

  • Oversee the analysis of accounting data and produce financial reports or statements as needed.

  • Reporting of all taxes for assigned regions.

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

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

  • Analyze the workflow of the transactional accounting and drive processes towards lean methods and continuous improvement

  • Responsible for maintaining the accounting system, driving system changes when needed and training associates on proper system use.

  • Drive talent management through recruiting, developing, and retaining associates.

Position Specific Proficiencies / Experience

  • 5 to 8 years overall accounting related experience with a minimum of 3 years prior supervisory experience in leading an accounting/financial reporting team in a fast-paced, high growth 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

  • Demonstrated understanding of Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) lease determination rules.

  • Customs/duties and transfer pricing experience preferred.

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment desirable.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and CPA

  • MBA of Master in Finance preferred


  • Primary language English.


  • Strong capabilities with Microsoft Office products including advanced Excel skills.

  • Strong systems financial systems skills.

  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics AX is preferred.

  • Automated expense reimbursement system implementation experience is a plus.

Travel (required estimated % of time)

  • <10%

Key relationships


  • Must communicate timely and accurately with upper management and internal departments, including Sales, Field Service, Customer Service, Bids and Quotes, Legal, HR, IT, and Division Headquarters


  • Customers, Legal Counsel, Vendors, and Auditors


This position provides the opportunity to develop personal and professional skills by supporting leading-edge diagnostic equipment to world-class medical entities. We look forward to considering you for the team!

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. Employee benefits include health, dental, vision, 401K, vacation, and Employee Assistance Program to name a few.


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.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies require all US and Puerto Rico employees to be vaccinated against COVID–19 as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodation as required by law.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. 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.The EEO posters are available here (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .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. If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.