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Danaher Corporation Senior Financial Analyst in Brea, California

The Global FP&A Team is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst that will be based in Brea, California and will report to the Manager, Global FP&A based in Nyon, Switzerland. The candidate will be responsible for supporting the development and implementation of financial tools and processes that will be utilized by Central and Regional FP&A Teams along with those tailored to the specific needs of our Beckman Commercial Teams. This highly visible role will interact with a cross-functional audiences including Finance, Marketing, Sales, Operations, and R&D as required by the task at hand. The individual will perform a variety of ad-hoc and scheduled work.

The incumbent must be able to successfully work as a member of a larger team, have a problem-solving orientation and willingly collaborate with associates at Beckman sites worldwide.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Interact with different departments to help identify process issues or opportunities for process improvements

  • Identify potential process improvements and solutions by going to Gemba and participating or leading PSP workshops or Kaizens

  • Build and implement process (or improvement) and run it/own it in the short term; transfer ownership once stabilized (seek rapid stabilization so bandwidth can be repurposed to a new project opportunity).

  • Global ownership of current Stomaker-related processes

Specific Requirements:

  • Ideal candidate is a driven, finance professional that has 5+ years of progressive financial experience, including planning, financial analyses and management reporting. Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or MIS-related field is a must/ MBA preferred.

  • Solid presentation, communication (both oral and written) and interpersonal skills.

  • Prior successful experience establishing strong relationships at all levels and demonstrated comfort working with individuals and teams globally with the ability to present and explain financial information to both finance and non-finance audiences.

  • Detail orientiation with good organizational/time management skills with the ability to manage competing priorities

  • Possess a high degree of initiative and resourcefulness in completing work with limited guidance in a fast-paced environment.

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, time sensitive environment with a sense of urgency.

  • Strong Excel skills required, experience with other Microsoft Office products, data warehouses and Oracle, SAP-BPC (Business Planning & Consolidation) a plus. Familiarity with VisualBasic, PowerBI, etc. are a strong plus.

  • 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.

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