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Danaher Corporation Accountant in Buccinasco, Italy

For over 170 years, Leica Microsystems has helped shape the future by developing groundbreaking optical and digital solutions. As a global leader, we’re driven by continuous improvement to excite our customers and to create the best work environment for our people. Customer focus, innovation, and teamwork are at the core of our culture and the foundation of our success.

Leica Microsystems is one of the market leaders in the fields of microscopy, imaging, and analysis. We reveal the invisible and empower our customers to create a better and healthier world. Together with our customers, we transform scientific discovery. We empower surgeons to take well-informed decisions in life-changing procedures. We enable users to gain insights which help answer key questions concerning development and engineering. All of this is achieved with the combination of cutting-edge microscopes and AI-based image analysis.

Want to be part of a company whose products are part of cutting-edge research around the world? Join Leica Microsystems in our commitment for brilliant solutions and insight.

Leica Microsystems is one of 10 Life Sciences companies of Danaher. Together, we accelerate the discovery, development and delivery of solutions that safeguard and improve human health.

We currently offer the following position in our office in Milan which will be hybrid.

Come join a fantastic team! We are the EMEA Finance team motivated by the idea of supporting our organization in doing the right thing. We are numbers oriented and take pride in making them all correct and reliable.


The role is for an Accountant covering Italy and Spain, reporting to the South Europe Finance Manager. The role establishes and maintains the general accounting reporting and practices for the organization.


  • Manage day-to-day accounting activities in compliance with IFRS GAAP, internal policies, SOX controls, and external audits; Contribute to the preparation of fiscal declarations and all tax deadline in collaboration with external consultants.

  • Prepare the monthly financial close process and related activities, including reviewing the journal entries and account reconciliations within the established timeline.

  • Contribute to process improvements and automation efforts to streamline accounting operations and improve the quality of monthly, quarterly, and annual closes, and internal controls.


  • Master Degree in Economics, Tax or Finance

  • A minimum of 3 years of professional experience in bookkeeping and tax (Accounting or Tax firm preferred)

  • Fluency in English and Italian, written and spoken. Spanish is a plus.

  • At ease with Excel and the whole Microsoft Office 365.


  • We support employees in their professional and personal development offering international development opportunities.

  • Learn all about Kaizen, PSP's and Muda as part of our Danaher Business System (DBS) trainings - if you believe in continuous improvement like us.


    At Leica Microsystems 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 of the time at the Company location identified above and part of the 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 Leica Microsystems can provide.


Learn more about what we do and who we are by watching our company video “We Are Leica”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1zHmalqMXN4

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