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Danaher Corporation HQ FP&A PROJECTS ANALYST in Chapel Hill, North Carolina



Be part of something altogether life-changing!

Working at Cytiva in the Life Sciences industry means being at the forefront of providing new solutions to transform human health. Our incredible customers undertake life-saving activities ranging from fundamental biological research to developing innovative vaccines, new medicines, and cell and gene therapies.

At Cytiva you will be able to continuously improve yourself and us – working on challenges that truly matter with people that care for each other, our customers, and their patients. With associates across 40 countries, Cytiva is a place where every day is a learning opportunity – so you can grow your career and expand your skills in the long term. Your health and wellbeing are important to us and together we will not compromise on safety in the workplace or the environment.

Cytiva is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

We are looking for a HQ FP&A Projects Leader to manage FP&A cross-functional projects and drive improvements across all FP&A process. The individual will partner closely with Cytiva operating businesses, Controllership and FP&A teams, and senior leadership to implement business critical projects and identify opportunities for process improvements.

What you’ll do!

  • Lead chart of accounts project to remap Cytiva financials into new organization structure starting in 2023. Reconcile historical financials and ensure new account and cost center hierarchies are correctly aligned by operational team.

  • Own Cytiva key metric reporting through monthly bowlers. partnering with operating businesses to drive automation and standardization of bowler reporting.

  • Lead consolidation of Danaher monthly statistics, collaborating with cross-functional teams to collect key financial and operational metrics tied to company performance.

  • Own HQ, CEO, Business Development, and Sustainability functional budgets, responsible for monthly forecasting, month-end pacing, actuals reporting, and variance analysis.

  • Drive acquisition reporting and performance tracking across Cytiva acquisitions and BD activity, consolidate results, report performance vs. ROIC models and monthly forecasts.

  • Link financial results to operational performance drivers, provide recommendations to senior leadership, generate alternatives as needed, drive positive change and interface with executive management.

    Who you are!

  • Have a bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or Business Administration or equivalent experience.

  • 5+ years of progressive financial experience focused on providing budget, forecast, business analysis and/or related experience.

  • Advanced proficiency in financial systems/applications including OneStream, Hyperion, Oracle, SAP and/or similar and MS Excel experience.

  • Advanced proficiency in income statement reporting and accrual accounting.

  • Key competencies include attention to detail, initiative, clear communication, financial modeling skills, leadership, and integrity.

  • Strong analytical skills needed to synthesize large quantities of data, identify trends and drivers, and distil them into insightful analysis for senior management.

  • Open to change in response to new information, different or unexpected circumstances, and must be able to make progress in ambiguous situations/projects.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build partnerships, influence decisions, work in a collaborative style.

  • Some travel may be required with valid work permission.

  • Data visualization tools (QlikSense, Tableau, Spotfire) preferred.

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 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 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.