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Danaher Corporation Senior Cost Accountant in Charlotte, North Carolina

Danaher Company Description
KaVo Kerr is a cohesive organization comprised of two global leaders, united to provide dental excellence and serve as a single premier partner for the dental community. KaVo Kerr operates with a common vision inspiring and helping our customers, their patients and our own associates realize their potential. KaVo Kerr offers solutions for endodontics, restoratives, treatment units, infection prevention, imaging, rotary and instruments.

This*Senior Cost Accountant *position is a key role in preparing and summarizing the cost activities of two manufacturing plants and a distribution center. Applies principles of accounting to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports by performing the following duties. Prepares and processes the journal entries necessary to provide an accurate accounting of the corporation's financial position.

* * Responsibilities & Duties: * Assist in month-end closing and ensure all financial reporting deadlines are met * Compile and analyze financial information to prepare and/or review necessary journal entries for properly stated financial statements in accordance with GAAP and company policy. * Analyze financial statements to determine trends, estimates, and significant changes to summarize and interpret the current and projected financial position of the company. Communicate these findings through written narratives and oral presentations to management. * Oversee and ensure accuracy of month consolidation process. * Ensure overall SOX compliance for general accounting. * Assist in the preparation of reporting packages, as required, to comply with corporate financial reporting requirements and statutory regulations. * Prepare and/or review monthly account reconciliations for balance sheet accounts ensuring financial records are maintained in compliance with company policy. Review, investigate, and resolve accounting errors, discrepancies, and reconciling items. * Make recommendations regarding the accounting of reserves, assets, and expenditures. * Document and coordinate the implementation of accounting systems and accounting control procedures and modify it as necessary. * Submit recommendations for improving the company's accounting processes. * Special projects and create ad-hoc reports and analysis as required.

REQUIREMENTS: * Bachelors degree required; Accounting or Finance preferred * 5 years of experience in GL Accounting and/or Cost Accounting required * 2 years experience in cost accounting required * 2 years experience with a large ERP system required; SAP preferred * 2 years experience in variance analysis required * 2 years experience in forecasting/budgeting preferred * CPA a plus 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 at: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf.



Danaher Corporation Overview
Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years. At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We're innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you'll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team. Danaher is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance, and long-term incentive.

Organization: KaVo Kerr
Job Function: Finance & Accounting
Primary Location: North America-North America-United States-NC-Charlotte
Schedule: Full-time
Req ID: KAV003676