Danaher Corporation Staff Accountant in Cincinnati, Ohio
Danaher Company Description
In December 2014, Devicor® Medical Products, Inc. was acquired by Leica Biosystems, part of the Danaher family of companies. Leica Biosystems is the global leader in anatomic pathology solutions and automation, striving to advance cancer diagnostics to improve patients’ lives. The combination of the two companies uniquely positions us to develop integrated patient-to-pathology solutions for the diagnosis of cancer.
Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, the Mammotome brand is sold in over 50 different countries throughout the world. Mammotome remains committed to its heritage of advancing technology for early detection of breast cancer, providing support and education for clinicians worldwide, and offering breast care information for patients.
Devicor Medical Products, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.
All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment drug screening and background/criminal check.
The Staff Accountant is responsible for general accounting, monthly reconciliation, account analysis and reporting for Leica Biosystems (LBS) businesses in the Americas. * Prepares journal entries, and monthly account reconciliations for assigned areas of responsibility. * Reviews and analyzes assigned account balances and related fluctuations for propriety, accuracy and completeness. * Prepares summaries and reports as needed. * Executes specific transactions as assigned (i.e., sales tax compliance and payments). * Assists Accounting Director/Accounting Manager to ensure compliance with GAAP and Danaher/LBS policies. * Monitors internal control compliance with assigned areas, and works with internal and external auditors as needed. * Other duties as assigned.
Minimum of 3 years of experience working in the field of Accounting/Finance.
Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field equivalent required. * CPA strongly preferred. * General Skills/Competencies/Specialized Knowledge
Communication–Communicates effectively at all levels of the organization, and with peer-levels across LBS. Expresses ideas clearly and simply both verbally and in writing. Promotes timely, ongoing flow of information to others. Communicates and listens effectively in order to develop and maintain key business relationships.
Interpersonal Skills– Ability to work with co-workers, both internal and external. Ability to professionally interact and build constructive and effective relationships across the Company. Ability to effectively interface with others on behalf of the organization.
Initiative– Ability to work independently and exercise appropriate judgment under general direction. Ability to prioritize workload, goals and tasks consistent with the department and corporate objectives. Ability to multi-task, completing concurrent projects within given time frames and managing interruptions and change requests.
Problem Solving– Uses logic to solve problems. Enjoys solving tactical and process problems. Applies appropriate theory and principles to address assigned problems.
Decision Making– Makes timely, sound decisions based on analysis and education. Relies on experience and good judgment to ensure that expectations are met and objectives are achieved.
Adaptability– Embraces and adapts to change and demonstrates a willingness to learn. Reactionary and adaptable to abrupt changes, arising issues, extreme time pressures, and other exigent circumstances. Ability to respond quickly to change, and to prioritize actions to meet customer needs.
Trust and Integrity– Interacts with others in a way that gives them confidence in one’s intentions and those of the organization. Accepts responsibility for one’s own decisions and actions. Demonstrates honesty. Keeps commitments. Behaves in a consistent manner and is open, honest and trustworthy.
Collaboration and Teamwork– Works collaboratively and cooperatively cross-functionally. Ability to work well with other people to solve problems and to find the best solution. Energetic and willingness to work with all team members to achieve success.
Customer Orientation– Demonstrates an understanding of department and Company needs and utilizes a variety of resources to provide solutions and a compelling value proposition.
Business Acumen– Appropriate grasp of business concepts and related issues and understanding of issues relevant to organization. Keeps up to date with current practices and trends. Leverages cross-functional knowledge.
Computer Skills– Proficient computer system based tools including Microsoft Office applications, e-mail, web browsers and spreadsheet software. SAP experience strongly preferred.
Must be able to travel up to 5% of the time. Typical work related travel assignments range 1-3 days, and as such overnight, out-of-town stays may be required.
Work Environment And Physical Demands
Typical office environment – accommodations will be evaluated where needed.
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 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 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.
Job Function: Finance & Accounting
Primary Location: North America-North America-United States-OH-Cincinnati
Req ID: MAM000528