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Danaher Corporation Finance Controller in De Meern, Netherlands

Purpose of the position

Responsible for reporting timely and accurate, the balance sheet and P&L. Managing the team and also involved in the day-to-day operations. Reports to the Plant Controller.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Managing Accounts Payable team (2 headcounts) in the day-to-day operations.

  • To ensure and perform an accurate and adequate recording of financial transactions in the general ledger in compliance with corporate accounting standards.

  • Support and replaces the Plant Controller in his absence and being advisor to the management team.

  • Monthly close and close procedures.

  • To prepare accurately and timely the monthly management report in conjunction with Plant Controller.

  • Monthly reconciliation of balance sheet accounts according US GAAP and company standards.

  • Monthly accruals and forecasting.

  • Monthly tax declarations and other statistical reports required by the government for Netherlands, Spain and Germany.

  • Maintenance of standard cost prices.

  • Contact point for Auditors and other external advisors.

  • SOX audits and internal Videojet Audits.

  • Super user in Oracle for the financial responsibilities (GL/AP & Cost Management).

Authorities

  • According authorization schedule.

Key Competencies (rank ordered)

  • Quickly and adequately works through and analyses financial and statistical business data and knows how to present these in way, suited for the audience.

  • Effectively recognizes problems, searches and recognizes relevant information and finds the root cause.

  • Knows how to set priorities; how to assign actions to others to meet objectives; how to make optimal use of recourses.

  • Acts according to the social and ethical standards that are related to the position.

  • Shows behaviour that is focussed on achieving success and develops in order to do that.

  • Works together with others effectively and contributes to common goals.

  • Stays calm and professional under stressful circumstances and continues to perform adequately and effectively under pressure.

  • Knows how to set priorities; how to assign actions to others to meet objectives; how to make optimal use of resources.

  • Acts according to the social and ethical standards that are related to the position.

  • Works together with others effectively and contributes to common goals. Stays calm and professional under stressful circumstances and continues to perform adequately and effectively under pressure.

  • Orientation for detail, analytical, able to collect and manipulate data.

  • Result orientated leadership by motivating the team.

  • Effectively recognizes problems, searches and recognizes relevant information and finds the root cause.

Experiences (rank ordered)

  • Proven experience of financial accounting in an international environment.

  • Excellent in Dutch language, proficiency in English.

  • Knowledge of ERP system, preferably Oracle.

  • Experience with US GAAP and SOX.

Education

  • Local financial accounting degree – college or university level (HEAO BE/BA or equal).

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.At Danaher, 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.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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