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Danaher Corporation Accounts Receivable Specialist in Deer Park, Illinois

Leica Biosystems’ mission of “Advancing Cancer Diagnostics, Improving Lives” is at the heart of our corporate culture. We’re a global leader in cancer diagnostics with the most comprehensive portfolio from biopsy to diagnosis. Our easy-to-use and consistently reliable offerings help improve workflow efficiency and diagnostic confidence. Our associates know that every moment matters when it comes to cancer diagnostics. When you come to work, you’re helping develop solutions that enable accurate diagnoses to turn anxiety into answers. Join our diverse, global team of talented people, and be inspired to grow every day.

Leica Biosystems is proud to work alongside a community of six fellow Diagnostics Companies at Danaher. Together, we’re working at the pace of change to improve patient lives with diagnostic tools that address the world’s biggest health challenges.

The Accounts Receivable Specialist for Leica Biosystems is responsible for working to perform collections of delinquent accounts and resolve issues with inaccurate billing amounts and/or purchase orders.

This position is part of the Finance department located in Deer Park, Illinois and will be hybrid. At Leica Biosystems, our vision is to advance cancer diagnostics and improve lives.

You will be a part of the finance team and report to the Finance Director responsible for minimizing financial risk to the organization by assessing and advising on creditworthiness of prospective and existing clientele. If you thrive in a diverse, global, team-oriented role and want to work to build a world-class commercial finance organization—read on.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Maintain past dues balance to provided target (% of total balance) within their collective portfolio.

  • Investigate and identify the root cause of customer disputes and billing errors by working closely with peers and other associates. With help with Accounts Receivable Senior Manager, negotiate and resolve disputes and issues with customers.

  • Prepare ad-hoc and routine reports.

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • High School Diploma or GED.

  • Proficient in computer system-based tools including SAP, Microsoft Office applications, presentation, e-mail, web browsers and spreadsheet software.

  • 2+ years of collections or related experience.

It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:

  • Associates degree in a related field (i.e. Accounting, Mathematics, Finance).

  • Experience in a healthcare or medical field.

  • Correcting inaccuracies and purchase orders.

At Leica Biosystems 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-time at the Company location identified above and part-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 Biosystems can provide.


At Danaher we bring together science, technology and operational capabilities to accelerate the real-life impact of tomorrow’s science and technology. We partner with customers across the globe to help them solve their most complex challenges, architecting solutions that bring the power of science to life. Our global teams are pioneering what’s next across Life Sciences, Diagnostics, Biotechnology and beyond. For more information, visit www.danaher.com.

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.

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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.