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Danaher Corporation Senior Compliance Analyst in Evanston, Illinois

IDT is the leading manufacturer of custom oligonucleotides and proprietary technologies for genomics applications. Our work is complex and cutting-edge, and our team members are curious, creative thinkers who understand that good data drives smart decisions. At IDT, we realize that although science may be uniform, people are unique. We promote a culture where engaged people are motivated and have opportunities to achieve their full potential, as part of one global team.

IDT 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.

Job Title: Senior Compliance Analyst

Location: Coralville, IA or Evanston, IL ​Mobile/Remote (On-Site/Work from Home Hybrid)

-Mobile associates must live in an area that does not exceed a 100-mile (150 km) radius of an IDT location. *May require on-site occasional presence for team meetings, etc.

Purpose Statement:

The Senior Compliance Analyst assists the Financial Accounting Manager with all aspects of the Company’s Global Compliance program. This position will provide management with results from audits aimed at measuring and evaluating the effectiveness of the Company’s controls and processes related to Accounting, Finance and Operations. This position also communicates well with management across all businesses and functions of the organization to continuously assess the Company’s risk universe and appetite, deliver audit results, and propose recommendations to strengthen internal controls and improve processes.

Essential Functions:

  • Ensure compliance activities are conducted upholding independence, objectivity, and a high degree of professionalism

  • Develop a broad knowledge of IDT’s businesses and functions, including managing relationships with leaders of key Finance functions, as well as Danaher’s Internal Audit team

  • Communicate regularly on the various compliance processes and results with Management and Internal Audit

  • Participate as the Company’s SOX Champion, overseeing the completion of the annual SOX program. Including, providing training to associates assisting with the SOX testing, communicating results, and tracking necessary remediation plans

  • Coordinate, plan and oversee the Company’s annual internal audit, providing updates to management and tracking remediation plans throughout the year

  • Plan and coordinate annual global Balance Sheet Review requirement for each of the Company’s entities.

  • Complete audit testing of various controls throughout the year such as, sample testing, associate expense reimbursements, AP disbursements and Vendor and Customer Master updates. In addition, analyze all journal entries against certain keywords, management estimates, and adherence to authority levels on a regular basis

  • Maintain the Company’s Accounting Policy and Procedure Manuals, updating it annually, comparing it to Danaher’s updates, Internal Audit remediations, and changes in the business.

  • Coordinate annual impairment testing which includes, intangible assets, fixed assets, and other long-term assets

  • Demonstrates and upholds behavior consistent with the Integrated DNA Technologies Core Values and delivers the Integrated DNA Technologies experience to customers and other business associates.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or business required

  • CPA, CIA, or MBA certification(s) preferred

Professional Experience:

  • Minimum of four years of experience in public accounting, corporate finance/accounting, and/or internal audit required

  • Experience with Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 compliance preferred

Other Job Qualifications

  • Proven experience working and communicating effectively with all levels of management

  • Successful track record in motivating a team and effectively supervising the work of others

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively across functions and across cultures

  • Exceptional technical report writing skills and advanced grammar proficiency

  • Proficiency in developing creative and effective presentation materials using various mediums and the effective communication of materials through presentations

  • Ability to work with highly confidential information

  • Strong analytical and organizational skills, presentation, and communication skills; ability to notice and attend to even minor details, prioritize workload, meet deadlines, and execute sound decision making

  • Demonstrated strong personal drive, initiative, and persistence

  • Self-starter with the flexibility to work independently or in a group environment, utilizing a hands-on approach and indirect influence skills to drive results

  • Ability to perform under stress when confronted with emergent, critical, unusual, or dangerous situations, or situation in which working speed and sustained attention are make-or-break aspects of the job.

  • Ability to perform a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure.

  • Ability to maintain both a high standard of courtesy and cooperation in dealing with co-workers.

  • Ability to accept responsibility for the direction, control or planning of an activity.

  • Adaptability to situations requiring the precise attainment of set limits, tolerances, or standards.

Travel Requirements

  • Occasional travel (up to 20%) is expected.

Physical Requirements:

Exert up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to a minimal amount frequently

What We Offer:

  • Generous Paid Time Off Accruals

  • 16 Hours PAID Volunteer Time Off

  • 10 Paid Holidays

  • Up to eight (8) weeks of 100% paid parental leave to eligible U.S. associates

  • 401(k) with Company Match

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Options

Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT) conducts drug screens and background checks on applicants who accept employment offers.

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 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 require all US and Puerto Rico employees to be vaccinated against COVID–19 as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodation as required by law.

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.