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Danaher Corporation Senior Financial Analyst - Manufacturing in Indianapolis, Indiana

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences’ mission is to empower those seeking answers to life’s most important scientific and healthcare questions. With a legacy spanning 80+ years, we have long been a trusted partner to our customers, who are working to transform science and healthcare with the next groundbreaking discovery. As part of our team of more than 2,900 associates across 130 countries, you’ll help drive our vision of accelerating answers—and our commitment to excellence.

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences 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.

The Senior Financial Analyst role is a detailed, hands-on role reporting to the Indianapolis Operations’ Finance Manager, and will support global inventory forecasting and reporting, direct material analysis, and special projects as assigned. The selected candidate will work onsite at our Indianapolis manufacturing facility to collaborate with Inventory Planners, Materials and Value Engineering teams and help drive inventory turn improvements and direct material savings objectives. They will also partner with Global Operations Finance colleagues to drive continuous improvements in forecasting and reporting activities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drive global inventory forecasting and action planning efforts to achieve inventory turn improvements. Analyze trends and identify opportunities for improvements through daily and monthly reporting.

  • Partner with Materials and Value Engineering teams to support achievement of direct materials savings goals.

  • Support the Indianapolis facility’s monthly close and forecast activities related to inventory, direct material variances, in-bound freight and related expenses.

  • Reconcile Indianapolis inventory accounts on monthly basis and sustain low inventory aging balances through business partnership.

  • Prepare quarterly Excess, Obsolete and Expired inventory reserve analysis for the facility.

  • Support cycle count process at the facility including daily management updates, cycle count compliance and monthly analysis and submission to corporate.

  • Drive the annual Direct Materials standards setting process for the facility.

  • Lead annual fixed asset confirmation audit for the Indianapolis site.

  • Assist with special projects as requested.

    Specific Requirements:

  • B.S. in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or Business Administration or similar field required; MBA, CMA or CPA a plus.

  • 3-5 years of relevant experience in in finance and accounting with increasing levels of responsibility and emphasis on forecasting, planning and analysis.

  • Demonstrated skills in preparing forecasts and producing accurate financial and operational metrics.

  • Cost accounting knowledge and familiarity with Oracle manufacturing systems is desired.

  • Excellent communication (both oral and written), presentation and interpersonal skills needed for cross-functional scope of role.

  • Candidate must be detail oriented with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks and projects and complete assignments quickly and accurately.

  • Strong to advanced MS Excel skills (financial modeling, pivot tables etc.) as well as proficiency with other Microsoft Office applications (Word, PowerPoint) required.

  • Previous experience with enterprise performance management report writing (e.g. BPC, Hyperion), Oracle, Oracle Business Intelligence and/or Power BI a plus.

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 tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher is committed to a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels they belong and all voices are heard. We believe in our associates and the unique perspectives they bring to every challenge, which is why we’ll empower you to push the boundaries of what’s possible.

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

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Provide on-site support at Indianapolis facility.

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 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 202.419.7762 or applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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