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Danaher Corporation SAP Finance Systems Leader in Kolkata, India

Be part of something altogether life-changing!

Working at Cytiva in the Life Sciences industry means being at the forefront of providing new solutions to transform human health. Our incredible customers undertake life-saving activities ranging from fundamental biological research to developing innovative vaccines, new medicines, and cell and gene therapies.

At Cytiva you will be able to continuously improve yourself and us – working on challenges that truly matter with people that care for each other, our customers, and their patients. With associates across 40 countries, Cytiva is a place where every day is a learning opportunity – so you can grow your career and expand your skills in the long term. Your health and wellbeing are important to us and together we will not compromise on safety in the workplace or the environment.

Cytiva 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.

What you’ll do

In this role, the SAP Finance Systems Leader will be responsible for driving projects and optimising the IT systems/applications. You will have the opportunity to lay the roadmap, execute & drive multiple global/regional programs simultaneously, including system enhancements, system implementations, and continuous process improvements. You will partner with various functions in the regions and cross-functional leaders to ensure the successful implementation and on time delivery of the strategic programs.

  • Prioritise and manage projects globally, working in partnership with the finance teams to understand and document their business processes, issues, challenges, and opportunities, and liaising with IT to achieve operational excellence in financial processes.

  • Utilise DBS tools (including leading kaizens, PSP initiatives and listening to VOC) to identify opportunities for improvement, evaluate their relative benefits, and develop and deploy action plans to drive continuous improvement in relation to those opportunities

  • Drive the optimisation of the SAP to OneStream submission process with the key goal of eliminating waste from the close process, as well as drive the global standardisation of the Operating Company’s financial processes, in particular intercompany transactions, asset requisitioning and capitalisation, and material management.

  • Document clear requirements, prepare functional design documents, monitor project progress, and test solutions prior to release to users for further user testing.

  • Manage user and stakeholder expectations and robustly assess all requests for additional or non-standard developments, including maintaining FICO master data in SAP under the remit of the SAP ERP team, and generally act as a consultant to finance to improve the usage of existing system solutions.

Who you are

  • BS/MS Degree in Business, Finance, IT, Project or similar discipline

  • Strong working knowledge of SAP ERP financial modules including FI, CO, MM & PS

  • Demonstrated success in building and developing collaborative global and cross-functional teams and relationships

  • Demonstrated facilitation and negotiation skills

  • Exceptional leadership, time management, facilitation, and organizational skills. Proven analytical and problem-solving skills and ability to effectively evaluate information/data to make decisions, anticipate obstacles, create actionable strategies and operational plans, and communicate clearly and succinctly.

  • Experience in finance process transformation including systems implementation and integration within a large, global finance team

  • Proficient with project management principles & project management tools and software

  • Flexibility to travel up to 20%

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.