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Danaher Corporation Bilanzbuchhalter (m/w/d) / Senior General Ledger Accountant (m/w/d) in Krefeld, Germany

In this new position the Senior General Ledger Accountant (m/w/d) will support the Finance and Accounting Organization in DACH and Poland.

He/She will support the Accounting Manager activities, including Month End, Quarter End and Year End tasks for one or more specific entities.


  • Manage Journal Entries preparation, Reconciliations of accounts

  • Prepare flux analysis and comment on variances

  • Support the external provider with the preparation of Statutory Accounts Dealing with the Internal (SOX) and External Audits Responsible for equity grant accounting, payroll booking & related activities

  • Support global projects VAT and Tax preparation Fixed Assets accounting

  • Support US GAAP reporting and SOX compliance

  • Support the monthly close in accordance with US GAAP while ensuring proper maintenance of statutory financials. This includes interfacing with Corporate Accounting, with external accounting firms and the external auditors.

  • Support the EMEA Finance strategy of Operational Excellence and Continuous process Improvement

All tasks must be strictly performed within the International, Corporate and legal deadlines.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:Education and Experience :

  • Bachelor’s degree with several years of related work experience OR

  • Master’s degree in field with several years of related work experience.

  • Audit firm experience is an advantage

Knowledge and skills:

  • Fluent in English and German. Polish is an advantage

  • SAP experience a plus

  • Microsoft Excel advanced user a plus

  • Knowledge of US GAAP is desired

  • Accuracy - Attention to Detail

  • Teamwork – Good communication skills

  • Ability to work in an International environment

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .