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Danaher Corporation EMEA Commercial Finance Analyst in Little Chalfont, United Kingdom

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.

Cytiva is one of 10 Life Sciences companies of Danaher. Together, we accelerate the discovery, development and delivery of solutions that safeguard and improve human health.

What you’ll do:

The Commercial Finance analyst is a key finance business partner for the EMEA Commercial team, specifically supporting the Upstream & Fluid Management and Cell Culture Media business units. The individual will be responsible for developing the monthly forecasts and annual plans, as well as supporting the commercial team to execute and deliver these business objectives. To be successful in the role, the individual will need to collaborate with sales, operation and manufacturing teams as well as finance colleagues in FP&A, product finance and controllership.

  • Prepare and lead regular commercial reviews with the commercial team to track financial & KPI performance and provide relevant insights to drive business strategy.

  • Provide monthly estimates for orders, sales and sales margin, and clearly identify variances and risks & opportunities to forecasts.

  • Prepare various recurring and ad hoc financial analytics relating to forecast accuracy, pricing, funnel management, win rate, top customer trend, design wins, etc.

  • Partner with production planning team to understand upcoming production schedule and communicate supply risks or opportunities to sales forecast.

  • Support annual planning cycle for sales and order, including variable compensation targets.

  • Support timely and accurate month-end close processes, including post close financial reporting and variance analytics, and communicating business results.

  • Identify and lead process improvement opportunities (trackers & templates, forecasting simplification, etc.)

Who you are:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, economics, or related field with relevant experience.

  • Strong communication (oral and written), presentation and interpersonal skills.

  • Detail-oriented with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks and projects and meet deliverables.

  • Proactive problem-solver and passionate about process improvement.

  • Ability to work cross-functionally with stakeholders across multiple departments.

At Cytiva 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 Cytiva 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.

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.