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Danaher Corporation Assistant Controller in Logan, Utah

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 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

The US Assistant Controller will be responsible for the operational accounting and reporting associated with a recent acquisition . The role will work closely with Cytiva’s US Controllership Team, Close & Reporting Controller, Cytiva COEs, Treasury, Tax, IT, and other finance teams, leveraging best practices to develop and simplify the accounting and reporting processes..

The Cytiva US Assistant Controller reports to the Cytiva America’s Controller.

Duties include:

  • Support finance integration efforts such as bank account changes, ERP implementation, entity merger and shared services transfers

  • Own the monthly and quarterly close & reporting process, including leading the preparation of balance sheet reporting, monthly account reconciliation and supplemental data requests

  • Monitor inventory levels, develop, implement and enhance inventory control process

  • Analyze and review supply change data to identify and resolve issues

  • Coordinate, execute and account for supplier payments

  • Monitor and apply customer invoicing and collections

  • Process and account for payroll

  • Maintain fixed asset register and related accounting

  • Support SOX compliance and reporting

  • Driving financial integrity and consistent and effective policies and procedures

  • Liaising with teams in other DHR businesses to exchange best practice on process improvement opportunities

Who you are

  • Experienced in process improvement or project management

  • Demonstrated proficiency in US GAAP and authoritative accounting literature (i.e. FASB pronouncements),

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate complex business issues in a clear and concise manner

  • Clear thinker and strong problem solver: successfully led projects/process improvements within operations/finance functions; able to quickly grasp new ideas

  • Has experience leading team members balancing execution through others with inclusiveness, leveraging expertise, clear thinking, imagination, and external focus

  • Strong analytical skills, able to clearly link financial results to operational performance drivers, generate alternatives and drive positive change

  • Has a sound understanding of global process and transactional flows

  • Adaptable and flexible, open to change in response to new information, different or unexpected circumstances, and/or to work in ambiguous situations

  • Has the highest level of integrity, accepting and adhering to high moral, ethical, and personal values in decisions, communications, actions and when dealing with others

  • Confident and assertive, strong influencing skills across business functions

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or other business-related field with significant accounting and finance experience or CPA / CA or equivalent.

  • Strong analytical skills: able to clearly link financial results to operational performance drivers, generate alternatives and drive positive change.

  • Sound understanding of global process and transactional flows

  • Adaptable/Flexible: being open to change in response to new information, different or unexpected circumstances, and/or to work in ambiguous situations.

  • Integrity: accepting and adhering to high moral, ethical, and personal values in decisions, communications, actions and when dealing with others.

  • Confidence/Assertiveness: strong influencing skills across business functions.

  • Trained and/or certified in process improvement methodology such as LEAN or Six Sigma.

  • Solid PC skills: experience with financial systems/applications (i.e.: Oracle, SAP, Hyperion, Business Objects, etc.), strong Excel skills in data compilation and aggregation (i.e. pivot tables, vlookup, and macros).

  • Experience working in a matrixed environment.

  • Experience working in a global business environment with sound understanding of global process and transactional flows.

  • Experience of project management with strong process mindset including project initiation, scoping, mapping, scheduling, communicating, measuring and follow up.

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 68,000 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 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.

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) .

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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