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Danaher Corporation Accountant I in Loveland, Colorado

This is an exciting Junior Accountant opportunity to join a dynamic, world-class organization with significant opportunities for personal growth. Join a close-knit team where personal development is encouraged and supported. We offer opportunities to learn from your peers and stretch your Accounting and Finance abilities along with growing your understanding of a constantly evolving global business. We are seeking a financial professional with demonstrated problem-solving and process improvement abilities. The candidate will participate in the monthly close and reconciliation process in addition to having responsibilities for assisting in various audit activities and preparing judgmental accounting reserves. The candidate will have the opportunity to gain a deep understanding of how our business operates and prepare the business analysis.

Make a difference - join us to ensure water quality for people around the world.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Drives for Results

  • Assist in the monthly close process, prepare journal entries, perform account reconciliations along with judgmental reserves

  • Actively participate in team projects, including but not limited to SOX testing, audits, and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act reviews

  • Demonstrate Hach and Danaher accounting policies and procedures

  • Successfully manage competing priorities in a deadline -driven environment with professional mobility and agility

    Leads Continuous Improvement

  • Perform ad hoc analysis focused on operational efficiencies

  • Identify, develop, and implement standard work and efficiency improvements

  • Drive continuous process improvement using DBS (Danaher Business Systems) tools

    Relationships and Influence

  • Act as a subject matter expert for your areas of responsibility; including month-end responsibilities

  • Work cooperatively and productively with others to achieve results

    QUALIFICATIONS:

  • U .S. or International equivalent of bachelor’s degree required

  • 2 to 4 years of progressive finance or accounting experience

  • Demonstrated track record of delivering results beyond expectations

  • Experience with manufacturing costing systems a plus

  • Use of financial reporting tools including experience with a large ERP, Oracle preferred, and Microsoft Office Suite with intermediate Excel skills

  • Excellent communication, both written and verbal

  • Ability to interface with all levels of the organization

  • Team player with a positive can-do attitude

  • Able to define and implement standard work processes

  • Motivated, results-oriented self-starter who will actively work to expand existing skills

  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills and the ability to think out of the box

  • Working knowledge of US GAAP

    CRITICAL COMPETENCIES AND SUCCESS FACTORS:

  • Teamwork: Works cooperatively and productively with others to achieve results

  • Communication: Clearly organizes and expresses information and ideas to meet the needs of the organization in an appropriate fashion

  • Technical Skills: Understands and uses the appropriate equipment and / or technology to achieve the desired outcomes safely, efficiently, and effectively

  • Results Orientation: The tendency to keep the desired end result of one’s own or one’s unit’s work clearly in mind, by setting goals and focusing on them until they are achieved

  • Attention to Detail: A concern for ensuring that work and information are complete and accurate, by preparing carefully for meetings and presentations, and following up with others to ensure that agreements and commitments have been fulfilled

  • Customer Service: Effectively performs actions and provides assistance that focus on the needs of the customer and / or co-workers; develops and sustains productive customer relationships

  • Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills: The ability to seek information from a variety of sources and in a variety of ways, to clarify situations and to facilitate effective planning, decision-making, and problem-solving

  • Interpersonal Awareness: The ability to notice, interpret, and anticipate others’ concerns and feelings, and to communicate this awareness empathetically to others

  • Self-Management: Performs independently with minimal oversight to achieve organizational and institutional goals while conducting all aspects of the job in accordance with prescribed regulations and guidelines; employs a sense of honesty and truthfulness in regard to the motivations for one’s actions (ethics & integrity)

  • Professional and Technical Knowledge: Understanding and utilizing policies, procedures, technology, regulations, stakeholder interests, as well as economic, financial, and industry data to accurately diagnose and identify key issues, when developing strategies and plans

  • Organizational Knowledge: An understanding of Hach’s mission, various stakeholder groups, and organizational structure

What makes this opportunity great? Let us tell you...

  • You help us ensuring water quality for people around the world!

  • You work in a collaborative culture that values a diverse set of backgrounds and perspectives while emphasizing teamwork and a good sense of partnership

  • Development and Career Opportunities within Danaher

  • Our team of associates is passionate about achieving great results for our customers

  • Ability to fully use your breadth and depth of experience; no pigeonhole here!

  • And there is a lot of great work happening; it is always busy.

Diversity & Inclusion

At Danaher, we are dedicated to building and sustaining a truly diverse and inclusive culture. These are not just words on a page—Diversity and Inclusion is a top priority for the company, and it ties deeply to each of our core values.

The salary range for this role is 47k - 58K. This is the range that we in good faith believe is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and this range is only applicable for jobs to be performed in Colorado. This range may be modified in the future.

T his job is also eligible for bonus/incentive pay.

We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eliible employees.

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) .

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