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Danaher Corporation Cell Culture BARDA Finance Leader in Muskegon, Michigan


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:

  • Establishes and maintains the general accounting and reporting for the organization’s United States Government Contracts.

  • Consolidate and analyses financial information for senior leadership and project managers.

  • Overseeing of Compliance and Reporting related to SOX, GAAP Audits and overall adherence to Cytiva Accounting Policy.

  • Assess and monitors internal controls associated with SOX and/or other programs.

  • Drive financial reporting aspect of project tracking as the operational execution evolves.

  • Create controls to ensure we track labour, specific expenses, and CAPEX.

  • Driving financial integrity while completing consistent and effective policies and procedures

  • Collaborating closely with teams in DHR businesses to exchange on operational improvement opportunities.

Who you are:

  • Bachelor's or master’s degree (finance, accounting, engineering, statistics, mathematics or equivalent).

  • Previous experience working in government accounting or in audit capacity, is a plus.

  • Proficient and experienced working with contractual terms and conditions.

  • 5 years’ experience in relevant fields: FP&A, Controllership, Financial Audit, Accounting.

  • Cost Accounting / Operational plant controllership & SOX experience is a plus.

  • Experience in Excel, Oracle & Oracle BI tools, is a plus.

  • Ability to work in a team, intercultural competence, high willingness to perform as well as a structured and analytical working style.

  • Passion for continuous improvements & change management

  • Proficient skills in Project Management

  • Showed strength in US GAAP and accounting literature (i.e. FASB pronouncements)

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

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Proven ability to communicate sophisticated business issues in a clear and concise manner.

  • Proven problem solver: optimally led projects/operational improvements within operations/finance functions.

  • 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.

  • Up to 30% travel

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.

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 applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation. If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.