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Danaher Corporation Senior Finance Business Partner in Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Leica Biosystems’ mission of “Advancing Cancer Diagnostics, Improving Lives” is at the heart of our corporate culture. We’re a global leader in cancer diagnostics with the most comprehensive portfolio from biopsy to diagnosis. Our easy-to-use and consistently reliable offerings help improve workflow efficiency and diagnostic confidence.

Our associates know that every moment matters when it comes to cancer diagnostics. When you come to work, you’re helping develop solutions that enable accurate diagnoses to turn anxiety into answers. Join our diverse, global team of talented people, and be inspired to grow every day.

Leica Biosystems is proud to work alongside a community of six fellow Diagnostics Companies at Danaher. Together, we’re working at the pace of change to improve patient lives with diagnostic tools that address the world’s biggest health challenges.

We are looking for an exceptional finance professional who will be responsible for supporting the senior leadership team and the wider business, reporting directly to the FP&A Director. In this role, they will assist the FP&A Director in forecasting, budgeting, and reporting alongside process improvements to enable a cost focused culture.

In this role, you’ll

  • Business controller for all global support function leaders, drive projects/investments and cost analysis and help in process improvement

  • Bring strong financial stability through closing process, internal controls, cost discipline and forecasting accuracy

  • Develop, implement and maintain a more accurate cost management and headcount reporting and controls process across all Corporate functions

  • Interact with other managers to provide consultative support to planning initiatives through financial and management information analyses, reports and recommendations

  • Work with finance teams locally to ensure FC accuracy across all global functions and month end reviews to ensure all spend accurately reported

  • Deploy targets and proactively work with stakeholders across the business to ensure risks are identified and properly counter measured

  • Have significant input into LBS budget, forecasting and actual reporting processes including all related deliverables.

  • Ensure that all Danaher Corporate request and deadlines are followed across LBS

  • Conduct special analysis and projects for the Corporate Finance team as they arise and work to harmonize processes globally.

  • Support continuous improvements in all areas of the FP&A team and reporting

  • Develop, implement and maintain accounting and administrative policies and procedures for a wide-ranging set of activities including financial accounting and reporting and other corporate policies

What you’ll need to do the job

  • UK qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/ACMA)

  • 3-5 years post qualified relevant experience

  • Experienced in Reporting, Forecasting and Consolidation processes

  • Track record of success and progression within the Finance function, especially in the areas of financial control, cost management, financial planning and forecasting, system & process improvement

  • Experienced in working in an international environment.

  • Experience of working in a US organization and/or matrix structured business would be beneficial

Interested? Join the Leica Bio Systems Team!

Want to join our growing team that is helping our customers do incredible work? We look forward to your application!

At Leica Biosystems 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 Leica Biosystems can provide.

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.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.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.