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Danaher Corporation Senior Accounting Specialist in Nieuwerkerk aan den IJssel, Netherlands

As a global leader in mass spectrometry, SCIEX delivers solutions for precision detection and quantification of molecules to help protect and advance the wellness and safety of all. Because of our 50 years of groundbreaking innovation, our customers can quickly respond to environmental hazards, better understand biomarkers relevant to disease, improve patient care in the clinic, bring relevant drugs to market faster, and keep food healthier and safer. At SCIEX, you’ll find a rewarding role that amplifies your impact on the world and helps you realize life’s potential.

SCIEX 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.

Sciex Finance Shared Service Center (FSSC) is looking for a for Senior Accounting Specialist to join our General Ledger team. We are looking for a team player who has self-responsibility but also works for the benefit of a larger team.

The scope of the job area will include related areas of Accounting, Analysis, Reporting, Reviewing, Reconciliations and Projects while supporting the team and the vision for FSSC shared service EMEAI.

We are looking for someone who wants to develop into a Team Lead within 2-3 years, managing up to 5 associates. This would suit someone who presently shows leadership qualities, engages others in their team, and wants in the future to actively be involved in performance and development as part of their career growth.

Your key responsibilities

  • GL Month End tasks – ownership of certain balance sheet accounts incl. processing, posting and analysis

  • OPEX review and balance Sheet Reconciliations preparation and review

  • Lead projects for both legacy and improvement of processes, incl. documentation

  • Review and analyze financial transactions and/or activities to ensure accurate accounting controls are in place

  • Own IFRS 16 Lease Procedures

  • Working Capital review

  • Signaling and reporting potential fiscal issues on a pro-active basis

Your Profile:

  • Finance related education coupled with 5 years of relevant working experience in payroll- and GL accounting in preferably a production and business-to-business environment

  • Good understanding of internal control concepts

  • Practical knowledge of business processes, ERP systems and financial reporting systems.

  • In house banking / treasury experience is advantageous

  • Experience in working in international matrix organization; preferably SSC experience

What we offer:

  • Hybrid working model (3 days home, 2 days at the office)

  • Home office set up allowance of EUR 1,000 excl. VAT after probation

  • 29.5 days paid time off (plus additional age-related days). Additionally, paid bereavement, moving, wedding, study leave

  • Annual performance based bonus program

  • Wellbeing initiatives and programs

    At SCIEX 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 SCIEX 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.