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Danaher Corporation Director, Finance Special Projects - Hybrid in Port Washington, New York

The Director, Finance Special Projects is responsible for developing new and optimizing existing global Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) processes. You will work directly with the business units and corporate teams to support the creation of guidelines, processes and templates for our day-to-day planning and performance management processes and compilation of consolidated results. You will also, lead the development of scalable reporting solutions and capabilities to increase the efficiency of the organization.

This position is part of the Pall Global FP&A Department within Pall’s Finance function and reports to the Vice President of FP&A. The position will be located in Port Washington New York.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Lead the development of key financial and operational metrics/dashboards, tools, and processes to enhance analytical capabilities and increase efficiency of day-to-day activities, aiming to increase the time available to partner with organizations to optimize business performance and reduce the time spent reporting.

  • Continue to enhance and develop global business unit forecasting, budgeting, and long-range planning processes, including preparation of templates and optimization of processes to compile information for consolidated reporting.

  • Support the optimization of the monthly forecast and results compilations processes for CFO, CEO and parent company providing timely, clear, and concise insight into the financial performance of the organization, opportunities, and risks.

  • Support the revamping of the functional forecasting, budgeting and business partnering processes to better provide insight into financial results and support the efficient deployment of costs to meet strategic objectives.

  • Create processes to prepare and analyze financial trends impacting the business, including external competitor, market, and cost benchmarking (10%)

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting with at least 10 years of experience in accounting and finance roles with at least one role at the director level or higher.

  • In depth understanding of business finances and financial statements (P&L, balance sheet and cash flow).

  • Experience with P&L, working capital and cash flow management, planning and financial systems.

  • Experience deploying solutions to solve large complex organizational problems.

  • Experience leading and developing a high performing team.

  • Experience with manufacturing and operating in a large global organization (preferred)

It would be a plus if you also possess these competencies:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with high executive presence.

  • Solution/action-oriented, problem solver

  • Highly analytical and intellectually curious with an ability to understand how things work.

  • Ability to lead among stakeholders and peers.

  • Emotionally intelligent, listens with intent to understand, empathize, and adapt.

  • Strong organization skills

  • Ability to hold themselves and others accountable.

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.

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