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Danaher Corporation Regional Financial Controller (Maternity Cover) in Portsmouth, United Kingdom

IDBS is a leading global provider of advanced software for research and development organizations to securely capture, manage, share, and exploit structured and unstructured data. IDBS’ software platform powers process design and execution while delivering deep insights that drive innovation. By enabling our customers to deliver high-quality therapeutics to patients faster and more cost effectively, IDBS is accelerating biopharmaceutical development into the digital age. Our customers trust us with their data so they can get back to what they do best: science that betters lives.

IDBS 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.

We have an exciting opportunity for a commercially focused Financial Controller, on a 15-month maternity cover contract, covering a full spectrum of accounting functions in our fast-paced finance organisation.

The Financial Controller will be partnering with the business and ensuring the quality and timeliness of global financial reporting and operations, as well as effectively leading the team.

We encourage applications from candidates who are interested in flexibility in working arrangements. This role can be a hybrid of working from home 3-4 days per week with 1-2 days per week in the office based from Woking.

What we will get you doing:

  • Lead the statutory accounts production including liaison with auditors.

  • Maintain internal control, balance sheet reviews and the monthly close process, develop and ensure financial controls are followed in accordance with company procedures.

  • Lead revenue recognition and provide technical support.

  • Assess current accounting operations and commit to continuous improvement, offering recommendations and implementing new processes.

  • Manage and develop the EMEA Finance Team comprising of 6 Associates

    Here is what success in this role looks like:

  • Qualified Accountant with CIMA, ACCA or ACA or equivalent

  • Working knowledge of NetSuite is a plus but not essential

  • Experience in financial reporting in a global matrix organisation.

  • Expertise in US GAAP and IFRS along strong transactional finance capabilities.

  • Solid understanding of tax concepts.

The Best Team Wins! #imaginedifferent

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 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.