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Danaher Corporation Plant Controller - Putnam CT in Providence, Rhode Island

Find what drives you on a team with a 70+ year history of being recognized for discovery, determination, and innovation. As a global leader in high-tech filtration, separation, and purification, Pall Corporation thrives on helping our customers protect people. Our portfolio is broad, so if your interests lie along the spectrum of Life Sciences to Industrial, you will find a rewarding role here. Our career opportunities are as diverse as our products and they are all focused on creating better lives and a better planet. At Pall, we believe that innovation is our legacy, our privilege, and our destiny. If that resonates with you, join us!

We are seeking to hire a Controller with manufacturing industry experience and comfortable with all aspects of Controllership including cost accounting principles. This is an outstanding opportunity be influential and own the financial affairs of the manufacturing site. This position allows for fast career progression and opportunity for growth across the Danaher family of companies. Does this sound appealing? If so, read on!


  • Partners with Plant Manager of site(s) to provide pertinent data to establish Operational and Financial goal alignment and drive towards results. Shines the light on areas of opportunity and challenges the business to implement changes for financial improvement.

  • Contribute to process improvement ideation, team involvement, and independently manage projects utilizing DBS/lean tools to achieve improvements in Operation cost structure as well financial controls, reporting and SAP processes

  • Responsible for the site’s adherence to Pall policies, and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.

  • Leads financial closing process for site ensuring all deliverable dates are met.

  • Prepares and presents daily/weekly/monthly financial results (including monthly financial performance package) to site operational team.

  • Provides analytical analysis utilizing key Operational KPIs to support financial reporting and variances to standards.

  • Coordinates and leads the preparation of the annual budget process for the sites including as well as analysis of the variances. This includes operational budgets at the cost center level within the site and monthly forecast updates as needed.

Required Experience / Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance, CPA or CMA preferred

  • Five or more years’ experience in general/cost accounting, standard cost, and manufacturing finance

  • Strong Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), and Statutory and Tax Compliance related experience

  • Advanced skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and SAP is desired

  • Strong analytical skills with ability to articulate financial performance in a clear, concise manner to senior management

  • Must be able to work onsite in Putnam CT plant location . Some remote work will be allowed.

  • Relocation assistance can be considered

  • Excellent benefits, generous PTO, highly inclusive culture and much more !

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.