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Danaher Corporation Cost Accounting Manager - Manufacturing in Putnam, Connecticut

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’ll 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!

Are you a fanatic for finance? Do you thrive in an accounting environment that allows you to lead and develop meaningful impact for financial decisions? If so you will fit in perfectly to our culture at Pall! Come be a part of team that aims for results. We are seeking to hire a Cost Accounting Manager that will be responsible for all cost and accounting activity at Pall's Putnam CT site. This includes month-end close, oversight of annual budgeting process and forecasting based on corporate guidelines and established financial policies.

Core Responsibilities Include:

  • Partnering with site Plant Manager to establish and implement operational / financial goals and get results.

  • Prepares weekly flash, monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements and supporting analytical review to Global Media Site Controller and VP of Global Media Operations.

  • Adhere to Pall policies, and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

  • Leads financial closing process for the site ensuring all deliverables are met

  • Quickly understands the value streams within the site and the financial components. (Volume, overhead cost, labor cost, standards, yields, efficiency, etc.)

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

  • Using general cost and accounting principles; will be able to provide in-depth understanding of key operational metrics to support financial reporting.

  • Coordinates and leads the preparation of the annual budget process for site including operational budgets at the cost center level.

  • Performs periodic review of Master Data items and coordinate material status updates as require

To be successful in this role, the desired candidate must have :

  • Proven track record in cost accounting including standard cost and manufacturing finance

  • Manufacturing industry experience to include plant operations / accounting / inventory control.

  • Advanced use of Excel as well as strong knowledge of SAP and HFM

  • Proficient in Word, PowerPoint and Hyperion ( + )

  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including GAAP.

  • Knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems.

  • Ability to prepare financial reports, statements and projections and deliver to results to senior management.

  • Prior employment in Finance Consulting firms such as KPMG, Ernst & Young is a plus .

  • Ability to balance multiple priorities and determine prioritization

  • Energetic and ready to advance career to next level ( Controller ) and beyond

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting , CPA or advanced degree is desired.

  • Work safely and to comply with the company’s health, safety and environmental (HSE) policies and procedures

Pall Corporation is proud to be part of the Danaher global family of more than 20 operating companies, driving meaningful innovation in some of today’s most dynamic, growing industries. Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world-class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We're innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you'll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.

Danaher is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance, and long-term incentive.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available at: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf.

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Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 202-419-7762 or e-mail applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here.

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