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Danaher Corporation Senior Accountant in San Jose, California

Do you want to help advance scientific discovery, improving quality of life around the world? We do, too.

Molecular Devices has the opportunity to be the innovation partner that empowers scientists to fast-track research breakthroughs, leading to earlier diagnoses and safer drug treatments. We’re a leading life science solutions provider of high-performance bioanalytical measurement systems, software, and consumables. With Molecular Devices, you’ll grow your career with best-in-class teams in a culture of collaboration.

Molecular Devices is one of 10 Life Sciences companies of Danaher. Together, we accelerate the discovery, development and delivery of solutions that safeguard and improve human health.

Do you want to work in the Controllership Organization as part of the North America Accounting Team? Do you enjoy supporting the monthly, quarterly, and annual accounting close process while driving process improvements and analyzing, reviewing, and reporting financial statements?

We are seeking a Senior Accountant who will be responsible for reviewing and approving assigned journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations, supporting SOX compliance testing and reporting, analyzing key financial data, and creating management responses.

What we’ll get you doing:

  • Review/approve journal entries, assign balance sheet reconciliations, reconcile monthly general ledger balances for assigned balance sheet accounts, and ensure alignment with policy.

  • Assist in month-end closing and preparation of the US monthly financial reporting package; primarily responsible for US Balance Sheet flux and updating key data points for working capital.

  • Analyze financials and detail variance for US balance sheet accounts to discuss with management.

  • Discover and recommend opportunities for process improvements and strengthening internal controls. Drive cross-functional project implementations, leveraging prior experience and knowledge of industry best practices. Lead assigned projects to successful implementation.

  • Participate in Kaizen events as a finance team representative on process reviews, enhancements, and problem-solving events. Complete assigned actions from events within due dates.

The essential requirements of the role include:

  • BA/BS in Accounting or Finance, proficient in GAAP and financial accounting standards and pronouncements.

  • Multiple years of experience with a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license within a Big 4 Accounting firm.

  • Multiple years of experience in general accounting.

It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:

  • Oracle ERP Experience

  • US Domestic Sales & Use Tax

  • US Government reporting requirements (R&D Tax Credits, Income Tax reporting, Manufacturing Data) and other parent company reporting requirements.

At Molecular Devices 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 Molecular Devices can provide.

This job is also eligible for bonus/incentive pay.

We offer comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.

The salary range OR the hourly range for this role is $120,000 - $135,000. This is the range that we in good faith believe is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range. This range may be modified in the future.

This job is also eligible for bonus/incentive pay.

We offer comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.

At Danaher we bring together science, technology and operational capabilities to accelerate the real-life impact of tomorrow’s science and technology. We partner with customers across the globe to help them solve their most complex challenges, architecting solutions that bring the power of science to life. Our global teams are pioneering what’s next across Life Sciences, Diagnostics, Biotechnology and beyond. For more information, visit www.danaher.com.

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.

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