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Danaher Corporation Senior Architect-RAR/Order to Cash Finance in Sunnyvale, California

Make an immediate impact on a global scale!

At Cepheid, leader in molecular diagnostics, we are passionate about improving healthcare through faster, more accurate diagnostic tests. With our GeneXpert® System, we’ve taken the most sophisticated molecular technology and packaged it into an automated, easy-to-use format that has quickly become the platform of choice worldwide. From the largest laboratories to small physician offices, our game-changing solution delivers critical answers when clinicians and patients need them most. Through strong molecular biology capabilities and ongoing product innovation, we are focused on developing tests for healthcare-associated infections, sexual health, critical infectious disease, virology, and oncology applications.

The work we do every day will change patient care around the world! Be inspired knowing you’re part of the team helping to diagnose the most challenging diseases. Learn about the Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) which makes everything possible.

The Senior Architect RAR/Order to Cash Finance will be responsible for applying business and technical expertise to craft, implement and support new business capabilities into Cepheid’s SAP RAR add on application and related SAP modules, and third-party systems.

This role will lead and/or participate in global projects in Finance, focusing primarily on the Revenue Recognition, AR and Order-To-Cash processes and secondarily on Taxation, reporting and integrations with Cepheid’s other SAP modules.

This position is part of the Business Applications department and will be located either in Sunnyvale, CA or REMOTELY.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Build relationships primarily with Accounting and external third-party vendors globally and secondarily with other department functions to drive daily management and problem solving around Revenue Recognition, AR and Order-to-Cash, related issues

  • Configure and maintain SAP RAR and (or other modules; FICO as needed) to meet business requirements, including integration points with other SAP modules and/or other peripheral system applications

  • Collaborate with business teams globally to gain a deep understanding of business processes and requirements. Design, develop, and test system solutions to address business requirements.

  • Lead implementation projects in alignment with Cepheid IT’s methodologies and governance model. Collaborate with other IT teams to ensure solution designs are well coordinated and aligned to the overall enterprise architecture

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, Business, (or related) or the equivalent in work experience plus 15 + years of experience in the Information technology profession focused on SAP ERP design, implementation which include project management.

  • 8 + years of functional design, implementation, support of SAP and S4 HANA, FICO, modules and related Accounting and Finance processes and experience in SAP configuration with business processes and module understanding in SD and MM

  • Business process and configuration, interface mapping, Master Data, Credit Management, Invoice Processing

  • Experience in Process Automation platforms and other applications connecting to SAP and good understanding of integration with other business applications (BillTrust, Vertex, Workflow etc.)

  • Experience in other related areas such as Order to Cash, P2P, Intercompany Eliminations, Reporting, Taxation.

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

  • Certification in SAP ECC FICO, S4 HANA within healthcare or life science industry,

  • PMP and or CSM Certification

  • Experience in peripheral applications such as OneStream, ESKER

  • Experience in handling validated systems.

Cepheid, a Danaher company, offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to our lives. Whether it’s a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits at danaherbenefitsinfo.com.


Cepheid, a Danaher company, offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to our lives. Whether it’s a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits at danaherbenefitsinfo.com.

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. 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, and results-oriented.

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

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.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.

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