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Danaher Corporation Sr. Cost Accountant in Sunnyvale, California

At Cepheid, we are passionate about improving health care through fast, accurate diagnostic testing. Our mission drives us, every moment of every day, as we develop scalable, groundbreaking solutions to solve the world’s most complex health challenges. Our associates are involved in every stage of molecular diagnostics, from ideation to development and delivery of testing advancements that improve patient outcomes across a range of settings. As a member of our team, you can make an immediate, measurable impact on a global scale, within an environment that fosters career growth and development.

Cepheid is proud to work alongside a community of six fellow Danaher Diagnostics companies. Together, we’re working at the pace of change on diagnostic tools that address the world’s biggest health challenges, driven by knowing that behind every test there is a patient waiting.

Learn about the Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) which makes everything possible.

This position will be working closely with Sunnyvale Plant Controller located in Sunnyvale, CA.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Monthly closing duties involving various journal entries, accruals, posting and reviewing financial data for work order variance, NCR reserve and scrap, intransit inventory reconciliation, flux analysis and preparation of key performance indicators for the Newark site.

  • Participate in annual standard cost roll, including material master data review; setting up labor and overhead standard rates; perform standard cost impact analysis; analyze actual labor, material and overhead cost against standard cost; maintain and set up standard cost for new products (NPI).

  • Support monthly NCR reserve & volume absorption and quarterly E&O analysis. Review and monitor work order transactions; perform work order variance analysis.

  • Provide support to ERP system implementation project.

  • Maintain and improve processes and controls associated with manufacturing costs and inventory valuation.

    The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related area is required

  • At least 7+ year of experience in Cost accounting/ Manufacturing Finance required, experience with in-house manufacturing preferred. Strong knowledge of Cost Accounting

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

  • Strong hands-on ERP (preferably SAP Super user)

  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office, including fluency with Excel Pivot Tables & function formulas.

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.

Operating Company: Cepheid