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Danaher Corporation Sr. Financial Analyst, Operations 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.

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The Sr. Financial Analyst will be partnering with various teams within Supply Chain Operations, this candidate will integrate themselves into all aspects of our Instrument’s supply chain (contract manufacturing sourcing, demand planning, related post-sales needs, etc). This position is ideal for a candidate with superior attention to detail, an unquenchable curiosity to learn about the business, and a commitment to continuous improvement. A fundamental knowledge of GAAP will be essential as will the desire to standardize / implement scalable processes.

The Sr. Financial Analyst will be part of the Operations Finance Team, supporting a very fast growing Operations Organization tasked with meeting growth initiatives while maintaining fiscal discipline. This position will be based in Sunnyvale, CA.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Establish a CM supplier KPI dashboard / cost tracker enabling “all in” costs assessments. Provide VAVE opportunity support via BOM cost comparatives.

  • Provide business continuity financial analyses for critical vendor/parts, alternate/second sourcing, etc.

  • Assist in evaluating purchasing agreements / contracts and distill information from a financial perspective.

  • Represent Operations Finance as subject matter expert for establishing new business processes including refurbished inventory (reverse logistics) process, instrument configuration model, etc.

  • Liaise with instrument supply planning, instrument demand planning, and Ops Finance to create a comprehensive view of inventory and tracking of liabilities with third parties.

  • Provide FP&A Opex support as needed, including forecast, budget, month-end close journal entries and flux analytics, ad-hoc analysis and reporting.

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or equivalent

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant FP&A experience

  • Superior knowledge of Excel

  • Strong hands-on ERP (preferably SAP), Data Warehouse and Consolidations & Reporting tool experience and business analysis (SAP, BPC, BW, OneStream Hyperion HFM experience preferred).

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

  • MBA or Equivalent

  • Experience supporting Operations (knowledge of contract manufacturing a plus)

  • Experience with Power BI

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 202.419.7762 or 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