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Danaher Corporation Operations and Services Financial Analyst in Vancouver, British Columbia

Be part of something altogether life-changing!

Working at Cytiva means being at the forefront of providing new solutions to transform human health. Our incredible customers undertake life-saving activities ranging from fundamental biological research to developing innovative vaccines, new medicines, and cell and gene therapies.

At Cytiva you will be able to continuously improve yourself and us – working on challenges that truly matter with people that care for each other, our customers, and their patients. With associates across 40+ countries, Cytiva is a place where every day is a learning opportunity – so you can grow your career and expand your skills in the long term.

Forming part of the Biotechnology segment at Danaher, we bring together dedicated technical expertise and talent to develop the next generation of life-changing therapeutics.

The Operations and Services Financial Analyst for Cytiva Nanomedicine is responsible for developing, implementing and/or maintaining a standard cost accounting system and analyzing product costing, labour & overhead absorption, and supporting inventory management.

This position is part of the Finance department located in Vancouver, Canada and will be hybrid . At Cytiva, our vision is, to advance future therapeutics from discovery to delivery.

What you’ll do:

  • Review standard material, labor, subcontractor fees and overhead costs during year - track and maintain monthly to ensure corrective actions are implemented to drive long term productivity and profitable growth.

  • Analyze gross margin, other cost of sales, inventory trends and turnover ratios, and production yield data to drive capital allocation decisions and cash management.

  • Support Controllership in inventory accounting decisions, such as E&O exceptions and report impact of inventory movements on productivity metrics (i.e cost of quality).

  • Work with Manufacturing to plan and conduct physical inventories and reconcile to Oracle systems. Support Product/Customer margin analysis by reviewing, correcting, and reconciling Oracle transactions that drive detailed corporate and business unit P&L reporting.

  • Support the analysis of variances incurred during production and purchasing activities by reviewing production order variances and PPV. Ensure timely completion of month-end process for settlement of production orders and/or the review of production orders prior to settlement.

Who you are:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, finance, or related field and with 2+ years experience OR Master's degree with 0+ years experience

  • Professional cost accounting experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Strong understanding of the manufacturing process from raw to finished goods and cost of sales, including experience working with ERP systems (i.e Oracle) or equivalent accounting software packages.

  • Demonstrated analytical / quantitative skills to properly use data and transform it into insights.

  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to partner with non-Finance colleagues building strong relationships with senior management, external providers, internal project members, and any other relevant project stakeholders.

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

  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) or equivalent

  • Life sciences industry and/or regulatory compliance knowledge

  • Developing financial models to forecast a business funnel, orders & revenues, and operational execution to drive its growth

    At Cytiva 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 Cytiva can provide.

The salary range for this role is 80,000 - 105,000 CAD. 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 retirement planning to eligible employees.

Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.


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.

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