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Danaher Corporation Director Tax Accounting - Veralto in Waltham, Massachusetts

Danaher Corporation

Danaher (NYSE: DHR ) is a global science and technology innovator committed to helping customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life around the world. It’s portfolio of operating companies and world class brands have unparalleled leadership positions in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, environmental and applied solutions. With over 25 major operating companies, Danaher drives growth both organically and inorganically through M&A.

Danaher has a diverse team of over 80,000 associates united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System (DBS). DBS serves as our ultimate competitive advantage and has evolved from a collection of manufacturing improvement tools into a philosophy, set of values, and series of management processes that collectively define who we are and how we do what we do.

In 2021, Danaher generated $29B in revenue. The company is ranked #1 18 on the Fortune 500 and during the past 20+ years, Danaher stock has outperformed the S&P 500 Index by more than 2,000 %. For additional company details, see www.danaher.com .


On September 14, 2022, Danaher announced its intention to separate its Environmental & Applied Solutions segment to create an independent, publicly traded company.   The new company will be called Veralto and will be comprised of an outstanding collection of market-leading brands in Danaher's Environmental and Applied Solutions (EAS) segment:  Hach, ChemTreat, Trojan, OTT HydroMet , and McCrometer from Danaher's Water Quality Platform and Videojet, Esko, X-Rite Pantone and Linx from the Product Identification Platform. The EAS segment generated revenue of approximately $4.8 billion in 2022 and has a global team of approximately 16,000 associates. As stewards of the world's most vital resources, Veralto will help ensure billions of people have safe food, water, and medicines every day. With a strong Danaher heritage, the Veralto team will continue to deliver trusted expertise to solve its customers' most complex workflow challenges.  Its culture of continuous improvement will be codified in the Veralto Enterprise System, which is derived from the Danaher Business System. Veralto will be headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, and intends to apply to list its common stock on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol VLTO.

About The Role

Reporting to the VP of Tax the Director Tax Accounting will lead a Senior Analyst and Tax Accounting team. This position will be located ONSITE in the Boston, MA area.

Your Responsibilities

Responsible for Worldwide entity accounting for income taxes on a US GAAP basis for interim periods and year-end, provision to return analysis and compliance with the internal control provisions of Sarbanes-Oxley related to income taxes.

​ Your Experience

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:  

  • Standardize tax accounting processes with a mindset of global consistency and continuous improvement with the use of tax technology

  • Work closely with senior tax leadership to ensure appropriate communication and direction is provided for operating units to record the financial impact of various tax planning transactions

  • Work closely with tax leadership in conducting detailed financial and business analyses to identify potential risks, determine root causes and recommend appropriate solutions and to ensure proper treatment from a tax accounting perspective

  • Regular communication of tax accounting issues and opportunities to fax and finance leadership

  • Accurate and timely consolidation of all global operating unit financial information for tax reporting and related disclosures

  • Accurate and timely coordination of all global operating unit tax forecasts for ETR and cash tax purposes

  • Assist in the financial and tax evaluation of potential acquisition targets. Lead the integration process for financial reporting of income taxes. Upgrade internal control systems and financial integrity across multiple business units/countries

    Your Attributes

    The essential requirements of the job include:    

  • BS or BA Degree in Finance or Accounting required; MBA / Master of Taxation Degree and/or CPA are preferred

  • 10+ years tax accounting and compliance experience in a complex, global enterprise required

  • Experience in the tax accounting aspects of acquisitions and divestitures, including due diligence and post-merger integration

  • Must be experienced in US and foreign income tax rules

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

  • Corptax or similar tax accounting technology experience a plus


When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 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.