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Danaher Corporation Internal Audit Manager:in (d/f/m) in Wetzlar, Germany

Leica Microsystems has helped shape the future of microscopy for over 170 years by developing ground-breaking optical and digital solutions. As a global leader, we’re driven by continuous improvement to excite our customers and to create the best work environment for our people. Customer focus, innovation, and teamwork are at the core of our culture and the foundation of our success.

Want to be part of a company whose products are part of cutting-edge research around the world? Join Leica Microsystems in our commitment for brilliant solutions and insight.

Leica Microsystems is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

Internal Audit Manager:in (d/f/m)

Would you like to impact financial compliance all the way up to the leadership level?

You will assist with compliance activities relating to the global accounting and reporting functions for Leica Microsystems.

Join us at our amazing Headquarter in Wetzlar, with an hybrid working solution.


  • You will assist in all financial compliance activities for a complex, global business in conjunction with Finance Leadership and supporting the global accounting and reporting functions

  • You will be the contact person for fundamental questions in the areas of accounting according to US GAAP as well as requirements for the internal control system (SOX 404).

  • You will assist in the planning and execution of U.S. GAAP-based audits and reviews of balance sheets and income statements, analyzing results and follow-up of action plans

  • You will monitor compliance with various financial policies and procedures, including remediation of potential instances of non-compliance

  • Support of Finance Leadership with ad hoc financial reporting requests and compliance matters


  • University's degree in Finance & Accounting

  • Several years of audit experience in one of the Big4

  • Possess accounting knowledge with a focus on US GAAP

  • Have experience with SOX 404 and internal control assessments

  • Possess an analytical and structured way of working as well as high quality awareness

  • Be a team player with a high sense of responsibility

  • Have very good communication skills in German and English.


  • An attractive salary and pension package

  • The option to work from home for up to 2 days per week

  • A wide range of training opportunities on competencies, languages, personal development, technology and of course the Danaher Business System (DBS) Academy

  • We offer a balance between support and autonomy to achieve your own goals in an international environment

  • Be part of a fun team with great colleagues


We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, colour, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Learn more about what we do and who we are by watching our company video “We Are Leica”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1zHmalqMXN4

Are you interested to discover new opportunities in an innovative, team-oriented environment? Do apply online with your complete documents (cover letter, CV, certificates).

We are looking forward to your application!

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.At Danaher, 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.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.