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Accounting Manager

Company: Danaher
Location: Buffalo Grove
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

For over 170 years, Leica Microsystems has helped shape the future by developing groundbreaking 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.

Are you ready for a new sales opportunity? The Confocal Sales Specialist is a key member of the company's sales team. The purpose of this position is to promote sales of the companies' confocal product line in his/her assigned region. Your primary function is to execute domestic sales plans and to recommend strategies to improve the sale of Confocal products in the territory, aid in the implementation of these strategies in line with Marketing, Corporate growth, profitability, and mission objectives.

This role is currently remote. When deemed appropriate, it will be onsite 3 days with 2 days remote.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead monthly close process for Balance Sheet and P&L. Timely monthly close. Ensure balance sheet is compliant. Accounts are reconciled accurately and timely. Assets and Liabilities are properly valued.
  • Drive process improvement across departments in month-end close. Month End Post mortem. Review month end journal entries and account reconciliations.
  • Manage and develop Staff. Drive process improvements to efficiency, cross training coverage, and level work load across the month. Ensure strong controls are in place for revenue recognition and training is provided annually on the revenue recognition policy to organization.
  • Sox Audits. Ensure SOX compliance and Satisfactory Internal Audit Rating
  • Ensure Payroll system compliance. Ensure Travel & Entertainment reimbursement compliance. Accuracy and timely compliance. Ensure Disbursement Process. Corporate Tax Packages.

Requirements for this position

  • Bachelor's degree with 9+ years exp. OR Master's degree with 7+ years exp. as a finance leader with success in a Sales Subsidiary or within Business Unit or Division of Large Multi-national Corporation.
  • Exposure with revenue recognition complexities in a capital sales and leasing business.
  • Exposure within SOX and full scope external audit of publicly held company driving excellence in Internal controls and compliance.
  • CPA required.

Preferred Requirements

  • SAP and Blackline experience preferred.
  • Experience in managing a large diverse team highly preferred.

Desired qualifications express expectations for ideal/fully proficient candidates; equivalent experience will also be considered .

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 tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher is committed to a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels they belong and all voices are heard. We believe in our associates and the unique perspectives they bring to every challenge, which is why we'll empower you to push the boundaries of what's possible.

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

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The "EEO is the Law" poster is available here.

Keywords: Danaher, Buffalo Grove , Accounting Manager, Other , Buffalo Grove, Illinois

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