Sr Analyst/ Asst Controller
Danaher - Elizabethtown, NC

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Sr Analyst/ Asst Controller - SPE000123 OPCO Description
      The position is with Specialty Products, within Danaher Sensors and Controls ( www.danaherspecialtyproducts.com ). Danaher Sensors and Controls manufactures and markets products that sense, measure and control temperature, position, quantity, time, level and flow in the Process Automation and Factory Automation Markets. The Specialty Products business unit generates approximately $100m in revenue combined with significant operating profit. With two locations; Elizabethtown NC (approximately 60 minutes from Wilmington NC suburbs) and Farmington CT (approximately 20 minutes from Hartford, CT), the business unit has more than 350 associates performing marketing, sales, product development, manufacturing, engineering, supply chain management, human resources, finance and customer service activities. The business is comprised of a variety of product lines under industry recognized brand names including Veeder Root, Eagle Signal, Namco, Dolan Jenner, Joslyn Clark, Superior Electric, Thomson, Hecon, and Partlow. The markets served include electronic timers and counters, mechanical times and counters, voltage control components, variable transformers, thermoplastic bearings, safety light curtains, proximity sensors, fire pump controllers, limit switches and chart recorders.

      Description
      POSITION SUMMARY:

      This position will be responsible for a ssisting with the organization’s accounting functions. These functions include establishing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures specifically in Inventory Control, Accounts Payable and related accruals, and Financial Controls. Prepare and assist junior analysts with accounting reconciliations for all balance sheet accounts.

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      Assist with day-to-day financial issues with A/R, Inventory, A/P and accruals.
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      Analyze current business operations (identify issues, develop conclusions and recommendations, lead implementation/change).
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      Support the business forecast process by tracking run rates and gaps to plan (identify forecast issues, recommend action steps, lead implementation).
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      Improve the accuracy of inventory forecasting, reporting.
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      Develop and manage the A/P process to increase AP balance through terms, minimal vouching issues.
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      Assist in the monthly close process as directed by the Director of Finance.
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      Assist Controller, junior analysts with preparation of monthly account reconciliations for all balance sheet accounts.
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      Assist in the development of annual budgets and strategic plans.
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      Special financial analysis projects as required.
      Qualifications
      B.S. degree in finance/ accounting.
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      1 to 3 years of accounting experience.
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      2 to 5 years of financial management experience, manufacturing environment preferred
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      Complete understanding of standard cost system and perpetual inventory in manufacturing environment.
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      Understanding of and experience with Sarbanes-Oxley documentation and audits.
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      Business savvy (ability to think from a multi-functional perspective).
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      Committed to operational excellence and results.
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      Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (ability to influence others and create change).
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      Excellent financial analysis and financial management skills.
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      Strategically oriented.
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      Organized, with attention to detail; balances the details with the big picture.
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      Self-managed and possesses the ability to flourish in a deadline driven work environment
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      Excellent ability to independently analyze and problem solve issues in an environment that at times can be ambiguous.
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      Excellent ability to analyze financial information to identify potential problems and recommend solutions.
      Danaher Overview Danaher Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets professional, medical, industrial, and consumer products, which all generate approximately $18 Billion in revenue. Danaher’s business activities encompass four reporting segments and are comprised of six strategic platforms: Medical Technologies, Professional Instrumentation (Environmental, Electronic Test), Industrial Technologies (Motion, Product ID, and Focused Niche Businesses) and Tools & Components (Mechanic’s Hand Tools). Danaher operates globally with about 50% of its revenues derived from outside the United States. The Company has significant operating businesses headquartered in Europe and has greatly expanded its operating presence in Asia over the past several years. Danaher is a well-capitalized business, which has historically used available cash flow to fund acquisition activity. Culturally, the company operates in a highly de-centralized model with an extremely lean corporate structure. Danaher has a proven system for achieving performance: the Danaher Business System (DBS). It drives every aspect of the group’s culture and performance. DBS is a system of continuous improvement and is used to guide and measure everyday activities, which has enabled it to double in size about every 5-years with impressive financial performance

      Organization : Specialty Products

      Job Function : Finance / Accounting
      Primary Location : North America-United States-NC-Elizabethtown
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      Schedule : Full-time

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