Manager, Financial Operations Reporting at Danaher Corporation (Washington DC)

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Danaher is a global science and technology innovator committed to helping customers solve complex challenges and improving quality of life around the world. Danaher is comprised of more than 20 operating companies with leadership positions in the life sciences, diagnostics, environmental and applied sectors, organized under three segments (Life Sciences; Diagnostics; and Environmental & Applied Solutions). United by the Danaher Business System ("DBS"), our businesses are also typically characterized by a high level of products and services that are sold on a recurring basis, primarily through a direct sales model and to a geographically diverse customer base. Our business' research and development, manufacturing, sales, distribution, service and administrative facilities are located in more than 60 countries. As of December 31, 2021, the Company had approximately 80,000 employees (whom we refer to as "associates"), of whom approximately 32,000 were employed in the North America, 24,000 in Western Europe, 3,000 in other developed markets and 21,000 in high-growth markets. For more information, please visit


The candidate for this position will be a critical member of the finance team and a principle financial advisor to our businesses and senior management. This individual will be responsible for reviewing and validating financial results for actuals, forecast, and budget submissions. This position is a unique blend of financial planning and analysis with classic accounting skills. This individual will analyze, classify, and review financial data and provide interpretation of results for use by all levels of management.

The candidate will work closely with corporate personnel and will be a key point of contact for operating companies (OpCos) in regard to accounting and reporting issues. Career progression opportunities exist within the finance groups of our OpCos as well as the corporate finance group in financial planning and analysis as well as controllership roles.


Reviews and validates each OpCo's actual and forecasted financial results on a monthly basis and provides analytical reports of business performance to senior management. Prepares and reviews reports of core value drivers for distribution to senior management. Participates in and supports annual budgeting process. Prepares annual intangibles impairment review and quarterly goodwill roll forward using OpCo submissions. Prepares quarterly hedge analysis and memo. Reviews monthly debt schedules. Prepares and reviews monthly account reconciliations including debt and swap arrangements. Reviews the weekly sales and bookings submissions by OpCo, and distributes results to CEO, CFO, and other senior management on a weekly basis. Manages the tracking and reporting of historical and recent acquisitions. Manages the incentive compensation process for each OpCo. Works with the OpCo CFOs to establish financial targets at the beginning of the year and reviews the results at year-end directly with the CAO. Manages the cycle count approval process for each location. Reviews the submissions for each location and approves the results once a year with the CAO. Navigates within OneStream and pulls financial data directly from OneStream in Excel (through OneStream XF) on a daily basis to either distribute to various parts of the Company or perform analysis. Acts as a resource for OpCo personnel in interpretations of Danaher's Finance policies. Plays a leading role in evaluating and implementing changes to improve processes within the organization.


Detail oriented Fast learner who can rapidly adapt to Danaher's culture and gain the confidence of the Danaher Leadership Team. Ability to manage competing requests and prioritize on a real-time basis Must have high intelligence Be able to influence peers, subordinates, and superiors Ability to analyze complicated issues and boil down to the key points, develop action plans, and implement them Passion for results and attention to detail without losing sight of the big picture. Capability to function as both a team member and team leader. Capability of operating in a fast-moving, ever changing environment and ability to make tough, difficult accounting and financial-related decisions. Ability to analyze and translate financial information and results into workable information for communication to operating management. Ability to conduct detailed business and financial analyses to identify potential problems, determine root causes, and recommend appropriate solutions is necessary.


A working knowledge of US GAAP is expected. Proficiency in Planning & Analysis and accounting is expected. Must have strong interpersonal and communications skills. Ability to work independently yet manage multiple projects simultaneously. High energy and able to handle conflict. Ability to work well in a cross-functional, matrixed organization. Strong global business perspective with understanding of a multinational organization with multiple business units is preferred


BS or BA Degree in Finance or Accounting required. CPA is required. 5 to 7 years of working experience. Experience in a public accounting firm is required; large international accounting firm is preferred.


Reports to the Director, Corporate Finance & Accounting Significant interaction with:
  • Vice President - Chief Accounting Officer
  • Vice President - Corporate Controller
  • Vice President - Investor Relations
  • Vice President - FP&A
  • Senior Manager - FP&A
  • OpCo CFOs.

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 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.

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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 [email protected] to request accommodation.

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Danaher Corporation operates in the Healthtech industry. The company is located in Washington , DC. Danaher Corporation was founded in 2022. It has 57802 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 413 open jobs at Danaher Corporation, click here.
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