Accountant, General Ledger in Nieuwerkerk aan den IJssel, Netherlands at SCIEX

Date Posted: 8/19/2019

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Job ID: SCI003426

About Us

SCIEX – An operating company within Danaher’s Life Sciences platform

SCIEX helps to improve the world we live in by enabling scientists and laboratory analysts to find answers to the complex analytical challenges they face. Our leadership in LC-MS and CE-MS have made us a trusted partner globally to those who are focused on basic research, drug discovery, food and environmental testing, forensic toxicology, clinical research and diagnostics. With over 40 years of innovation, we continue to redefine what is achievable in routine and complex analysis.

We are seeking smart, team-oriented people who have purpose and are committed to helping us deliver Answers for Science. Knowledge for Life. ™ Our global team, located on every continent, is our greatest strength, bringing diverse perspectives and breakthrough thinking. With the power of the Danaher Business System behind us, it’s our people who have made us the industry leader. Come join our winning team. Visit us at

Sciex offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates' and their families' lives. 

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

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Essential Duties, Critical Success Factors, Responsibilities, Authorities and Required Interactions:

The General Ledger Accountant is responsible for all the accounting transactions based in statutory and US GAAP accounting and delivering the month-end closing with high standards of quality and in compliance with local regulation. He / She is responsible (with others) for all general accounting and reporting activities for multiple legal entities within the Financial Shared Service Center of Phenomenex EMEAI.

The  scope of the job area might touch also GL related areas like accounts payable/receivable, cost accounting, cash management and controls activities.

  • Ensure all the accounting transactions are recorded timely and accurately with a high standard of supporting documentation.
  • Review the accounting entries performed by other team members and performs accounting entries such as accruals, deferrals and reclassifications as needed to ensure compliance with USGAAP, IFRS and tax requirements. Such entries could include intercompany movements, fixed assets, deferred assets, payroll, allocation of expenses, and adjustments of reserves and provisions.
  • Prepare financial statements in a timely and accurate manner in compliance with the local and following the Company Global Accounting Policy.
  • Perform reconciliations regarding Balance Sheet accounts, that include explain and adjust of the outstanding balances.
  • Ensure that the accounting and tax documentation is updated and maintains the traceability of it in order to support the accounting and the taxes in proper way.
  • Provide support in internal and external audits.
  • Actively participate and support of the improving accounting process into the ERP
  • Includes ad hoc duties as necessary


Job Requirements


Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

  • Accounting certification (combined with longer and profound accounting trajectory)
  • Proficient experience in general accounting: month end closes, account reconciliations, and reporting.
  • Capable of managing the month end close activities independently
  • Experience in working in international matrix organization; preferably SSC experience
  • Knowledge in US GAAP and IFRS accounting principles.
  • Desirable experience in ERPs like Oracle.
  • Advanced MS Excel
  • Customer service oriented (internal and external)

Diversity & Inclusion
At Danaher, we are dedicated to building and sustaining a truly diverse and inclusive culture. These are not just words on a page—Diversity and Inclusion is a top priority for the company, and it ties deeply to each of our core values. Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate 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.

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years.
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