Assistant Finance Manager in Singapore, Singapore at Leica Biosystems

Date Posted: 7/15/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: LEI005118

About Us

Leica Biosystems is a global leader in workflow solutions and automation. As the only company to own the workflow from biopsy to diagnosis, we are uniquely positioned to break down the barriers between each of these steps.  Our mission of “Advancing Cancer Diagnostics, Improving Lives” is at the heart of our corporate culture. Our easy-to-use and consistently reliable offerings help improve workflow efficiency and diagnostic confidence. The company is represented in over 100 countries. It has manufacturing facilities in 9 countries, sales and service organizations in 19 countries, and an international network of dealers. The company is headquartered in Nussloch, Germany. Visit  for more information.


Position Summary

Assist the Country Finance Leaders in 2-3 countries on Accounting, Controls & FP&A responsibilities


  •  Assist the Country Finance Leaders in financial analyses, forecasting and planning
  • Assist in Coordination and lead the following financial business process for the India SU(LBS) - Annual business plan/forecasting; financial reporting, strategic planning, quarterly updates and latest thinking, Monthly Flash & Sales Forecast & Mid-month Reviews, Weekly Sales Forecast calls, Funnel Management etc.
  • Assist the Country Finance Leaders in monthly closing activities (coordinate with LMS Shared Service for financial accounting), such as gather inputs, perform data analytics, prepare the management review deck (including PowerPoint decks)
  • Assist the Country Finance Leaders in the streamlining monthly, quarterly and yearly process to ensure accurate P/L reporting and forecasting
  • Assist the Country Finance Leaders in driving adoption of standardized reporting, analytics and data management
  • Assist the Country Finance Leaders in formulating dashboards, benchmarking and other analytics to proactively alert the organization about performance and issues.
  • Document Standard Works, Drive Continuous improvements, ensure 100% internal controls and SOX compliance, any other audit/ compliance.  Always challenge status quo
  • Assist the Country Finance Leaders in reviewing and Challenging Funnel, Demand Forecast & Financial Forecast by Business
  • Assist the Country Finance Leaders to collect and analyze in market Sales, Distributor Inventory accuracy and reporting
  • Analyzing Pricing and variance analysis
  • Any other ad-hoc projects relating to Finance and/ or Business
  • Assist in supporting SAP or any other systems rollout/ Support to new entities
  • Ad hoc analysis/ projects -FP&A/ Accounting


  • Bachelor’s degree / ACCA (5-8 years’ experience) or Diploma with significant experience (> 8 Years’ experience)
  • Experience in financial planning and analysis, Accounting & Controls
  • Experience in Regional Consolidation
  • Excellent systems skills- MS office, SAP BW/ Business Objects and SAP rollout/design experience
  • Cognos, TM1, Qilkview, Lucanet or any Reporting/ Planning tool experience
  • Leadership and high ethical, performance standards.Strong in SAP BW & reporting tool (e.g. Cognos/Lucanet), integrating new entities onto SAP and drive standardization across the Countries
  • Track record of excellence with retrieving, analyzing and generating insights from data
  • Strong project management skill and passion in continuous process improvement
  • Excellent analytical and proven problem-solving capabilities. inter-personal skills and demonstrated ability to collaborate and gain credibility.
  • Ability to function independently, manage multiple tasks, set priorities, and communicate needs within a team environment and across cultures
  • Strong finance skills, especially in the areas of analytics and business case evaluations.
  • Ability to manage complexity, ambiguity and frequent changes
  • Driven, Resilient & Positive, never say die attitude & willing to accelerate career

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To Apply:
Leica Biosystems is committed to attracting and retaining the most highly qualified candidates available. We firmly believe that our employees drive the success of the company. With success in mind as the ultimate goal, we strive to create and provide an environment that offers challenging, stimulating and financially rewarding opportunities.  As a Leica Biosystems employee you will be consistently challenged to deliver your best. 
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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.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We're innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you'll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.
Danaher is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance, and long-term incentive.