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Senior Financial Analyst, R&D in Port Washington, New York at Pall

Date Posted: 3/12/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: PAL003030

About Us

Pall Corporation is a global leader in high-tech filtration, separation, and purification, serving the diverse needs of customers across the broad spectrum of life sciences and industry.

Pall Life Sciences provides cutting-edge products and services to meet the demanding needs of customers discovering, developing and producing biotech drugs, vaccines, cell therapies and classic pharmaceuticals. Pall offers advanced medical technologies, which are often a patient’s last line of defense from dangerous pathogens. Pall’s food and beverage products provide critical protection from contaminants during various manufacturing steps.

Pall Industrial serves a diverse range of customers in the microelectronics, aerospace, fuels, petrochemical, chemical, automotive, and power generation industries. Pall is a key supplier to the innovative and demanding semiconductor and consumer electronics industries, and provides filtration products used in critical applications on commercial and military aerospace vehicles. Pall products are key to the reliability of industrial equipment. Pall’s engineered solutions help municipal and industrial customers address mounting water quality, scarcity and demand issues, and help energy companies maximize production and develop commercially successful next generation fuels.

Headquartered in Port Washington, New York, Pall has offices and plants throughout the world.

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We are seeking a collaborative and talented  Senior Financial Analyst to join Pall’s corporate finance team. This role will be dedicated to our R&D senior leaders and business partners and report to the Senior Director of Finance.  Pall’s corporate finance team provides financial and analytical support to our internal customers and business leaders to ensure our business goals are met.  
The role is perfect for a strategic thinker who will thrive on providing budgeting, forecasting, business planning, headcount reporting and financial analytics to your R&D leaders to ensure that financial decisions are well grounded. 
You are a great communicator who enjoys working with people of diverse talents across the globe and work with a sense of urgency. 

Additionally, this role helps to ensure financial results are input into Danaher (DHR) timely and accurately.
  • Manage and coordinate forecast process (data integrity, FX rates, communication, support and consolidation) including process improvement
  • Serve as finance business partner for Finance, HR and Legal functions, providing variance analyses, forecasting/budgeting, and business support
  • Prepare actual, forecast and budget reports for executive team
  • Responsible for developing models for forecast, budget and forward looking analytics
  • Provide guidance, functional advice and/or training as required to finance personnel
  • Responsible for submission of operating company results to Danaher Corporate ensuring results are accurate and timely
  • Provide support for the monthly close including journal entries, control sheets, intracompany reconciliations, commitments reporting and representation letter certifications
  • Assist in coordinating, conducting, and documenting highly complex and involved financial analyses projects.   
  • Potential involvement in M&A and acquisition due diligence

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance/Accounting and an MBA or equivalent.  5-7 years of experience
  • Advanced use of Excel and experience in Word, PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of SAP preferred particularly in FI and CO functionality
Preferred Qualifications
  • R&D Finance experience 
  • Life Science FP&A experience
  • CPA
  • Capital spend experience (CAPEX)
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to listen and ask questions to get to the root cause of a problem
  • Ability to work on a highly matrix environment at all levels
  • M&A experience 
  • Formal Presentation skills to senior leadership

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 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 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.