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Supervisor General Ledger (Rotterdam area, The Netherlands) in Nieuwerkerk, Netherlands at SCIEX

Date Posted: 12/30/2018

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Job ID: SCI002925

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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.

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The Supervisor General Ledger is responsible for all the accounting transactions based in statutory and USGAAP accounting and delivering the month-end closing with high standards of quality and in compliance with local regulation. He / She manages a team of 3 direct reports.

Establishes and maintains the general accounting reporting and practices for the organization. Compiles and analyses financial information to prepare and/or review necessary journal entries for properly stated ledgers and financial statements in accordance with regulations (e.g., GAAP) and company policy.

Main Responsibilities:

•  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.

•  Management of the ERP modules and its reconciliation with the General Ledger.

•  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 adhoc duties as necessary

Job is located in Rotterdam, Netherlands area.     


Job Requirements


•           Graduate in Public Accounting (CPA or CA)

•           At least 5-7 years of experience in general accounting: month end close, account reconciliations, and reporting

•           Experience in working in international matrix organization; preferably SSC experience

•           Knowledge in US GAAP and IFRS accounting principles.

•           Desirable experience in ERPs like Oracle.

•           Able to coordinate all activities performed by general ledger team, meeting all deadlines.

•           Advanced MS Excel

•           Customer service oriented (internal and external)

•           Ability to work under pressure and a high degree of ability to define priorities.

•           Oriented to detail and organized.

•           Proactive and with a high sense of teamwork.

•           Focused on process improvement.

•           Analysis and information processing.


Danaher Corporation Overview

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