Chief Financial Officer in Nationwide Sweden at HemoCue America

Date Posted: 2/2/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: HEM000529

About Us

HemoCue, acquired by Radiometer Medical ApS in April 2013, is a global leader in point-of-care testing. HemoCue AB (Ängelholm, Sweden), introduced in 1982 the first accurate, near-patient hemoglobin test. The company also sells point-of-care tests for glucose, urine albumin, HbA1c, total and differential white blood cell count. Further information, visit

Radiometer - Make an impact on life. The difference between life and death can be just a few minutes. Radiometer’s diagnostic equipment is of crucial importance to doctors all over the world in their effort to diagnose critically ill patients quickly and accurately. From biotech and software specialists to financial controllers and engineers, all 2500 colleagues are committed and dedicated in their effort to make an impact on the life of others with our high-quality solutions. Radiometer’s leading position in the market has been secured over the last 50 years. Together we continue to raise the bar in acute care and constantly develop in new areas. Radiometer has an annual turnover of more than DKK 3 billion and is owned by US-based Danaher Corporation.


Here is your opportunity to take the financial lead of a global company with 450 employees and an annual revenue of 120 million USD. Furthermore Hemocue is part of Danaher ranked 144 in fortune 500. In short you can look forward to joining a truly global company with all production and R&D in Sweden, 50% of sales in North America, 25% in Europe and 25% in the rest of the world. 

We look forward to hearing from you and discussing this exciting career opportunity in HemoCue and Danaher. 

Introduction to the role

We are seeking a talented, energetic and high-integrity financial leader who ensures accuracy and consistency of reporting to our parent company, Danaher, while partnering with the Hemocue leadership team to drive profit growth, lead cost reduction and efficiency and also add value through working capital management. The CFO also leads and support work on finance due-diligence of M&A projects.

The CFO is responsible for leading the global financial organization of HemoCue and preparing/analyzing financial results and final financial statements. Furthermore: 

• Drive improvement of operating results 

• Implement the proper tracking and reporting processes

• Coordinate and prepare the budget and financial forecasts 

• Institute and maintain planning of control procedures and analyze/report variances  

Through sound fiscal management, the CFO will be a key contributor to the continuous improvement of financial processes

Your responsibilities in further details

• Maintain and improve forecasting processes that accurately predict future performance and motivate actions to insure it hits agreed upon targets 

• Develop and maintain reporting processes that accurately describe performance of key business and financial parameters

• Drive margin expansion/cost reduction actions to deliver budget

• Generate the annual financial budget

• Develop and maintain appropriate internal controls across all global operations

• Achieve satisfactory financial audit results by external and internal auditors

• Ensure global compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley and ACP

• Accurate and timely reporting/coordination of all global operating unit financials/forecasts for Hemocue and Radiometer/Danaher

• Generate the annual financial budget

• Lead financial due diligence for target acquisitions

• Develop financial personnel to grow professionally

• Develop and maintain effective working relationships with Hemocue President and senior leadership team and grow their understanding of the Danaher financial mindset

Place in the organization

You report to the President of Hemocue with a strong dotted line to Danaher Finance. 

You take the lead of 10 employees located on site in Hemocue and 10 employees working in other sites. 

Application deadline

Application deadline is Monday 26 February 2018. Start the application process by pressing "Apply Online" and follow the guidelines on our corporate career site. Please attach your CV and other relevant documents. We look forward to receiving your application.

For further information, please contact Mikkel Jensen, Head of Talent Acquisition, telephone: 31 77 67 27  

About Hemocue

HemoCue is an indepedent Operating Comapny in the Radiometer Group with $120m growing at low/mid-single digits.  HemoCue sells products in 130 countries and employs 450 associates globally.  The company was acquired by Danaher in 2013, and the process to lean-convert and install culture continues.  

HemoCue is operating in an important and growing global healthcare diagnostic segment – primary care.  Currently an independent entity within Danaher, reporting directly into the Radiometer Group, HemoCue is guaranteed an interesting and dynamic future, as DHR-Dx maximizes the value of its investment in HemoCue, by including HemoCue into the strategy to enter more market segments.

Despite the short tenure in Danaher, HemoCue is an environment where talent can own truly global, end-to-end value chain responsibility within any function, with all the complexity that this carries.  HemoCue is a top-of-the-line career platform, both for HemoCue internal advancement and for advancement within Radiometer or Danaher.

HemoCue headquarters are located in Ångelholm, Sweden with important sales subs in USA, India and China.

Job Requirements


We expect that the following experiences and qualifications increase your chances of success in the job:

• Masters in Finance required, MBA preferred

• 5+ years of global financial leadership experience.

• Experience from Danaher finance leadership position desirable

• Proficiency in MS Office, Top tier ERP experience desirable

The job requires travelling, mostly International, ranging from 10% - 20% of your time.  

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 62,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $16.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,300% 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.