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EMEA Finance Compliance Manager / Internal Controls in Madrid, Spain at Videojet

Date Posted: 2/7/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: VID004353

About Us

Videojet Technologies is a world-leader in the product identification market, providing in-line printing, coding, and marking products, application specific fluids, and product life cycle services. Our goal is to partner with our customers in the consumer packaged goods, pharmaceutical, and industrial goods industries to improve their productivity, to protect and grow their brands, and to stay ahead of industry trends and regulations. With our customer application experts and technology leadership in continuous ink jet, thermal ink jet, laser marking, thermal transfer overprinting, case coding and labeling, and wide array printing, Videojet has more than 325,000 printers installed worldwide. Our customers rely on Videojet products to print on over ten billion products daily. Customer sales, application, service, and training support is provided by direct operations with over 3,000 team member in 26 countries worldwide. In addition,the Videojet distribution network includes more than 400 distributors and OEMs, serving 135 countries.


Videojet is the leading provider of product and case coding solutions to a wide range of industries including food, beverage, pharmaceutical, personal care, electronics, chemical, and aerospace. Our Uptime Peace of Mind® brand promise means Videojet listens to our customers’ needs and provides the right equipment, supplies and software combined for reliable performance. As the global coding and marking leader, Videojet has hundreds of thousands of units installed worldwide, coding on 20 billion products a year. Videojet’s full printer and supplies portfolio includes continuous ink jet, laser, thermal transfer, drop-on-demand ink jet and thermal inkjet printers and print and apply labelers.

We are currently seeking a Finance Compliance Manager, Internal Controls for EMEA to join our team, based out of Germany (Limburg), Italy (Milan), Spain (Madrid), United Kingdom (Huntingdon) or France (Paris).

Position Purpose:

This is a highly visible position, providing financial information to senior management and directing regional and global compliance activities with interaction across EMEA and with our corporate business in the US – so your influencing skills should be second to none!

Audit & Compliance Support:

  •  Implement best-in-class financial processes and controls across Videojet’s global operations
  • Design and implement the annual plan for all internal and external audits, and balance sheet reviews, coordinating global activities with the support of other Regional Audit Managers and Country Controllers
  • Provide support and follow-up on the closure of audit issues; including monthly updates with Regional Finance Directors and Country General Managers
  • Direct SOX testing and required process improvements resulting from SOX audits
  • Drive other compliance activities including anti-corruption self-assessment and actively work with Videojet’s Legal Department to develop anti-corruption policies and programs
  • Execute special projects as may be required such as investigations etc.

Accounting and Reporting:

  •  Subject matter expert on accounting and internal finance policies, including revenue recognition
  • Support the implementation of new accounting policies and standards
  • Participate in month-end closing process and related activities
  • Review business unit’s quarterly disclosure questionnaire

So, what’s in it for you?

Alongside the opportunity to be part of the market leading, US owned global business, accountable and responsible for your area of expertise, this is an opportunity offering significant career development for someone with the right capability levels, be that as a successor to the Regional Finance Director, as a Country Finance Manager or as a Finance expert in the broader Danaher business.  Of course, there are the usual peripheral factors, an excellent benefits and salary package, an opportunity to learn and grow every day and the platform to truly showcase the immediate impact you can have.

Job Requirements



  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business
  • CPA, ACA or location equivalent required
  • Comprehensive experience from a combination of internal or external auditing (prior public accounting experience preferred) and accounting/reporting in a multi-national company
  • Starting your career in one of the Big 4, you will have experience of USGAAP as well as EMEA and local country experience, preferably working in a large, complex, US owned business.
  • Prior experience with ERP systems and financial reporting tools (Navision, Oracle and HFM preferred)
  • A driven, collaborative and highly influential person with a desire to develop their career into a larger Finance role over the next 2-5 years.
  • Best-in-class control/compliance environment, including Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Manufacturing experience is a strong plus
  • English language is essential, other European languages are a very strong preference
  • Evidence of project management and implementing new tools and driving innovation with separate the best from the rest!

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.