Finance Director in Orange, California at Ormco

Date Posted: 10/6/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job ID: ORM001288

About Us

Since 1960, Ormco, one of the many successful companies owned by Danaher Corporation, has been developing, manufacturing, and marketing a broad line of orthodontic appliances and related products for sale in the U.S. and abroad. Ormco provides orthodontists with brackets, wires, adhesives, and ancillary supplies used through the course of treatment.

Ormco believes the direct contact of its sales force with orthodontists facilitates the identification and verification of market trends and new product opportunities. Ormco works closely with orthodontists to improve existing products and develop new products primarily through its Champion programs in which selected orthodontists assist Ormco in designing, developing and ultimately educating users on new product and technique innovations.


ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:  Report directly to the CFO and working directly with the executive team, this position will own and drive key aspects of the annual budgeting, strategic plan, monthly forecasting and financial analysis activities globally.  

  • Lead detailed bottom-up forecasts and actual results analysis to anticipate short and long term business trends and provide recommendations to improve performance. 

  • Create and provide analytical support for monthly reporting, including forecast discussion materials and presentations, detailed commentaries, president’s letters and ops review packages.  

  • Partner with Dental shared services accounting team for month-end and quarter-end close reporting to drive process improvement and ensure results are accurately stated.  

  • Identify and manage risk in forecasted operating profit and working capital, providing key recommendations to counter measure any risk identified. 

  • Support quarterly deliverables for tax and accounting including transfer pricing, quarterly supplemental analysis for external reporting and IR. 

  • Promote cross functional interaction within business when making important business decisions. 

  • Assist with special projects, including financial modeling of potential acquisitions and open innovation projects.  

  • Lead, manage, motivate and develop direct team of 2-4 associates. 

  • Advocate and champion continuous improvement within the functional area as well as throughout the organization.  

  • Participate in Kaizens / skill development opportunities across the platform and throughout the broader corporation.


  • Cost Accounting and Management
    experience preferred

  • Ability to work in a team and
    facilitate teamwork 

  • Maintains a high level of
    integrity and ethics  

  • Strong communication skills (one-on-one,
    writing skills, presentation skills) 

  • Organized and possess strong
    time management skills 

  • Ability to think critically and
    make quick decisions 

  • Detail orientated but with
    ability to think of the “big picture” 

  • Demonstrated capacity for
    working independently 

  • Comfortable with ambiguity and
    quickly shifting priorities

Job Requirements


perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each
essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative
of the knowledge, skill, and / or ability required. Reasonable accommodations
may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential


  • BS/BA in Finance or Accounting,
    CPA, CMA, and/or MBA highly desirable. 

  • 10+ years of experience in
    Finance and Accounting with emphasis on budgeting, forecasting, planning,
    financial analysis and modeling with relevant experience as an FP&A
    business partner.  

  • 8+ years of analytical modeling
    experience, including budgeting, forecasting, and variance analysis.

  • 4+ years of experience in a
    management/people leader role.

  • 5+ years of experience using
    HFM, Excel, Word and Power Point. 

  • 5+ years of Oracle experience

  • Willing to travel 5% 

Danaher Corporation and
all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified
applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age,
marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender
identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law”
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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 industrial solutions. Our globally diverse team of 59,000 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 #144 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 2,000% 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.