Financial Operational Excellence Leader in Portsmouth, United Kingdom at Pall

Date Posted: 9/16/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: PAL002517

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.

To learn more about Pall, please visit


are currently seeking a Financial Operational
Excellence Leader
to come join our team
at PALL Harbourgate

Position Objective: 

This is an exciting
opportunity to work for a large, dynamic and fast-paced global organisation. An
opportunity has now become available for a Financial Operational Excellence
Leader to join the Finance team in Portsmouth.  You will be responsible for the process
optimisation of Finance functions including general ledger reporting, financial
period close and the timely submission of accurate financial statements into
downstream reporting (such as HFM submission, Danaher consolidation of results
and FP&A reporting tools).


In this role you will:

•     Prioritise
and manage projects globally, liaising with Finance associates and IT to
achieve operational excellence in financial processes.

•     Utilise
DBS tools (including leading kaizens, PSP initiatives and listening to VOC) to
identify opportunities for improvement, and evaluate their relative benefits.
Develop and deploy action plans to drive continuous improvement in relation to
those opportunities.

•     Work
directly with IT resources, SMEs, shared service centres and individual users
to support the configuration of associated system functionality in SAP.

•     Drive
the optimisation of the SAP to HFM submission process with the key goal of
eliminating waste from the close process and achieveing 2-day close.

•     Drive
the global statndardisation of the Operating Company’s financial processes and
related application of corporate policy.

•     Document
solutions and coach the local/CFS finance staff in relation to adopting those

•     Maintain
FI & CO master data in SAP under the remit of the FOE team with primary
focus on Chart of Accounts and GL.

Job Requirements


The successful
candidate will have:

in a Finance Shared Services based environment

to Degree level in a finance or business subject desirable but not essential

ACCA desirable but not essential

in process improvement/ continuous improvement

& Experience with US & local GAAP requirements

in GL Accounting/ Reporting

using SAP

project management skills

leading cross functional teams

to communicate effectively at all levels

International travel

Join the PALL Team!

If you would like to explore this exciting opportunity
further and find out more about our competitive salary package, please do not
hesitate to contact us!

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.