General Ledger Accountant in Portsmouth, United Kingdom at Pall

Date Posted: 11/15/2019

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Job ID: PAL003909

About Us

Find what drives you on a team with a 70+ year history of being recognized for discovery, determination, and innovation.   As a global leader in high-tech filtration, separation, and purification, Pall Corporation thrives on helping our customers protect people. Our portfolio is broad, so if your interests lie along the spectrum of Life Sciences to Industrial, you’ll find a rewarding role here.  Our career opportunities are as diverse as our products and they are all focused on creating better lives and a better planet.  At Pall, we believe that innovation is our legacy, our privilege, and our destiny. If that resonates with you, join us! 


Primarily responsible for all Corporate Financial Service activity related to a small number of EMEA legal entities across France and Morocco.

Role and Duties:
• Responsible, in tandem with entity finance management, for the on-time and accurate production of monthly accounts as per corporate schedules for nominated entities.
• Responsible for the maintenance of documentation required by both internal and external auditors.
• Liaison with the internal and external auditors as needed during audits.
• Responsible for the submission to corporate of all assigned entities via the HFM process.
• To work towards the 100% attainment of all CFS/Country related critical metrics.

Knowledge & Key Skills:
• Ability to provide financial control over nominated entities supported by the UK CFS ensuring that operationally adequate systems of internal control and suitable monitoring procedures are in place. Actively contribute to process changes to strengthen control environment and process efficiency.
• Ability to prioritise. Must be able to handle multiple demands and use available resources in order to deliver a world-class service to CFS customers.
• Processing essential month end tasks including revaluation, Goods In Transit and journals, entry performed with attention to detail and accuracy.
• Ability to communicate effectively and maintain a high level of customer service with relevant entity finance management.
• Ability to meet deadlines; deliver against all corporate reporting deadlines, display an appropriate sense of urgency and approach to escalation.
• Perform all duties compliant to Statutory, SOX, Company policies and code of conduct.

• Must be able to work on a flexible basis at month-ends and/or if projects require slightly longer hours than usual. This will include some bank holiday working. During the 2-day month end reporting window late evening working may be required.

Job Requirements


• Minimum AAT Qualified or suitably qualified by experience.

Preferred Previous Experience:
• Experience in a shared service accounting environment.
• Exposure to SAP or ERP equivalent.
• Experience of working in a multicultural team environment.
• Knowledge of US GAAP.

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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, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 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 #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years.
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