Internal Audit Manager - Asia in Nationwide China at Danaher

Date Posted: 5/11/2018

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Job ID: COR001034

About Us

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.




Description

POSITION SUMMARY:


The audit manager is responsible for leading and executing the global internal audit program in Asia. This includes conducting financial controls and business analyses to identify potential problems and recommended solutions.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


Internal Control Systems


w Conduct internal audits (including FCPA and compliance audits) of operating companies in Asia.


w Help operating companies develop and maintain effective internal controls across all operations including reinforcing a culture of strong controls


w Help verifying the submission of accurate financial statements that are in compliance with US GAAP and DHR accounting practices by operating companies



People Development/Process Improvement


w Develop and maintain effective working relationships with operating companies’ senior management with particular focus on senior financial management


w Develop working knowledge of DBS and deploy into internal audit processes


w Identify opportunities to drive the use of DBS and continuous improvement within the finance function


w Identify working capital and Opex reduction and process improvement opportunities


w Work closely with functional and business unit leaders in conducting detailed financial and business analyses to identify potential problems, determine root causes and recommend appropriate solutions


w Develop working knowledge of Danaher financial processes to position individual for line finance position after an internal audit role



MAJOR OBJECTIVES AND CRITICAL SUCCESS FACTORS:


w Will operate in a way that never compromises ethics and integrity


w Ability and motivation to work under limited supervision


w Must have high intelligence and professional integrity.


w Ability to prioritize on a real time basis and be flexible


w Ability to influence peers and operating company management


w Able to analyze complicated issues and boil down to the key points, develop recommendations and action plans


w Demonstrated ability to effectively manage audit activities across multiple locations/countries

w Upgrade internal control systems and financial integrity across multiple business units/countries

Job Requirements



Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:


Must be hands-on and detail-oriented but also able to see the big picture.


Must be fluent in English and Mandarin.


Need to be able to think strategically and view the business from a general management standpoint as well as from a financial perspective.


Must be very customer focused in terms of providing meaningful information to the operating company management teams.


Must have strong interpersonal and communications skills.


Need to be a quick study who can rapidly adapt to Danaher’s culture and gain the confidence of the Danaher finance organization.


Must be energetic and proactive to handle difficult issues and other conflicts.


Must be an independent worker, capable of operating in a fast-moving, ever changing environment and able to effectively deal with difficult situations.


Education and/or Experience


w Over 7 years of audit experience either in Big 4 firm or in both Big 4 firm and in-house.


w BS or BA Degree in Finance or Accounting required; MBA Degree and/or CPA are preferred


w Experience with US GAAP and multi-national organizations preferred


w Anti-corruption and forensic service experience preferred.


w Experience with manufacturing companies and cost accounting beneficial


w Ability to travel at a frequency about 50%.



KEY RELATIONSHIPS:


w Reports to the Audit Director – APAC (based in Shanghai, China)


w Interacts with rest of Internal Audit Team, Operating Company’s Presidents and the Vice President, Finance and their staff; interacts with the Group Vice Presidents, Finance; Corporate Development Team; Strategic Development Team; and the Legal Team



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.


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