SAP BPC Architect in Sunnyvale, California at Cepheid

Date Posted: 2/23/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: CEP000694

About Us

At Cepheid, we are passionate about improving healthcare through faster, more accurate diagnostic tests. With our GeneXpert® System, we’ve taken the most sophisticated molecular technology and packaged it into an automated, easy-to-use format that has quickly become the platform of choice worldwide. From the largest laboratories to small physician offices, our game-changing solution delivers critical answers when clinicians and patients need them most. Through strong molecular biology capabilities and ongoing product innovation, we are focused on developing tests for healthcare-associated infections, sexual health, critical infectious disease, virology, and oncology applications. Come join our vision for a better way and help make life better for us all! For more details, visit us at or follow us on Twitter (@CepheidNews).


As a member of the financial information system group at Cepheid, this position is responsible for maintaining, supporting and managing SAP BPC 10.0 Consolidation, Planning and Financial reporting system. Additionally the role is responsible for development and implementation of BPC enhancements and will be instrumental in transforming the financial consolidation, planning and management reporting processes. This position reports to the Sr. Manager Finance Information system.


  • Work closely with accounting team on the financial consolidation system maintenance and close processes  

  • Work closely with finance team on the planning/forecasting processes and maintenance

  • Work closely with IT on the interfaces and backend/database related items

  • Responsible day to day BPC system processes

  • Responsible for the data and system integrity

  • Manage BPC implementations of enhancements/roll outs that includes Design/Development/Testing.

  • Development and support of all BPC objects that includes reports, input templates, master/meta data, logic scripts, business rules, BPF, work status, batch schedules etc.

  • Manage users system access

  • Manage system performance

  • Manage production support issues

  • Conduct end user trainings

Job Requirements



  • Bachelor’s in Accounting or Finance or related area

  • Minimum of 5+ years of BPC system experience of which minimum 2+ years of BPC Architect/Administrator experience 

  • Knowledge of BPC 10.0 system financial consolidation, financial planning and financial reporting process

  • Strong knowledge and understanding of BPC system set up, configurations, environment/model set up and all BPC objects

  • Good understanding of SAP BW and data integration to BPC

  • Ability to work effectively with all levels within an organization

  • Strong team player, contributor

  • Demonstrated ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks in fact paced environment


  • Experience in financial consolidation, planning and financial reporting

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.