Senior Accountant -Revenue -Diagnostics Med Device in Brea, California at Beckman Coulter Diagnostics

Date Posted: 7/6/2019

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Job ID: BEC014809

About Us

Beckman Coulter develops, manufactures and markets products that simplify, automate and innovate complex biomedical testing. Our diagnostic systems, found in hospitals and other critical care settings around the world, produce information used by physicians to diagnose disease, make treatment decisions and monitor patients. Scientists use our life science research instruments to study complex biological problems including causes of disease and potential new therapies or drugs. More than 275,000 Beckman Coulter systems operate in both diagnostics and life sciences laboratories on all seven continents. For 80 years, our products have been making a difference in peoples’ lives by improving the productivity of medical professionals and scientists, supplying critical information for improving patient health and reducing the cost of care.
Beckman Coulter offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates' and their families' lives. Whether it's a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits. We think you'll like what you see.
If you believe your education and experience are in line with the position description and qualifications referred to above, and are motivated, energetic, and looking for a new and exciting opportunity, please submit your resume online at the URL below or at www.beckmancoulter.com.
Beckman Coulter is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Description

Working within a team of finance and accounting professionals and reporting to the Manager of Revenue Accounting, the Senior Accountant provides accounting, reporting, analytical and decision support to management by developing, interpreting and implementing financial accounting concepts related to revenue recognition and lease accounting for accurate reporting of monthly and quarterly results and detailed financial analyses.  The Senior Accountant will also play a significant role in reviewing contracts for revenue recognition and lease accounting implications and overall reasonableness of sales within the organization.

What you will do:
  • Review and evaluate complex sales and lease contracts to assess compliance with lease and revenue accounting in accordance with U.S. GAAP and company policies and procedures.
  • Assist and work closely with the commercial sales team and customer service representatives regarding contracts, and associated interpretation of contractual language. 
  • Perform monthly and quarterly close procedures as it relates to revenue recognition and associated balances to ensure company results are reported timely and accurately.  
  • Provide timely and accurate financial analysis to management for key revenue metrics on a monthly basis.
  • Assist in researching revenue, lease accounting and other accounting hot topics, as required. 
  • Collaborate and work closely with external and internal auditors on their annual audits of the revenue process.
The ideal candidate should possess excellent analytical, collaboration and communication skills, have a solid foundation in accounting concepts beyond revenue recognition and lease accounting, and have the ability to work with a sense of effectiveness and efficiency in this fast-paced and dynamic environment.  The candidate will have the opportunity to develop quickly through challenging responsibilities and assignments surrounded by a group of strong and dedicated professionals.

Additional Responsibilities:
  • Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.
  • Develops and tracks project plans.
  • Streamlines existing processes and recommends value-adding changes.
  • Monitors & adheres to policies and procedures and standards relating to accounting and financial analysis

Job Requirements



Qualifications

  • BA in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting or Finance required with 5+ years of experience or a Masters with 3+ years of experience
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license & Big 4 accounting firm experience is highly desirable.
  • Ability to interact and collaborate with management and internal customers, and demonstrates a capability to present and explain financial data and analysis to both finance and non-finance audiences. 
  • Strong research, analytical and organizational skills.
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and to successfully work independently.
  • Advanced and proficient knowledge of Excel and the ability to structure and present data in productive ways.
  • Proficient knowledge of Word, and advanced level PC skills. 
  • Familiarity with Oracle EBS and SAP – Business Planning and Consolidations (BPC) a plus.
If you believe your education and experience are in line with the position description and qualifications referred to above, and are motivated, energetic and looking for a new and exciting opportunity, please submit your resume online at the URL below or at www.beckmancoulter.com.

Diversity & Inclusion
At Danaher, we are dedicated to building and sustaining a truly diverse and inclusive culture. These are not just words on a page—Diversity and Inclusion is a top priority for the company, and it ties deeply to each of our core values. Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate 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.


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 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.
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.
Danaher is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance, and long-term incentive.