Senior Finance Manager in Krefeld, Germany at Radiometer

Date Posted: 11/6/2019

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Job ID: RAD001961

About Us

At Radiometer, our mission is to help caregivers make diagnostic decisions that save lives. To provide caregivers the insight and confidence that help them arrive at the right diagnostic decisions – decisions that in the end help save lives.
On a yearly basis millions of lives are touched by the information our solutions provide and that’s a fact, we take very seriously; the more critical the setting, the greater the requirements are and that’s why we’ve made it our vision to improve global healthcare with reliable, fast and easy patient diagnoses.
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At Radiometer, we acknowledge that the information our products provide is often the difference between life and death; an acknowledgement that drives and unites us as a company. From biotech and software specialists to financial controllers and engineers, all 3200 colleagues are committed and dedicated to help realize life’s potential.

If you aspire to be part of a purpose, performance and values driven organization whose mission and vision guide every action, we are eager to hear from you.

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Job Title: Senior Finance Manager
Company: Radiometer Deutschland
Department: Finance 
Position location: Krefeld, Germany
Reports to: Regional Director Finance, Jörg Riede
HR contact: Katrin Hausmann ( )
Position in organization /GCRF: M3 - Finance & Accounting Multifunction/General

For over 50 years Radiometer is a leading provider of advanced solutions for emergency diagnosis. Integrated in the U.S. Danaher Group, which includes more than 400 companies, Radiometer represents an important component in Medical Business. As a global leader in blood gas analysis, the company distributes its products in over 100 countries. Radiometer’s Headquarters is located in Copenhagen, Denmark.

In Germany, Radiometer has about 200 employees, and a turnover of more than 85 million Euros. Its customers include the entire German hospital market, established doctors and laboratories. With Radiometer’s integrated solutions key processes in Point-of-Care and Emergency Diagnosis are simplified and automated. Among others, the following products are available:
• Blood gas analysis devices
• Immunoassay
• Analyzers
• Software solutions
• Transcutaneous monitors and sensor electrodes
• Samplers
• QC solutions

Radiometer offers its customers continuous product training and technical support so that they can benefit from products without interruption and apply them quickly. In addition, Radiometer also offers support for the definition and implementation of processes for quality assurance with its QA Portal.

The position is of the Director Finance Radiometer Germany

• Interact with our finance back-office team in charge of all accounting booking by supervising the delivered services reviewing balance sheet reconciliation, reporting and following group accounting standards.
• Prepare forecast, budget and related analysis & bridges.
• Track deferred revenues (lease contracts) and profitability.
• Local lead on SOX compliance internal/external audit.
• Prepare statutory accounts, audit report, legal and tax (HGB and US GAAP)
• Drive working capital improvements, credit management & collection.
• Drive performances initiatives, actions plan.
• Strategic and operative control of all commercial processes of the company including sales administrative
• Planning and implementation of strategies to optimize the internal processes and IT systems (DBS) and policy deployment (ISO)
• Planning and controlling the necessary profitability by focusing on continuous improvement and cost reduction as well as increasing efficiency
• lead the staff in the area of finance, customer service and logistics and develop your teams in a professional and disciplinary way
• "business partner" for management team members

Job Requirements


a) Formal Education & Work experience
• Successfully completed business studies with a focus on finance and accounting and controlling
You have many years of professional experience in a managerial position in
• finance & controlling in the commercial sector of an international enterprise.
• Experience in the management of employees and managers
Good knowledge of international accounting standards and SOX (HGB / US GAAP)

b) Competencies / Skills / Experience
• Strong in problem solving
• Ability to exercise sound of judgement and decision making
• Situational leadership skills
• Very good communication skills across all organizational levels
• Team player with high decisiveness, independence and persuasive power
• Proactive commitment and close relationship to the operating business
• Experience in project management and change management skills
c)  Language
Negotiable German and English skills complete your profile

d)  IT
• Has worked with AX dynamics or comparable ERP
• Experience with Finance Reporting Systems, BI tools
• Is experienced with Excel, numbers and independent analyses.

e) Travel (required estimated % of time)
Travel of up to 30 days a year is to be expected

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.
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.