Senior Financial Analyst in Buffalo Grove, Illinois at Leica Biosystems

Date Posted: 7/23/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: SEL001252

About Us

Leica Biosystems is a global leader in workflow solutions and automation. As the only company to own the workflow from biopsy to diagnosis, we are uniquely positioned to break down the barriers between each of these steps.  Our mission of “Advancing Cancer Diagnostics, Improving Lives” is at the heart of our corporate culture. Our easy-to-use and consistently reliable offerings help improve workflow efficiency and diagnostic confidence. The company is represented in over 100 countries. It has manufacturing facilities in 9 countries, sales and service organizations in 19 countries, and an international network of dealers. The company is headquartered in Nussloch, Germany. Visit LeicaBiosystems.com  for more information.




Leica Biosystems 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.



All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment drug screening and background/criminal check.


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Description

I. GENERAL SUMMARY & OVERALL CHALLENGES

Provide financial support in LBS Americas SU to ensure Leica’s financial accuracy, growth and success



II. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

• To ensure timely and accurate completion of month end close, reporting and forecasting procedures, including supporting schedules and reconciliations, according to monthly close schedule.

• Complete certain monthly journal entries (primarily cost accruals), maintain balance sheet account reconciliations, process scrap requests, support SOX and ASC840 (Lease Accounting) testing.

• Ensure management reports are produced and analyzed in order to accurately assess the profitability of the LBS’s Americas business activities. 

• Prepare cost center reports and engage with cost center owners to drive awareness and identify root causes for deviations to budgets and forecast.

• Assist with financial and other audits. 

• Complete certain other ad-hoc projects as required by the business.  

• Leverage existing SAP & other reporting systems to further improve and automate reporting processes. 

Job Requirements



Qualifications

II. REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS POSITION:


Professional Experience


• Min 3-5 years’ experience


• Advanced Excel skills


• Familiarity with SAP (or other ERP) and financial reporting tools




Education:


• Bachelor’s degree in finance and/or accounting




Language:


• English




Travel (required estimated % of time):



• 0 to 5%%







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 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% 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.