Sr. Financial Analyst in Port Washington, New York at Pall

Date Posted: 3/8/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: PAL001687

About Us

Pall Corporation is a global leader in high-tech filtration, separation, and purification, serving the diverse needs of customers across the broad spectrum of life sciences and industry.

Pall Life Sciences provides cutting-edge products and services to meet the demanding needs of customers discovering, developing and producing biotech drugs, vaccines, cell therapies and classic pharmaceuticals. Pall offers advanced medical technologies, which are often a patient’s last line of defense from dangerous pathogens. Pall’s food and beverage products provide critical protection from contaminants during various manufacturing steps.

Pall Industrial serves a diverse range of customers in the microelectronics, aerospace, fuels, petrochemical, chemical, automotive, and power generation industries. Pall is a key supplier to the innovative and demanding semiconductor and consumer electronics industries, and provides filtration products used in critical applications on commercial and military aerospace vehicles. Pall products are key to the reliability of industrial equipment. Pall’s engineered solutions help municipal and industrial customers address mounting water quality, scarcity and demand issues, and help energy companies maximize production and develop commercially successful next generation fuels.

Headquartered in Port Washington, New York, Pall has offices and plants throughout the world.

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Position Summary:

The primary purpose of this role is to provide budgeting, forecasting and financial analytics support to the business to ensure that financial decisions are well grounded. Additionally, this role helps to ensure financial results are input into DHR timely and accurately.

This role is also responsible for the financial support required by the Finance, HR, Legal, IT and Service functions (One Pall functions) to drive profitability and optimize the allocation of resources.

Approximately 10% of this role is spent supporting the monthly close.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide analytical support to the finance business partner for the several functional areas ("One Pall")

  • Monthly variance analyses versus forecast

  • Monthly meetings w business leaders to review monthly performance and to discuss potential forecast adjustments

  • Build of the annual budgets

  • Provide accounting support for the One Pall functions. Includes journal entry preparation, monitoring of accruals, amortization of licenses and maintenance contracts, and capital/operating expense designation

  • Work to streamline and simplify existing cost center structure in order to drive accountability and ownership of expenses

  • Member of team that owns and manages our "Investment Proposal Approval" process for capital and IT purchases

  • Responsible for developing models for forecast, budget and forward looking analytics

  • Work with Corporate FP&A team to continuously improve forecast, budget and reporting processes

  • Assist in coordinating, conducting, and documenting highly complex and involved financial analyses projects.

  • Potential involvement in M&A and acquisition due diligence

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance/Accounting and an MBA or equivalent. 5-7 years of experience

  • CPA preferred

  • Advanced use of Excel and experience in Word, PowerPoint

  • Knowledge of SAP preferred particularly in FI and CO functionality

  • Knowledge of Hyperion Financial Management preferred (or similar databases)

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Ability to listen and ask questions to get to the root cause of a problem

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Ability to work on a highly matrix environment at all levels

Job Requirements



  • Professional knowledge and industry experiences within the area of FP&A

  • Ability to develop and leverage knowledge of how areas of the business integrate, as well as coordinate and contribute to the objectives of the overall business

  • Knowledge of advanced financial modeling and financial data and analytics

  • Has strength of convictions and ability to present facts and data in a compelling argument for business position discussions with the most senior leaders

  • Confidence to challenge internal business partners on business assumptions and plans

  • Understanding of accounting, specifically US GAAP

Other Requirements:

  • Ability to work independently to complete tasks; self starter

  • Values developing solutions by weighing various alternatives and balancing potentially conflicting needs

  • Works effectively in a matrix environment obtaining support from others

  • Creates and maintains collaborative and highly productive business relationships

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.