• Sr. Finance Analyst (Hybrid)

    Danaher Corporation Grand Rapids, MI 49507

    Job #2302693908


    At first glance, you'll see Danaher's scale. With $22.3B revenue, our 69,000 associates work across the globe at more than 25 unique operating companies within four platforms - life sciences, diagnostics, water quality, and product identification.

    Career development is important to us - you'll find associates who are as certain about their impact as they are about where they're headed next. You'll find the Danaher Business System, which makes everything possible. You'll also see a company that investors trust-our culture of continuous improvement has helped us outperform the S&P 500 by more than 5,000% over the past 25 years.

    We hope you'll see yourself here, too. What you find at Danaher - and within yourself - might just change the world.


    X-RITE PANTONE is the leader in color science and technology offering end-to-end solutions for the selection, communication, formulation, and production of consistent and achievable color.


    This role is responsible for cost accounting, financial reporting for the Global Operations team, and maintenance of the standard cost system at various locations throughout the X-Rite organization. Daily the Sr. Finance Analyst will work across accounting and finance disciplines to provide clarity on production costs, enable efficient daily management of KPIs and support finance and operations decision-making.

    This is a HYBRID role with 2 days in the office and 3 days remote.


    Cost Accounting

    • Execute cost accounting procedures for X-Rite production operations including standard costing, overhead absorption, and inventory reserves

    • Assist in the development of the annual budget and standard cost roll.

    • Assist in product mix evaluation for forecasting and the impact to gross margin.

    • Perform month-end closing duties such as account reconciliations, manufacturing variance analysis, and financial reporting packages within established timelines

    • Research large cost variances from expected results with Operations team to develop holistic understanding of financial results for organization.

    • Prepare accurate journal entries and supporting schedules in accordance with US GAAP for inventory, E&O, freight, overhead allocation, variances.

    • Assist in the forecast and variance explanations around Gross Margin variances.

    • Plan and participate in annual physical inventory and cycle count audits/reporting

    • Maintain all accounting processes in accordance with GAAP and internal controls.

    • Prepare accurate Blackline balance sheet reconciliations to safeguard against accounting errors and instill a strong control environment.

    • Reconcile inventory residing at various X-Rite locations monthly and work with Operations team on necessary corrections.

    • Oversee Oracle / MAPICS transactional data batches and correct errors as necessary.

    Supply Chain Operations Support

    • Support X-Rite Operations team through accurate financial reporting on inventory, purchasing and production efficiencies, inbound and outbound freight, and other costs of goods sold.

    • Partner with Operations Global teams to ensure control system around inventory levels, spot buy premium spend, and freight expenses.

    • Develop insightful financial reports for trend analysis and daily management as needed by X-Rite Operations leadership.

    • Carry out special projects and operational reviews as needed.


    • 3+ years of accounting or relevant experience.

    • Experience within a manufacturing environment is preferred, but not required

    • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business-related field

    • Oracle / MAPICS experience is a plus

    • Strong Microsoft Excel skills

    • Ability to manage time effectively and prioritize to meet deadlines

    • Proven ability to solve problems using independent judgement and analytical skills

    • Able to work independently and within a team in a fast paced and high-volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness


    • Comprehensive benefits package (medical, dental, vision & more) eligible on day 1 of employment

    • Permissive paid time off policy emphasizing flexibility and trust

    • 14 paid holidays!

    • Annual bonus as well as annual salary review

    • Training and development opportunities including Development Days

    • Tuition Reimbursement

    • 401K savings plan + company match

    • Attractive employee referral program

    • Paid parental leave

    • Danaher Wellbeing Program, with rewards

    • Employee Assistance Program (legal, financial, and counselling resources)

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    When you join us, you'll also be joining Danaher's global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you'll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (~~~) tools and the stability of a tested organization.

    Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.The EEO posters are available here (~~~) .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at ~~~ to request accommodation. If you've ever wondered what's within you, there's no better time to find out.

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