• Operations Controller

    Danaher CorporationCortland, NY 13045

    Job #1201908228

  • Pall Corporation is seeking an Operations Controller located in Cortland, NY. The Operation Controller directs the financial affairs of the manufacturing site, prepares monthly, quarterly and yearly financial statements with supporting schedules for Finance and Operations, Site Operations and Corporate Finance/Shared Services. Assures company compliance with internal and external financial policies. Partners with Plant Manager of site to provide pertinent data to establish Operational and Financial goal alignment and drive towards results. Attends Gemba daily as Finance Leader, ensuring Operational activities discussed are appropriately accounted for financially. Shines the light on areas of opportunity and challenges the business to implement changes for financial improvement. Verifies financial results & analysis including: Shin events, kaizen, lines moves, Investment Proposal Authorizations and VA/VE projects. Prepares and presents/translates in simple manner the daily/weekly/monthly financial results (including monthly financial performance package) to site operational team in aggregate and by value stream. Contribute to operational improvement ideation, team involvement and independently lead projects utilizing DBS tools to achieve improvements in Operation cost structure as well financial controls, reporting and SAP processes. Coordinates and leads the preparation of the budget/forecast process for site including as well as analysis of the variances. Responsible for the site's adherence to Pall policies, and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles for all functions within trial balance (Cycle Counting, E&O, Tax Package). Responsible for the completeness and accuracy of site Trial Balance (all functions) including internal/external audit of the financial statements. Responsible for implementing and communicating Internal Controls for the site including internal/external audit of the financial documents. Prepares interim, quarterly and annual financial documents (Spread template) and supporting analytical review to Global Operations Controller and Corporate Reporting. Ability to articulate financial performance (past and future) in a clear, concise manner to senior management. Partners with Operations to implement Standard Cost for existing products and new products by maintaining a high level Operational understanding of the value streams within the site and the financial components of the value streams (Volume, overhead cost, labor cost, standards, yields, productivity, fixed/variable, etc.) Provide additional financial reporting and analysis as needed. As necessary, directs and supervises the COE accounting team assigned to the manufacturing site. Dotted line responsibility of COE Cost Accountant. Participates in recruiting efforts of COE accounting team. Provides regular feedback to COE Accounting team including participating in Performance for Growth (P4G) and Performance for Development (P4D) for COE Cost Accountant assigned to manufacturing site. Liaison between local site operations team and centralized financial support functions. Education/experience: + Bachelor's degree in Accounting + CPA / CMA preferred + Minimum 8-10 year experience in general/cost accounting, standard cost, and manufacturing finance + Excel, Word, PowerPoint, + SAP + Knowledge, skills, and abilities: + Computer Literate; Word, advanced Excel skills, PowerPoint, and Hyperion + Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) + Strong analytical skills + Knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems. + Ability to prepare financial reports, statements and projections. + Communication of financial results to management. + Advanced SAP user + Strong leadership skills Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified 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. The "EEO is the Law" poster is available here.

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