Finance Manager, India & SEA

Danaher Corporation

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Finance Manager India & SEA
The finance manager partners with the India&SEA manager and supports the operations by protecting the company assets and ensuring compliance with local regulations and Cepheid policies.

Key Purpose and Accountabilities:

Job Purpose
The finance manager partners with the India&SEA manager and supports the operations by protecting the company assets and ensuring compliance with local regulations and Cepheid policies.


Financial Planning & Analysis � Business Support

Operational support to the country (ies) of operation, including tight cost control, pricing / margin control and budget/forecast accuracy
Review all the contracts and control minimum pricing levels. Escalate when margins are below acceptable levels ; follow up bidding process and ensure that pricing is satisfactory
Be an active member of the local Management team, ensure that all decisions follow the Ethics Policy and are the most cost effective
Support promptly Management on ad hoc requests
Explain monthly results to the local managers
Provide guidance on financial matters to the local management team and ensure that input of regional and corporate resources on taxes, treasury matters, risk management, accounting and internal control is obtained when needed.

Coordinate budget and monthly forecast to ensure accuracy of the numbers reported in the software package with the figures approved by the Management team.
Responsible for the Revenue forecasting and reporting for India & SEA Region
Responsible for the Opex & Headcount forecasting and reporting for APAC Region

Work with the business to deliver the Revenue and margin/OMX targets for Cepheid India/SEA

Internal Controls & Accounting

Responsible for the monthly close of the India entity in accordance with US GAAP and the calendar published by the EMEA Shared Service in France while ensuring proper maintenance of statutory financials. This includes interacting with Corporate Accounting, EMEA Shared Service, external accounting firms and external auditors
Perform checks in the following areas to ensure proper recording of entries in the books
Warranty, Inventory and Receivables reserves
Revenue recognition

Answer promptly to all questions from the EMEA Shared Service and liaise with the appropriate people within the organization (Operations, Sales) to give necessary answers

Protect the company assets by keeping a tight control over the balance sheet, in particular in the working capital area
Review the balance sheet on a regular basis
Discuss and take action on exposures and excess provisions (i.e. plan for selling obsolete inventory, accelerate collections)
Review random physical checks of the assets to verify the amounts input in the balance sheet
Optimize the cash flow balances
Monitor the receivables balances and chase DSO
Monitor and control the inventory purchases
Chase and report excessive cost spending

Full compliance with local regulations and company policies


See Description

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.



Job Function

Finance & Accounting

Primary Location

Asia Pacific-India-India



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