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Job Title: Global Controller
Company Name: Hach
Location: Loveland, CO United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 03/02/2023
Expire Date: 04/01/2023
Job Categories: Accounting/Auditing, Computers, Software, Construction, Mining and Trades, Finance/Economics, Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician, Information Technology, Insurance, Manufacturing and Production, Executive Management, Quality Control, Research & Development, Medical
Job Description
Global Controller

Our work at Hach ensures water quality for people around the world. Our customer partnerships, passionate experts, and reliable, easy-to-use solutions make water analysis betterfaster, simpler, greener, and more informative. As a member of our team, youll get to make an immediate, measurable impact on a global scale, within industries from aviation to manufacturing to mining. Youll also be part of an environment that fosters career growth and professional development, with kindness at its core. And youll be part of our mission, which drives us to develop water quality solutions that protect the health and safety of all living things.

Hach is proud to be one of Danaher's Water Quality companies. Motivated by the highest possible stakes of climate change and global health, were working together within a rapidly digitizing industry to find innovative technologies that guarantee the safety of our water and our environment.

About the role

Reporting to the Hach CFO, the Global Controller coordinates controllership and transaction activities with counterparts in the Americas, Asia and Europe for Hach, Sea-Bird Scientific and Aquatic Informatics. You will be the primary contact with the Danaher Technical Accounting team. We will rely on the Global Controller to provide technical guidance on accounting matters to the regional and country Finance teams. The Global Controller is responsible for implementing and maintaining a strong control environment, as well as developing and maintaining internal accounting policies and delegation of authority. You will provide direct oversight to the dedicated compliance resources in the regions.

Operating in a matrix environment, the Global Controller has a dotted line relationship with the country Controllers and a solid reporting line with the compliance team and the Tax manager for the group.

This position is part of the Finance function and will be located in Loveland, Colorado.

The essential requirements of the job include:

Month/Quarter end close

  • Ensures accurate and timely month-end and quarter-end close and reporting from the regions / Operating Companies

  • Coordinates quarter-end disclosure and related parties reporting

  • Reviews and validates the production, accuracy and timeliness of monthly and quarterly stats and supplemental reporting

  • Enforces compliance with Danaher and Operating Company policies

  • Coordinates deployment of new accounting policies and ad-hoc Corporate and Platform accounting requirements

  • Works closely with the FP&A function in support of business support and analysis, as required


  • Coordinates program activities for Internal Audits, Balance Sheet Reviews, Sarbanes Oxley, Anti-corruption program for the group

  • Closely involved with the preparation for internal audits, reviews and approves management response, ensures timely and sustainability of remediation.

  • Enforces the application of Danaher policies. Develops, deploys and enforces group policies and delegation of authority

Other / Talent

  • Guides, motivates, and develops direct and indirect teams

  • Provides direct oversight to the Compliance and Tax resources

  • Provides input in the evaluations of country Controllers

  • Establishes and coordinates standard onboarding and training program for country Controllers

  • Provides technical accounting guidance to the Finance team within the group

  • Provides guidance and approves exceptions to the implementation of Finance modules for ERP implementations

  • Actively participates in M&A Finance due diligence and integration activities

  • Challenges existing processes, systems, reports, data analysis and outputs and implements necessary changes to create a best-in-class control environment

  • Partners with broader organization to drive standardizations and continuous improvements across the group

Are you qualified?

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Accounting with a CPA required

  • 5 to 10 years of increasing responsibility in various accounting and finance roles required with experience in a global, matrix organization preferred

  • Demonstrated track record of effectively partnering and influencing senior level cross-functional teams

  • Previous experience driving alignment and trade-off decisions across the organization through strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Solid understanding of managing expectations and dealing with conflict

  • Strong experience working independently and solve complex problems

  • Fluency in English language required with excellent oral and written communication skills

What will make you stand out?

  • MBA is a plus

  • Experience with Oracle, OneStream, or similar software preferred

  • Experience in implementation of financial accounting systems is ideal

  • You accept and embrace a stretch culture environment with a positive, can-do attitude!

Hach, a Danaher company, offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to our lives. Whether its a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits at danaherbenefitsinfo.com.

The salary range for this role is $200,000-220,000. This is the range that we in good faith believe is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and this range is only applicable for jobs to be performed in Colorado. This range may be modified in the future.

This job is also eligible for bonus/incentive pay.

We offer comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.

You can apply for this role through the Careers Page athttps://jobs.danaher.com/global/en/(or through the Workday Find Jobs function if you are a current employee)

Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Companys sole discretion, consistent with the law.

When you join us, youll also be joining Danahers global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, youll 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 applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation.

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