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Job Title: Senior Accountant - Sea-Bird Scientific - Hybrid
Company Name: Hach
Location: Bellevue, WA United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 03/20/2023
Expire Date: 04/19/2023
Job Categories: Accounting/Auditing, Finance/Economics, Financial Services, Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician, Information Technology, Installation, Maintenance, and Repair, Insurance, Manufacturing and Production, Other / General, Sales, Quality Control, Research & Development, Medical
Job Description
Senior Accountant - Sea-Bird Scientific - Hybrid

A wholly owned subsidiary of Danaher Corporation (NYSE: DHR), Sea-Bird Scientific (www.seabird.com) is headquartered in Bellevue, Washington. Sea-Bird Scientific is the worlds largest developer and manufacturer of products for the measurement of salinity, temperature, pressure, dissolved oxygen, fluorescence, nutrients and related oceanographic parameters in marine waters. We offer products to support best-in-class oceanography and climate science. We offer an entrepreneurial environment that is team-centered, customer-driven, quality-focused, and growth-oriented.

Working at Sea-Bird Scientific gives you access to a robust career development process and challenging stretch opportunities. Sea-Bird Scientific is proud to be one of Danaher's Water Quality companies. Through strong customer partnerships, the water platform advances the quality and delivery of water. Want to help us in this mission?

At Sea-Bird Scientific we believe in designing a better, more sustainable workforce. We recognize the benefits of flexible, hybrid working arrangements for eligible roles and are committed to providing enriching careers, no matter the work arrangement. This position is eligible for a hybrid work arrangement in which you can work part-time at the Company location identified above and part-time (1-2 days) remotely from your home.


It is the responsibility of the Senior Accountant to maintain the general ledger and to coordinate the maintenance of all sub-ledgers, including Cash, Payroll, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and Inventory. This person is also responsible for assisting with month end close, reconciliation preparation, and special projects as needed. The Senior Accountant reports directly to the Director of Finance. A Senior Accountant is accountable for the following:

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for month end closing:
    • Process monthly journal entries
    • Conduct various month-end close activities.
    • Process all monthly reporting out of the general ledger
    • Perform monthly reconciliation of balance sheet accounts to support schedules, and analysis of balance sheet accounts.
    • Ensure accuracy of A/R and A/P sub-ledgers through both reconciliation as well as account analysis.
    • Ensure complete accuracy of the trial balance, income statement, and balance sheet.
    • Prepare Monthly Actual to Budget variance analysis.
    • Explain any unusual variances in all accounts from historical run rates.
    • Explain any variances to budget, forecast, and prior year results.
    • Prepare monthly STATS reporting
  • Prepare Quarterly STATS reporting
  • Prepare and submit monthly state and/or federal taxes: state business and occupation tax, property tax, income tax, payroll tax, etc.
  • Prepare all documentation for internal audit, including account reconciliation, preparation of monthly close binders, process narratives, and account analysis.
  • Reconcile daily cash receipts
  • Credit Card reconciliations
  • Accurately prepare, submit, and distribute payroll for salary and hourly staff
  • Import and export payroll data. Reconcile payroll accounts
  • Ensure that sales/product costing is completed and analyzed on a weekly (or bi-weekly) basis
  • Ensure that A/P sub-ledger is reconciled and analyzed on a weekly (or bi-weekly) basis
  • Sales/Bookings/Backlog reporting
  • Ensure GAAP compliance.
  • Lead analysis and testing for SOX and associated/related compliance/internal control efforts.
  • Assist in preparation of annual budget.
  • Ad hoc reporting

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Minimum of 4 years work experience in professional accounting.
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment is highly preferred
  • BA or BS Degree in accounting, finance, or related field
  • CPA or CMA certification is a plus
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite {expert in Excel}

The salary range for this role is $90K - 115K. 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 Washington. This range may be modified in the future.

This job is also eligible for bonus 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 at https://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.

If youve ever wondered whats within you, theres no better time to find out.

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