Staff Accountant 1 or 2 (onsite/home hybrid)

Danaher Corporation
Glen Allen, VA
Aug 12, 2022
Aug 23, 2022
Full Time
At ChemTreat, we understand and respect the awe-inspiring power of water to impact industries, and to sustain and enhance lives. Our 2,000 associates across North and South America maximize this power for our customers-from power producers to food and beverage companies to the automotive industry. When you join the nation's largest and fastest growing specialty chemical company dedicated solely to industrial water treatment, you'll work side-by-side with those customers, helping them save millions of dollars and grow their businesses, all while protecting people and the environment. Our "whatever-it-takes" mindset allows us to turn our 50 years of experience and innovative thinking into meaningful outcomes for our customers-and rewarding careers for our people. ChemTreat is proud to be one of Danaher's Water Quality companies ( . Motivated by the highest possible stakes of climate change and global health, we're working together within a rapidly digitizing industry to find innovative technologies that guarantee the safety of our water and our environment. Reporting to the Accounting Manager, the Staff Accountant establishes and maintains the general accounting reporting and practices for the organization. Compiles and analyzes financial information to prepare and/or review necessary journal entries for properly stated ledgers and financial statements in accordance with regulations (eg, GAAP) and company policy. May perform bookkeeping or account management duties. Includes accounts payable, cost accounting, cash management and controllership activities. This role offers the chance for exposure to a variety of areas throughout the organization so if you are interested in enhancing your broad accounting experience and being cross trained, this could be the job for you! This role works a hybrid model that is in the office Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday and at home Monday and Friday. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES Perform the following accounting-related duties: bank reconciliations, balance sheet reconciliations, journal entry preparation, journal entry posting, accounting submissions to Danaher Analyze financial statements to determine trends, develop estimates and review significant changes to summarize and interpret the current and projected financial positions of the company. Present and communicate findings to management Complete ad hoc assignments Assist in preparation for audits. SUPPLEMENTAL RESPONSIBILITIES Involved in compliance testing for SOX and other audit requirements. Develop and implement process improvements. Compile information for special projects such as audit requests, tax reporting, and Danaher reporting requirements. Assist in the Travel and Expense credit card program. Assist in the ERP-related duties and tax integration implementation. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS Project management skills and customer service initiative. Outstanding presentation skills in enlightening customers on accounting procedures. Ability to utilize principles of analytical scientific reasoning to describe problems, obtain data, validate facts, and fashion out logical conclusions. Ability to work under conditions of pressure and adjust to urgent situations. Strong interpersonal skills for interacting accountants, clients, and upper management. Excellent computer and business organization software proficiency. Good planning and organizational skills to balance and prioritize work. Proven ability to successfully lead others; create an environment of collaboration & teamwork. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Bachelor's degree in Accounting / Finance required. 1+ years of experience in accounting required. Eligible to sit for CPA would be a plus 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.