Danaher Corporation Senior Accountant in Bioggio, Switzerland

Danaher Company Description

Since 1960, Ormco has been developing, manufacturing, and marketing a broad line of orthodontic appliances and related products for sale in the U.S. and abroad. Ormco provides orthodontists with brackets, wires, adhesives, and ancillary supplies used through the course of treatment.

Ormco believes the direct contact of its sales force with orthodontists facilitates the identification and verification of market trends and new product opportunities. Ormco works closely with orthodontists to improve existing products and develop new products primarily through its Champion programs in which selected orthodontists assist Ormco in designing, developing and ultimately educating users on new product and technique innovations.



Make sure the TB is in line with US GAAP, DHR requirements and in respect of local statutory requirements

Transact JE’s to ensure proper reflection of income statement and balance sheet (Oracle)

Coordinate payroll process; transact related JE’s and payment & information flows with local Social Security carriers.

Prepare all necessary documentation for monthly accruals and prepayments

Review and make sure I/C accounts are reconciled in respect of corporate deadlines

Prepare and submit draft monthly reporting in line with US GAAP and DHR requirements

Prepare monthly US GAAP tax return

Submit corporate Stats&Packages, monthly and quarterly

Review and prepare complete monthly Balance Sheet Reconciliation and prepare Balance Sheet reviews

Prepare monthly VAT return and ensure is submitted within statutory deadlines

Assist in the preparation of Statutory Accounts and tax return

Preparation and timely submission of government statistics


Liaise with auditors and be responsible for the preparation of all necessary documentation required

Create Ad-hoc reports and analysis as required

Miscellaneous financial projects, analysis and administrative duties as assigned


• University degree in business administration, finance or related disciplines

• 4-5 years experience in the same position in a multi-site, industrial environment

• Relevant experience with a US multi-national manufacturing company

• Experience in a top audit firm is a plus

US GAAP principles

Local French statutory accounting principles knowledge would be desirable


Wide and strong skills in Excel, Oracle and SAP necessary

Hyperion Financial Management

Fluent in English and French are required, any other languages are higly desirable

Strong analytical/problem solving skills

Team Player

Some international accounting experience would be a plus

Ability to work overtime and do what it takes to get the job done

Certified Accountant qualification / CPA, preferred

Danaher Corporation Overview
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.

Organization: Ormco
Job Function: Finance & Accounting
Primary Location: EMEA-Western Europe-Switzerland-Ticino-Bioggio
Schedule: Full-time
Req ID: ORM000917