Sr Finance Manager – Greater India

Cepheid India Private Limited (Gurugram, HR, India) 3 days ago

Sr Finance Manager – Greater India

Location:  Gurugram, NCR, India

I         Purpose of the Position

  • This position is responsible for managing the financial aspects of the commercial business in Greater India – it involves business partnering, accounting, planning & compliance activities of the Cepheid Greater India operations

II. Key Responsibilities

  • Partnering the Greater India General manager to drive growth and profitability of the business
  • Lead the business forecasting process – monthly forecasts, strat plans and AOP process for the Greater India business
  • Compliance with Sales policy established for smooth working of the business
  • Establish a strong revenue recognition process for the Greater India business
  • Understanding the differences and managing the operations of the direct business and channel business and tracking the metrics accordingly
  • Contribution in terms of the Go direct analysis for the transition of business from channel partner to direct
  • Proper and timely accounting and reporting of all financial transactions for the Cepheid Greater India business and ensure proper adherence to the financial closing
  • Ensure compliance of all statutory filings for the commercial business
  • Track and monitor receivables
  • Implement and continuously improve internal controls that ensure accurate reporting and proper safeguarding of company assets.
  • Coordinate with the Accounting Manager, APAC Service Finance Manager and Manufacturing Controller on accounting and costing aspects which involve commercial business for Greater India
  • Be key contributor to country leadership team and business partner to country general manager

Training Responsibilities

  • Complete all assigned and required training satisfactorily and on time
  • For people managers, ensure your associates attend and complete all required trainings satisfactorily and on time.


  • Reports to:  - Vice President Finance – APAC and HBDC, Cepheid
  • Other Key Relationships: 
  • GM, Greater India business Cepheid
  • Vice President Finance, Danaher India
  • Corporate accounting, planning, tax and treasury
  • External partners responsible for driving regulatory and compliance for the entity

Key Competencies

  • Strong business partnering skills in communication with business stakeholders & connect the dots in terms of business priorities.
  • Proficiency in analysis of financial results to identify variations and trends that indicate possible exposures and the need for countermeasures.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Proven experiences and results in processes that provide excellent Internal Controls.
  • Excellent knowledge and practical understanding of applicable local accounting policy, tax regulation, and US GAAP. 
  • Independent and strong sense of integrity.
  • Working capital analysis and management.
  • Excellent PC skills preferably experienced in SAP/Oracle as ERP system and Hyperion as Financial Reporting Tool.


  • Handling the commercial business of any multinational company – Minimum 12+ years of post qualification experience
  • Experience reviewing, consolidating and reporting the financial results. 
  • Proven ability to understand and improve the internal controls for increased safeguarding of company assets
  • Demonstrated experiences and results in providing leadership to improve processes and in optimizing working capital
  • Use of financial reporting tools such as SAP, HFM Oracle and Microsoft Excel to improve productivity in providing timely and accurate financial statements.

Education and Credentials

  • Chartered Accountant / MBA preferred

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here.

Sr Finance Manager – Greater India

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