Sr. Manager, Finance

Job ID #:  1502
Company:  Evident
Posting Date:  Nov 18, 2023




Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At EVIDENT, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. 


Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

Job Description

Reporting to the Americas’ Corporate Accounting Sr. Director, he/she organizes, manages, and controls the Corporate Accounting team in the USA, collaborating closely with the Corporate Accounting teams of Canada and Mexico, as well as with the Financial Planning & Analysis team.  With the team reporting to him/her, he/she is responsible for the preparation and the presentation financial reporting, booking of transactions, GL entries, Balance Sheet’s reconciliation, and all other duties related to Financial Statements.

This role plans and manages processes to ensure the integrity of the results. This person ensures that the recorded transactions comply with the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).  This Senior manager is responsible to develop and improve operational tools, processes, and systems to insure fluidity in execution.  A high level of analytics is also needed to validate information and support company’ decision process.

The Senior manager promotes teamwork and coaches its direct reports and colleagues in order create a proactive dynamic. He/She leverages its team expertise by developing the individuals.

The successful candidate should have Big 4 CPA background, at managerial level, with deep understanding of group consolidation or accounts and reporting, and be able to work across borders and different culture. Evident has operations in Japan (HQ), China, multiple APAC, EMEA and North America countries.

Job Duties

*  Responsible for overseeing staff reporting to him/her to streamline and execute robust, efficient, and accurate processes that reflect the highly matrixed and complex multinational structures of Evident.

*  Provide stakeholders analysis and reports.

*  Know and ensure that IFRS standards and internal policies are appropriately applied. 

*  Ability to draft and implement accounting policy or accounting memorandum.

*  Strengthen and administer effective infrastructure to diagnose issues and manage progress against objectives.

*  Provide concise and actionable feedback to all levels of management regarding performance on initiatives. Participates cross-functionally in issue resolution.

*  Improve and oversee accounting processes, financial systems structure, and tools.

*  Analyze and explain results and variances; identify and communicate main drivers of fluctuations between comparative periods. Find source of issues and recommend corrective actions.

*  Harmonization of processes in place across America's accounting teams (U.S., Canada, Mexico)

*  Work closely with the Financial Planning & Analysis team regarding budgeting/forecasting to ensure efficient execution and submissions to the head office in Japan.

*  Collaborate to internal and external audit processes.

*  Serve as lead and mentor to its direct reports and colleagues.



Job Requirements




*  Bachelor’s Degree required in Finance or Accounting; MBA or CPA is strongly preferred.

*  7+ years of financial management experience, including direct report supervision, preferably in an international corporate setting interfacing with multiple divisions.

*  Solid knowledge of IFRS and financial reporting, and be able to liaise with external auditors and manage the annual audit process.



*  Strong analytical skills, and deep understanding of the consolidation of financial data for a business with multiple business units using several currencies.

*  Demonstrate forward-thinking, act with a change agent mindset to drive continuous improvement. With sense of urgency to address short term issues and opportunities, but with a proactive approach for sustainable execution.

*  Ability to manage multiple priorities with overlapping deadlines, deliverables, and staff utilization in a fast-pace, ever-changing, and evolving work environment, in collaboration with multiple teams.

*  Result oriented, with a sense of quality.

*  Deep knowledge and experience building Excel models and Business Intelligence tools.

*  Proven track record of leading its teams as a business partner through teamwork, collaboration, and open communication.

*  Skill to develop and motivate employees in its team.

*  Excellent written, verbal, and visual presentation communication skills. French an asset (working with Quebec based employees)

*  Must be available to travel domestically and/or internationally up to 10% of time.

*  Work knowledge on ERP, including its implementation or migration, and consolidation software is a big plus. 

*  Work knowledge or understanding of North America sales tax, VAT and corporate federal and state tax is a bonus


We realize work isn’t just a job to you.


It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you.

EVIDENT is passionate about the solutions it creates for the life sciences, and industrial equipment industries. For more than 100 years, Olympus has focused on making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling by helping detect, prevent, and treat disease, furthering scientific research, ensuring public safety, and capturing images of the world. Olympus has manufactured microscopes since the company’s founding in 1919. Today, EVIDENT is a leading manufacturer of optical and digital microscope systems for life science solutions. EVIDENT’s Life Sciences division supplies microscope systems for biological use in clinical, research, and educational applications. For more information, Click Here.


It is the policy of EVIDENT to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Massachusetts (US-MA) || Waltham || 

Nearest Major Market: Waltham
Nearest Secondary Market: Boston