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Good place to work at if you know the right people

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

I worked at Molecular Devices as a contractor (Less than a year)

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook

Pros

Nice friendly people Some people have been there a while but I think you have to be in the right position or know the right manager(s). Good overall work/life balance. The office is pretty empty by 5pm.

Cons

Old, decrepit working conditions (old cubicles, dirty old chairs) You're always on pins and needles wondering if you're the next to be laid off

Advice to Management

Try and build more morale within the company and stop laying off good people.

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  1. Helpful (2)

    Senior Financial Analyst

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Fp&A Analyst in Sunnyvale, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Fp&A Analyst in Sunnyvale, CA

    I worked at Molecular Devices full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Hard working Accounting and Finance Groups; Strong FP&A Manager leadership;Collaborated efforts within Accounting and FP&A teams. Strong system administration support in Hyperion Enterprise. Flexible working environment.

    Cons

    Lack of fair communication and/or leadership from VP Finance to his staff. Financial system upgrade to Hyperion Planning or EssBase is recommended. Reduntant reporting submission requirements to two different systems at the month end close.

    Advice to Management

    Weekly staff meeting within the team is recommended. The management should drive the whole team to a better performance in financial reporting process.


  2. Helpful (3)

    MolDev is a small biotech company operated by Danaher Corporation

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Sunnyvale, CA
    Current Employee - Manager in Sunnyvale, CA

    I have been working at Molecular Devices full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Small, easy to get to know the people. MolDev leveraged the Danaher Business System models to great internal improvements since the acquisition

    Cons

    The various functions are very siloed and don't communicate or work well together. All emphasis is on making sure your metric spreadsheets don't have red cells in them.

    Advice to Management

    Look employees in the eye and say hello when you pass them in the hall.


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