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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Operations Finance Analyst in Baltimore, Maryland

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Job Description

The Financial Analyst provides Financial/Accounting support for the BD IDS business in Sparks, MD. This includes providing financial support and leadership to Finance and Operations leaders, playing a key role in establishing and achieving financial objectives and formulating and executing Operations strategies. This role is responsible for maintaining accounting and reporting procedures resulting in accurate product costs and manufacturing performance reporting and ensures product inventories and manufacturing assets are adequately safeguarded and financial reporting. Will occasionally interact with Global Marketing, Research and Development, and other General & Administrative functions. Drives change, as needed, to ensure compliance to GAAP/SOX, reviewing and delivering recommendations for continuous improvement, and clearly communicating relevant fiscal information to executive management.

The Financial Analyst will be responsible for all financial activities associated with Engineering, Facilities and Global Supply chain functions with the US based IDS Sparks, MD plant. This position will report to the Senior Manager, IDS Ops Finance and is based in Sparks, MD.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Position will be required to perform variance analysis for manufacturing departments and assist with annual budget preparation, monthly financial close, quarterly forecasts and other fiscal reporting.

  • Partners with Plant ESC to optimize finance related operational decisions, ensure appropriate financial/accounting rigor, introduce process discipline as needed, and safeguard company assets.

  • Will work closely with project leads and department manager in the preparation of capital budgets and quarterly forecasts.

  • Assist plant CI lead with analysis and development of continuous improvement projects.

  • Ensures that financial reports and records are prepared in compliance with US GAAP and BD financial policies.

  • Ensures that financial controls are maintained and that the requirements of the Sarbanes/Oxley Act are met.

  • Performs other related duties and assignments as required

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education & Experience

  • Minimum of 2+ years of relevant professional Accounting and/or Finance experience; inclusive of product costing, manufacturing variances and inventory control experience.

  • General Accounting and Finance knowledge is required. Cost accounting preferred.

  • Requires a Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance. A CPA, MBA, or CMA is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to work collaboratively within a cross-functional team.

  • Ability to multi-task and handle several projects simultaneously

  • Demonstrated ability to improve controls and influence decisions through accounting knowledge and data driven financial analysis.

  • Advanced Excel skills are necessary. (Vlookup , Pivot tables, etc.)

  • ERP experience is necessary; specifically, SAP experience is preferred.

  • Audit experience is preferred.

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

Primary Work LocationUSA MD - Baltimore

Additional Locations

Work ShiftNA (United States of America)

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

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