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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Plant Controller in Canaan, Connecticut

Job Description Summary

In this highly visible role, the Plant Controller provides Financial/Accounting support for the BD MDS business, specifically the US Manufacturing Plant in Canaan, CT. This role 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.

Successful candidate will be eligible for relocation package.

Job Description

Be part of something bigger!

BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. We have over 65,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Manages plant finance team of two Cost Accounting Managers.

  • Oversees all planning, reporting, and analysis of Standard Product Costing, Manufacturing Variances, Inventory and its component parts. Including:

  • Developing standard costs

  • Maintaining fixed assets

  • Ensuring reserves are calculated appropriately

  • Ensuring manufacturing performance is accurately reported

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

  • Drives continuous financial improvement through Gross Profit analysis, Inventory analysis, New Product and Discontinuance Analysis, and Spending analysis.

  • 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.

  • Assists both internal and external auditors with their periodic review of the BD Medical financial records.

About you: To be successful in this role, you require:

  • Requires 7+ years of relevant progressive accounting / finance experience in a manufacturing environment: manufacturing operations, product costing, manufacturing variances and inventory control, financial analysis, and budgeting & forecasting.

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

  • Proven ability to lead and serve as an effective team member in a large organization including planning, developing, organizing, directing, managing, and evaluating personnel.

  • Possess a track record demonstrating the management of increasing levels of responsibility, successful business partnering at a senior level, and leading cross-functional teams.

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

  • Must be highly proficient with Microsoft Excel (pivot tables, macros, VLOOKUPS, etc.)

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

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to communicate well with management of all levels.

  • Knowledge of corporate accounting policies and procedures.

  • Self-driven, proactive and seeks continuous improvement.

  • Ability to lead projects.

  • Audit experience knowledge of SOX controls preferred.

For certain roles at BD, employment is contingent upon the Company’s receipt of sufficient proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In some locations, testing for COVID-19 may be available and/or required. Consistent with BD’s Workplace Accommodations Policy, requests for accommodation will be considered pursuant to applicable law.

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Why join us?

A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that empowers you to bring your authentic self to work. Here our associates can fulfill their life’s purpose through the work that they do every day.

You will learn and work alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centered, and rewarding culture. Our Total Rewards program — which includes competitive pay, benefits, continuous learning, recognition, career growth, and life balance components — is designed to support the varying needs of our diverse and global associates.

To learn more about BD visit https://jobs.bd.com/

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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Primary Work Location

USA CT - Canaan

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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.

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.

All applicants should complete the on-line application process. BD is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance or an accommodation because of a disability to participate in the application process, please call 855-BD-HELPS (855-234-3577) or email asc.americas@bd.com

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