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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Senior Consolidations Accountant (hybrid) in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey

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Job Description

We are the makers of possible

BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world. Advancing the world of health™ is our Purpose, and it’s no small feat. It takes the imagination and passion of all of us—from design and engineering to the manufacturing and marketing of our billions of MedTech products per year—to look at the impossible and find transformative solutions that turn dreams into possibilities.

We believe that the human element, across our global teams, is what allows us to continually evolve. Join us and discover an environment in which you’ll be supported to learn, grow and become your best self. Become a maker of possible with us.

This is a hybrid role with 3 days working in the office. Reporting to the Consolidations Senior Manager in the Corporate Controller’s Group, this Senior Consolidations Accountant is responsible for the consolidation and preparation of worldwide consolidated financial statements for all reporting cycles including monthly actuals, annual budget, quarterly projections, and the three year strategic plan.

Responsibilities and expectations include:

  • Responsible for the consolidation and preparation of consolidated worldwide financial statements, which includes consolidation entries, account analyses and preparation of supporting schedules and financial calculations for all reporting cycles.

  • Assist with the preparation of the BDX Balance Sheet and Income Statements.

  • Receive widespread exposure to virtually all facets of the corporate reporting process.

  • Provide support for the company’s Annual Report (financial statements, footnotes, financial summaries, graphs, MD&A, etc.) and SEC filings (Forms 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K, Proxy).

  • Interface with various levels of management, including the tax and treasury departments, discussing accounting issues and providing background information on transactions.

  • Interface with External/Internal Auditors in planning and reviewing year-end and interim audit requirements to ensure all consolidated financial statements are in accordance with U.S. GAAP.

  • Collaborate with the tax department on any legal entity restructuring activities (transfers, liquidations and mergers) and issue the appropriate US GAAP accounting guidance to impacted affiliates.

  • Support and assist with business acquisition integration including providing accounting guidance and system reporting requirements.

  • Prepare and manage the global corporate analysis related to consolidations and eliminations of intercompany inventory and gross profit eliminations.

  • Provide assistance to regional and business finance colleagues as needed to ensure financial data is submitted accurately and timely.

  • Identify and implement process improvements within the Corporate Controller’s Group.

  • Serve as a super user for SAP (BPC).

  • Perform special projects for management on an as needed basis.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education & Experience:

  • B.S. degree in accounting or finance required.

  • CPA Certification, or CPA candidates who have passed parts of their certification preferred.

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in public accounting and/or private industry with exposure to general accounting required and consolidation experience preferred.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Must possess a reasonably high level of accounting and analytical expertise. The ability to develop relationships with associates from other functions, businesses and regions will be essential in carrying out the responsibilities of this position.

  • Experience with preparation of Balance Sheet and Income Statement a must.

  • Candidate must have good interpersonal/ communication skills, be self-motivated and able to work both as a member of a team and independently to accomplish responsibilities. Strong multi-tasking abilities. Strong analytical skills for review and interpretation of data.

  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Excel required.

  • SAP and BPC experience desired.

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.

Why Join Us?

A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that encourages you to bring your authentic self to work. It’s also a place where we help each other be great, we do what’s right, we hold each other accountable, and learn and improve every day.

To find purpose in the possibilities, we need people who can see the bigger picture, who understand the human story that underpins everything we do. We welcome people with the imagination and drive to help us reinvent the future of health. At BD, you’ll discover a culture in which you can learn, grow, and thrive. And find satisfaction in doing your part to make the world a better place.

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

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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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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