Job Description Summary # Job Description # Be part of something bigger! BD Life Sciences is focused on advancing the world of health by delivering complete solutions for our customers – from discovery to diagnosis. Our specialists collaborate globally to address significant healthcare challenges including infectious diseases, antimicrobial resistance, and unlocking the potential of immunology and cell biology. As the Cost Accounting Manager, you will provide Financial/Accounting support for the BD IDS business, specifically US Vacutainer tubes & other diagnostic collection device manufacturing out of Broken Bow, NE . 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. You will maintain 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. You will occasionally interact with Global Marketing, Research and Development, and other General & Administrative functions. Promote 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. Position requires limited domestic travel. You will partner with the local, business unit and San Antonio finance teams to maintain the financial integrity for all activities associated with the Broken Bow manufacturing facility, as well as Global IDS Quality function. This position will report directly to the Plant Controller. # In this role you will be responsible for: + Leads all aspects of all planning, reporting, and analysis of Standard Product Costing, Manufacturing Variances, Inventory, and its component parts. + Developing standard costs and maintaining fixed assets + Ensuring reserves are calculated appropriately + Ensuring manufacturing performance is accurately reported + Maintain business visibility to all risks & opportunities in the manufacturing space + Quarterly forecasting + Partners with the Manufacturing Directors and Plant LT to optimize finance related operational decisions, ensure appropriate financial/accounting, introduce process control 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 financial reports and records are prepared in compliance with US GAAP and BD financial policies, and 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 Diagnostic Systems financial records. Is further responsible for the implementation of agreed upon recommendations, related to areas of responsibility, resulting from the audit findings. + Responsible for maintaining capital investment strategy and reporting by partnering with project management # # To be successful in this role, you require: + A track record demonstrating the management of growing levels of responsibility, successful business partnering at a senior level, and leading cross-functional teams. + Consistent record of improving controls and influencing decisions through accounting knowledge and data driven financial analysis. + Highly proficient with Microsoft Excel (pivot tables, macros, VLOOKUP, etc.) + Experience with SAP preferred. + Superb interpersonal skills, strong collaboration and proven ability to build rapport with all business partners, and influence at all levels of management through informed discussions and presentations. + Knowledge of corporate accounting policies and procedures, and GAAP. + Driven, proactive and seeks continuous improvement. + Ability to work independently in a fast-paced, matrixed, exciting environment with strong attention to detail. + Organized with good analytical skills, and the ability to lead projects. + Audit experience preferred, and knowledge of SOX controls. + Strong desire to learn and advance within the finance function. # Education and experience required: + 5+ years of relevant dynamic accounting / finance experience in a manufacturing environment: manufacturing operations, product costing, manufacturing variances and inventory control, financial analysis, COGS, CAPEX, and budgeting & forecasting experience required. + Requires a bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance. A CPA, MBA, or CMA is preferred. + Proven track record leading and serving as an effective team member in a large organization. # Why join us? A career at BD means that you are part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that empowers you to bring your authentic self to work. Here you can fulfill your life’s purpose through the work that you do every day. You will learn and work alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally hardworking and committed to fostering an expansive, growth-centered, and exciting 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. # Primary Work LocationUSA NE - Broken Bow # 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.