BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Accounts Payable Lead in Salt Lake City, Utah
Job Description Summary
BD is a global medical technology company that is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. We lead in patient and healthcare worker safety, and technologies that enable medical research and clinical laboratories. Our innovative solutions help advance medical research and genomics, enhance the diagnosis of infectious disease and cancer, improve medication management, promote infection prevention, equip surgical and interventional procedures, optimize respiratory care and support the management of diabetes.
Summary of Position with General Responsibilities:
The Finance Shared Services Center (SSC) for the Americas Region is comprised of a high performing team responsible for the timely delivery of standardized financial processes on behalf of Bard/BD Finance and their business partners within the Commercial and Manufacturing operations. The group performs certain accounts payable, general accounting, and budgeting and forecasting, and other related activities from the regionally centralized location.
This role will be responsible for performing AP Analyst I duties: the day-to-day analysis and processing of invoices and payments, maintaining vendor information, identifying and communicating invoice discrepancies, and researching and responding to invoice or payment queries for the North America and Latin America regions.
In addition to the AP Analyst I duties outlined above, the AP Analyst II will be responsible for performing receipts not vouchered (RVN), reconciliations, month-end activities, complex problem solving.
Essential job Functions:
Process invoices - Sort, code, verify and enter invoices.
Ability to provide excellent customer service.
Reconcile vendor statements to maintain good business relations and preserve ratings with credit reporting agencies
Ensure the existence of adequate internal controls where required
Research and resolve invoice discrepancies
Assist Invoicing Lead as needed; participate in or lead special projects that require creative and analytical skills
Ability to assist in training other team members.
Develop and assist in automating processes utilizing innovative technical and processing solutions
The ability to complete multiple tasks, have strong interpersonal skills, show an interest in and demonstrate the characteristics of a team player
Research and respond to internal inquiries quickly and courteously, and follow-up and follow-through for complicated matters
Answer vendor inquiries
Ownership of issues
Ability to train
* Additional areas of responsibility as assigned.
Accurate and timely data entry skills with attention to details
Must possess strong time management skills and be able to handle a high volume of transactions in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
Confident professional who possesses strong interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with employees and vendors
Take initiative to proactively research and resolve problems, and improve processes
Team player with a positive attitude
Analytical and problem solving skills with focus on accuracy and efficiency
Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word
Fluency in English, and Spanish preferred
Experience training others
Lead Customer Councils
Strong problem solving
Intermediate Excel skills
Customer service skills
Subject matter expert RNV and AP.
JDE subject matter expert
Education and/or Experience:
High school diploma or equivalent
Associate degree in business/accounting preferred
Minimum of 1 year relevant accounting experience required
Knowledge of standard accounting principles
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to fingers, handle or feel tools or controls, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel or crouch.
The ideal candidate must be able to work in a team oriented, fast paced environment. BD is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that values and actively seeks diversity in the workforce.
Primary Work LocationUSA UT - Salt Lake City
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