BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Accounts Payable Lead in Salt Lake City, Utah

Job Description Summary

Job Description

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

  • Month-end responsibilities

  • Performing RNV

  • Team leader

  • Confidentiality/Emotional maturity

  • Customer partnership

  • Ownership of issues

  • Ability to train

* Additional areas of responsibility as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 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

  • Manage escalations

  • Lead Customer Councils

  • Strong problem solving

  • People management

  • Conflict resolution

  • Supervisor potential

  • Intermediate Excel skills

  • Customer service skills

  • Month-end responsibilities

  • Organizing

  • Time management

  • 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

Physical Demands:

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.

Work Environment:

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

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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