BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Sr Accountant, General Accounting in San Diego, California

Job Description Summary

Job Description

The Sr. Accountant is responsible for maintaining the financial books and records. Revenue are recognized and reported in line with the Company’s revenue recognition policy and GAAP.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates working understanding of source documentation and be able to adapt to various accounting and financial recording systems (CRM and SAP)

  • Applies working knowledge of accounting principles and practices, financial close processes, controls and financial statement preparation to daily work.

  • Prepares more complex journal entries.

  • Reviews more complex transactions and prepares reconciliations, adhering to compliance standards.

  • Develop and create process workflow and streamline various accounting processes for tracking and reporting.

  • Manage validation process of Riscc & tie, ACCE validation, Cost validation and Revenue validation.

  • Assist in testing and implementing any project related work.

  • Assist in SOX testing and compliance.

  • Help out on Technical Guidance projects or ad hoc requests.

Skills & Credentials:

  • Attention to detail as well as big picture view

  • Strong communication skills and analytical skills

  • Ability to prioritize and meet timelines under pressure while producing accurate results.

  • Desire to improve upon existing processes and procedures.

  • Self-motivated and be a team player.


  • BS in Accounting or Finance

  • Minimum 3 years' relevant work experience in Revenue Recognition guidance

  • Public Accounting experience preferred

  • Strong communication and analytical skills

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills

  • SAP, CRM, BW & Qlikview experience preferred


Primary Work LocationUSA CA - San Diego Bldg A&B

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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