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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Sr Financial Analyst in Tempe, Arizona

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Job Description

In this highly visible role in our Tempe, AZ offices, the Senior Financial Analyst will be responsible for supporting the VP of R&D in planning, budgeting, forecasting and analyzing financial results of the Global R&D function for the business unit. Additionally, you will have responsibility for the New Product Development financial modeling process for the Business Units robust development pipeline.

You will be required to collaborate with Business Unit functions and Global Platforms to ensure the accuracy of monthly reporting, quarterly projections and annual budgets as well as to monitor, track and analyze actual performance against plans for purposes of providing analysis and commentary for management decision support. Planning areas will include R&D, Clinical Trials, and Medical Affairs.

Essential Job Functions/Requirements:

  • Supports Cost Center planning and budgeting effort for Global R&D, Clinical Trials and Medical Affairs

  • Maintains financial planning models, develops and monitors forecasts, trends and supports performance management analysis and commentary development

  • Understands budgeting, planning and operational data to run reports and develop ad-hoc reports using Excel and standardized planning tools.

  • Prepares ad hoc analysis for Finance Leadership, Business Partners and Segment FP&A on an as-needed basis.

  • Help develop value added financial reporting systems for managing business performance.

  • Assist in the preparation and review of funding requests by providing accurate project & capital investment calculations of IRR, breakeven and net present value in accordance with company guidelines.

  • Assist with the monthly accounting close process.

  • Assist with audit and tax requests.

  • Manage the financial modeling process for the New Product Development pipeline through NPV, ROI, payback and cash flow calculations.

  • Special projects as assigned.

Qualifications Required

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree required in one of these fields: Finance, Accounting, Economics, Statistics, or Mathematics. Master’s degree preferred.

  • 3 to 5+ years of relevant finance experience with a focus on planning, budgeting, financial analysis, and reporting required, including month end close activities. Public accounting Mfg nice to have

  • Professional experience in large global multi-segment business, or public accounting.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to go beyond the numbers, discern trends, determine the root cause of variances, and consider the broad business implications in helping identify opportunities and improve performance

  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills for creating insightful and actionable reporting and analysis

  • Knowledge of accounting policies and procedures – GAAP/IFRS

  • Experience in trend analysis, forecasting, and modeling.

  • Advanced Experience with ERP Systems, budgeting and reporting tools commonly found in today larger businesses such as SAP, BPC, JDE, Oracle. SAP strongly preferred.

  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Excel required (VLOOKUP, macros, pivot tables, etc.)

  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft tools (PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, Access, etc.)

  • Ability to travel domestically approximately 10%.

  • Strong ability to communicate well with all levels of management; must be effective in converting data into useful information and communicating that information through concise commentary

  • Experience developing and implementing multi-segment business plans

  • Highly responsive, with a strong sense of urgency paired with a definitive emphasis on quality control

  • Ability to adapt, learn quickly and work independently on multiple competing projects and deadlines.

  • Self-starter who can think and work independently and on teams.

  • Strong presentation, interpersonal and communication skills – Effective communicator with ability to be persuasive and influence senior management, locally or remotely.

  • Collaborative working style, ability to foster effective working relationships and build trust across a team environment

  • Be comfortable in a multicultural matrix organization.

  • Ability to see the big picture while maintaining attention to detail.

BD and Covid-19: To ensure the safety of our associates, BD supports remote work where possible. This position is based in the listed location, but is temporarily remote-based due to Covid-19. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the candidate reporting to work at the site if/when associates are requested to return to the workplace.

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 AZ - Tempe Headquarters

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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.

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.

All applicants should complete the on-line application process. BD is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance or an accommodation because of a disability to participate in the application process, please call 855-BD-HELPS (855-234-3577) or email asc.americas@bd.com

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