BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) General Ledger Accountant in Wroclaw, Poland
Job Description Summary
Be part of something bigger!
BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. We have over 65,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues.
We are looking for an outstanding General Ledger Accountant to ensure all results are successfully achieved including operational performance and adherence to compliance requirements.
As GL Accountant you will serve as an independent contributor for a component of the General Ledger function inclusive of Intercompany, Fixed Assets, Reconciliations, Month End and Quarter End Close, Statutory & Financial Reporting, and GAAP General Ledger reporting.
In this role you will be responsible for:
Assist General Ledger Team Leader as needed; participate in or lead special projects that require creative and analytical skills
Understand the functionality, interfaces, and interdependencies of Bard’s financial processes and systems; ensure the existence of adequate internal controls where vital
Help drive the GAAP reporting process through to timely & accurate submission
Provide insight to management on business performance through metrics within GL processes
Supervise and control activities related to GL processing system(s) to assure accurate accounting reporting and system controls
Prepare reports of findings and recommendations to Finance SSC leadership
Supervise the execution of period end financial close activities and meet all related results
Prepare monthly journal entries as needed and serve as a SME to other GL colleagues and participate in monthly Balance Sheet review meetings with sites
Handle accounting policy and procedure inquiries and ad hoc reporting and analysis requests; provide periodic customer / center training
Ensure customer needs and relationships are fulfilled and improved through proactive involvement and interaction
Develop and assist in automating processes utilizing innovative technical and processing solutions
To be successful in this role, you should be able to demonstrate:
Experience in Accounting (minimum 1 year in GL department) and proficiency in English. A good working knowledge in Italian would be an asset (not strictly required)
Bachelor Degree or equivalent in Accounting
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to connect with diverse groups and individuals
Demonstrated ability to work on own initiative
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Proficiency in PC skills (MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint) required
Experience with JDE and BPC preferred
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 passionate and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centered, and rewarding 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://emea.jobs.bd.com/
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. We are continuing to monitor the situation and follow local governmental guidance to advise when is the right time and safe for our associates to return to their BD work location
Primary Work Location
POL Wroclaw - Legnicka
BD is a leading global medical technology company that creates medical technology, devices and laboratory equipment for a variety of needs across the healthcare continuum. At BD, we are looking for candidates who possess passion, innovative solutions and a commitment to our one mission of improving access to groundbreaking medical and biotechnology services for people near and far, delivering state-of-the-art technology and cutting-edge research in the battle to fight and cure infectious diseases. With a global reach that extends across 50 countries worldwide, our network of professionals collaborates on effective measures to deliver enhanced patient quality such as lower health care delivery costs, improved health care and safety, and expanded health care for all. Join our company and see how you can become a part of one global mission to make a difference in human health.