BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) General Ledger Accountant in Wroclaw, Poland

Job Description Summary

Job Description

We are looking for an exceptional General Ledger Accountant ​who will be taking care of support for the General Ledger Manager to ensure all deliverables are successfully achieved including operational performance and adherence to compliance requirements​. Also GL Accountant will be serving 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​. ​Additionally, a person in this position will be responsible for: ​

  • Understand the functionality, interfaces, and interdependencies of Bard’s financial processes and systems; ensure the existence of adequate internal controls where necessary

  • Help drive the GAAP reporting process through to timely & accurate submission

  • Provide insight to management on business performance through metrics within GL processes

  • Monitor and control activities related to GL processing system(s) to assure correct accounting reporting and system controls

  • Prepare reports of findings and recommendations to Finance SSC leadership

  • Monitor the execution of period-end financial close activities and meet all related deadlines

  • Prepare monthly journal entries as needed and serve as an SME to other GL colleagues

  • 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 enhanced through proactive involvement and interaction

  • Develop and assist in automating processes utilizing innovative technical and processing solutions

  • Maintain complete and accurate standard operating procedures and support control documentation requirements (SOX) where required

The successful candidate will have a minimum 3 years of experience in Accounting- experience with Polish accounting regulations is an advantage. Fluent in English and Polish is a must.

In terms of personality, we are looking for action-oriented individuals with strong communication skills and a problem-solving approach. ​

Additionally to the above experience and soft skills we would be ideally looking for: ​ ​

  • BS Degree or equivalent in Accounting is required

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate 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 HFM preferred

You can look forward to working in an international company, first-in-class in its business area, great benefit package (e.g. health insurance, medical care, lunch vouchers, sport /entertainment bonus), friendly work environment and healthy oriented culture (healthy food, sport activities, participation in pro-health actions and events, charity initiatives). You might expect to work in new, modern offices in the city center developed to work and live healthy lives and competitive compensation and motivation system as it is a great opportunity for professional growth - challenging and rewarding work with a dynamic, international team.

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Primary Work Location

POL Wroclaw - Legnicka

Additional Locations

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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.