General Accounting Manager
Job Description Summary
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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 70,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues.
As General Accounting Manager you will be responsible for leading the GA COE teams responsible for specific General Accounting Processes such as:
Closing and Reporting
Local inventory Management
Swiss ICO and Third Party invoice processing
You are also responsible to ensure that your Teams delivers accurate, compliant and of a high quality the month/quarter/year end closings and reportings linked to this.
You will also ensure that SOX and internal controls are embedded in the D2D operations. Controls are documented, prepared, and reviewed on a timely basis.
This position is temporary contact as a maternity cover until with a target end date in 31.03.2023.
Other Key Responsibilities:
Manage the execution of the financial services assigned to their GA COE teams, in order to guarantee compliant and on time completion of US GAAP accounts and other financial reporting standards
Initiate, sponsor or/and participate in projects in- or outside the GA COE and/or in related system upgrades and implementations
Deal with ad hoc requests from various stakeholders
Manage & decide on the closing calendar in cooperation with consolidation team, take all due dates from all GA COE teams into account for publishing monthly closing calendar
Timeliness & quality of the Closing
Accuracy of our Financial data in the Balance Sheet
Full compliancy on all activities
Balance sheet reconciliations
Clean dashboards linked to specific GA processes (SN, MSB, Returns, ICO Swiss, 3rd party, Blackline, Topsides, …)
Quality & accuracy regarding Quarterly Review meetings with Local Finance
Accurate deliverables during audit period
Reporting & analysis:
Performance of the Team
Effectiveness of the GA Processes
Lead a Team of +/- 25 associates, directly and/or indirectly through the GA Team Leaders
Develop & coach your direct & indirect team in identified areas
Follow-up on development plans & career blue prints within the team & make short/long term career planning for identified talents
Support the team with certain process or operational issues
Translate the vision, mission and strategy of BD, Finance and GA COE to their team
Organize regular internal team meetings & 1-1’s and initiate, lead or monitor the recruitment process – Built strong & diverse teams
Identify and follow up on the implementation of a training curriculum to a wider team
Ensure business continuity and have back-up plans in place
Maintain the oversight on all different reviewers across GA COE and identify efficiencies & communication
Foster a close co-operation with many key stakeholders
Deliver / secure SLA’s
Share expertise & knowledge
Ensure Blackline is completed timely and with high quality
Ensure that SOX and internal controls are embedded in the D2D operations
Provide information to internal and external audit when required
Ensure compliancy to Policies and Procedures
Ensure the correct use of Blackline system & quality guidelines.
Review & follow-up on matrix & governance:
Ensure that ASC842 & 606 guidelines are respected and embedded in D2D operations
Capture updates in all global Finance Policy guides
Process & projects:
Realize standardization, cost efficiency and propagation of best practices, in order to guarantee and improve quality and process standards of BD’s financial services.
Identify process areas for improvement & discuss with the EMEA GA Leader
Support further centralization
Lead the Fixed Assets integration ongoing towards GA COE PL
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Why join us?
A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that empowers you to bring your authentic self to work. Here our associates can fulfill their life’s purpose through the work that they 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.
Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity 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, or any other protected status.
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