Job ID R-409734 Date posted 11/02/2021 Apply

Senior Internal Auditor (Audit Accelerator Program)

Job Description Summary

Job Description

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.

Our vision for Internal Audit at BD

Internal Audit is responsible to enhance and protect BD’s value by providing risk-based and objective assurance, advice and insight. Internal Audit evaluates the adequacy and effectiveness of all worldwide internal control processes on a rotating basis considering significance and risk on behalf of BD Management and its Board of Directors.

The Audit Accelerator Program

The program is designed to accelerate the careers of already promising finance professionals by developing BD-relevant financial expertise and business knowledge based on a foundation of risk management, control and governance. This position is ideal for someone looking to transition into an operational finance role in the business or at a regional/corporate level within 2-3 years.

Senior Internal Auditor (Audit Accelerator Program) should demonstrate on each project strong communication, planning, administrative, technical, project management and investigative skills, as well as establish and maintain excellent relationships with local management and Internal Audit team members. In addition, the ideal candidate must be willing to lead and be led by peers from time-to-time on various audits and department projects.

Audit Accelerator program participants are expected to benefit from the following key program attributes:

  • Business Impact – Challenging and meaningful assignments that span across multiple areas of the Finance organization and BD Businesses which have a direct impact on the bottom line. Global Business Exposure – The opportunity to develop an understanding of BD’s global operations through travel to different BD locations, including international sites as well as customer and site visits with BD sales and technical service representatives.

  • Mentorship – Partnership with an executive mentor, aiding in the individual’s personal and professional development.

  • Leadership Team Visibility – The opportunity to interface with the Finance leadership team regularly, including the BD Chief Financial Officer.

  • Advanced Education - Sponsorship for Harvard Extension School to earn a certificate in Strategic Management. Requirement is five on-line courses with some weekends at Harvard University Campus.

  • Future Opportunities – The accelerated learning opportunities and diverse experiences help prepare the participant to transition from Internal Audit into other areas of Finance and/or the business.


Audit Planning

  • Identify financial and operational risks and incorporate into audit scope and audit program

  • Consult with manager/director/VP/team on scope and audit timetable

  • Initiate discussions with business unit regarding planning and scope issues

Audit Fieldwork

  • Conduct audits consistent with IIA standards and department policies; manage timely completion of audit including communication of status to manager

  • Identify and document financial statement exposures, operational/process issues, internal control deficiencies and opportunities for improvement

  • Document audit findings into audit report format as the audit progresses

  • Adapt audit program and procedures as observations/new information is uncovered in the field

Audit Wrap-Up

  • Finalize audit fieldwork and audit report consistent with report writing guidelines

  • Conduct self-evaluations with team

Special Projects

  • Support special business projects in a non-audit capacity to develop business acumen

  • Prepare and deliver executive report-outs for Global Finance Leadership Team

  • Drive relationship with assigned executive mentor


  • B.S./M.S. in Finance, Accounting or Economics required.

  • 4-6 years corporate finance and audit experience including public accounting experience required (multi-national, complex businesses, with a preference for manufacturing industry)

  • Additional certification or advanced degree or working towards one required (CPA, CIA, CFE, CFA or MBA etc.)

    Proven experience leading and building teams Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Strong analytical and communication skills

  • Willingness to take on at least one 8 to 10 month rotation, which could be outside of New Jersey at the end of their 2 to 3 year audit program.

  • In addition to English, fluency in Spanish, Mandarin or another language would be a plus

  • Ability and desire to participate in rotations in Finance (monthly close, BP&A, Corporate Finance etc.)

  • High performance is an expectation; this role will grow your finance career at BD (willingness to be relocated for future growth opportunities).

Work Environment / Travel

  • willing to travel up to 30-35% of the time to domestic and international locations

  • US based role - must be able to work onsite at BD Franklin Lakes location

Employment at BD is contingent upon the Company’s receipt of sufficient proof that you are or will be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  Consistent with BD’s Workplace Accommodations Policy, requests for accommodation will be considered pursuant to applicable law. 

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.

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