Job ID R-483929 Date posted May 20, 2024

Associate Director, Finance Operations Strategy - Hybrid

Job Description Summary

As Associate Director, Finance Operations Strategy, you will be primarily responsible for building and reviewing business cases of Network Architecture projects (manufacturing, logistic, sterilization.) You will coordinate and challenge all assumptions to build robust Business Cases related to any architecture or any strategic initiatives related to E2E Supply Chain for all BUs and cross-BUs. You will also be responsible for providing guidance and finance support to ISC teams. This role will provide critical input into the strategic decision-making for Network optimization strategy and will work in close collaboration with the SVP ISC Strategy and Transformation and his team. Eighty percent of this role will consist of financial modeling.

Job Description

We are the makers of possible 

BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world. Advancing the world of health™ is our Purpose, and it’s no small feat. It takes the imagination and passion of all of us—from design and engineering to the manufacturing and marketing of our billions of MedTech products per year—to look at the impossible and find transformative solutions that turn dreams into possibilities. 

We believe that the human element, across our global teams, is what allows us to continually evolve. Join us and discover an environment in which you’ll be supported to learn, grow and become your best self. Become a maker of possible with us. 

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Drive discussions with ISC and BU leaders to ensure maximized value creation and work closely with BUs, Regions and global functions (GSC, Procurement, …) to understand context, drivers, dynamics and build robust Business Cases

  • Responsible for all Business Cases related to Network architecture projects (manufacturing, logistic, sterilization, …), including existing and new programs

  • Support analysis and preparation for EPDT

  • Provide ad hoc support or special projects, as required (including potential M&A projects)

  • Provide guidance and assist in the coordination of quarterly projections, annual budgets, and 3-year strategic planning process

  • Provide guidance for restructuring / integration accounting treatments in accordance with GAAP

  • Comply with all local, state, federal, and BD safety regulations, policies, and procedures through consistent application of sound quality assurance principles

About you: To be successful in this role, you require:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance Required

  • MBA/ CPA/ CMA preferred

  • Operations Finance experience preferred

  • Minimum 5+ years of relevant accounting experience

  • Previous experience within BDX Finance preferred

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Strong Financial systems and tools knowledge and utilization skills (HFM, SAP, JDE, BPC)

  • Advanced proficiency in Excel as demonstrated by previous experience creating and manipulating complex spreadsheets (pivot tables, VLOOKUP, macros, etc.) required

  • Previous ERP costing experience (SAP / JDE highly desirable) related to standard cost build-ups and work order variance analysis.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office tools (Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint) required

  • Strong analytical and decision-making skills

  • Demonstrated ability to use logic, reasoning, and critical thinking in identifying the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems

  • Demonstrated ability to build credibility with and challenge stakeholders to drive initiatives and deliver high impact solutions to meet business needs

  • Resilient and persistent when faced with obstacles

  • Ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines and handle multiple/detail-oriented tasks

  • Strong collaboration and demonstrated ability to establish relationships and build rapport with all stakeholders, and influence management through informed discussions and presentations

  • Travel: plant site and headquarter visits, as required

For certain roles at BD, employment is contingent upon the Company’s receipt of sufficient proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In some locations, testing for COVID-19 may be available and/or required. 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 encourages you to bring your authentic self to work. It’s also a place where we help each other be great, we do what’s right, we hold each other accountable, and learn and improve every day.  

To find purpose in the possibilities, we need people who can see the bigger picture, who understand the human story that underpins everything we do. We welcome people with the imagination and drive to help us reinvent the future of health. At BD, you’ll discover a culture in which you can learn, grow, and thrive. And find satisfaction in doing your part to make the world a better place.  

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Primary Work Location

USA NJ - Franklin Lakes

Additional Locations

USA GA - Covington BMD, USA IL - Vernon Hills, USA MD - Sparks - 7 Loveton Circle, USA TX - San Antonio, USA UT - Salt Lake City

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