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Director, Controller

Apply Now Job ID R-352965 Date posted 12/05/2019


Puerto Rico

Job Description Summary

This position is responsible for all financial aspects pertaining to the Mexican Plants (Reynosa, Juarez, and Nogales) including forecasting, budgeting, AP, tax, and SOX. Support the Staff VP, BOC in developing long-term strategies to optimize the manufacturing operations to achieve the corporate objectives. Create alignment and standardization across the 3 Mexican Plants.

Job Description

·         Oversee the 3 Mexican Plants’ financial budgets, forecasts and CTW projects to ensure accuracy and standardization of accounting and practices.

·         Drive governance compliance for the BOC structure.

·         Ensure compliance with legacy BD’s global Transfer Pricing

·         Provide leadership and direction to the Mexican Plant Controllers.  Establish and monitor Mexico plant annual financial goals and objectives against plant scorecard (“RGLs”). Provide ongoing feedback regarding plant and organization performance including root cause analysis and development of recommendations to the BOC Staff VP.

·         Foster an environment of continuous improvement to streamline monthly close processes, forecasting, budgeting and all other areas of financial processes and reporting.

·         Support Supply Chain team in managing inventory levels, obsolescence, and resource management in the plants. 

·         Assist Strategic Sourcing in researching and identifying opportunities for cost savings.

·         Actively participate along with HR and managers in the development of high potential employees across functions in the Mexican facilities and Puerto Rico location.

·         Responsible for controlling, reviewing and approving capital expenditures for the BOC and the Mexican plants.

·         Participate as a member of the BOC staff by providing insight into the operating performance, develop the staff’s understanding of the financial results, provide financial analysis and objectively evaluate operating options/decisions.

·         Ensure that all accounting activities follow generally accepted accounting principles, Bard accounting policies and are executed within the appropriate guidelines of internal control.

·         Manage and ensure adherence to the applicable statutory and tax requirements in Mexico and Puerto Rico. 

·         Ensure compliance with Sarbanes Oxley requirements.

·         Participate, as necessary in due diligence activities for acquisitions.

·         Lead and drive effective analysis that will allow for improved visibility into the plants and the respective variances.  Guide plant controllers to better identify areas of opportunities in the plants.

·         Select, develop, motivate and retain high caliber talent in the finance organization in BOC and the plants.

·         Responsible for BOC financial reporting.

·         Support the BOC Staff VP in reviewing, approving, and commenting on reported variances and forecasts from the plant locations, including monthly financials, RGL reports and budgets.

·         Manage and ensure accurate and timely recording of FX activities.

·         Special projects as assigned.

Education and/ or Experience Required:·       

  Bachelor’s degree required.

o   Preferred discipline in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance

·         Minimum of 8+ years of experience with 5+ years of cost accounting in a manufacturing environment

·         Supervisory experience

·         MBA/MPA and/or CPA/CMA preferred

Additional Desirable Qualifications Skills and Knowledge:

·         Strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.  Bilingual (English/Spanish) capability a plus.

·         Proficiency in computer systems and applications, specifically in Excel.

·         Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

·         Previous cost accounting experience within a manufacturing environment.

·         Ability to travel internationally.

·         Experience working within the medical device or pharmaceutical industry.

·         Willingness to relocate for future advancement within Bard preferred.

Primary Work Location

USA PR - Guaynabo

Additional Locations

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