BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Business controller PAS/MMS EMA in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Job Description Summary

Job Description


The EMA PAS & MMS business controller is responsible for driving and ensuring successful management, analysis and support of all aspects of the EMA PAS and MMS financials.

The role is to be primarily business controller for the PAS EMA business and be part of the WW PAS finance LT team. He will also act as the Finance Business partner for the EMA MMS Business director, supporting the EMEA business controller in the region

This includes management reporting, budget and forecast activities, strategic planning, price management, distribution management, incentive plans... This is a key finance partner role to provide business partnering to the regional business directors and help drive improved financial and business performance.

Main Responsibilities

  • Responsible for monthly income statement reporting to WW Business and EMA Region, including sales and profitability analysis. Analyse and monitor business performance, assess risk and opportunities and pro-actively work with the business leadership teams in order to build up mitigation plans and corrective actions where needed.

  • Lead all aspects of the BD financial processes in the region, including the annual budget, the 3-year Annual Strategic Plan and the quarterly forecasts for PAS and MMS. Responsible for ensuring sales, pricing assumptions, expenses, risks and opportunities are properly reflected in the financials and communicated to the WW businesses and the EMA region, and

  • Finance business partner to the EMA PAS and MMS business directors, in order to drive profitable growth in the region. Communicate clearly and timely financial results; provide fact based and insightful decision support.

  • Partners with the PAS and MMS teams in the development of growth strategies and tactics by compelling business cases and providing insightful business support. This includes growth accelerators, go to market strategies, distribution management, pricing management,

  • Work in close relationship with the EMA finance team and the shared resources groups (COE, GBS, BPA, …)

  • Special projects and ad-hoc analysis as required

  • Ensure compliance to BD policies and adequate protection of the BD assets


  • PAS and MMS EMA leadership teams, especially the regional business leaders, platform leaders, marketing teams

  • EMA finance team, WW PAS and MMS finance teams

  • Shared resources (BPA, COE, GBS)

  • EMA functions: customer service, supply-chain, regulatory, etc…

Skills and Competencies

  • Autonomous, action oriented and driving for results

  • A Strategic thinker, with business acumen; able to understand and articulate strategic orientations for the business

  • A true team player, comfortable within a matrix organization, with strong communication, presentation and interpersonal skills, able to influence others and challenge constructively

  • Well-developed analytical skills including business economics, accounting and financial modelling

  • Ability to plan, organise, monitor and execute projects, implement efficient financial planning processes (forecasts, budgets, annual strategic planning)

  • Strong fit with BD Values

Qualifications and person specification

  • Degree in Business, finance, marketing, economics or related field of study, or equivalent related work experience

  • Accounting qualification - qualified (DESS or UK CA, US CPA)

  • Significant proven experience in the following areas is required:

  • In an international audit firm or related experience OR

  • Manufacturing environment or related experience OR

  • Years as business analyst in sales and marketing OR

  • High volume low cost manufacturing experience preferred

  • Experience of multi-country consolidation preferred

  • Experience in:

  • International company (preferably Fortune 500 company)

  • Medical device, Pharmaceutical or FMCG (electronics) preferred

  • Proven track record in influencing Commercial teams to deliver growth through price and profitability management

  • Pricing qualification would be advantageous but not mandatory

  • Fluent in English - An additional European Language preferred but not mandatory

  • Experience in ERP (preferably SAP), executive Information Systems (Hyperion or BPC preferred), pricing software (Vendavo would be advantageous)

  • US GAAP knowledge essential

Primary Work Location

ARE Dubai - Middle East

Additional Locations

Work Shift

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.