BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Financial Analyst, BP&A CoE in San Antonio, Texas
Job Description Summary
Reporting into the Region Manager, Business Planning & Analysis (BP&A), Center of Excellence (CoE), the Financial Analyst BP&A, CoE will be responsible for supporting Finance Leaders, Finance Business Partners, and the BP&A CoE leadership in planning, budgeting, forecasting and financial analysis.
The Financial Analyst will be required to collaborate with the BP&A CoE leadership, Finance Leaders and Finance Business Partners to ensure the accuracy of monthly reporting, quarterly projections and annual budgets as well as to monitor, track and analyze actual performance against plans for purposes of
providing analysis and commentary for management decision support.
BD is in the process of a Finance transformation, including the BP&A function. The Financial Analyst will initially be responsible for assisting the Manager of BP&A CoE and Senior Financial Analysts in establishing and stabilizing the North American BP&A CoE.
Global Process Support
Assists and supports the Manager BP&A CoE and the Senior Financial Analysts in the end to end financial planning process
Acts to support “End Users” of BP&A tools and to support the Process Integrator and the Regional Process Network in their business process transformation effort.
Assists and supports the global / site Business and Regional Process Networks in sharing best practices and drive operational performance
Identifies, documents, and communicates process issues to the BP&A CoE leadership
Adopts new BP&A processes and executes the financial planning process according to the new operating model and as directed by the BP&A CoE leadership within her/his respective area
Assists and supports the Manager BP&A CoE and the BP&A Lead with the assigned Business and Finance Partners for BP&A activities
Assists the BP&A CoE leadership in ensuring that partners’ needs are fully addressed
Assists and supports the BP&A CoE leadership in meeting service level agreements between the Region BP&A CoE, Finance Leaders and Finance Business Partners
Supports all planning and budgeting effort for the assigned business unit(s)
Maintains financial planning models, develops and monitors forecasts, trends and supports performance management analysis and commentary development
Understands budgeting, planning and operational data to run standard reports and develop ad-hoc reports using the globally standardized tools.
Prepares ad hoc analysis for BP&A CoE leadership, Business Partners and Corporate BP&A on an as-needed basis.
The ideal candidate will meet these qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree required in one of these fields: Finance, Accounting, Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, or other business related field of study.
1 to 3+ years of relevant finance experience with a focus on planning, budgeting, financial analysis, and reporting required. Accounting background a plus.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute for the requirements listed above.
Strong proficiency with Microsoft Excel required.
Master’s degree preferred.
Professional experience in large global multi-segment business.
Ability to travel domestically approximately 10%.
Knowledge, skills and abilities
Strong quantitative and analytical skills for creating insightful and actionable reporting and analysis
Ability to go beyond the numbers, discern trends, determine the root cause of variances, and consider the broad business implications in helping identify opportunities and improve performance
Knowledge of accounting policies and procedures – GAAP/IFRS
Experience in trend analysis, forecasting, and modeling.
Advanced Experience with centralized accounting (ERP), HR (HCM), budgeting and reporting tools commonly found in today larger businesses such as SAP, Workday and Hyperion Financial Management.
Strong ability to communicate well with all levels of management; must be effective in converting data into useful information and communicating that information through concise commentary
Experience developing and implementing multi-segment business plans
Strong proficiency with Microsoft tools (PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, Access, etc.)
Initiative / Adaptability
Highly responsive, with a strong sense of urgency paired with an definitive emphasis on quality control
Ability to adapt, learn quickly and work independently on multiple competing projects and deadlines.
Self-starter who can think and work independently and on teams.
Communication / Collaboration
Strong presentation, interpersonal and communication skills – Effective communicator with ability to be persuasive and influence senior management
Collaborative working style, ability to foster effective working relationships and build trust across a team environment
Comfortable communicating remotely (i.e. via telephone, videoconference or web meeting)
Be comfortable in a multicultural matrix organization.
Ability to see the big picture while maintaining attention to detail.
Primary Work LocationUSA TX - San Antonio
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