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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) General Ledger Accountant II in San Antonio, Texas

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Job Description

Reporting to a Team Leader and Senior Manager, this position is responsible for supporting multiple areas of the accounting function within the General Ledger team, primarily related to our Third Party accounting team located in India. This support includes preparing or approving various monthly journal entries, preparing or approving balance sheet reconciliations, identifying areas of process improvements and/or automation, documenting processes if one does not exist and providing coverage of tasks/associates where needed. In addition, this position will be required to prepare and review monthly reconciliations for balance sheet accounts, including flux analysis on a quarterly basis. Annually this position will provide oversight and tracking of the state and federal tax package schedules for various companies and the preparation of additional year-end reporting requirements. The Accountant will also participate in special projects as they arise from identified processes or audit concerns. This position will interact and communicate with internal and external customers above and below the position title in various business units to facilitate any special requests and/or reporting requirements. A person in this position is responsible to assure that the assigned day-to-day operations are carried out in accordance with established accounting policies and deadlines. They will need to be self-motivated and have the ability to complete tasks with little to no guidance from leaders after initial trainings and/or introductions are provided.

Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Ability to work in a self-directed manner with little direct supervision after initial trainings

  • Preparation of additional complex account reconciliations in accordance with GAAP.

  • Potentially review account reconciliations prepared by others by being able to apply logical expectations for the reconciliation at hand

  • Ensure timely and accurate processing of general ledger activities in accordance with month and year end reporting deadlines

  • If deadlines appear they will not be made, providing clear communication to leadership for why and the expected completion

  • Integrate Accounting processes from acquired companies into existing processes

  • Ensure that all processes and policies are compliant with Internal Audit and Sarbanes-Oxley control requirements

  • Assist internal/external auditors in periodic audits

  • Preparation of non-standard ad-hoc journal entries based on various requests

Qualifications

Education:

  • BS/BA in Accounting or other Finance related degree from an accredited university

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Required Experience:

  • Minimum 4+ years’ experience in General Accounting

  • Direct experience in SAP 6.0

  • Strong analytical / problem solving skills

  • Efficient communication and interpersonal skills

  • Superior customer service skills

  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment

  • Expert Microsoft Excel skills

  • Process improvement abilities

  • Process documentation abilities

Preferred Experience:

  • Direct experience in the Blackline Reconciliation Module

Primary Work LocationUSA TX - San Antonio

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Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

All applicants should complete the on-line application process. BD is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance or an accommodation because of a disability to participate in the application process, please call 855-BD-HELPS (855-234-3577) or email asc.americas@bd.com

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