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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Director, Operations Finance - PI in Tempe, Arizona

Job Description SummaryReporting to the Senior Director, Operations Finance for BDI, this role is primarily responsible for the financial, analytical, and strategic support for operations finance business requirements of the PI business unit. The Director of Operations Finance will provide coordination and analysis of PI business unit operations results for monthly actual reporting, budgets, forecasts, and 3-year ASR with respect to manufacturing variances, capital, and inventory. This position is also responsible for providing guidance and operations finance support to our Manufacturing Operations team to include but not limited to make/buy decisions, variance analysis, corrective action analysis and recommendation, inventory and capital analysis / planning, and support of the VP of Operations, PI. This role will be a critical voice in strategic decision-making for the PI business unit operations. # Job Description RESPONSIBILITIES + Responsible for the overall collection and consolidation of monthly actual, quarterly forecast, and annual budgets of operational variances, inventory, and capital for PI operations with emphasis on the following: - Oversight for the financial impact of PI - Prepare and communicate actionable analytical reporting for the PI leadership team + Accountable for successful budgeting, forecasting, and reporting processes for manufacturing plants and related operations functions across PI operations. + Business partner to the VP of Operations + Actively participates on the Operations Finance leadership council + Creates an open, inclusive environment for employees to grow and challenge themselves + Leader should create a culture of innovation; enabling teams to develop solutions to business problems and elevating those ideas that are successful to the broader group to achieve economies of scale + Ensures accounting treatments are accurate and adhere to GAAP – proactively engages the Controller organization for technical treatments where disagreement or uncertainty exists + Comply with all local, state, federal, and BD safety regulations, policies, and procedures + Comply with all local BD quality policies, procedures, and practices through consistent application of sound quality assurance principles + Plant site and headquarter visits, as required + Ad hoc support or special projects, as required. QUALIFICATIONS Education + Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance Required + MBA/ CPA/ CMA preferred Experience + Operations Finance, Costing & Analysis background + 7+ years of relevant accounting experiences + 5+ years of management experience + Previous experience within BDX Operations 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. Key Relationships Internal Relationships: All functions in PI, Finance groups of other BD Business Units and Corporate Finance. External Relationships: Auditors and consultants. Training Required See Divisional Training Matrix: Training Matrix Category: 290060 Scope and Impact of Position: Ensure the accuracy and integrity of all financial systems and reports maintained and prepared by the cost accounting functions. If there are errors or incorrect compilation of financial data, management will be misinformed. # Primary Work LocationUSA AZ - Tempe Headquarters # Additional Locations # Work Shift 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.