BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Manager General Accounting in San Antonio, Texas


Job Summary :

This position, reporting to the Finance Director is responsible for developing and leading the service delivery of General Accounting team to include General Ledger, Intercompany, and Fixed Assets for North America Operations.

This position includes creating and facilitating a team and knowledge-sharing environment, driving superior customer service and maintaining adequate internal controls over the various functions. This position is responsible for timely and accurate financial reporting for of multiple legal entities while providing support and guidance to the external and internal auditors, maintaining Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance and ensuring BD's policies and procedures are upheld.


  • This position must be able to establish and maintain strong business relationships with both internal and external parties and must possess strong communication skills as he/she will be required to interact with various levels of upper management, peers, and direct reports.

  • Assist internal/external auditors in periodic audits

  • Develop, maintain and improve the department processes/standards including creating performance metrics and measurement against these benchmarks

  • Identify and implement processes improvements in the GL system by researching and assessing established standardized work flow procedures and policies

  • Manage workload allocation across team ensuring the right resources are available for peak demand periods

  • Responsible for the overall success of the financial statement close and oversees the general accounting functions, including balance sheet and income statement analysis to ensure integrity of the financial information as well as review of key account reconciliations and journal entries.

  • Ensure all levels of compliance, including SOX

  • Work with corporate consolidation team to develop reporting packages to support statutory and SEC reporting

  • Take a lead role in planning, coordinating and facilitating projects through their completion

  • Train & mentor department staff and ensure appropriate prioritization of day-to-day responsibilities and project work

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.



  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Accounting/ Finance

  • CPA a plus, not required

  • This position requires a minimum of 5-10 years of supervisory/team leadership experience in an accounting environment for a global company

  • Experience supervising team leaders with direct and indirect management accountability

  • Full Understanding of GAAP Accounting

  • Knowledge of SOX controls & compliance requirements

  • Knowledge and familiarity of SAP and Hyperion is a plus

  • Proficient knowledge in Excel

  • Proven process/continuous improvement experience

  • Expert Communication Skills

  • Excellent Business Acumen

  • Solid Analytical Skills

Job: Accounting, General

Location: Texas-San Antonio

Requisition ID: ACC100SC