Bristol Myers Squibb Tampa , FL 33602
The accounting roles within the General Accounting Team (Record to Report) in Tampa will provide support to North America based business units as well as some global functions. The Record to Report team partners with Accenture as an outsourced service provider for most general accounting activities accordingly many aspects of the roles will require interaction with and review and management of work performed offshore by Accenture.
The successful applicant must possess an extremely high attention to detail and be able to work collaboratively with key internal and external customers. They will need to demonstrate flexibility, be open-minded and adaptable to changing business needs and requests. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated ability to critically think and interpret complex financial information, have a commitment to improvement and learning. The candidate must have ability to manage multiple tasks, be well organized, and have a proven track record of meeting or exceeding deadlines. Strong project management and leadership skills are very desirable. Strong, oral, written and interpersonal communication skills are vital. The successful candidate must be a self-starter, highly motivated, and work with minimal supervision.
Lead the implementation and execution of Assistant Controller model for Puerto Rico and Global Product Development and Supply (GPS). Developing analytics and monitoring program ensuring accurate financial statements including Quarterly Balance Sheet Flux and Account Analysis. Manage relationships with Puerto Rico and GPS finance leadership ensuring all above market close tasks are completed within the close schedule and issues are communicated.
Lead payroll accounting functions and management of Abandoned Property
Ensure Balance Sheet Account Reconciliations completed by Accenture and by BMS Finance are of high quality to ensure key controls supporting Balance Sheet processes are operating effectively
General Accounting Subject Matter Expert for business units or Corporate functions based in the US. General accounting activities relate to managing the month end close, preparing and approving Journal Entries; performing balance sheet account analysis to ensure appropriate reported balances and to provide support for quarterly earnings releases and 10Q filings; and completion of complex account reconciliations.
Bachelor's degree in accounting.
CPA preferred; MBA a plus.
Minimum 5 years diversified experience in accounting or finance.
Public accounting with a big four firm or Internal Audit with large Corporation a plus.
Strong knowledge of US GAAP is required.
SAP and Hyperion experience is a plus.