Manager, Finance & Accounting Operations – Corporate Staff

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New York City, NY, United States
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At Bristol Myers Squibb, we are inspired by a single vision – transforming patients’ lives through science. In oncology, hematology, immunology and cardiovascular disease – and one of the most diverse and promising pipelines in the industry – each of our passionate colleagues contribute to innovations that drive meaningful change. We bring a human touch to every treatment we pioneer. Join us and make a difference.

This role provides accounting and financial analysis support to the Corporate Staff Finance lead.  This role will support the teams respective Cost Center COE organizations (Corporate Staff, WW Commercial Functions, Facilities) on numerous accounting and finance initiatives, including those that improve upon our general financial/accounting analyses and processes.

Position requires a very motivated, self-starter with a diverse accounting background that is capable of working with every level of management.  

Occasional travel within NJ and to Tampa, FL may be required

Supporting Corporate Staff, Facilities and Commercial Functions Accounting

  • Act as subject matter expert for all accounting matters related to the supported businesses and projects, including:
    • Partnering with Technical Accounting on new business intiaitives that require accounting expertise
    • Compiling analyses to review and support initiatives to improve policies and tighten controls
    • Support multiple projects requiring technical accounting and operations support
  • Partner with COE team(s) to identify accounting policies and processes that affect each operating group/department; identify gaps and/or ways to improve our processes; develop closing checklists; help team to document processes more efficiently
  • As designee, reviews and approves day-to-day operations of various accounting process for the team, including: RAR validations and approvals, asset attestations, completing contract reviews, etc.
  • Assist in the review and transfer of fixed assets on Celgene ledgers impacting Corporate Staff and Above Market Commercial Functions
  • Take lead on any accounting issues that arise; partner with Business Controls team to ensure a yearly schedule and plan is followed; follow-up and ensure delivery of audit recommendations

Drive Select Corporate Reporting Initiatives

  • Develop, track and analyze various metrics to report, monitor and measure Corporate Staff and Facilities critical account and balance sheet items
  • Develop and own a recurring process to drive reporting and analysis of Corporate Staff legal entity expenses in an effort to improve the accuracy of forecasting legal entity profitability.  Partner with owners throughout tax and Global Financial Services in support of projects and legal entity reporting initiatives on corporate staff

Financial Analysis

  • Own reporting and analysis of Corporate Staff headcount for all close and forecast cycles.  Partner with headcount reporting team and CFA on all analyses.
  • Assist in the compilation of reports and financial results to support a wide range of various analysis activities

Desired Experience:

  • CPA required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • An experienced leader with a minimum of 7 years diversified experience in accounting and/or finance
  • Strong accounting, financial and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated business partnering
  • Proven track record of successful collaboration working on various projects and initiatives in a matrix environment that compete for demands on time and resources
  • Strong oral, written, presentation, and interpersonal skills are vital to interact and influence with different business partners. 
  • Very high level of proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint required
  • Solid understanding of US GAAP, corporate accounting policies and the financial control environment

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Manager, Finance & Accounting Operations – Corporate Staff
Bristol Myers Squibb