BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Sr. Cost Analyst in San Antonio, Texas

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Job Description

The Senior Cost Analyst will provide financial support to the manufacturing operations function within BD and is responsible for formulating and communicating financial results. The employee will also work on problems of diverse scope utilizing data analysis of situations.

In this role, you will frequently interact with the local, regional, and corporate finance staff. You will also be a key business partner to various functional leaders in the business.

  • Coordinates with all levels of management to prepare recommendations for financial plans and operating forecasts.

  • Prepares Long Range Forecasts, Annual Budgets, and Quarterly Forecasts, and Variance Analysis. This involves establishing financial expectations with business leaders.

  • Analyzes financial performance through monthly financial reporting. Interprets financial data, identifying ways to increase effectiveness, find expense savings, and improve asset utilization.

  • Partners with Manufacturing and other functions to enhance finance related decisions, introduce process discipline, and ensures the existence of appropriate controls to safeguard company assets.

  • Ensures proper expense recognition in accordance applicable accounting standards, and acts as a liaison with internal and external auditors for financial matters within area of responsibility.

  • Summarizes, distills, and presents data in a manner that transforms it into meaningful and actionable information.

  • Inventory Reporting Metrics and other KPI’s.

  • Capital Investment Analysis.

  • Setting Annual Manufacturing Standard Costs along with analysis of these items.

  • Identifies opportunities and risks to business based on interpretation of data.

  • Ability to work with minimal to no guidance.

  • Performs other related duties and assignments as required.


  • Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or equivalent field, with a minimum of 5 years FP&A or Accounting experience.

  • Both Finance and General Accounting knowledge are required as well as effective organization, planning and interpersonal skills.

  • Cost Accounting experience preferred

  • Manufacturing knowledge a plus

  • Prior experience leading a team preferred

  • Must be able to successfully operate with minimal supervision

  • Strong proficiency with Excel, as well as proficiency with other Microsoft Office tools (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)

  • Ability to travel up to 25% domestically

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