Bristol Myers Squibb Senior Accountant in Tampa, Florida

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. The position requires remote management of Accenture resources and in-market stakeholder interaction

  • Lead the implementation and execution of Assistant Controller model for the Canadian market.Developing analytics and monitoring program ensuring accurate financial statements including Quarterly Balance Sheet Fluxes and applicable statutory reporting.Manage relationships with the Canadian market leadership ensuring all above market close tasks are completed within the close schedule and issues are communicated.

  • Lead budging and forecasting of fringe benefits for all US company codes

  • 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.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting.

  • CPA required; MBA a plus.

  • 5 years diversified experience in accounting or finance preferred

  • 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.

Bristol-Myers Squibb is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.