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Plant Cost Accounting Manager


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BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world. Advancing the world of health™ is our Purpose, and it’s no small feat. It takes the imagination and passion of all of us—from design and engineering to the manufacturing and marketing of our billions of MedTech products per year—to look at the impossible and find transformative solutions that turn dreams into possibilities. 


We believe that the human element, across our global teams, is what allows us to continually evolve. Join us and discover an environment in which you’ll be supported to learn, grow and become your best self. Become a maker of possible with us. 


The Costing Manager provides Financial/Accounting support for the BD Medication Delivery Solutions (MDS) business, specifically the Sandy, UT Plant. This includes providing financial support and leadership to Finance and Operations leaders, playing a key role in establishing and achieving financial objectives and formulating and executing Operations strategies. This role is responsible for maintaining accounting and reporting procedures resulting in accurate product costs and manufacturing performance reporting and ensures product inventories and manufacturing assets are adequately safeguarded and financial reporting is accurate. Will occasionally interact with Global Marketing, Research and Development, and other General & Administrative functions.  Drives change, as needed, to ensure compliance to GAAP/SOX, reviewing and delivering recommendations for continuous improvement, and clearly communicating relevant fiscal information to executive management.


The Costing Manager is responsible for supporting the Controller with all financial activities associated with the USA based MDS Sandy manufacturing plant. This position will report to the Sandy, UT Controller.


1. Oversees all planning, reporting, and analysis of budget, forecast, and spending variances.

Developing standard costs

Assisting with development of quarterly forecast & annual budget packages

Maintaining fixed assets and physical inventory

Assist in preparation of capital expenditure authorizations and capital spending analysis

Ensuring P&L and reserves are calculated appropriately.

Ensuring manufacturing performance is accurately reported in all reporting

Leader of all financially related reviews


2. Partners with the Controller and Plant ESC to optimize finance related operational decisions, ensure appropriate financial/accounting rigor, introduce process discipline as needed, and safeguard company assets.

3. Drives continuous financial improvement through Gross Profit analysis, Inventory analysis, New Product and Discontinuance Analysis, and Spending analysis.

4. Ensures that financial reports and records are prepared in compliance with US GAAP and BD financial policies.

5. Ensures that financial controls are maintained and that the requirements of the Sarbanes/Oxley Act are met.

6. Assists both internal and external auditors with their periodic review of the BD MDS financial records. Is further responsible for the implementation of agreed upon recommendations, related to areas of responsibility, resulting from the audit findings.

7.  Performs other related duties and assignments as required



  • Self-driven, proactive and seeks continuous improvement.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced, matrixed, challenging environment with strong attention to detail.
  • Should be well organized and possess good analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Possess a track record demonstrating the management of increasing levels of responsibility, successful business partnering at a senior level, and leading cross-functional teams.
  • Demonstrated ability to improve controls and influence decisions through accounting knowledge and data driven financial analysis.
  • Cost Accounting, General Accounting, and Finance knowledge are all required.
  • Advanced Excel skills are necessary.
  • ERP experience is necessary; specifically, SAP experience is preferred.
  • Audit experience is a preferred.



  • Requires 5+ years of relevant professional Accounting and/or Finance experience; inclusive of product costing, manufacturing variances and inventory control experience.
  • Requires a Bachelor's degree in Accounting (or equivalent).  A CPA, MBA, or CMA is preferred.


For certain roles at BD, employment is contingent upon the Company’s receipt of sufficient proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In some locations, testing for COVID-19 may be available and/or required. Consistent with BD’s Workplace Accommodations Policy, requests for accommodation will be considered pursuant to applicable law.


Why Join Us?

A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that encourages you to bring your authentic self to work. It’s also a place where we help each other be great, we do what’s right, we hold each other accountable, and learn and improve every day.  


To find purpose in the possibilities, we need people who can see the bigger picture, who understand the human story that underpins everything we do. We welcome people with the imagination and drive to help us reinvent the future of health. At BD, you’ll discover a culture in which you can learn, grow, and thrive. And find satisfaction in doing your part to make the world a better place.  


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