The Director, Consolidations and External Reporting is a highly visible role within BMS. This position has significant interaction with internal finance and business operation groups at all levels of the organization as well as the external auditor. The director will have substantial exposure to pharmaceutical industry accounting and reporting practices. This position provides an opportunity to enhance the development of financial reporting and analysis skills, strengthen verbal and written communication skills, and expand leadership and influencing skills in a global matrix environment. Key responsibilities: Manages the internal and external quarterly and annual reporting with the SEC including: Consolidated financial statements, footnotes and MD&A; Earnings releases and related financial tables, investor and analyst packages, Internal financial reporting including internal results of operations, specified items, balance sheet and cash flow and applicable analysis. Assist in reviewing financial press releases and materials related to the earnings release conference call to ensure accuracy of information and consistency with other financial filings. Assist in evaluating the impact of new accounting pronouncements and financial reporting developments. Assists external auditors in the planning and execution of annual audits and quarterly reviews, including the resolution of accounting and auditing issues. Current and in-depth knowledge of accounting principles including SEC Reporting. Staff development, coaching and training. Establishes and updates financial reporting deadlines and managing the monthly financial consolidation process. Analyzes, proposes and approves changes to Company??s corporate reporting systems, BI and BCS. Oversees SOX testing and compliance for consolidation and external reporting functions. Together with technical accounting director works on coordination of accounting for acquisitions, divestitures and collaboration transactions, including support for HSR reporting. Oversees the sub-consolidation of a subset of BMS legal entities for reporting on IFRS-based standards. Significant interaction with finance leaders throughout the organization at all levels, as well as Legal, Tax, Treasury, Internal/External Audit, Public Affairs, Investor Relations, Business Controls, Corporate and Business Unit Financial Analysis, General Accounting. Continuously improve the effectiveness and efficiency of BMS?? financial reporting processes and controls. Supervises and develops a diversified team of 7 motivated professionals. Qualifications: B.S. or B.A. degree in Accounting. CPA required. Minimum of 15 years of relevant experience required in a public accounting or headquarters environment. In depth knowledge of financial reporting and consolidation concepts in a multinational setting. Ability to interpret and apply U.S. GAAP and SEC requirements. Understanding of month-end close and reporting processes. Strong working knowledge of SAP and SAP Business Consolidation systems, including BEX and Workiva. Proven adaptive capability and demonstrated familiarity with organizational change. Able to successfully multi-task the management and delivery of multiple projects with key stakeholders in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to : Present clear financial analysis to senior financial management. Be flexible to changing priorities and work under tight deadlines. Apply critical thinking skills to analyze and solve problems under ambiguous circumstances. Influence and motivate others in a matrix environment. Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills. Developmental Value: Provides exposure to senior management, cross-functional finance teams and business operation support leaders. Improves verbal and written communication skills. Influences and guides many levels of management and staff within BMS through the financial statement reporting process. Develops current working knowledge of accounting theory under U.S. GAAP, IFRS and other relevant financial accounting standards. Increases an understanding of rules issued by the U.S. SEC, and BMS internal finance policies. Broadens financial insight into industry accounting and reporting practices. Improves critical thinking and analysis skills. By fostering a culture of inclusion, we empower this 21st century workforce to achieve our company's mission of helping patients to prevail over serious diseases. Explore Job Opportunities A clear purpose. An inclusive culture. The chance to work at the top of your field. These are a few of the reasons Bristol-Myers Squibb is the right choice for your next career move. Are you ready for a career where you make a profound difference? 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