Sr. Accounting Manager job – C.R. Bard International – Tempe, AZ

Bard Peripheral Vascular, located in Tempe, AZ – where a tradition of vascular innovation spans decades of focusing on improving the quality of patients’ lives.

From C. R. Bard’s first arterial prosthesis developed in 1954, Bard and the division of Bard Peripheral Vascular have demonstrated commitment to innovative medical technology by introducing surgical and interventional devices for peripheral vascular patency, while providing exceptional service and support to surgeons, interventionalists and radiologists.

Bard Peripheral Vascular is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that values and actively seeks diversity in the workforce.


Summary of Position with General Responsibilities:
Responsible for general ledger accounting, reconciliations and supporting internal and external financial reporting. Position will forecast, budget, report, and analyze results. This role will require an individual with the ability to problem solve independently while providing updates and communications to management.

**Position is affiliated with a rotational Finance Program. Candidates must be open to relocation. **

Essential Job Functions:

  • Reviews all general ledger accounts including quarterly review with division controller.
  • Prepares, analyzes and submits monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports to the Division Management Board and Corporate Accounting.
  • Monitors fixed asset investment and depreciation.
  • Coordinates and directs General Accounting personnel during month end close including review of actual spend and forecast and journal entry sign off.
  • Plans, schedules, coordinates, sets objectives, and directs the daily activities of the General Accounting staff.
  • Coordinates all financial audits with both internal and external audit staffs.
  • Coordinates year end corporate reporting as well as annual tax package.
  • Serves as primary financial interface for selling, marketing and R&D functions in preparing and managing expenses.
  • Serves as primary interface for corporate financial reporting and the finance shared service center.
  • Manages budget process for commercial spending, capital, restatements, and currency flexing, including preparing key budget reports for the management board.
  • Responsible for sunshine act reporting and dispute resolution.
  • Responsible for monitoring division compliance with Sarbanes Oxley.
  • Responsible for analyzing and forecasting commission plan costs for three sales forces; manages commission system as well as ensuring commission payments are made on time and accurately.
  • Manages the T&E process for the division, including corporate AMEX credit cards.
  • Quarterly milestone payment reporting related to business development deals
  • Ad hoc reporting, issue resolution, and special projects as required.
  • Basic Qualifications:
    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

    1. Proficient in the use of a personal computer with intermediate level of keyboarding skills, MS Excel, MS Word, MS Access, AS400.

    2. Strong interpersonal skills required in the areas of verbal and written communications, customer focus, professionalism, coaching, and team building.

    3. Strong listening and assessment skills

    4. Strong questioning and problem-solving skills

    5. Effective communication and proven supervisory skills.

    6. Public accounting experience and/or CPA certificate essential.

    Additional Desirable Qualifications Skills and Knowledge:
    JDE Experience is a big plus.

    Education and/or Experience:

  • Eight (8) years experience in general accounting within a manufacturing environment.
  • Bachelor of Accounting degree (B.A./B.S.) from four-year college or university
  • Five years supervisory experience is preferred. MBA, CMA or CPA is a plus.
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Cost Accounting experience is very beneficial.
  • Physical Demands:
    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit and use hands to manipulate, handle or feel objects, tools, controls and office equipment. The employee frequently is required to talk and hear.The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel or crouch.

    Work Environment:
    While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be in an open cubicle environment. Candidate must be able to work in a team-oriented, fast-paced environment. Bard Peripheral Vascular is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that values and actively seeks diversity in the workforce.

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    C. R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE: BCR) is a leading multinational developer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative, life-enhancing medical technologies in the fields of vascular, urology, oncology and surgical specialty products, employing over 13,000 people around the world. Founded in 1907, we pioneered many devices that are now the cornerstones of modern healthcare.

    We expect the highest levels of quality, integrity, service, and innovation from our employees – on the job and in the communities in which we work and live. In return, we foster an environment where individuals are treated with fairness and respect, and feel valued, acknowledged and rewarded. Bard is a M/F, Disabled and Vet EEO/AA Employer.

    Be Your Best at Bard – and ultimately, you can have an impact on the lives of people around the world.

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