Senior Manager, Fixed Asset & Project Accounting and Reporting

At Bristol Myers Squibb, we are inspired by a single vision - transforming patients’ lives through science.In oncology, hematology, immunology and cardiovascular disease - and one of the most diverse and promising pipelines in the industry - each of our passionate colleagues contribute to innovations that drive meaningful change. We bring a human touch to every treatment we pioneer. Join us and make a difference.

Reporting to the Director, Record to Report Americas Operations, the Manager will be responsible for Global Fixed Assets and Global Advertising/Marketing Project Accounting operations and staff, providing support to assigned client groups around the world as well as responsible for US operations Lease Accounting.

The successful applicant must possess excellent organizational and communication skills (oral and written) and can work with multifunctional teams. As well he/she must possess a high attention to quality and be able to work collaboratively with key internal and external customers. The applicant will need to demonstrate flexibility, be open-minded and adaptable to changing business needs and requests. 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. The successful candidate must be a self starter, highly motivated, and work with minimal supervision.

Responsibilities:

  • Managing the activities of the GPO team supporting the end to end process of capital project & fixed asset creation, ensuring that these processes and systems are functioning correctly, and accurately depict the values of these assets when reported.
  • Managing on-going activities linked associated with Lease Accounting ASC 842, including disclosure reporting and close cooperation with GRE (Global Real Estate) and TAN (Technical Accounting) to ensure accurate value of ROU asset and Liability
  • Liaison with Fixed Asset and Leasing Business Process Champion ensuring that all processes confirm to Internal Control Standards.
  • Matrix management of our business partners in their day to day functions and ensure they are properly trained and informed of all changes within the business and the processes for Global Fixed Assets (Capital Project, fixed asset creation, depreciation and retirement) and Project Accounting teams.
  • Support key projects across the Fixed Asset, Project Accounting and Leasing arena when required, in conjunction with GPO, including testing and implementation of ongoing process improvements
  • Communication of known issues to business partners and will work with the business, Accenture and the IM teams to identify & implement the optimal solution.
  • Identification, testing and implementation of ongoing process improvements.
  • Leading and supporting other key projects across the Project Accounting arena when required.
  • Ensure performance and compliance based on contract for delivery services to the SLA (Service Level Agreement) SOW (Statement of work) SOP (Standard Accounting Policies) and local market statutory needs


This position has one direct report. This position has also a high level of interaction with Accenture Service Delivery Team.

Position Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting. CPA preferred; MBA a plus.
  • Minimum of 7 years diversified experience in accounting or finance and systems
  • Minimum of 2 years managerial/supervisory experience.
  • Proficiency in Excel
  • Public accounting preferably with a big four firm or Internal Audit with large Corporation a plus.
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP.
  • Knowledge of Fixed Asset accounting, Project accounting and Lease accounting
  • Knowledge of SAP and / or RPM (Resource and Portfolio Management)
  • Knowledge of Fixed Asset accounting, Project accounting and / or Lease accounting
  • Understanding of controls with knowledge of SOX
  • Demonstrated Financial and Analytical skills


Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious diseases. Empowered to apply our individual talents and diverse perspectives in an inclusive culture, our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

Bristol Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.

Physical presence at the BMS worksite or physical presence in the field is an essential job function of this role which the Company deems critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, employee well-being and engagement, and enhances the Company culture.

To protect the safety of our workforce, customers, patients and communities, the policy of the Company requires all employees and workers in the U.S. and Puerto Rico to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they have received an exception based on an approved request for a medical or religious reasonable accommodation. Therefore, all BMS applicants seeking a role located in the U.S. and Puerto Rico must confirm that they have already received or are willing to receive the full COVID-19 vaccination by their start date as a qualification of the role and condition of employment. This requirement is subject to state and local law restrictions and may not be applicable to employees working in certain jurisdictions such as Montana. This requirement is also subject to discussions with collective bargaining representatives in the U.S.

Our company is committed to ensuring that people with disabilities can excel through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Applicants can request an approval of accommodation prior to accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application or if you are applying to a role based in the U.S. or Puerto Rico and you believe that you are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief, during or any part of the recruitment process, please direct your inquiries to adastaffingsupport@bms.com . Visit careers.bms.com/eeo-accessibility to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.

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