B. Braun

Cost Accounting Manager I

Job Locations US-FL-Daytona Beach
Requisition ID
B. Braun Medical Inc
# of Openings
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
8a-5p, Monday-Friday, depending on business needs
Daytona Beach, FL


About B. Braun 


B. Braun Medical Inc., a leader in infusion therapy and pain management, develops, manufactures, and markets innovative medical products and services to the healthcare industry. Other key product areas include nutrition, pharmacy admixture and compounding, ostomy and wound care, and dialysis. The company is committed to eliminating preventable treatment errors and enhancing patient, clinician and environmental safety. B. Braun Medical is headquartered in Bethlehem, Pa., and is part of the B. Braun Group of Companies in the U.S., which includes B. Braun Interventional Systems, Aesculap® and CAPS®.


Globally, the B. Braun Group of Companies employs more than 61,000 employees in 64 countries. Guided by its Sharing Expertise® philosophy, B. Braun continuously exchanges knowledge with customers, partners and clinicians to address the critical issues of improving care and lowering costs. To learn more about B. Braun Medical, visit www.BBraunUSA.com.



Position Summary:


Responsibilities: Essential Duties

  • Oversees a team of cost accountants that analyze material, labor, or other expenses to determine production costs, cost of sales, or other cost related performance measures.  
  • Maintains the organization's cost accounting systems and ensures that expenditures are appropriately classified in order to accurately calculate product/product line, project, or departmental costs.  
  • Analyzes cost variances and presents findings to leadership.  
  • Prepares and presents recommendations for reducing costs, and provides cost related data in support of business decisions or for use in financial reporting.
  • Responsible for personnel actions including hiring, performance management, termination

Desired Qualities, Skills & Capabilities:

  • Assist in month end close, annual budgeting, and periodic activities for forecasting of manufacturing variance.
  • Prepare accounting analysis for monthly journal entries, prepare backup, and process entries in SAP. Coordinate and track the status activities for the monthly accounting close.
  • Assist in monthly preparation of analyses for Plant Production Reports. Provide analysis for monthly key performance indicators and OPEX reporting.
  • Maintain plant data for cost centers, headcount, capital, and budget information.
  • Assist in preparing monthly expense accruals. Periodically review open purchase orders and identify if they can be closed or adjustments are needed to resolve.
  • Track utility bills. Prepare analysis so they can be evaluated and forecasted. Assist in developing and administering that actual bills are allocated based on plant allocation table.
  • Honesty, integrity, initiative, determination, dedication, thoroughness, and persuasiveness
  • Experience and ability to meet deadlines and reset priorities based on business needs
  • Excellent organizational, communication skills, and ability to write comprehensive work instructions
  • Experience with operations management reporting and variance analysis
  • Knowledge of business accounting practices: reporting, depreciation, cost accounting, budgeting
  • Product costing, methods, and theories, including Activity Based Costing
  • Production bill of materials, activity rates, and overhead applications.
  • Analytical, reasoning, and mathematical skills
  • Ability to Good Organizational and Communication Skills
  • High level skills Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint) competency required; advanced formulations, uploading, downloading, merge and comparison of file data.
  • Understanding & experience with SAP 4.6


The job function listed is not exhaustive and shall also include any responsibilities as assigned by the Supervisor from time to time.
General: It shall be the duty of every employee while at work to take reasonable care for safety and health of himself / herself and other person.



Expertise: Knowledge & Skills

  • Requires advanced knowledge of professional field and industry. Influences the development of and drives the application of principles, theories, concepts. Determines best course of action.
  • Manages entry to intermediate level employees of a department or a function with 1 or 2 sections. Ensures budgets, schedules, and performance requirements are met.
  • Judgement is required in resolving complex problems based on experience.
  • Contacts are primarily with department supervisors, leads, subordinates, and peers. Occasional contact with external contractors/vendors.

Salary range: $92,830-$116,030






Target Based Range



Expertise: Qualifications -Education/Experience/Training/Etc



  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • 06-08 years related experience required.
  • Applicable industry/professional certification preferred.
  • Regular and predictable attendance
  • Occasional business travel required


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.


Additional Information

Responsibilities: Other Duties:


The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this position. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed in this description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.


Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is expected to:

  • Light work - Exerting up to 20 lbs of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

Lifting, Carrying, Pushing, Pulling and Reaching:

  • Occasionally:Reaching upward and downward, Push/pull, Stand
  • Frequently:Sit
  • Constantly:N/A


  • Occasionally:Climbing stairs/ladders, Push/pull, Reaching upward and downward, Standing, Walking
  • Frequently:Finger feeling, Hearing - ordinary, fine distinction, loud (hearing protection required), Seeing - depth perception, color vision, field of vision/peripheral, Sitting , Talking - ordinary, loud/quick
  • Constantly:N/A

Environmental Conditions:

  • Occasionally:N/A
  • Frequently:N/A
  • Constantly:N/A

Work Environment:


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Noise Intensity:Moderate
  • Occasionally:Other
  • Frequently:N/A
  • Constantly:Office environment


What We Offer

B. Braun offers an excellent benefits package, which includes healthcare, a 401(k) plan, and tuition reimbursement. To learn more about B. Braun and our safety healthcare products or view a listing of our employment opportunities, please visit us on the internet at www.bbraunusa.com.
Through its “Sharing Expertise®” initiative, B. Braun promotes best practices for continuous improvement of healthcare products and services.


Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled



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