BD Finance Leadership Development Program

Accelerating the development of our financial leaders



The BD Finance Leadership Development Program (FLDP) aims to accelerate new finance graduates into senior financial leaders. To achieve this vision, we conduct targeted recruitment of high-caliber candidates to garner experiences in challenging and diverse rotations. These rotations consist of four six-month assignments over the course of two years in various areas of finance, which are designed to provide participants with a well-rounded foundation of technical, functional and leadership skills. 

Career development objectives

  • Business impact – Work on challenging and meaningful assignments that span multiple areas of BD Finance, directly impacting the bottom line.
  • Diversity – Rotate among BD offices in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey; San Diego, California; and San Antonio, Texas, developing new skills and competencies while exploring multiple career paths.
  • Coaching and development – Obtain guidance from leadership advisors and managers, to grow professionally as well as personally.
  • Leadership team visibility – Benefit from direct sponsorship by the chief financial officer, and regularly interface with the Finance leadership team.
  • Shape and influence – Work with lead teams that focus on areas such as training and development, program quality, and social and philanthropic endeavors.
  • A bright future – Get on a leadership path early in your career, accessing accelerated learning opportunities and diverse experiences to potentially become a future BD leader. Successful assignment completion may lead to a strategic employment opportunity with BD.

Program requirements

  • A bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field
  • A minimum GPA of 3.2
  • A willingness to relocate as needed to pursue rotational opportunities
  • Proven intern or co-op financial experience
  • Demonstrated technical aptitude
  • Strong leadership potential
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to quickly adapt to new professional collaborative environments, deal with ambiguity, take initiative and achieve results
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without restriction as to duration
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