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GS Finance Accountant 1

  • Job Title GS Finance Accountant 1
  • Function Finance
  • Sub Function Accounting
  • Location Bangalore, Karnataka, India
  • Date Posted
  • Requisition Number 2406174512W
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Description

At Johnson & Johnson, we believe health is everything. Our strength in healthcare innovation empowers us to build a world where complex diseases are prevented, treated, and cured, where treatments are smarter and less invasive, and solutions are personal. Through our expertise in Innovative Medicine and MedTech, we are uniquely positioned to innovate across the full spectrum of healthcare solutions today to deliver the breakthroughs of tomorrow, and profoundly impact health for humanity. Learn more at https://www.jnj.com/.

Johnson & Johnson is recruiting for some phenomenal opportunities for its newly launched Global Services (GS) hub in Bangalore, India. GS Bangalore will be an industry player among the business services in Bangalore IT Hub, which is well equipped with the latest technology and modern infrastructure. This is your chance to work with the best talent in a workforce that reflects the diverse markets Johnson & Johnson serves around the world, and an inclusive culture that values different perspectives and life experiences.

“Reimagine the possibilities” at Johnson and Johnson Global Finance! We live this motto every day by creating innovative business solutions for the world’s largest and most broadly-based healthcare company.

As a member of our Global Finance team, you will have best-in-class access to a network of financial professionals located in over 60 countries. This new network will help you build on your current skills and explore opportunities to grow your career in J&J. At J&J Global Finance, we value ideas for innovation and improvement and are committed to diversity and inclusion. Together we will reinvent business processes to become more effective, more efficient, and improve customer experience. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

The Global Services Finance organization provides best-in-class, cost-effective financial services, and compliance—in a J&J way—to our Operating Companies around the world. The Account to Report (A2R) process area is a team of credo based, dedicated, finance experts structured in a Global Process based organization, managing processes in a compliant and efficient way through standardization and automation. The A2R goal is to deliver results through close connection to our corporate and business finance partners while demonstrating a deep understanding of the J&J business. Following the successful set-up of the new hub in Bangalore, this position will be in Bangalore working in the Account to Report (A2R) team.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Be compliant with applicable laws and regulations, and follow guidelines in the J&J Credo
  2. Maintain Operational Excellence
  • Responsible for implementing accounting and daily operations for Account to Report (A2R) areas.
  • Timely closing & execution of financial periods as per closing calendar and in accordance with SLA commitments, fully observing Compliance, Internal Audit & SOX requirements.
  • Accountable for completeness, accuracy and validity of the actuals reported within process/entity scope.
  • Deep expertise, ensuring team are fully knowledgeable of the Worldwide Procedures and compliance requirements for respective areas. Identify compliance risks and recommend solutions to remediate / prevent breach.
  • Support auditors and legal authorities with the execution of required activities.
  • Ensure strong internal controls are in place, to achieve “adequate” internal and external audit ratings.

3. Be a Trusted Business Partner

  • Implement global Strategy & Solutions in line with taxonomy.
  • Support Process Subject Matter Experts (SME's) and Operational Key Contacts (OKC's) to ensure cross sector, cross region, and cross process alignment, ensuring good documentation is maintained and consistency of a global approach.

4. Create Game-Changing Innovation

  • Generate ideas, fosters, and implements continuous improvement approach, identifying and pursuing process efficiency opportunities.
  • Implement process improvements, generating ideas and implementing in line with global standards.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

Education

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s level degree or equivalent is required, preferably in accounting, finance, or related business discipline.
  • ACA, ICWA, CPA, CMA, MBA and/or other financial certifications is highly preferred.

Required

  • 1 -2 years of professional experience will be preferred
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with employees at all levels.
  • Ability to frame clear & concise communication across all relevant stakeholders.
  • Be open to new ideas, rapid change and embracing new technologies.

Preferred

  • Experience in a Shared Service Centre of a multinational corporation or BPO.
  • Experience in a Global Account to Report function of a large multi-state company.
  • Ability to handle ambiguity and fluid situations, demonstrating a pragmatic approach.
  • Successfully manage multiple priorities, be very organized and work efficiently to tight deadlines.
  • Solid US GAAP accounting knowledge.
  • Digital/ intelligent automation capabilities.

Other

  • Proficient in ERP systems (SAP preferred) and MS Office in particular Excel.
  • Candidates may be asked to work shifts to align with global assignments in Americas / EMEA / Asia.
  • Lead/Participate in other Regional/Global/Cross functional duties as assigned.
  • Travel as per Business needs
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English.

Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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