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Senior General Ledger Accountant

Prague, Czech Republic
General Accounting

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1805694541W

Johnson & Johnson Global Services, the global shared services organization supporting the businesses of Johnson & Johnson, performs select functional work in a consistent manner across regions and sectors using simplified, standardized end-to-end processes and state-of-the-art technology. The vision of Johnson & Johnson Global Services is “to be trusted business partners who deliver increasing value by creating and sustaining globally standard world-class services that enable the power of Johnson & Johnson.” 

There are more than 2,000 employees in Human Resources, Finance and Procurement who work for Johnson & Johnson Global Services in key service centers located in Manila, Suzhou, Prague, Bogota and Tampa, as well as in local country-based hubs.

Senior General Ledger Accountant 

Location: Prague

Full-time, permanent contract


We are looking for a new experienced colleague for our GL team in Prague. You will be responsible for monthly closing activities, reconciliations and other GL processes and operations. Join us now!



  • Responsible for fixed asset accounting and related compliance controls. 
  • Preparation of accurate balance sheet and reconciliations and for providing fixed asset information
  • Manage calculation and communication of accounting
  • Month-end closing activities for country in scope
  • Responsible for the accuracy of General Ledger accounting entries and Reconciliations in accordance with GAAP, Compliance, Internal Audit and SOX requirements;
  • Ensure an effective internal control framework around General Ledger, closing
    and financial reporting activities is maintained
  • Manage ad hoc one-time requests, participates in projects as/when required
  • Ensure strong internal controls are in place in order to achieve “adequate” internal and external audit ratings

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance and Accounting 
  • 2-3 year(s) work experience in Accounting (General Ledger)
  • Proficient level of written and spoken English 
  • Strong Accounting and Finance knowledge 
  • Advanced MS Excel knowledge
  • SAP knowledge is beneficial
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Strong interpersonal & communication skills with an ability to work with people at different levels and in remote locations

We offer:

  • A challenging and interesting job in one of the biggest global healthcare companies
  • Extensive long-term opportunities for personal and professional development
  • Healthy and active work environment
  • Competitive salary based on experience and comprehensive benefits package: 
    • 5 weeks of vacation, Home office, Flexible working hours, Sickdays, Notebook 
    • Meal vouchers, Flexi Passes, Referral Award, Life and accident insurance, MultiSport Card
    • Contribution for: Prague public transportation, language study, illness leave, Pension contribution,
    • Refreshment in the workplace, Free sport activities, Corporate events 
    The benefits are regulated by internal policy which contains the full details regarding the entitlement and conditions for the benefits.
    Primary Location
    Czech Republic-Prague-Prague-Walterovo namesti 329/1
    JNJ Global Business Servi (7761)
    Job Function
    General Accounting
    Requisition ID