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Senior General Ledger Accountant

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Job Description


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

Contract: full time, unlimited contract 


The responsibilities & the impact YOU will have:

  • Ownership of month-end closing activities for country in scope - prepare and review monthly journal entries  and account reconciliations for assigned general ledger accounts related analytics
  • Responsible for the accuracy of General Ledger accounting entries and Reconciliations in accordance with GAAP, Compliance, Internal Audit and SOX requirements;
  • Building a strong awareness of the local business and closely cooperate with local teams
  • Acting as a Process owner (Subject Matter Expert) for accounting processes - being the “go to” person, provide training and SOP update
  • Researching and resolving discrepancies with a focus on automation and process improvement
  • Working on special projects as assigned from time to time including technical and new business initiatives
  • Demonstrating communication and teamwork on a daily basis
  • Ensuring strong internal controls are in place in order to achieve “adequate” internal and external audit ratings


Qualifications
We would love to hear from YOU, if you have:
  • Bachelor degree in finance/accounting
  • Proficient level of written and oral English
  • Minimum 3-4 years working experience in Finance
  • In-depth understanding of accounting cycle, month-end close process and flow of financial information within the General Ledger
  • Attention to detail and ability to maintain a high level of accuracy in preparing and entering financial information
  • MS Office literacy (Advanced MS Excel knowledge required)
  • Good ERP knowledge (SAP)
  • Proficient level of written and oral English
  • Strong interpersonal & communication skills with an ability to work with people at different levels and in remote locations
  • Self-motivated, deadline oriented, fast-learner, who is an organized, dedicated, hands-on team player with excellent problem-solving skills and comfortable with unstructured, dynamic environment
This is what awaits YOU at J&J:
  • 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, sick days
    • Meal vouchers, Cafeteria, referral award, life and accident insurance, MultiSport card
    • Contribution for: Prague public transportation, language study, illness leave, pension contribution,
    • Refreshment in the workplace, company gym, free sports 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-
Organization
JNJ Global Business Servi (7761)
Job Function
Finance
Requisition ID
2005796527W