General Ledger Accountant

  • Full time
  • Prague
  • Posted 3 weeks ago

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.

geNERal ledger accountant

Location: Prague

Contract: Full-time, permanent

We are looking for a General Ledger Accountant. YOU will be responsible for performing financial accounting with focus on procurement accounting and possesses an understanding of general accounting methods, principles and a basic understanding of the business. Supporting accounting activities associated with maintaining control of accounts, recording and for the development of reports especially in the following areas:

  • purchasing order overview
  • goods and services received & invoices posted
  • down payments check & aging
  • The responsibilities & the impact YOU will have:

    Assists in monthly analysis and reconciliations of balance sheet accounts, analyzes financial information, prepares reports and ensures the correctness of the financial figures. Controls spending for existing purchasing orders. Performs daily and monthly financial and accounting transactions with the general ledger system. Assists with an investigation into daily accounting issues where procedures may not be well defined. Supports automation and streamlining of internal and business reporting processes. Performs various basic general accounting duties including development of simple reports and analysis of specific accounts as required. Manages ad hoc requests, and participates in projects as/when required. Maintains communication and partnership & collaboration every day.


    We would love to hear from YOU, if you have:

  • We are looking for a candidate that has a Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent level of education
  • 1-2 years (s) of working experience (not mandatory).
  • Basic knowledge of finance and accounting and a good understanding of Income Statement (P&L) and Balance Sheet (B/S)
  • Attention to detail and will handle the preparation of financial information with high accuracy
  • Knowledge of MS Office, especially MS Excel knowledge is required
  • Some basic ERP knowledge (SAP) is a benefit
  • Strong interpersonal skills & communication skills with an ability to work with people at multiple levels and locations
  • Self-starter personality, naturally curious, and constantly challenges the status quo
  • Fluent level of English
  • This is what awaits YOU at J&J:

  • An opportunity to be part of a global market leader.
  • A dynamic and inspiring working environment.
  • Many opportunities to work on challenging projects and assignments.
  • An opportunity to participate in employee engagement activities on a voluntary basis based on individual preference
  • Possibilities for further personal as well as professional development.
  • Many employees benefits: 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
  • Employee benefits are regulated by an internal policy that contains full details regarding the entitlement and conditions for the benefits.

    For more than 130 years, diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) have been part of our cultural fabric at Johnson & Johnson and woven into how we do business every day. Our commitment to respect the dignity and diversity of all is embedded in our Credo.

    We know that the success of our business depends on having the best talent in a workforce that reflects the diverse markets we serve around the world and an inclusive culture that values different perspectives and life experiences

    That is why we in Johnson & Johnson are working to create an inclusive environment where diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences are valued and each and every one of our people feels that they belong and can reach their potential. No matter who they are.

    Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Johnson & Johnson means “You Belong”!

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