GL Accountant Trainee

  • Full time
  • Prague
  • Posted 1 week ago

Edwards Lifesciences

Edwards Lifesciences is looking for a new talent! Are you interested in working in Finance? Are you a fan of numbers and details? Would you like to work for an international company with a major mission? If the answers are yes, please feel free to apply for our GL trainee position! GL accountants prepare journal entries, reconcile financial statements and accounts, and ensure data are accurate. Please apply in English!

Main duties:

  • Perform Month-end closing activities: inventory and fixed assets entries, accruals, intercompany transactions, and various adjustments.
  • Prepare journal entries and maintain general ledger records and analysis for assigned accounting entities, all in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Prepare and review monthly balance sheet reconciliations including supporting explanations and ensure follow-up on outstanding balances and taking corrective action.
  • Ensure accuracy of financial statements and reconciliations in accordance with US GAAP and compliance with internal policies.
  • Support internal and external audits.
  • Prepare ad hoc business and accounting analysis.
  • Assist various departments in accounting issues and queries.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements.
  • Education/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor/Master’s degree (or a student) in Economics, Accounting, Finance or similar
  • Knowledge of Accounting & Finance is required
  • MS Office, advanced Excel user, knowledge of any ERP systems is an advantage
  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • Ability to pay close attention to details, accuracy, willingness to learn and develop
  • What is it like to work at Edwards Lifesciences in the Czech Republic?  

    As a global leader in patient-focused medical innovations, we offer rewarding opportunities and exciting challenges in a truly international, dynamic and friendly work environment.

    We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment where all employees can grow, personally and professionally. To achieve this, we offer on-the-job development, training opportunities and the support and guidance provided by dedicated employee groups (the Edwards Network of Women, Edwards Foundation charity team, sustainability activities, and others).

    Edwards Lifesciences in the Czech Republic also offers the following benefits:

  • Competitive Compensation and Benefits package
  • Flexible working hours, remote working
  • Pension Plan Risk Life Insurance
  • Virtual Medical Clinic (online access to healthcare)
  • Meal Benefits
  • Service Awards
  • Enhanced Sick Leave Benefits
  • Flexible Benefit Plan (Cafeteria)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Comprehensive Wellness Program including onsite gym, Yoga, Pilates or SM System classes, massages, fresh fruit in the office, healthy lifestyle workshops, educational events, charity activities and much more.
  • Benefits are regulated by an internal policy which contains the full details regarding the entitlement and conditions for the benefits. Benefits policy and components may vary by location. 

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