SOX 404, Sr Analyst

  • Full time
  • Prague
  • Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Description

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

As a member of our Global Finance team, you will have exclusive 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 reimagine business processes to become more effective, more efficient, and improve customer experience. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

This role will be part of the Global Services Finance team in the Compliance – SOX 404 process area. 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.

Compliance SOX 404 Senior Analyst will identify, assess design, test, and monitor the company’s SOX 404 financial reporting risks. These professionals will focus on the testing of key controls for Management Reporting Companies (MRCs) across J&J. They are to have more engagement with various business partners including senior leaders across the organization and will be the first level escalation for the compliance professionals. The role is expected to handle various MRCs. They are required to have deep knowledge in finance processes and controls, strong analytical and risk management skills. These professionals are expected to effectively test controls and provide clear, concise, testing results to various business partners across the enterprise.

Johnson & Johnson announced plans to separate our Consumer Health business to create a new publicly traded company. The process of the planned separation is anticipated to be completed within 24 months, and it will be subject to legal requirements including consultation with works councils and other employee representative bodies, as required, and other customary conditions and approvals.

It is anticipated that, following conclusion of the transaction, this position may be conveyed with New Consumer Health. In that case, details of any planned changes would be provided to the successful candidate by New Consumer Health at an appropriate time and would be subject to any necessary consultation processes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Be compliant with applicable laws and regulations, and follow guidelines in the J&J Credo
  • Maintain Operational Excellence
  • Performs process walkthroughs and documenting process narratives and/or process flows.
  • Evaluates the design and operating effectiveness of key controls and provides recommendation on Finance business process improvements and efficiencies where appropriate to the cross functional Finance teams via coordination of the SOX 404 PMO.
  • Assess for SOX 404 control impact for any identified control deficiencies and monitor/test for remediation efforts with process owners through the SOX PMO.
  • Conduct SOX Testing via interviews and paper trail investigations as required, including the completion of work papers and the summarization of findings and observation in accordance with Department standards and model audit program steps.
  • Review recommendations with supervisor, SOX PMO, and stakeholders throughout the audit.
  • Participate in formal meetings to discuss and finalize findings and recommendations.
  • Adopts a strategic mindset for execution of daily tasks.
  • Independent and objective in thinking with strong professional ethics.
  • Supports and prepares foundational analytics for evidence-based decision making.
  • Demonstrates strong learning agility.
  • Understands policies drives accountability on business compliance.
  • Views issues with a risk-based lens and develops appropriate mitigation plan.
  • Plans and performs SOX 404 testing and drive compliance of Internal Controls over Financial Reporting and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) requirements in coordination with SOX 404 Program Management Office (PMO).
  • Aligns any audit findings with supervisor and SOX 404 Program Management Office who coordinates with team to align findings with key stakeholders.
  • Talent Management
  • Demonstrates influencing skills and credibility.
  • Be a Trusted Business Partner
  • Ability to design test plans and testing approaches based on risk analysis and collect data to identify root cause of problems in partnership with SOX 404 PMO.
  • Exhibits an unbiased and integrated approach towards business partnering.
  • Understands external environment and acts in an advisory / consultant capacity.
  • Create Game-Changing Innovation
  • Applies strategic thinking and innovative proposals on identifying control testing efficiencies to SOX 404 PMO.
  • Demonstrates a self-motivated approach for process and continuous improvement.
  • Qualifications


  • A minimum of a BA/BS degree is required in Accounting, Finance / other business discipline.
  • Required

  • Generally, requires 4-6 Years Work Experience.
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills (ability to measure).
  • 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

  • CIA, CPA, CMA, CFA or CISA is strongly preferred.
  • At least 1-2 years of Management / Supervisory experience is preferred
  • Sarbanes Oxley and audit experience are strongly preferred.
  • Professional working experience in Accounting, Finance and/or Auditing is strongly preferred.
  • Has specialized knowledge in underlying business processes and accounting background.
  • Accounting background for Payroll and Finance for Risk Management, SOX, and User Access.
  • Fluency in multiple languages is preferred.
  • Digital/ intelligent automation capabilities.
  • Other

  • Strong oral and written 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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