AtR General Ledger Analyst Job

Date: Aug 27, 2018

Location: Prague, CZ

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Requisition ID: SHA000793

MSD is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where MSD has codified its 125-year legacy. MSD’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.

Position Overview 
MSD Regional Delivery Centers (RDC), located across three regions (Americas, Europe, and Asia), are responsible for the timely and efficient delivery of standardized, global financial processes. The RDC – Europe in Prague, Czech Republic will be responsible for the execution and delivery of a broad range of financial services and processes across MSD business divisions and markets for the Europe region.

The AtR General Ledger Analyst will be accountable and responsible for ensuring that the transactions of all the markets that the RDC support in Prague have been properly accounted for and accurately reflect MSD’s accounting process. The objective of this role is to work closely with Local Finance Teams to ensure that the accounting records: (i) accurately reflect the results of the associated business process, (ii) are in line with US GAAP and (iii) comply with respective local statutory and tax requirements.

Position Responsibilities
Primary responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Provide general ledger support and analysis inclusive of period end financial close responsibilities for Europe
• Provide support across General Ledger and other AtR sub-process activities
• Maintain an accurate and current accounting ledger which reflects the country's transactional reality through timely posting of all required items
• Ensure that all transactions are correctly reflected in the ledger on a country basis
• Ensure accurate and timely period reporting that complies with Corporate and country requirements
• Responsible for monthly Account Reconciliation processes on a timely basis and adhering to all corporate standards and guidelines
• Actively identify opportunities for streamlining and rendering service delivery more efficiently, and participating in special projects
• Work closely with other team members to effectively manage workload and gain exposure to multiple finance and business disciplines within MSD
• Review and sign off of the final financial package and the Balance Sheet Reconciliations


Education & Experience
• Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance
• Minimum of 2 years of experience in a finance or accounting department of a multinational company including demonstrated
• Business-level English language skills (speaking and writing)
• Experience using SAP and JDE desired
• Experience with local GAAP / IFRS desired
• Experience with US GAAP desired
• Experience with balance sheet reconciliations

Technical Skills Requirements
• Ability to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced and high volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness
• Strong communication, interpersonal, and organization skills required
• SAP or JDE Experience desired
• Intermediate to Advanced PC skills (MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint) required
• Demonstrated commitment to education and professional development
• Ability to operate independently and remain focused through change or uncertainty
• Advanced problem solving and analytical skills with a proactive management style to implement new processes
• Works effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, under pressure and with a high degree of professionalism
• Team player with focus on collaboration

Physical Position Requirements
• Prague, Czech Republic


Your role at MSD is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At MSD, we’re inventing for life.

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