AtR General Ledger Manager Job

Date: Mar 31, 2019

Location: Prague, CZ

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Requisition ID: SHA001999

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.            
MSD Business Service Centers (BSC) is responsible for the timely and efficient delivery of standardized, global financial processes. The BSC – 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 Manager will be 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. This role enables the RDC
AtR function based in Prague to partner with its Finance and Business counterparts to ensure that business objectives are sufficiently met.

Primary responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Supervise general ledger activities and analysis inclusive of period end financial close responsibilities for Europe
• Manage across General Ledger and other AtR sub-process activities (Fixed Assets and Cash and Investments)
• Ensure that all transactions are correctly reflected in the ledger on a country basis
• Direct accurate and timely period reporting that complies with Corporate and country requirements
• Administer monthly Account Reconciliation processes on a timely basis and adhering to all corporate standards and guidelines
• Champion opportunities for streamlining and rendering service delivery more efficiently, and leading process improvement projects
• Coordinate with team members to effectively distribute workload and increase exposure to multiple finance and business disciplines within MSD
• Approve the period-end financial packages and the Balance Sheet Reconciliations
• Continue to meet S404 Requirements including performing and enhancing internal controls, and maintaining up-to-date documentation
• Maintain a strong control environment around financial and operational processes, and external
business relationships

• Minimum of 6 years of experience in a shared service department of a multinational company including demonstrated experience in dealing with ex-US accounting
• Professional experience at an organization managing both local and US GAAP requirements required
• Business-level English language skills (speaking and writing) required
• Experience using SAP desired
• Knowledge of local GAAP / IFRS required
• Management and supervisory experience required, preferably in a shared service environment

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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Employee Status: Regular
Number of Openings: 1
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Company Trade Name: MSD

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