Ortho Clinical Diagnostics

Internal Controls Lead

Job Locations CZ-Czech Republic
Posted Date 3 months ago(8/12/2017 3:00 PM)
Job Country
Czech Republic

The Company

Ortho Clinical Diagnostics (Ortho) is a global leader of in vitro diagnostics.  Ortho serves two primary industries in the medical field: clinical laboratories, by producing platforms and assays that test for a variety of diseases, conditions, and substances; and immunohematology, by providing the means to ensure blood transfusion recipients receive appropriate and compatible blood.


With a history of more than 75 years, Ortho is a pioneer in life-impacting advances in diagnostics. Worldwide across hospitals, hospital networks, blood banks and labs, Ortho’s high-quality products and services enable health care professionals to make better-informed treatment decisions. Headquartered in Raritan, NJ, Ortho Clinical Diagnostics has approximately 4,300 employees serving customers in more than 120 countries.


Ortho is recruiting and retaining the best and brightest around the world. People, who are performance driven, want to make a difference and who help Ortho grow their leadership position in a changing marketplace. The power to reimagine starts with empowered people, who are empowered to grow and given the chance to succeed in ways they hadn’t thought possible before.


Ortho’s purpose is simple: to improve and save lives with diagnostics. They do that by reimagining what’s possible. It’s what defines them. It’s the Ortho difference.


Ortho is an independent company, sponsored by The Carlyle Group, one of the world’s largest and most successful investment firms. The company's executive leadership team has extensive diagnostic experience and a strong heritage of driving market change and innovation. Ortho is a strong brand with solid positions in attractive, growing segments and regions.

The Career Potential

Ortho Clinical Diagnostics is committed to improving and saving lives with diagnostics. To do this we hire people who share this dream and are ready for new adventures. As a valued team member, you will carve your own career path and be part of building this company stronger and better than ever before. There is no limit to the experiences, opportunities and new directions you will have access to here at Ortho Clinical Diagnostics. More importantly, you will be driving the surge of a whole new direction in important medicine. That’s something we can all take pride in as we take this journey together.


Ortho is known in the industry as a leader in customer service and support.  Deeply understanding and exceeding the needs of our clinical lab, hospital and blood bank customers is what we do.  It’s who we are.  If you join Ortho, no matter what your role, you will be expected to keep that Customer Excellence focus in your work.

The Opportunity

Internal Controls Lead will be responsible for driving key strategic initiatives for the organization e.g.: setup and continuous update of the internal control environment for the entire EMEA region,

continuous improvement initiatives across the Account to Report, Procure to Pay and Invoice to Cash processes, as well as leading the transition of new countries and activities to the Prague Shared Services organization.

The Responsibilities

  • Act as Lead designing, maintaining and continuously improving internal control environment for both
     the EMEA Finance Shared Services and the EMEA Finance organization.
  • Support project management activities during finance transformation projects, including ERP system implementations, process on-boarding / redesign / improvement, and other special projects.
  • Support and continuously improve the Account to Report, Procure to Pay and Invoice to Cash processes.  Identify, propose and drive initiatives to deliver measurable improvements in cost, quality, control and cycle times.
  • Transition new activities / countries to the Prague Shared Services organization.
  • Lead other key strategic efforts at the request of senior management.
  • Required travel: 10-20%

The Individual


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or related business field



  • 5+ years of progressive experience in Internal Controls role or Audit
  • Strong understanding of accounting processes and internal controls required, any certification is a plus
  • Project management experience is a plus
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and verbal skills enabling effective communication with all levels of management
  • Proven track record of building and implementing continuous improvement initiatives
  • Individual must work well in a dynamic environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Individual must possess the ability to interact effectively in a dynamic, multicultural environment
  • Experience working in a global Shared Service Center is a plus



Equal Opportunity

At Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, we are proud of the empowering, inclusive and innovative culture we are growing. Our team is passionate about our work, and brings deep knowledge, industry experience and diverse thinking that drive results, making Ortho a place to grow your career. 


Ortho Clinical Diagnostics is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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