Ortho Clinical Diagnostics

  • Financial Accountant, Procure to Pay

    Job Locations CZ-Prague - 5
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/7/2018 12:02 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

    After more than 75 years of innovation and 20 years forming part of Johnson & Johnson, Ortho Clinical Diagnostics is now growing apart into a stand-alone business. This development is coinciding with the growth of a newly established Shared Services Center in the scenic location of Prague where we are looking for financial professionals with the skill sets listed below.

    The Responsibilities

    The Financial Accountant executes the day to day activities associated with the vendor payment process. The candidate would be a member of the newly formed Shared Services Center in Prague, Czech Republic; therefore the role would entail regional coordination and collaboration with EMEA in-country Finance teams in a timely and efficient manner.

    • Support the Procure to Pay process mainly payment processing
    • Address vendor inquiries
    • Participate in monthly close and ensure Accounts Payable is accurately reported on a timely basis 
    • Support balance sheet and sub-ledger reconciliations
    • Close cooperation with Vendor master data team with regards to vendor payments
    • Support Ortho countries in meeting their monthly close and reporting requirements
    • Close cooperation with Treasury and local finance
    • Active participation in PTP improvement projects

    The Individual

    Bachelor's/ University degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, Economics or related field

    • 2+ years of progressive experience in accounting and/or finance is advantage
    • Accounting Certification Preferred (ACCA, CPA, Accounting Certificate, etc.) is advantage
    • Strong analytical, problem solving and interpersonal skills and detail oriented
    • Strong written and verbal skills enabling effective communication with all levels of management
    • Fluent in written & spoken English as well as another European Language (i.e. French, German, Italian)
    • Strong organizational skills required to coordinate and manage across multiple organizations, processes and initiatives
    • Experience working in a Shared Service Center is a plus
    • Strong understanding of US GAAP Reporting Principles is advantage
    • Knowledge of SAP preferred
    • Knowledge of JD Edwards is a plus
    • Experience working in a multicultural environment 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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