Finance Analyst LE Accounting

JNJ Global Business Services
Full-time  •   Prague
Seniority: Mid level  •  Education: University

Global Services EMEA is the Johnson & Johnson finance center in Europe, delivering compliant financial services to Johnson & Johnson affiliates across the EMEA region. Global Services EMEA is recruiting for a Finance Analyst within the Legal Entity (LE) Accounting team, located in Prague.

The Legal Entity Accounting team members work in multicultural and diverse environment. They are experienced finance professionals who are responsible for statutory accounting and reporting, accounting for direct tax, internal reporting, the coordination of the preparation of the local statutory financial statements with a 3rd party supplier and their audit. The team ensures compliance with the local authorities as well as external and internal reporting requirements.

LE Accounting Finance Analyst will work within a team responsible for the end-to-end process, as described above, for Johnson & Johnson affiliates in the EMEA region.  You will closely work with the Senior Finance Analysts and Managers.

This position provides a complex overview of the assigned Legal Entities’ reporting requirements, offers exposure throughout the organization, and provides significant opportunities for professional growth in finance and accounting.

Responsibilities related to Statutory (Local GAAP) requirements:

  • Support external statutory audits conducted by PwC.

  • Collaborate with third-party service provider (Deloitte) in preparing local statutory financial statements for the entities within your responsibility.

  • Facilitate and maintain open communication with the Johnson & Johnson global services accounting teams regarding audit and statutory accounting matters.

  • Implement and oversee standardized processes to ensure the accuracy and reliability of data used in the preparation of local statutory financial statements.

  • Actively participate in projects aimed at establishing new processes for simplification, standardization, and automation in an international context.

Responsibilities related to US GAAP requirements:

·       Collaborate with Johnson & Johnson Country Tax Centers (CTCs) in local markets to address tax-related matters.

·       Participating in closing activities on quarterly basis, including direct taxation postings and account reconciliations.

·       Prepare and oversee internal reporting (LR) for group purposes.



  • A university degree is required, along with a minimum of 3 years of financial experience.

  • Being a fully qualified accountant or possessing an equivalent international accounting qualification is considered advantageous.


  • Prior employment at one of the Big 4 or another reputable audit firm is highly valued.

  • Profound understanding of financial reporting and a strong grasp of general ledger structures.

  • Knowledge of processes related to statutory accounting and preparation of financial statements is an advantageous.

  • Knowledge of US GAAP, IFRS, or other local GAAPs is a valuable asset.

  • A comprehensive understanding of the audit process and the ability to collaborate effectively with auditors.

  • Ability to recognize and accommodate local GAAP variances and adjustments from US GAAP.

  • Proven business partnering experience.


  • Intermediate SAP

  • Advanced Excel

  • Strong soft skills

Language Requirements:

  • Fluent English.

  • Other languages of EMEA countries preferred but not required.

Travel Percentage:

  • Up to 10% to local countries

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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