Sr. Accountant, Regional GL Accounting

Envista Holdings Corporation
Full-time  •   Prague
Seniority: Senior  •  Education: College

We know that dental professionals do more than create healthy, beautiful smiles – they create confidence.  To achieve their goals they need a champion.  They need someone who will be there for them, side by side and end to end.  At Envista, we’re uniquely positioned to be this champion.  Our differentiated combination of commitment to our customers, innovative focus on the future, respect for each other, continuous improvement, and empowering, accountable leadership embolden us to champion dental professionals like no one else can.  Our comprehensive product portfolio consisting of more than 30 industry leading brands, covers an estimated 90% of dentists’ clinical needs for diagnosing, treating, and preventing dental conditions as well as improving the aesthetics of the human smile.  Envista companies partner with dental professionals to help them deliver the best possible patient care.  We believe true champions lift each other up, and we are looking for new champions to join our team.  If you believe champions do more than win – they stand for something bigger – you can build a meaningful career at Envista.  Let’s talk.  Learn more at

Job Description:

Envista's Regional Accounting Group based in Prague is looking for an experienced General Ledger (GL) Senior Accountant.  The Sr. GL Accountant will work within a team that is responsible for US GAAP accounting and reporting of specific assigned operating companies and/or legal entities.  In addition, the GL accounting team will be responsible for regulatory financial reporting requirements, as well as compliance and implementation of internal control policies and procedures.  The position is based in Prague and reports to the Regional GL Accounting Lead.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform various activities within the Record-to-Report processes in line with US GAAP, corporate policies and in respect to local statutory requirements of the European countries assigned.

  • Ensure accurate and timely month-end reporting and ensure all corporate deadlines are met.

  • Understand the balance sheet & income statement impacts of every transaction to challenge or propose accounting adjustment entries, when relevant.

  • Coordinate all necessary supporting documentation for monthly accruals and prepayments.

  • Coordinate the preparation of Balance Sheet and coordinate the monthly review and analyses.

  • Ensure the preparation and review of balance sheet reconciliations are performed timely.

  • Ensure performance of internal controls, including SOX compliance.

  • Ensure all internal policies and procedures are consistently followed.

  • Review timely tax declarations and local tax filing requirements (VAT, Corporate Tax, etc.) in with local deadlines.

  • Prepare statutory accounts and tax returns as well as any other local government requirements.

  • Support audits (internal & external) including coordination of client deliverables. 

  • Key user for specific finance systems including maintenance of respective approval matrix, training and support of department users and documentation.

  • Ensure accounting documentation (Guidelines, Manuals) are complete and up-to-date.

  • Motivate, mentor, develop, and manage GL accounting team members.

  • Drive a culture of continuous improvement within the GL Accounting Team.

Job Requirements:


  • 5 years experience, minimum 2 years in a multinational corporation or global accounting firm, Big 4 preferred.

  • Strong interpersonal skills with a proven record of successful collaboration with team members and stakeholders.


  • Excellent technical financial skills. Ability to understand the balance sheet & income statement impacts of every transaction and to challenge or propose material accounting judgment entries, when relevant.

  • Strong knowledge of finance and accounting principles and processes.

  • Record to Report knowledge and experience.

  • Ability to understand various local statutory requirements (German, Italian, French, etc.).

  • SAP R3, Oracle, HFM knowledge is a plus

  • US-GAAP and SOX experience

Other Competencies:

  • Higher degree in business administration or equivalent finance specific degree, CPA/ACCA or equivalent

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English is required. Communication skills in other major European languages (Spanish, French, German, Italian, etc.) is a plus.

  • Demonstrate sound work ethic, respect and cultural sensitivity and awareness.

  • Effective time management, organizational and prioritization skills.

  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills.

You can look forward to these benefits:

  • Contribution to wellness and leisure activities

  • Extra 5 days of vacation

  • 4 paid sick days

  • Individual retirement plan and life insurance possibility

  • Meal vouchers

  • Language courses

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Home office possibility

  • Company discounts

  • Service awards

  • Attractive work environment in Prague 8 - Libeň

Job position benefits

Company events and teambuilding Home office Sick days Contributions to sport, culture or past time activities Caffeteria Extra holidays Meal vouchers or meal contributions Retirement or life insurance contributions Discount on company products or services

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