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Senior GL Accountant

Job in Prague - Czech Republic
Full Time position
Listed on 2020-01-24
Job specializations:
  • Accounting
    Accounting Clerk, Billing Clerk, Payroll, Senior Accountant
  • Finance
Job Description & How to Apply Below
A Fortune 300 corporation, a world leader in business consulting in the fields of Finance, Telecommunications and Informatics, holding operation centers in over 50 countries worldwide supporting a wide range of business disciplines. The support operations center in Prague employs over 700 employees across 5 divisions and business segments, supporting services, and internal operations. In constant growth and based in a new state of the art building and in one of the best locations in Prague.


50.000 CZK – 58.000 CZK per month / DOE (depending on candidate caliber, experience, and knowledge).
Extensive corporate benefits package including home office and flexible working hours.
International working environment.
All relevant training and coaching for your continuous professional growth.
Accessible and supportive management.
Free refreshments in the workplace.
Social events and team building activities.
State of the art office building in the center of Prague and central Bohemia.


The General Ledger Accountant is an integral role within the Financial Accounting team responsible for delivering month-end financial information that impacts Balance Sheets and P&L. This position plays a critical part in the company’s month-end close process resulting in complete and accurate financial statements. The General Ledger Accountant is responsible for preparing, managing, and controlling journal entries, balance sheets, reconciliations, and other relevant accounting issues in compliance with local legislation, US GAAP standards, and the Sarbanes Oxley Act (SOX).

Within your role, some of your key responsibilities will be:

Regular month-end closing activities: cost and revenue accruals/deferrals, recoding, cost allocation, various adjustments
General Ledger accounts reconciliations
Recurring and ad hoc journal entries to keep accurate accounting records
Pre-Billing initiations
Various reports distribution – e.g. P/L reports, Labor reports, Expense reports, CAPEX
Purchase orders review and Financial approving
Invoice approval
Clearing of transactions on BS accounts monthly
Identifying and suggesting process improvement opportunities
Complying internal policies and procedures (SOX, Segregation of duties, etc.)
Supporting internal and external audits as requested
Taking full ownership and responsibility for the tasks assigned
Cooperating with internal stakeholders, Industry Vertical and Business Partners
Maintaining up to date process documentation
Position Requirements
High School,   3 to 4 Years work experience

Finance / Accounting / Economics or Business Administration degree is preferred  OR alternatively
Previous working experience in GL
Good understanding of finance policies and procedures
MS Office skills, specifically Excel
It will be a great advantage to have previous knowledge of SAP R3 FI/CO, BW, SRM, LN
Good verbal and written communication skills in English
Customer orientation skills and client-focus
Analytical and problem-solving skills, with attention to detail
Capable of operating in an environment where clear communication, accuracy, timeliness, and compliance are key
Self-starter with drive and enthusiasm for making process improvements
Eager to learn and develop professionally
Required Language Skills:
  • English - Very good
Additional Information / Benefits
To apply, please send us your CV and specify the position you would like to be considered for.
Questions to answer on applying for this job
  • Are you currently in Prague, Czech Republic?
Contact Information
Contact Name: People Place & Partners
Preferred method of contact: Email with CV via Application Box below.
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