Accounts Payable Accountant - Shared Services Center - (1807204) in Bratislava, SK at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 5/24/2018

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Job Description

IQVIA™ is The Human Data Science Company™, focused on using data and science to help healthcare clients find better solutions for their patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness advances in healthcare information, technology, analytics and human ingenuity to drive healthcare forward.


This position is responsible for processing AP transactions through Quintiles PeopleSoft Financial system. The primary objective of this function is to ensure the information processed into PeopleSoft is in accordance to standard operating procedures and task service levels. The position will require some process expertise related to accounts payable and payment processing in a global shared service environment. This individual will be a member of the Quintiles financial shared services center, supporting our global operations.

Under supervision, provide routine accounting services to the business units and perform duties in accordance with Quintiles Finance Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Sarbanes-Oxley Controls and Unit Service Level Agreements (SLAs) (if applicable).


Input data accurately and within deadlines according to SOPs and Service Level Agreements (SLAs).

Contact employees and other departments as necessary to request missing information and update invalid data issues.

File appropriate documents.

Identify, track and report accounting data accurately and follow-up on routine issues flagging nonstandard issues to line manager.

Provide assistance to other team members including some guidance to junior team members, as required to ensure that the group meets all SLAs and targets.

Participate in teams handling various routine tasks within the accounting department.

Provide standard and ad hoc reports as needed.

Check that appropriate approvals are obtained for accounting purposes.

Flag problems with existing procedures and systems and make suggestions for improvements.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIESFluent English (fluent French or German might be advantage for some roles)

Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.

Attention to detail.

Accurate and efficient data entry skills.

Ability to prioritize own workloads to meet deadlines.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and managers.


 High School and 1-2 years’ experience in office environment or equivalent combination of education, training and experience

Experience of working in a Shared Service financial accounting role is a plus

Willingness to learn and understand the end-to-end processes

Knowledge of ERP financial systems and reporting tools, advanced data capture solutions and automated workflow tools (experience with PeopleSoft a plus)

Knowledge of Microsoft Office application

English - Advanced (C1) – required


 Extensive use of telephone and face-to-face communication requiring accurate perception of speech.

Extensive use of keyboard requiring repetitive motion of fingers.

Regular sitting for extended periods of time.

Basic wage: Min. 1,000 EUR gross/ month

Job ID: 1807204

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