General Ledger Accountant - Shared Services Center - (1807206) in Bratislava, SK at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 5/24/2018

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Join us on our exciting journey!

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.


You will be a member of the new IQVIA financial shared services center in Bratislava Slovakia, supporting our operations in EMEA, which is an integral part of our global financial shared services network.

On this position, you will assist the Team Leader responsible for the accounting and reporting requirements for the Company’s legal entities in a number of countries in EMEA. This includes a broad range of day-to-day general accounting duties to ensure the entities’ books are complete and accurate and are reported to the US parent company in a timely fashion each month. The primary focus will be to ensure strict adherence to US GAAP, internal financial policies, and ensure compliance with IQVIA Financial Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

The position will also assist the Team Leader in completing the General Ledger statutory accounting, Statutory Financial Statement preparation and Corporation Tax reporting, for the Company’s legal entities in a number of countries in EMEA, with support from outsourced providers where relevant.


• Support month end process and statutory related processes within deadlines and instructions.

• Ensure that accounting records are thoroughly maintained in preparation for independent audits.

• Prepare or analyze financial reports, research and explain variances.

• Perform or review close related ledger tasks, e.g. accruals, provisions, journals postings.

• Prepare or review accounts reconciliations on timely basis in accordance with Group internal control guidelines.

• Perform and review SOX controls in line with Group internal guidelines.

• Participate in local projects or initiatives, evaluates potential impact on local reporting units, perform local implementation of changes.

Ensure appropriate communication with all business partners and support business partners in financial decisions, if required. Ensure business activities are appropriately reflected in the accounting records.

• Provide recommendations to improve existing processes and financial systems and suggest alternatives where appropriate.

• Maintain and improve technical accounting skills.

• May assume overall responsibility for small size legal entity or regional tasks.

• Support the onboarding of additional countries to the new IQVIA financial shared services center in Bratislava Slovakia.

Job Requirements


  • Knowledge of sourcing methodologies, processes and practices.
  • Knowledge of supply chain management, materials management, purchasing or procurement.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Technical accounting skills.
  • Data analysis and manipulation skills.
  • Ability to exercise judgment within procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.
  • Ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple work requirements to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, managers and clients.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or High School qualification with 3 years' experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.


  • 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. 1,180 EUR gross/month

We know that meaningful results require not only the right approach but also the right people. Regardless of your role, we invite you to reimagine healthcare with us. You will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve human health outcomes.Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there!We invite you to join IQVIA™.

Job ID: 1807206

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