Edwards Lifesciences AP Accountant in Czech Republic

Role Purpose :

Primary responsibility is to administratively support the accounts payable cycle for primarly the Irish plant, but also other legal entities of Edwards in Europe. This process covers the processing of supplier invoices, ensuring the right quality of the booking and the payments. The position is based in Prague, Czech Republic, but may require close cooperation with other Edwards Lifesciences legal entities in Europe

Job Functions:

  • Processing of PO and Non PO backed invoices

  • Payment of supplier invoices

  • Ensure SOX compliance and execute controls

  • Point of contact for one or more legal entities (communication, questions, meetings)

  • Follow up on open and pending items in Coupa or JDE

  • Account Reconciliation

  • Processing bank statements (depending on entity)



Required Education/Skills/Experience:

  • No previous working experience required – the position is suitable for the high school graduates

  • Min. 1 year of experience in accounting is preferred (focus on Accounts payable cycle is advantage)

  • Experience from international company is a plus

  • Experience with SOX is advantage

  • A minimum of high school diploma is required

  • Computer literacy – MS Office. Experience with any ERP system, especially with JD Edwards a plus

  • Advanced knowledge of English is a must, basic knowledge of another European language of a country in scope of our team an advantage (French, Spanish, Italian, German, etc)

  • Accounting knowledge is an advantage but not a must

About Edwards

Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world's leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards Lifesciences has extensive operations in North America, Europe, Japan, Latin America and Asia and currently employs over 10,000 individuals worldwide.

For us, helping patients is not a slogan - it's our life's work. From developing devices that replace or repair a diseased heart valve to creating new technologies that monitor vital signs in the critical care setting, we focus on helping patients regain and improve the quality of their life. Edwards is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

Title: AP Accountant Location: Europe, Middle East, Africa, Canada (EMEAC)-Czech Republic Job Number: 013431