General Information

Job Advert Title
Accounting Operations Manager
Czech Republic
Function/Business Area
Finance, Tax & Audition
Accounting Operations EMEA
Employment Class


Financial Manager

About Astellas

At Astellas we can offer an inspiring place to work and a chance to make your mark in doing good for others.

Our expertise, science and technology make us a pharma company. Our open and progressive culture is what makes us Astellas. It’s a culture of doing good for others and contributing to a sustainable society.

Delivering meaningful differences for patients is our driving force. We all have a significant opportunity to make that difference, working locally in the areas we know best, whilst drawing inspiration from the different insights and expertise we have access to globally and from our innovative, external partners.

Our global vision for Patient Centricity is to support the development of innovative health solutions through a deep understanding of the patient experience. At Astellas, Patient Centricity isn’t a buzzword - it’s a guiding principle for action. We believe all staff have a role to play in creating a patient-centric culture and integrating an awareness of the patient into our everyday working practices, regardless of our role, team or division.

Our ethos is underpinned by the Astellas Way, comprising five core values: patient focus; ownership; results; openness and integrity.

We are proud to offer an inclusive and respectful working environment that fosters collaboration and ownership.

Our aspiration is to bring the best brains together, to provide them with world-leading tools and resources and a unique structure that fosters real agility and entrepreneurial spirit.

About This Job:

Your main responsibilities would be:

  • Managing and executing financial closing activities
  • Ensuring control over business processes in an efficient and documented manner
  • Providing local support for R2R, P2P and O2C processes
  • Responsibility for financial statements and group reporting requirements
  • Responsibility for complying with local statutory and tax requirements
  • Drive audit activity and preparation of fiscal and statutory reports and maintain supporting evidence of control operation for audit purposes
  • Manage tax audits and any transfer pricing related topics
  • Responsible for managing and developing direct reports
  • Ensure a culture of Ethics and Compliance, adherence to Astellas policies relating to healthcare compliance standards and to to Finance Controls and Compliance standards.

Essential Knowledge & Experience:

  • Solid knowledge of accounting and internal control standards in an international and intercultural organization
  • Leadership experience combined with teamwork and partnering behaviours
  • Solid experience with ERP systems (SAP HANA) and reporting tools
  • Experienced communication skills with various management levels
  • Solid financial analysis skills
  • Experienced organizational and project management skills
  • English and local language advanced level in speaking and writing


  • University degree, ideally in finance or accounting
  • ACA / or ACCA / or CPA and / or equivalent accounting qualification is a plus

Additional information:

  • Full time
  • Based in Prague with occasional international travel

We offer:

  • A challenging and diversified job in an international setting
  • Opportunity and support to continuous development
  • Inspiring work climate

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.