Johnson Controls, Inc - Slovakia - Finance Specialist - German Speaking

Employment Type: Permanent
Location: Bratislava, Slovakia
Salary: Competitive Salary
Languages: English, German

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    Johnson Controls, Inc - Slovakia
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A newly formed Johnson Controls has begun operations following the successful completion of its merger with Tyco, marking a historic turning point for both companies. By uniting Johnson Controls, the number one provider of building efficiency solutions with Tyco, the number one provider of fire and security solutions, the new company is uniquely positioned as a leader in products, technologies and integrated solutions for the buildings and energy sectors.

The Corporate Financial Services Centre of Excellence (CFS COE) in Bratislava acts as a principal point of support for EMEA Finance at Johnson Controls. The teams primary responsibility is to prepare Statutory Financial Statements for all of Johnson Controls legal entities across EMEA as well as coordinate annual statutory compliance cycles and identify process and compliance improvements. The pursuit to streamline and drive efficiencies has created an ideal environment for its member to enhance their skill set and develop their careers. They will play a key role in the implementation of a new system that will allow the organisation to more effectively bridge US GAAP and local GAAP helping to produce consistent local financial statements. Increasingly they will be relied upon as trusted partners to local Country teams across EMEA not only to complete statutory audits but to also support the integration of Tyco legal entities into the EMEA accounting framework. This is a perfect opportunity to be at the forefront of a new department within a newly formed global organisation.

Key Responsibilities
• Assist the CFS Manager in the preparation of the legal entities statutory financial statements
• Support the preparation of the US GAAP vs. Local GAAP bridge and relevant adjustments
• Drive and support the financial statements audit and statutory accounting cycle
• Prepare and control of account reconciliations related to Equity, Pension and other relevant non operative accounts
• Prepare ad hoc legal entity financial and statistical reports
• Drive standardization and efficiency initiatives for the statutory compliance and reporting process
• Hands on systems implementation support
• Support the integration of Tyco legal entities and other M&A activity
• Participate in global projects
• As this is an international role, you will be expected to travel abroad occasionally

Job Qualifications:


Successful candidates will hold an Accounting or Fiance degree or equivalent and have recent experience of completing statutory financial statements and reports. You must be able to write and speak fluent English and German.


It will be advantageous if candidates are ACA or ACCA part or fully qualified, have experience of US GAAP and or Local GAAP, are multilingual and or have a background in Audit or Internal Control. Multinational in-house and or private practice experience is also desirable.

Imagine a career that perpetually stretches your capabilities. From managing many of the world’s most iconic buildings to making products that help save lives, the breadth of our opportunities empowers you to chart your own path. We will offer you an interesting and challenging position with great personal freedom and professional responsibility. Joining us you will become part of a committed and competent company characterized by customer focused, passionate to win, unified one team, decisive environment offering challenges.

We embrace diversity, reward hard work and have a collective passion to make an impact. In an environment that is constantly evolving, we set the foundation for you to grow and create a career that is as unique as you are.
Don’t just make a living. Make living better.


Johnson Controls is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you are an individual with a disability and you need an accommodation during the application process please email
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