SOX Compliance Officer

Auris Health

Auris Health

Prague, Czechia
Posted on Wednesday, July 12, 2023
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Johnson & Johnson Global Services, the global shared services organization supporting the businesses of Johnson & Johnson, performs select functional work in a consistent manner across regions and sectors using simplified, standardized end-to-end processes and state-of-the-art technology. The vision of Johnson & Johnson Global Services is “to be trusted business partners who deliver increasing value by creating and sustaining globally standard world-class services that enable the power of Johnson & Johnson.” 

There are more than 2,000 employees in Human Resources, Finance and Procurement who work for Johnson & Johnson Global Services in key service centers located in Manila, Suzhou, Prague, Bogota and Tampa, as well as in local country-based hubs.


Location: Prague

Contract: full time, maternity cover contract

GS EMEA is one of five Johnson & Johnson Global Financial Services organizations supporting the major financial processes of Johnson & Johnson EMEA Operating Companies. Our goal is to provide services in a highly cost-effective and compliant manner, leveraging our resources in a cross-sector environment. The Prague Service Center currently employs over 300 J&J professionals who come from all over the world and speak 33 different languages, enabling us to meet the linguistic needs of our partners within the business. English is the official language of our company.

The responsibilities & the impact YOU will have:

  • Support management in maintaining a strong internal control environment, through implementation of SOX processes and controls according to Johnson & Johnson policies and standards
  • Supporting the SOX 404 program for applicable entities – Execution of the program and ensuring Corporate SOX deadlines are timely and effectively achieved
  • Proactively identify operational and financial risks within GS EMEA SSC/ local affiliates and propose efficient controls to mitigate gaps
  • Look to optimize the business processes/operations impacted by compliance, through Continuous Improvement
  • Execution and identification of compliance issues via strong Due Diligence Reviews and Risk Based Assessments to identify and assist the local affiliates with remediation, improvement and enhancement of processes
  • Coordinate the local compliance Corrective Action Plan (CAP) process with the company and support local teams to ensure internal control gaps are closed timely + effectively
  • Proactively communicate and report on findings and status of CAP to applicable management
  • Ensure successful internal (GAA) reviews
  • Review J&J corporate guidelines (ICH, WWP, etc) and related updates to ensure GS EMEA SSC/ local affiliates processes and controls are compliant and up to date
  • Support the GS EMEA roll out plan from a compliance perspective to ensure compliant implementation of new processes and  new activities transitioned to GS EMEA SSC
  • Provide support and advise to local affiliates live with GS EMEA SSC on all finance compliance related matters
  • Ensure sufficient training is delivered in alignment with local compliance training program to enhance & strengthen embedded compliance awareness
  • Ensure full alignment with management & create strong business partnerships between all stakeholders, promoting the end-to-end approach
  • Active and effective interaction with other GS Compliance team members, other GS departments and local affiliates (BU – Business Units).


We would love to hear from YOU, if you have:

  • At least 3 years’ experience in a similar job in finance / accounting / customer service environment
  • Experience with leading Sarbanes-Oxley compliance efforts
  • Project management & Coordination capabilities
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize, solve difficult situations
  • “Can do” attitude: ability to manage complex and ambiguous situations using own judgment and sense of urgency
  • Collaboration and business partnership attributes
  • Ability to interact with senior leadership teams.
  • Strong business acumen and customer orientation
  • ‘Customer focused’
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Proficient in English (written and oral)
  • Proficient in MS Office, SAP

This is what awaits YOU at J&J:

  • An opportunity to be part of a global market leader.
  • A dynamic and inspiring working environment.
  • Many opportunities to work on challenging projects and assignments.
  • An opportunity to participate in employee engagement activities on a voluntary basis based on individual preference
  • Possibilities for further personal as well as professional development.
  • Many employees benefits:
    • 5 weeks of vacation, home office, flexible working hours, sick days
    • Meal vouchers, Cafeteria, referral award, life and accident insurance, MultiSport card
    • Contribution for: Prague public transportation, language study, illness leave, pension contribution,
    • Refreshment in the workplace, company gym, free sports activities, corporate events 

Employee benefits are regulated by an internal policy that contains full details regarding the entitlement and conditions for the benefits.

For more than 130 years, diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) have been part of our cultural fabric at Johnson & Johnson and woven into how we do business every day. Our commitment to respect the dignity and diversity of all is embedded in our Credo.

We know that the success of our business depends on having the best talent in a workforce that reflects the diverse markets we serve around the world and an inclusive culture that values different perspectives and life experiences

That is why we in Johnson & Johnson are working to create an inclusive environment where diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences are valued and each and every one of our people feels that they belong and can reach their potential. No matter who they are.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Johnson & Johnson means “You Belong”!