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Senior Entity Accountant (m/f/d) | Merck Sharp & Dohme Gesellschaft m.b.H.

  • 03.06.2022

Our Support Functions deliver services and make recommendations about ways to enhance our workplace and the culture of our organization. Our Support Functions include HR, Finance, Information Technology, Legal, Procurement, Administration, Facilities and Security.

Our Finance team brings together our financial perspectives into our overall strategic and tactical decision making. We use state-of-the-art techniques for financial analysis, planning, accounting, reporting and performance evaluation. This allows the organization to continue advancing medical innovation and improve lives.

We are continually striving to improve the understanding of health care within the local community. Our site in 1100 Vienna (ICON Tower) is a strategic location for the distribution of our high quality and innovative health care products, as well as digitally integrated solutions for our patients and clients. To ensure sustainable company growth, we continually aim to offer attractive career opportunities for more than 170 employees at our Vienna site.

Senior Entity Accountant (m/f/d)



  • Demonstrating full operational responsibility for at least one of our sites to ensure all Accounting-to-Reporting deliverables are successfully achieved (Master Data, Accounting Accuracy, Intercompany and Month-End Closing)
  • Working closely with counterparts in other Business Service Center and the Global Process Organization to ensure global processes and execution
  • Monitoring and assuring root cause analysis of errors and corrective actions are taken
  • Designing and implementing ways to streamline and standardize operations
  • Building and developing network and partnerships with key finance and business leaders
  • Understanding the functionality, interfaces, and interdependencies of company’s financial processes and systems
  • Supporting Source-to-Settle and Order-to-Cash activities with local business and Business Service Centers
  • Challenging the status quo and champion new ideas
  • Supporting internal and external audits
  • Assisting the preparation of the local reporting (UGB, Statistics)



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance
  • Solid experience in a finance or accounting department of a multinational company
  • Experience with local and US GAAP desired
  • Intermediate to Advanced PC skills (SAP, MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint) required
  • Excellent German and English communication skills (verbal and written) and effective communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced and high-volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and organization skills required
  • Advanced problem solving and analytical skills with a proactive management style to implement new processes
  • Works effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, under pressure and with a high degree of professionalism, remaining focused through change or uncertainty
  • Team player with focus on collaboration


We offer an attractive salary, outstanding social benefits and an exciting work environment with varied tasks in an international environment. The minimum annual salary for this position is EUR 55.300,- and varies according to the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. We are looking forward to receiving your application.

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Senior Entity Accountant (m/f/d) | Merck Sharp & Dohme Gesellschaft m.b.H.

Who we are …
We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.

What we look for …
Imagine getting up in the morning for a job as important as helping to save and improve lives around the world. Here, you have that opportunity. You can put your empathy, creativity, digital mastery, or scientific genius to work in collaboration with a diverse group of colleagues who pursue and bring hope to countless people who are battling some of the most challenging diseases of our time. Our team is constantly evolving, so if you are among the intellectually curious, join us—and start making your impact today.

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  • Merck Sharp & Dohme Gesellschaft m.b.H.
  • THE ICON VIENNA - Turm A, 20. Stock, Wiedner Gürtel 9-13
  • Wien 1100



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