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A2R Subject Matter Expert, A2R

Requistion ID:  1867

Kraków, Małopolskie, PL

Date:  29-Apr-2021

We are Lundbeck – a global pharmaceutical company highly committed to improving the quality of life of people suffering from brain diseases. As a part of our strategy, in March 2014, we established Lundbeck Group Business Services in Kraków to help Lundbeck employees globally focus their specialized skills on providing innovative treatments. 


Purpose of the role


The main purpose of the role is to act as an independent accounting expert ensuring the delivery of all compliance & financial reporting related projects.  The role is to facilitate and support global Lundbeck and GBS Krakow strategic projects within accounting and reporting function. The aim to facilitate system implementations, transitions and migrations, driving to process optimization and standardization across the function.  


Main responsibilities and tasks


Acting as SME in A2R project delivery (main scope):

•    Acting as a subject matter expert for A2R related process, working across all entities within GBS scope, cooperating with GBS Teams, HQ and Local Finance,
•    Playing a key role in delivering projects focused on standardization, efficiency and system implementation,
•    Providing guidance and expertise in accounting, tax, finance, and compliance areas,
•    Facilitating implementation of key projects across the function, safeguarding standardization,
•    Proactively assisting A2R Management Team to identify any areas of improvement to help maximizing the efficiency and effectiveness of the processes, participating and leading the implementation of identified improvement initiatives,
•    Preparing project and process documentation, managing stakeholders, reporting project progress,


Acting as back-up for Chief Accountants/Finance Controllers (if needed):


•    Performing compliance & reporting tasks in line with defined processes and work instruction
•    Executing Period-End tasks for assigned unit(s), performing reconciliation and clearing of accounts, reporting actuals in reporting systems on timely manner and meeting quality targets
•    Providing support to Financial Controller in the assigned controlling tasks
•    Performing Internal Controls defined for Compliance & Reporting
•    Being responsible for maintaining process documentation

Our preferred candidate has the following personal and professional qualifications


•    Minimum 5+ years of overall combined accounting and finance experience
•    Strong GL accounting knowledge including IFRS knowledge
•    Proven records of improving GL/A2R processes 
•    Knowledge of SAP and MS Office
•    Experience with preparing financial statements under IFRS and/or local standards is an advance
•    Practical tax experience (indirect, direct taxes) is an advance
•    English at B2/C1 (another European language is welcome)
•    Master’s degree in Finance/Accounting
•    ACCA/CIMA is an advantage
•    Self-starter – performing assigned tasks without close supervision, identifies pro-actively areas for action 
•    Dealing well with ambiguity & uncertainty and finds it easy to work in a very dynamic environment 
•    Strong communication skills
•    Mature attitude towards challenges and problem solving - being able to work independently and able to determine information needed to resolve more complex issues, manage pressure effectively and cope well with setbacks
•    Taking ownership of assigned responsibilities, including self-development/research need to execute the same
•    Being able to work to tight deadlines and with switching priorities
•    Being curious and would like to understand how the thing work 
•    Being structured in approach to analysis  
•    Being proactive and creative in terms of improving ways of working
•    Team player


We offer
A unique chance to develop your career in a global, pharmaceutical company while working on complex processes in an amazing working environment. There are wide possibilities of career development options within Lundbeck organization, including professional training, talent programs as well as international assignments. We are focused on people in everything we do, thus if you are looking for an intimate working environment, meaningful work and inspiring purpose in your professional life – this is the place for you.
If you are interested in this job offer, we encourage you to send your application as soon as possible by using the Apply button.

Please be informed that we will contact selected candidates who will meet our selection criteria.

Lundbeck is a global pharmaceutical company specialized in brain diseases. For more than 70 years, we have been at the forefront of neuroscience research. We are tirelessly dedicated to restoring brain health, so every person can be their best.
Millions of people worldwide live with brain diseases, and far too many suffer due to inadequate treatment, discrimination, a reduced number of working days, early retirement, and other unnecessary consequences. Every day, we strive for improved treatment and a better life for people living with brain diseases – we call this Progress in Mind.
Read more at www.lundbeck.com/global/about-us/progress-in-mind
Our approximately 5,800 employees in more than 50 countries are engaged in the entire value chain throughout research, development, production, marketing, and sales. Our pipeline consists of several R&D programs, and our products are available in more than 100 countries. We have research centers in Denmark and the US, and our production facilities are located in Denmark, France, and Italy. Lundbeck generated revenue of DKK 17 billion in 2019 (EUR 2.3 billion; USD 2.6 billion).

For additional information, we encourage you to visit our corporate site www.lundbeck.com, and connect with us on Twitter at @Lundbeck and via LinkedIn.