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BA Financial Controller

 
Requistion ID:  3187
Location: 

Kraków, Małopolskie, PL

Date:  04-Aug-2022
 

We are looking for a focused, passionate and responsible person who is willing to share knowledge and experience in finance and accounting. If this sounds like a great challenge for you, why don’t you join the Lundbeck community consisting of more than 5,600 employees in more than 50 countries, all driven by an inspiring purpose of restoring brain health?

 

Why be part of our journey?
The main purpose of the role is to assure the delivery of all accounting, controlling, compliance, financial and tax reporting processes in scope. Business Area Financial Controller, A2R is a pivotal role in ensuring appropriate quality and stimulating cooperation across teams, processes, systems and functions. The role concentrates approximately 70% of time on delivering of accounting, financial and tax reporting activities and 30% on financial controlling.


Meet the team
As our BA Financial Controller, A2R, you will be part of Accounting and Reporting team who consists of around 15 people. A2R team is part of A2R department that is responsible for accounting and group, statutory and tax reporting processes delivered to over 50 entities around the world.

 

Why is this role important to us?

  • Being responsible for all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems ensuring quality and compliance with appropriate GAAP standards (IFRS & local GAAP) and regulatory requirements in assigned Business Area which consists of few counties
  • Managing daily tasks of the team assigned, deciding and initiating relevant operational actions, while consulting tactical and strategic decisions with the Finance Team Manager, A2R
  • Acting as an internal expert for respective GBS Teams (e.g. AR, S2P)
  • Acting as a key contact and main business partner to Finance Directors, HQ and other stakeholders in own LoB
  • Supporting Finance Director in budgeting and forecasting process, performing ad-hoc analysis for decision making
  • Being responsible for executing internal controls for assigned Business Area, reporting incompliance and risks to the Finance Team Manager, A2R
  • Supporting the Finance Team Manager, A2R in terms of knowledge management, best practices and competencies development (incl. development plans for the team)
  • Supporting resource and productivity analysis (incl. recruitment)
  • Excelling the process in scope together with the Team Manager to develop effective ways of working and optimal processes
  • Being responsible for selected internal key performance indicators for Business Area like timeliness and quality
  • Coordinating and leading projects/improvement initiatives/migrations, etc.

 

To be successful in this role, your experience should include

  • Minimum 5+ years of overall combined accounting and finance experience
  • Sound knowledge of International Accounting Standards and Taxation
  • University degree in Accounting/Finance or equivalent
  • Accounting qualification preferred (ACCA, CPA, CIMA)
  • Experience with preparing financial statements under IFRS and local standards
  • Experience in financial controlling and business partnering preferred
  • Experience in tax accounting and reporting
  • Experience in audit considered an asset
  • Knowledge of SAP, BW/BI (e.g. AfO), MS Office
  • English at C1 (another European language is welcome)
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Mature attitude towards challenges and problem solving - being able to work with limited guidance and able to determine information needed to resolve more complex issues, manage pressure effectively and cope well with setbacks
  • Being able to work to tight deadlines and with switching priorities
  • Proactive and creative in terms of improving ways of working
  • Keen analytic, organization and problem-solving skills which allows for data interpretation versus simple reporting
  • Experience in effectively communicating key data
  • Ability and desire to translate complex financial concepts to individuals at all levels including finance and non-finance managers
  • Taking ownership of assigned responsibilities
  • Showing leadership skills

 

Our promise to you
Lundbeck offers an energizing workplace built on a flat structure and open culture that will allow you to have a visible impact on how things are done. We encourage a collaborative working environment while offering numerous development opportunities for our employees (including training, talent programs, and international assignments). We balance interesting, challenging, and rewarding work with many initiatives and programs focused on well-being, especially in the area of mental health. Your dedication is crucial - that is why you can expect us to be committed to your progress, so you can stay committed to our purpose.


If you are looking for meaningful work and inspiring purpose in your professional life – Lundbeck GBS Krakow is the place for you. Develop your career and be your best!

 

Highlights of selected benefits:

  • Flexible working arrangements and top-notch equipment
  • Private healthcare and life insurance
  • Employee capital plans (retirement saving system)
  • Unique recognition system with attractive rewards
  • Cafeteria program
  • Holiday bonus for when you’re out of the office
  • Comfortable and modern office with well-equipped relax rooms
  • Robust integration and event framework

and more!

 

About us
Lundbeck Group Business Services Krakow (GBS Krakow) is a strategic part of Lundbeck, 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.

 

In Krakow, we contribute to this mission by delivering best-in-class operations and advice to the Lundbeck Group in the areas of Finance Operations, Finance Compliance & Reporting, Procurement, IT & Business Process and System Support, People Services, Legal, Compliance & Sustainability; Process Efficiency as well as People Analytics, Process Excellence, Project Management, and others.

 

Learn more about Lundbeck
See who we are and how we work | About Lundbeck GBS Krakow

 

About our recruitment process
If you are interested in this job offer, we encourage you to send your application as soon as possible via the Apply button. Please note that we will contact selected candidates who will meet our selection criteria.

 

The health and safety of our employees and candidates are very important to us. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our recruitment process is carried out all remotely. As your application progresses, you may be asked to use our digital tools in your recruitment journey. If so, one of our colleagues will provide detailed information on how to leverage those. At the same time, please be aware that all correspondence related to employment will come from an authorized @lundbeck.com email address.

About Lundbeck

 

Tirelessly dedicated to restoring brain health, so everyone can be their best

With billions of people living with brain diseases around the world, our purpose couldn't be more important or more worth striving for. Every day we work tirelessly to change the outcome for these people. We are a community of specialists fiercely dedicated to restoring brain health, drawing on, and embracing, the uniqueness of every employee.

 

Our global footprint

Our approximately 5,600 employees in more than 50 countries are engaged across the entire value chain throughout research, development, production, marketing, and sales. Our pipeline is focused on bringing forward treatments for rare and niche brain diseases, and our products are available in more than 100 countries. We have research facilities in Denmark and the US, and our production facilities are located in Denmark, France, and Italy. Lundbeck generated revenue of DKK 17.7 billion in 2020 (EUR 2.4 billion; USD 2.7 billion).

About Lundbeck

Tirelessly dedicated to restoring brain health, so every person can be their best

With too many people living with brain diseases around the world, our purpose couldn't be more important or more worth striving for. Every day we work tirelessly to change the outcome for these people. We are a community of specialists fiercely dedicated to restoring brain health, drawing on, and embracing, the uniqueness of every employee.

Our global footprint

Our approximately 5,300 employees in more than 50 countries are engaged across the entire value chain throughout research, development, production, marketing, and sales. Our research programs tackle some of the most complex challenges in neuroscience, and our pipeline is focused on bringing forward transformative treatments for brain diseases for which there are few, if any therapeutic options. We have research facilities in Denmark and the United States, and our production facilities are located in Denmark, France and Italy. Lundbeck generated revenue of DKK 16.3 billion in 2021 (EUR 2.2 billion; USD 2.6 billion).  

For additional information, we encourage you to visit our corporate website www.lundbeck.com/global, and connect with us on Instagram @h_lundbeck, Twitter @Lundbeck and via LinkedIn.