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Senior Financial Compliance Auditor

Requistion ID:  3117

Kraków, Małopolskie, PL

Date:  13-Jan-2023

We are looking for a passionate, focused and responsible auditor with continuous improvement mind-set, that will review and advice on our financial processes, compliance and internal controls across the world. We are particularly open to hire automation enthusiasts with good understanding of technical solutions and methodologies, because an important mission of this role  is driving improvements and standardization of global financial processes.


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?

Why be part of our journey?
This is a unique opportunity for an internal control specialist and internal/external auditor, who wants to be a business partner and trusted advisor at a global organization. 
At this role you will:

  • Support in the execution of the global finance strategy ensuring efficient compliance 
  • Protect and enable Lundbeck by securing a high level of financial compliance globally
  • Safeguard Lundbeck’s financial assets against intentional and non-intentional errors and fraud 
  • Ensure continuous improvements of the financial processes by providing valuable insight for optimization and standardization
  • Contribute to ensuring that financial processes utilize automation opportunities enabling scalability 


Meet the team 
You will be part of the Corporate Financial Compliance team reporting to the Group Financial Compliance Manager. The team consists of 3 colleagues with financial auditor positions and supports the overall Global Finance Strategy. This is done through protecting Lundbeck as masters of our domain and enabling growth by creating value for our stakeholders. Group Financial Compliance has a pivotal role in evaluating and improving the effectiveness of the organization’s financial risk management, financial compliance, internal controls and governance processes. 

What is the challenge?

  • Advising the Group on optimizing and strengthening financial processes and internal controls 
  • Managing projects to assess the global compliance level through reviews or testing and propose improvements to the internal control environment or financial processes 
  • Assessing financial and operational risk globally and proposing mitigating actions
  • Continuous improvements, and insight into potential standardizations and automations opportunities
  • Ensuring high quality of deliverables with strong focus on process excellence
  • Acting as a business partner to the Global Finance organization and other stakeholders, building and maintaining relationships with main stakeholders 
  • Managing and executing financial compliance reviews. Developing audit plans, which ensure evaluation of compliance with Group and local policies, procedures, external laws and regulations, and review of financial and operational information
  • Ensuring proper execution and continued development of the Internal Control Framework, as a subject matter expert, including monitoring, identification of improvements, desktop reviews, etc including testing operating effectiveness of the internal controls
  • Traveling 5-7 weeks per year


To be successful in this role, your experience should include:

  • Minimum 7+ years of overall combined accounting, auditing and financial compliance experience from Big 4 or similar experience in a global company 
  • Experience with internal control or risk management, specializing in financial compliance, risk assurance, IFRS and strong foundation in auditing
  • Master’s in auditing accounting preferred
  • Technology savvy: SAP, BW/BI, MS office
  • Fluent in written and oral English
  • 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
  • Absolute ethical integrity leading by example
  • Being able to work with tight deadlines and with switching priorities
  • Proactive and creative in terms of improving ways of working 
  • Perform well in a dynamic environment, where there is a need for precision and attention to detail, while maintaining the overview
  • Readiness to work with different cultures and business practices
  • Ability and desire to translate complex financial concepts to individuals at all levels including finance and non-finance managers
  • Taking ownership of assigned responsibilities and identifying additional opportunities within the team
  • Strong stakeholder management 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 based in Copenhagen, specialized in brain diseases. We are tirelessly dedicated to restoring brain health, so every person can be their best. To fulfill this purpose, Lundbeck is engaged in the research, development, manufacturing, and commercialization of pharmaceuticals across the world. For more than 70 years, Lundbeck has been at the forefront of neuroscience research.


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 email address.

About Lundbeck

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, and connect with us on Instagram @h_lundbeck, Twitter @Lundbeck and via LinkedIn