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Junior Financial Controller

Requistion ID:  1694

Kraków, Małopolskie, PL

Date:  06-Apr-2021

We are Lundbeck – a global pharmaceutical company based in Copenhagen, Denmark, tirelessly dedicated to restoring brain health, so every person can be their best. In March 2014, we established Lundbeck Group Business Services in Kraków to help Lundbeck employees globally focus their specialized skills on providing innovative treatments to people suffering from brain diseases. 


Purpose of the role


The main purpose of the role is acting as an independent accounting expert, ensuring the high-quality Group Reporting for locations in scope. The person will be fully responsible for the bridging of reporting prepared under local accounting standards to IFRS, for timely and correct reporting of accounting figures for assigned entity(ies). The role includes all activities required to ensure group compliance.


Your job and key responsibilities

  • Being responsible for Group Reporting, ensuring compliance with IFRS and Corporate Accounting Rules (including bridging of reporting prepared under local standard to IFRS)
  • Being responsible for managing internal controls’ program for entire GBS
  • Being responsible for assuring appropriate data quality and material correctness of the cost center and internal order accounting and reporting for particular locations
  • Being responsible for executing and reviewing agreed internal controls for assigned locations, reporting incompliance to the Manager
  • Being responsible for developing and documenting business processes
  • Managing queries/service requests and escalating non-standard queries to the Team Manager
  • Executing on KPI-data gathering & supporting analysis
  • Participating in projects / improvement initiatives / migrations

Our preferred candidate has the following personal and professional qualifications

  • Minimum 4+ years of overall combined accounting and finance experience
  • Master’s degree in Finance/Accounting
  • Solid general ledger accounting knowledge
  • ACCA/CIMA/CPA in progress
  • Experience in internal controls would be an asset
  • Knowledge about equity reconciliation, bridging between local GAAP and IFRS - as an advance
  • Experience with preparing or auditing Financial Statements/Group Reporting Packages under IFRS and local standards – as an asset
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office (advanced Excel skills)
  • Knowledge of SAP
  • English at B2/C1 (another European language is welcome)
  • Being able to work to tight deadlines and with switching priorities
  • Strong 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
  • Keen analytic, organization and problem solving skills which allows for data interpretation versus simple reporting
  • Taking  ownership  of  assigned  responsibilities,  including  self - learning/researching needed  to  execute  the same
  • 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 the Lundbeck organization, including professional training, talent programs as well as international assignments. We are focused on people in everything we do, so 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.