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Senior Finance Specialist, Source to Pay - Spanish Speaker

Requistion ID:  1212

Kraków, N/A, PL


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. We do that by delivering best-in-class business services in the following areas: Accounting and Reporting, Procurement and Finance Operations, IT and Business Process & System Support, and Human Resources.


Purpose of the role

The main purpose of the role is acting as an independent specialist ensuring on time execution of payments and correct registration of expenses by processing incoming invoices and travel expenses. Senior Specialist supports also Team Manager in workload management and incident management on daily basis. Senior Specialist takes part in most complex projects assigned to the team, supporting effective realization of Group Business Service and HQ strategies.


Your job and key responsibilities


  • Processing PO and NPO invoices in workflow, coding all NPO transactions and executing process for Travel Expenses
  • Resolving price and quantity blocks for all invoices
  • Handling most complex vendor and LoB queries and escalations received within given Business Area
  • Creating and maintaining effectively the relationship with stakeholders and FD
  • Managing daily workload within given Business Area
  • Highly engaged to the most complex projects assigned to the team taking various roles, including leadership role and responsibility
  • Acting as a support for Specialists and Juniors; introducing new joiners to assigned role
  • Managing interns, including onboarding and development
  • Acting as an expert for Procure-to-Pay area
  • Assuring standard processes are documented, incl. local accepted variants and executed within the team according to existing Work Instructions
  • Analysing internal KPIs, providing synthetic summary of issues
  • Performing internal controls according to control framework
  • Being ready to prepare ad hoc reports
  • Acting as a change agent – demonstrates understanding and supports the strategic direction


Our preferred candidate has the following personal and professional qualifications


  • 3+ years of experience in accounts payable and/or travel expenses
  • Higher university degree
  • Continuous improvement practical experience
  • Accounting course is an advantage
  • Knowledge of SAP FI and MM modules (experience in Vendor Invoice Management is an asset)
  • Knowledge of Ariba is an asset
  • Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of data analysis and communications tools including Excel and Power Point
  • Knowledge of English and Spanish at least B2 level is a must: language skills are critical in everyday communication with Spanish and English-speaking customers
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Able to work to tight deadlines with switching priorities
  • Stress resistant mindset
  • Ability to work independently according to existing process descriptions stopping process in unforeseen circumstances
  • Strong attention to details and excellent analytical skills
  • 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.

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.

An estimated 700 million people worldwide are living 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 5,000 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 late-stage development programs and our products are available in more than 100 countries. Our research center is based in Denmark and our production facilities are located in Denmark, France and Italy. Lundbeck generated revenue of DKK 18.1 billion in 2018 (EUR 2.4 billion; USD 2.8 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.