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Finance Specialist, Accounting to Reporting

Requistion ID:  952

Krakow, 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 to act as an independent accountant ensuring the delivery of all compliance & reporting processes in scope. The person is fully responsible for the completeness of books and for timely and correct reporting of accounting figures for the assigned entity(ies). The role also includes all activities required to ensure group and local compliance.


Your job and key responsibilities


•    Perform compliance & reporting tasks in line with defined processes, SOPs and WIs
•    Execute Period-End tasks for assigned unit(s), perform reconciliation and clearing of accounts, report actuals for different units in reporting systems in a timely manner and meeting quality targets
•    Ensure proper quality of indirect tax filings and Statutory financial statement in cooperation with external provider or Chief Accountant
•    Perform Internal Controls defined for Compliance & Reporting
•    Escalate issues and concerns to Financial Controller and Manager and propose remediating actions
•    Proactively assist Financial Controller to identify any areas of improvement to help to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of the processes, participate in the implementation of improvement initiatives
•    Perform updates on process documentation for assigned unit(s)
•    Drive the resolution of queries from the business, building g good relationship with stakeholders
•    Mentoring for Junior Specialists and/or interns

Our preferred candidate has the following personal and professional qualifications


•    Minimum 3+ years of overall combined accounting and finance experience
•    Master’s degree in Finance/Accounting
•    Experience with preparing financial statements under IFRS and local standards is an advantage
•    Relevant tax experience (indirect, direct taxes)
•    Technology: SAP, MS Office
•    Languages: English (fluent), other is an advantage
•    ACCA/CIMA is an advantage
•    Strong communication skills
•    Mature attitude towards challenges and problem solving - being able to work with limited guidance and able to determine the information needed to resolve more complex issues, manage pressure effectively and cope well with setbacks
•    Taking ownership of assigned responsibilities, including self-learning/researching needed to execute the same
•    Being able to work to tight deadlines and with switching priorities
•    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.