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Finance Specialist, Compliance & Reporting

Requistion ID:  539

Krakow, N/A, PL

Date:  06-Sep-2019

We are Lundbeck – a global pharmaceutical company highly committed to improving the quality of life of people suffering from brain diseases. As a part of our strategy, in March 2014, we established Lundbeck Group Business Services in Kraków to help Lundbeck employees globally focus their specialized skills on providing innovative treatments. We do that by delivering best-in-class effective business services in Finance Operations, Compliance & Reporting, Sourcing, IT Support, HR Administration, and Process Excellence.


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 assigned entity(ies). The role also includes all activities required to ensure group and local compliance.


Main responsibilities and tasks:

  • Perform compliance & reporting tasks in line with defined processes, SOPs and WIs
  • Execute PeriodEnd tasks for assigned unit(s), perform reconciliation and clearing of accounts, report actuals for different units in reporting systems on timely manner and meeting quality targets
  • Ensure proper quality of direct and indirect tax filings, Statutory financial statement and other local reporting in cooperation with external accounting providers
  • 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 maximizing 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 good relationship with stakeholders
  • Mentoring for Junior Specialists



  • Minimum 3-4 years of overall combined accounting and finance experience
  • Experience with preparing financial statements under IFRS and local standards
  • Relevant tax experience (indirect, direct taxes)
  • Languages: English (fluent), other is an advantage
  • Master’s degree in finance/Accounting
  • 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 information needed to resolve more complex issues, manage pressure effectively and cope well with setbacks
  • Taking ownership of assigned responsibilities, including self-development/research 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


Our offer includes:

  • High performance culture allowing individual to drive the improvements and participate in different projects
  • Multinational and friendly working environment
  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Work culture focused on employees professional and personal development
  • Possible career development options within Lundbeck organization: Chief Accountant, Financial Controller AU/GBS, AP/T&E or AR/ICO&IHB Team Lead, Process Excellence (Senior) Specialist

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.

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 and connect with us on Twitter at @Lundbeck and via LinkedIn.