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Senior Finance Specialist French Speaker

Requistion ID:  221

Krakow, N/A, PL

Date:  07-Jun-2019

Purpose of the role:

We are currently seeking a Senior Finance Specialist acting as an independent Finance Operations generalist ensuring the delivery of all finance operations processes in scope. The individual will connect, communicate and interact with employees and managers in EU regarding queries related to Finance. He/she will execute on activities and tasks identified as part of the BSC scope (predominantly operational and administrative activities) and serve as lead specialist towards the team, projects and external parties.


Your job and key responsibilities:
As Senior Finance Specialist in Lundbeck GBS Kraków you will:

  • Process PO and NPO invoices in workflow and reconcile travel expenses
  • Analyse KPIs, provide synthetic summary of issues
  • Lead and participate in improvement projects and coordinate daily workload distribution
  • Reply to escalations and solve more complex cases
  • Perform internal controls according to control framework
  • Prepare standard and ad-hoc reports
  • Build and maintain good relationships with the business
  • Teach, coach and train Junior Specialists and Specialists
  • Engage team in daily meetings, improvement ideas regarding process and team work


We offer:

  • Ambitious, meaningful work for high performers who look for inspiring purpose in their professional life
  • Accessible and visible leaders ready for an open dialog
  • Numerous growth opportunities in a form of professional training, language classes, education and certificate reimbursement as well as assignments and talent programs
  • Unique recognition system with attractive rewards
  • A good work-life balance and an intimate working atmosphere
  • Holiday bonus for when you’re out of the office and well-equipped relax rooms and massages to help you stay focused in the office
  • Robust integration and event framework, including sports teams and a bike-to-work program
  • Top-notch equipment
  • Multikafeteria benefit program, life insurance and private healthcare package


Our preferred candidate has the following personal and professional qualifications:

  • 3 years of experience in accounts payable and/or travel expenses
  • At least 2 years of experience in SAP
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills
  • Can-do attitude towards challenges and problems
  • Demonstrated analytical ability and comprehensive knowledge of data analysis and communications tools, specifically Excel and Power Point
  • Being able to work to tight deadlines and with switching priorities
  • Proactive and creative in terms of improving ways of working
  • Languages: English and French

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.