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Finance Specialist / Senior Finance Specialist (Compliance & Reporting)

Location

małopolski

City

Kraków

Department

Finance

Application deadline

31 March 2017

Description

We are currently seeking a Finance Specialist who will 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.

Your job and key responsibilities
As Finance Specialist you will be:

  • 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 on timely manner and meeting quality targets
  • Ensure proper quality of indirect tax filings and Statutory financial statement in cooperation with EY
  • 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)
  • Active participation in migration projects (work shadowing, work instructions)
  • Drive the resolution of queries from the business, building good relationship with stakeholders
  • Mentoring for Junior Specialists

As Senior Specialist you will be responsible for:

  • Perform compliance & reporting tasks in line with defined processes, SOPs and WIs
  • Executing Period-End tasks for assigned unit(s), perform reconciliation and clearing of accounts, reporting actuals for different units in reporting systems, cooperate with EY on indirect tax filings and Statutory
  • Perform Internal Controls defined for Compliance & Reporting team
  • Obtain correct level of authorization for all requested transactions
  • Escalate issues and concerns to the Manager
  • Proactively identify any areas of improvement to help maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of the processes, have leading role in the implementation of improvement initiatives
  • Make sure that updates on process documentation for assigned unit(s) are in place
  • Active participation in migration projects, supporting the Manager in the project related activities, support gaps resolution and risk mitigation
  • Support the business in query resolution, building good relationship with stakeholders
  • Act as proactive facilitator of team work
  • Act cross-process/system expert to identify interdependencies within finance operations
  • Support for KPI- data gathering & analysis
  • Mentoring for more junior team members

We offer
A unique opportunity to be part of Compliance & Reporting team delivering ongoing operations, migration projects and cross-functional initiatives with significant impact on Finance organization.

Qualifications

Finance Specialist
Our preferred candidate has the following personal and professional qualifications:

  • Minimum 5+ years of overall combined accounting and finance experience
  • Experience with preparing financial statements under IFRS and local standards
  • Relevant tax experience (indirect, direct taxes)
  • Master degree in Finance/Accounting
  • ACCA/CIMA is an advantage
  • Fluent English, other foreign language is an advantage
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office and SAP
  • 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-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

Senior Finance Specialist

  • Master degree in Finance/Accounting
  • 7+ years work experience in accounting/finance
  • Strong communication skills
  • Mature attitude towards challenges and problem solving
  • Being able to work to tight deadlines and with switching priorities
  • Proactive and creative in terms of improving ways of working
  • Team player
  • Fluent in oral and written English

Further information
Your application and CV should not be sent via email.
We also recommend that you have a look at our website.

Your application
Please click on the link below to apply for the job. Applications must be received no later than March 31st 2017 .

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Lundbeck is a global pharmaceutical company specialized in psychiatric and neurological disorders. For more than 70 years, we have been at the forefront of research within neuroscience. Our key areas of focus are depression, schizophrenia, Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease.

An estimated 700 million people worldwide are living with psychiatric and neurological disorders 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 psychiatric and neurological disorders – we call this Progress in Mind.

Read more at http://www.lundbeck.com/global/about-us/progress-in-mind.

Our approximately 5,300 employees in 55 countries are engaged in the entire value chain throughout research, development, production, marketing and sales. Our pipeline consists of several late-stage development programmes and our products are available in more than 100 countries. We have research centres in China and Denmark and production facilities in China, Denmark, France and Italy. Lundbeck generated revenue of DKK 14.6 billion in 2015 (EUR 2 billion; USD 2.2 billion).

For additional information, we encourage you to visit our corporate site www.lundbeck.com and connect with us on Twitter at @Lundbeck .

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