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Financial Controller (Compliance & Reporting)







Application deadline

11 April 2018


We are currently seeking a Financial Controller who will assure the delivery of all controlling, compliance and reporting processes in scope. Financial Controller is a pivotal role in ensuring appropriate quality and stimulating cooperation across teams, processes, systems and functions.

Your job and key responsibilities
As Financial Controller you will be:

  • Responsible for all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems ensuring quality and compliance with appropriate GAAP standards and regulatory requirements in assigned Business Area
  • Responsible for the correctness of the cost center and internal order accounting for particular locations, act as an internal expert for respective BSC Teams and key contact for LoB
  • Responsible for executing internal controls for assigned BA, report incompliance and risks to the Manager and develop accounting policies to maintain/strengthen internal controls
  • Responsible for developing and documenting business processes
  • Supports Finance Director in budgeting and forecasting process, performs ad-hoc analysis for decision making
  • Manages daily tasks of the team assigned to particular location (including time & attendance), deciding and initiating relevant operational actions, while consulting tactical and strategic decisions with the Team Manager
  • Supports resource and productivity analysis (incl. recruitment)
  • Coordinates and leads projects/improvement initiatives/migrations, etc.
  • Supports the Team Manager in terms of knowledge management, best practices and competencies development (incl. development plans for the team)
  • Execute on KPI- data gathering & support analysis
  • Manages queries/ service requests and escalates non-standard queries to the Team Managers
  • Stimulates cooperation across BSC Teams/processes/systems to ensure alignment, identifies interdependencies and drives the achievement of the overall goals for BSC
  • Acts as a business partner to Finance Directors, HQ and other stakeholders in own LoB

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
  • Experience in financial controlling and business partnering preferred
  • Fluent English, other foreign language is an advantage (Nordic languages)
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office and SAP
  • Advanced degree in Accounting or Finance (preferably accounting qualifications ACCA/CIMA)
  • Keen analytic, organization and problem solving skills which allows for data interpretation versus. simple reporting
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Experience in effectively communicating key data, including presentations to management,
  • Ability and desire to translate complex financial concepts to individuals at all levels including finance and non-finance managers
  • Willing to work in a dynamic environment with switching priorities
  • 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
  • Showing leadership skills


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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.


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 and connect with us on Twitter at @Lundbeck .


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