On behalf of our client – a global Pharmaceutical Company – we are looking for a Finance Manager to be part of an exciting building phase in the Nordics. This role is one of the first roles to be filled.
The Finance Manager will be located at the Swedish Headquarters in Frösunda, Stockholm.
The Financial Manager will oversee Financial Planning and Analysis for the Company and will manage the planning and forecasting process. The position will serve as the financial business partner and contributor to strategic initiatives and will provide expert financial analytics, guidance and strategic support for the Country Manager and VP GDPM. The Financial Manager is accountable to be fully knowledgeable of the full P&L and Cashflow. This role will also be responsible for the management of the monthly accrual process, reporting and analysis of business results, variance reporting, quarterly forecasts and annual budget.
The Finance Manager will also be heading the Customer Service department where focus is to ensure the best possible customer experience both for wholesalers in the respective Nordic countries and for customer orders, customer complaints and other matters related our products.
You will report to the General Manager
KEY RESULT AREAS & MAIN DUTIES
-Lead budget and forecasting process – manage variance analysis, expense management initiatives and investment opportunities.
-Responsible for processing accounting records so that accounting records can be accurately recorded and processed in a timely manner
-Provide planning, modeling, analysis, and forecasting support for business reporting and business development needs. Consolidate forecast and budgets to report as required globally.
-Coordinate budget and forecasting planning calendar and schedules through coordination with Group Controlling.
-Set up contracts with banks and insurance companies and secure good collaboration on salaries, taxes, insurances for the Nordic affiliate.
-Partner with business to strategically enhance financial performance. Collaboratively develop improvement programs to ensure the attainment of corporate objectives. Prepare and manage risk, risk mitigation and opportunities.
-Develop financial models and analyses to support strategic initiatives. Ensure initiatives are compliant with corporate standards and are congruent with commercial strategies.
-Prepare and improve monthly financial reports and presentations.
-Produce monthly variance analysis comparing actuals vs budget, forecast and prior year; identify issues and opportunities. Review and analyze the full Management P&L (Sales – Gross to Net, COGS, and Functional Costs) and Free Cashflow of the region.
-Analyze current and past trends for key performance indicators and recommend course of action to improve performance.
-Complete monthly accruals for responsible areas ensuring accurate and compliant financial reporting. Prepare outbound intercompany cross-charges.
-Assist client groups in maintaining compliance with financial policies and governance. Work with IT to maintain financial master data and allocation cycles.
-Review and provide coding for vendor invoices, work with Accounts Payable, vendors and internal customers to resolve invoicing and payment issues.
-Financial analysis and implementation business unit changes. Business Development support and analysis on regional initiatives.
-Master degree in Finance/Accounting or equivalent.
-Minimum of 5-8 years of experience in finance and/or accounting, preferably/particularly in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, healthcare industry
-Experience in finance/accounting in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, healthcare industry
-In-depth understanding of IFRS and good understanding of preparing financial statements.
-SAP FI/CO experience
-Full proficiency in Swedish and English (further knowledge in Nordic languages is appreciated).
Technical skills and abilities
-Advanced skills in MS office Project management skills
-Effective communication & presentation skills, visual and verbal
-Analytical skills (to understand and simplify complex financial matters)
-Ability to work autonomously
Emotional skills and abilities
-Advanced interpersonal skills
-Personal confidence to interact across a wide range of cultures and levels
-Strong work ethic with high levels of resilience
-Confident, quick thinking, responsive and solution oriented
-Strong ethical compass with ability to good judgement when acting alone
Interested? Please contact us;
Morgan Eilenberg, Partner, +46 73 359 05 50 eller email@example.com
Anders Larsson, Partner +46 73 203 46 91, firstname.lastname@example.org
Adina Lekberg Salamon, Senior Researcher, +46 73 974 43 34 email@example.com
We are meeting candidates continuously, so please make yourself heard as soon as possible.